Daily News http://www.hedgeweek.com/ en Prime money market funds' market risk has increased, says Moody’s http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/05/22/223962/prime-money-market-funds-market-risk-has-increased-says-moody%E2%80%99s <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2012-05-26&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><strong><em>Prime money market funds (MMFs) across the board saw their market risk increase in Q1 2015 driven by Moody&#39;s Investor Services&rsquo; new banking methodology released in March.&nbsp;</em></strong></p> Results and performance Fri, 22 May 2015 19:00:00 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 223962 at http://www.hedgeweek.com ESMA calls for modification of UCITS Directive http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/05/22/223961/esma-calls-modification-ucits-directive <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2012-05-26&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><strong><em>The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) is calling for a modification of the UCITS Directive to take into account the clearing obligations for certain types of over-the-counter (OTC) financial derivative transactions under EMIR.</em></strong></p> Deals and Transactions Fri, 22 May 2015 18:00:00 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 223961 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Cim Fund Services goes live with eFront’s FrontInvest solution http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/05/22/223943/cim-fund-services-goes-live-efront%E2%80%99s-frontinvest-solution <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/equity'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2012-05-26&searchType=advanced" title="See all Private Equity funds" alt="See all Private Equity funds">Private Equity</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><strong><em>Cim Fund Services, one of the largest fund administrators in Mauritius, is going live with the eFront&rsquo;s flagship FrontInvest solution.&nbsp;</em></strong></p> Technology and software solutions Fri, 22 May 2015 15:00:00 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 223943 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Alt managers show strong bond recoveries in runoff test, says Fitch http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/05/22/223941/alt-managers-show-strong-bond-recoveries-runoff-test-says-fitch <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/equity'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2012-05-26&searchType=advanced" title="See all Private Equity funds" alt="See all Private Equity funds">Private Equity</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><strong><em>A Fitch Ratings analysis of three of the largest US alternative investment managers shows that each firm should be able to sufficiently cover outstanding debt obligations, including 30-year bonds, under a 10-year runoff scenario.</em></strong></p> Results and performance Fri, 22 May 2015 13:00:00 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 223941 at http://www.hedgeweek.com SEC proposes rules to modernise and enhance information reported by investment companies and investment advisers http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/05/22/223952/sec-proposes-rules-modernise-and-enhance-information-reported-investment-companies <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><em><strong>The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has proposed rules, forms and amendments to modernise and enhance the reporting and disclosure of information by investment companies and investment advisers.&nbsp;&nbsp;</strong></em></p> North America Fri, 22 May 2015 10:30:00 +0000 mkitchen 223952 at http://www.hedgeweek.com European institutions look to alternatives for increased yield http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/05/22/223951/european-institutions-look-alternatives-increased-yield <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> inhouse content </div> </div> </div> <p><em><strong>Research firm Cerulli Associates has found that close to 70 per cent of European pensions plan to increase allocations to various alternative investment classes, principally infrastructure, in their search for diversification.</strong></em></p> Surveys & research Fri, 22 May 2015 10:26:26 +0000 beverlychandler 223951 at http://www.hedgeweek.com SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator up to 4.68% in May http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/05/22/223887/ssc-globeop-forward-redemption-indicator-468-may <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2012-05-26&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><strong><em>The SS&amp;C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator for May 2015 measured 4.68 per cent, up from 3.36 per cent in April.</em></strong></p> Results and performance Fri, 22 May 2015 05:00:00 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 223887 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Elliptic and Gem partner on new enhancement to Gem’s multi-signature bitcoin wallet http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/05/21/223906/elliptic-and-gem-partner-new-enhancement-gem%E2%80%99s-multi-signature-bitcoin-wallet <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2012-05-26&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><strong><em>Elliptic, a full-service bitcoin custodian for the capital markets, has partnered with developer API provider Gem to enhance Gem&rsquo;s multi-signature bitcoin wallets.</em></strong></p> Deals and Transactions Thu, 21 May 2015 19:30:00 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 223906 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Taliance’s GlobalAsset provides AIFMD reporting solution http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/05/21/223902/taliance%E2%80%99s-globalasset-provides-aifmd-reporting-solution <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2012-05-26&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><strong><em>The latest version of Taliance&rsquo;s front office platform, GlobalAsset, enables asset and fund management businesses to automatically calculate the ratios and deliver reporting that&nbsp;complies with the requirements enshrined in the Alternative Investment Fund Managers&rsquo; Directive (AIFMD).</em></strong></p> Platforms Thu, 21 May 2015 17:30:00 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 223902 at http://www.hedgeweek.com New book explains how women investors outperform men http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/05/21/223917/new-book-explains-how-women-investors-outperform-men <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><em><strong>Considering that the money management industry remains a man&#39;s world, one might expect that men are superior investors. &quot;Not so,&quot; says finance expert Meredith Jones.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> Surveys & research Thu, 21 May 2015 17:14:51 +0000 mkitchen 223917 at http://www.hedgeweek.com OYSTER Absolute Return ranked No1 in the Netherlands over three years http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/05/21/223893/oyster-absolute-return-ranked-no1-netherlands-over-three-years <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2012-05-26&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><strong><em>OYSTER Absolute Return EUR EUR2, a sub-fund of the OYSTER SICAV registered in the Netherlands, has been ranked best fund in the Netherlands over three years by Lipper in the &ldquo;Absolute Return EUR Low&rdquo; category.&nbsp;</em></strong></p> Results and performance Thu, 21 May 2015 16:00:00 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 223893 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Buy-side algo trading volume downticks for first time in five years, says TABB study http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/05/21/223891/buy-side%C2%A0algo-trading-volume%C2%A0downticks%C2%A0-first-time-five-years-says-tabb-study <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2012-05-26&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><strong><em>Buy-side firms are under a global microscope to ensure they act in the best interests of their clients, according to TABB Group in the first of a three-part 11th annual benchmark study series.</em></strong></p> Surveys & research Thu, 21 May 2015 15:00:00 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 223891 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Tortoise adds four to investment committee http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/05/21/223872/tortoise-adds-four-investment-committee <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2012-05-26&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><strong><em>Tortoise Capital Advisors has added four seasoned portfolio managers to its investment committee, effective 30 June, 2015.</em></strong></p> Moves & Appointments Thu, 21 May 2015 12:00:00 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 223872 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Cordium ranks in top 50 on Sunday Times BT Business SME Export Track 100 http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/05/21/223871/cordium-ranks-top-50-sunday-times-bt-business-sme-export-track-100 <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2012-05-26&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><strong><em>Cordium has been ranked at number 42 in the inaugural Sunday Times BT Business SME Export Track 100.&nbsp;</em></strong></p> Results and performance Thu, 21 May 2015 11:00:00 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 223871 at http://www.hedgeweek.com DTCC automates internal account transfers for alternative investments http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/05/21/223869/dtcc-automates-internal-account-transfers-alternative-investments <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2012-05-26&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><strong><em>The Depository Trust &amp; Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has launched a new capability within its Wealth Management Services (WMS) business to streamline the processing of internal account transfers for alternative investments.</em></strong></p> Launches & Fundraising Thu, 21 May 2015 09:00:00 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 223869 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Health care stocks top hedge fund buys in S&P Capital IQ Quarterly Hedge Fund Tracker http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/05/21/223864/health-care-stocks-top-hedge-fund-buys-sp-capital-iq-quarterly-hedge-fund-tracker <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2012-05-26&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><strong><em>The health care sector has driven the lion&#39;s share of buying among the largest pure play hedge fund managers in Q1 2015, with net buys of USD4.8 billion in the quarter, according to the latest S&amp;P Capital IQ Hedge Fund Tracker, a review of 13F fillings by hedge funds.</em></strong></p> Surveys & research Thu, 21 May 2015 08:00:00 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 223864 at http://www.hedgeweek.com CME Group launches eight new European power contracts on CME Europe http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/05/21/223806/cme-group-launches-eight-new-european-power-contracts-cme-europe <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2012-05-26&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><strong><em>CME Group has launched eight new European Power futures contracts on CME Europe covering the German, French, Spanish and Italian markets. They are all base load and peak load contracts and cash settled against the leading power auctions for each market.&nbsp;</em></strong></p> Launches & Fundraising Thu, 21 May 2015 05:00:00 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 223806 at http://www.hedgeweek.com ENSO expands exec team with Julian Pittam as Head of EMEA and Stephen Caplen as Global COO http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/05/20/223811/enso-expands-exec-team-julian-pittam-head-emea-and-stephen-caplen-global-coo <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2012-05-26&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><strong><em>Enso Financial Analytics (ENSO), a provider of data-driven investment and operational insights for hedge funds, has hired Julian Pittam as Head of EMEA and Stephen Caplen as Global COO.&nbsp;</em></strong></p> Moves & Appointments Wed, 20 May 2015 15:00:00 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 223811 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Barclays to pay USD400m to settle CTFC forex benchmark rate manipulation charges http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/05/20/223819/barclays-pay-usd400m-settle-ctfc-forex-benchmark-rate-manipulation-charges <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2012-05-26&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> off </div> </div> </div> <p><strong><em>Barclays Bank is to pay USD400 million to settle US CFTC charges that it engaged in the attempted manipulation and false reporting of global foreign exchange (forex) banchmark rates to benefit the positions of certain traders.</em></strong></p> Legal & Regulation Wed, 20 May 2015 14:26:29 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 223819 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Smart beta usage growing says FTSE Russell report http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/05/20/223801/smart-beta-usage-growing-says-ftse-russell-report <div class="field field-type-text field-field-inhouse-content"> <div class="field-label">Inhouse content:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> inhouse content </div> </div> </div> <p><em><strong>The latest FTSE Russell Smart Beta report, </strong></em><strong>Smart Beta: 2015 Global Survey Findings from Asset Owners</strong><em><strong>, found that for strategic allocations of smart beta, ETFs are in demand among respondents with less than USD1 billion in assets under management.</strong></em></p> Surveys & research Wed, 20 May 2015 10:51:56 +0000 beverlychandler 223801 at http://www.hedgeweek.com