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Apex launches Tzero hedge fund valuation service

Mon, 03/03/2014 - 12:07

Apex Fund Services has launched its three hour hedge fund net asset valuation (NAV) reporting service called Tzero, giving fund managers a high speed portfolio valuation service. »

Regulation

Enhance Group selects Confluence for AIFMD technology solution

Thu, 27/02/2014 - 06:08

Enhance Group, a Jersey-based investment consultancy firm, has selected Unity NXT AIFMD Transparency Reporting from Confluence for its AIFMD transparency reporting requirements. »

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Linedata adds mobile access capabilities to Linedata Reporting

Thu, 27/02/2014 - 06:02

Linedata has extended the capabilities of Linedata Reporting to include mobile access to fund data via smart phone and tablet and secure order entry on tablets for investors away from their desks. »

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eFront launches portfolio monitoring and reporting solution

Wed, 26/02/2014 - 12:06

eFront has launched FrontPM, a set of portfolio monitoring and analysis capabilities that aims to streamline and automate the gathering of portfolio company data and enable sophisticated performance analysis and reporting. »

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Omgeo CTM community grows by 33 per cent in 2013

Wed, 26/02/2014 - 06:01

Omgeo’s Central Trade Manager (Omgeo CTM) community has increased by 33 per cent in 2013, with the addition of over 150 broker/dealers and 280 investment managers. »

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Abacus Group partners with Imagineer Technology Group

Tue, 25/02/2014 - 12:02

Abacus Group, a provider of hosted IT solutions for hedge funds and private equity funds is to host Imagineer Technology Group’s Clienteer software platform in the AbacusFLEX private cloud environment. »

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MFA launches online hedge fund glossary

Thu, 20/02/2014 - 14:10

The Managed Funds Association (MFA) has launched an online hedge fund glossary in collaboration with Latham & Watkins through its Book of Jargon – Hedge Funds. »

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Indus Valley Partners launches cloud based regulatory compliance platform

Wed, 19/02/2014 - 15:00

Indus Valley Partners (IVP) has launched IVP RAPTOR cloud, enabling alternative asset managers to meet their global regulatory reporting needs from a purpose-built cloud platform. »

Risk

Imagine launches Risk Services

Wed, 19/02/2014 - 14:04

Imagine Software has launched Imagine Risk Services, the next generation of its Imagine Financial Platform (IFP) and App Marketplace. »

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Gemini Hedge Fund Services opts for SunGard’s Hedge360

Wed, 19/02/2014 - 11:09

US-based hedge fund administrator Gemini Hedge Fund Services has chosen SunGard’s Hedge360, a front-to-back office hedge fund investment management application suite, as its platform of choice. »

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LME widens direct access to market data

Tue, 18/02/2014 - 06:06

The London Metal Exchange (LME) is to introduce a new policy allowing clients of LME members to connect directly to the exchange’s electronic trading platform, LMEselect, for market data. »

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JTC Group invests in FrontInvest IT platform

Fri, 14/02/2014 - 06:04

JTC Group’s funds arm has invested in an IT platform, FrontInvest, to bolster its capabilities in the funds sector. »

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Options adds 10G connectivity to Eurex EOBI market data feed

Thu, 13/02/2014 - 12:02

Options has expanded its suite of market data feeds to include 10G connectivity to the new Eurex Enhanced Order Book Interface (EOBI) feed. »

Trading screens

Omgeo sees growth in fixed income trade allocations in 2013

Thu, 13/02/2014 - 10:12

Omgeo’s fixed income community has grown by more than 12 per cent during 2013. »

Clouds

Black Mountain Systems delivers private cloud services through Eze Castle Integration

Wed, 12/02/2014 - 16:00

Black Mountain Systems has selected the Eze Private Cloud to deliver services to its clients, including global investment firms, which use Black Mountain Systems for data aggregation, process management and business reporting. »

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eVestment launches Quantum Analytics

Wed, 12/02/2014 - 12:02

eVestment has launched eVestment Quantum Analytics, a web-based solution that adds multi-asset class portfolio analysis and portfolio construction capabilities to the firm’s existing data and analytics offerings. »

Electronic trading floor

CloudMargin connects with Unavista for EMIR compliant trade reporting

Tue, 11/02/2014 - 11:42

Derivatives collateral management cloud technology provider CloudMargin has connected with Unavista, part of the London Stock Exchange Group, to offer EMIR compliant trade reporting. »

Clouds

SunGard launches cloud-based Asset Arena Data Connect for alternatives

Mon, 10/02/2014 - 14:14

SunGard has launched Asset Arena Data Connect, a fully automated order processing and control solution for hedge fund managers, private equity firms and fund administrators. »

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Eze Software Group experiences record growth

Thu, 06/02/2014 - 12:10

Eze Software Group has experienced record growth for each of its three product lines in the first year of operations under the Eze Software brand. »

Accounts

Ingenious Initiatives issues new version of hedge fund accounting software

Thu, 06/02/2014 - 06:03

Ingenious Initiatives has issued version 10.1 of Penny – It Works, an accounting software solution for hedge funds, fund administrators, private equity firms, investment management companies and family offices. »

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Options expands low latency offering

Wed, 05/02/2014 - 12:10

Private financial cloud provider Options is to offer Quincy Data’s Quincy Extreme Data (QED) service, enabling it to offer data at the lowest known latencies to customers trading across markets in Equinix NY4 and the CME.

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Trading screens

Shifts in market structure drive investors to consider changes to trading desk technology

Wed, 05/02/2014 - 11:36

Changes in market structure are prompting institutional investors to consider the potential expensive and disruptive step of changing the technology that services their trading desks. »

Trading screens

BofA Merrill rolls out Broker-Dealer Instinct

Wed, 05/02/2014 - 10:08

Trader Instinct, Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s global equities trading and consulting platform, is now available to sell-side brokers via Broker-Dealer Instinct, a trading, clearing and order flow management platform. »

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Liquid updates platform with more complete pre-trade risk and compliance toolkit

Thu, 30/01/2014 - 12:00

Liquid Holdings Group has launched version 3.6 of its Liquid platform, which integrates order and execution management with real-time risk, reporting, shadow NAV, and managed services in the cloud. »

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Wharton Research Data Services adds Morningstar CISDM data

Wed, 29/01/2014 - 16:08

Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) has added Morningstar CISDM data to its data offerings. »

Trading screens

FSMLabs launches TimeKeeper Cloud on AWS Marketplace

Tue, 28/01/2014 - 16:01

FSMLabs’s TimeKeeper Cloud is now available on AWS Marketplace.  »

Clouds

Abacus Group forms partnership with Global Relay

Tue, 28/01/2014 - 12:09

Abacus Group, a provider of hosted IT solutions for hedge funds and private equity funds, has formed a partnership with Global Relay, a specialist in hosted email archiving, messaging and compliance services. »

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PrimeOne Solutions launches PrimeOne Canada

Fri, 24/01/2014 - 14:10

PrimeOne Solutions, a division of CoreOne Technologies, has launched an end-to-end solution for Canadian prime brokers, accommodating the specific interfaces and regulations of the Canadian securities ecosystem.  »

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Kepos Capital selects MSCI for Open Protocol reporting

Fri, 24/01/2014 - 13:08

Kepos Capital has selected MSCI for Open Protocol reporting, an industry wide risk reporting initiative. »

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FX Transparency launches FXT Analytics

Fri, 24/01/2014 - 10:10

FX Transparency (FXT) has released FXT Analytics, a hosted application that will allow clients to create their own custom reports as well as explore new ways to reduce trading costs. »

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Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook – Augst 2015

In this excerpt from Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook, we take a closer look at the level of competition in the industry today and use our latest survey results to reveal fund manager predictions for asset growth for the rest of 2015. ... »

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survey

The Preqin Special Report: Private Debt Fund Manager Outlook features exclusive survey results drawn from over 100 private debt fund managers worldwide. This extract discusses what fund managers have highlighted as the biggest issues facing the industry and their views on regulation. ... »

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Cybersecurty for Hedge Funds

Cybersecurity for Hedge Funds

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 11:00

Cybersecurity is no longer simply an IT issue, it is now a business issue. This is the conclusion of the experts and fund managers around the world whose opinions were polled for this landmark Hedgeweek Special Report, which outlines Best Practices for Cybersecurity in a fast-changing environment where managers need to keep several steps ahead of cyber criminals... »

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Hedge fund manager outlook on the AIFMD

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 19:52

The introduction of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) into European law in 2013 was part of a series of moves towards greater regulatory oversight of the hedge fund industry in recent years. In our survey, we asked hedge fund managers for their views on the effect of these new regulations on the industry as well as their expectations about the impact of the AIFMD on their firm over the next 12 months, the results of which are analyzed in this extract from the Preqin Special Report: AIFMD in the Hedge Fund Industry – 2015 Update. ... »

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Ken MacCuish, Intralinks

A couple of years ago, the title Chief Information Security Officer, or CISO for short, was a foreign concept within the hedge fund community. The winds have changed, however, as hedge funds become increasingly targeted by cyber hackers, causing many to hire a CISO to uphold the network integrity of the firm.  ... »

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Sovereign Wealth Funds

Sovereign wealth funds, though small in number and secretive in nature, wield considerable influence as investors as a result of their sizeable assets under management. This extract is taken from Preqin’s latest report which features exclusive content from the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review.  ... »

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