Daily News http://www.hedgeweek.com/ en Angelo, Gordon hires Joshua S Baumgarten as Head of Credit http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/08/28/229158/angelo-gordon-hires-joshua-s-baumgarten-head-credit <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2012-08-28&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <p><em><strong>Alternative investment firm Angelo, Gordon &amp; Co has appointed Joshua S Baumgarten (pictuered) &ndash; currently a Senior Managing Director of The Blackstone Group &ndash; as Senior Managing Director and Head of Credit.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/08/28/229158/angelo-gordon-hires-joshua-s-baumgarten-head-credit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Moves & Appointments Fri, 28 Aug 2015 12:22:08 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 229158 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Aberdeen launches USD500m liquid alternative strategies fund http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/08/28/229156/aberdeen-launches-usd500m-liquid-alternative-strategies-fund <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2012-08-28&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <p><em><strong>Aberdeen Asset Management&nbsp;has launched the Aberdeen Alternative Strategies Fund (AASF) offering access to a portfolio of alternative strategies intended to provide diversifying returns against traditional asset classes.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/08/28/229156/aberdeen-launches-usd500m-liquid-alternative-strategies-fund" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Launches & Fundraising Fri, 28 Aug 2015 12:18:22 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 229156 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Euronext introduces weekly option classes on French and Belgian single stocks http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/08/28/229151/euronext-introduces-weekly-option-classes-french-and-belgian-single-stocks <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2012-08-28&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <p><strong><em>Euronext has launched new weekly options on a total of seven French and Belgian single stocks on the Euronext Paris and Brussels derivatives markets, effective immediately,</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/08/28/229151/euronext-introduces-weekly-option-classes-french-and-belgian-single-stocks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Launches & Fundraising Fri, 28 Aug 2015 12:05:38 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 229151 at http://www.hedgeweek.com CFTC Issues Orders of Foreign Board of Trade Registration to ICE Futures Canada and Montréal Exchange http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/08/27/229111/cftc-issues-orders-foreign-board-trade-registration-ice-futures-canada-and-montr%C3%A9a <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2012-08-28&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <p><strong><em>The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has issued Orders of Registration to ICE Futures Canada (ICEFC), a Foreign Board of Trade located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, and Montr&eacute;al Exchange (MX), a Foreign Board of Trade located in Montr&eacute;al, Qu&eacute;bec, Canada.&nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/08/27/229111/cftc-issues-orders-foreign-board-trade-registration-ice-futures-canada-and-montr%C3%A9a" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trading & Execution Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:27:55 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 229111 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Cordium appoints Lusine Moshkounian as Vice President in San Francisco office. http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/08/27/229104/cordium-appoints-lusine-moshkounian-vice-president-san-francisco-office <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2012-08-28&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <p><strong><em>Cordium, a provider of regulatory compliance consulting, software, accounting and tax services to the asset management and securities industry, has appointed Lusine Moshkounian (pictured) as Vice President.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/08/27/229104/cordium-appoints-lusine-moshkounian-vice-president-san-francisco-office" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Moves & Appointments Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:13:44 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 229104 at http://www.hedgeweek.com HSBC France connected as direct clearing member of EurexOTC Clear http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/08/27/229098/hsbc-france-connected-direct-clearing-member-eurexotc-clear <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2012-08-28&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <p><strong><em>HSBC France is a new user of Eurex Clearing&rsquo;s EurexOTC Clear for Interest Rate Swaps (IRS). The company has been connected as direct clearing member and has already cleared first transactions via EurexOTC Clear.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/08/27/229098/hsbc-france-connected-direct-clearing-member-eurexotc-clear" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Deals and Transactions Thu, 27 Aug 2015 13:59:56 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 229098 at http://www.hedgeweek.com CIT and TPG Special Situations Partners form strategic relationship http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/08/27/229089/cit-and-tpg-special-situations-partners-form-agree-strategic-relationship <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2012-08-28&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <p><em><strong>CIT Group a provider of commercial lending and leasing services has formed a joint venture with funds managed by TPG Special Situations Partners (TSSP), a dedicated special situations and credit platform with over USD12 billion in AUM.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/08/27/229089/cit-and-tpg-special-situations-partners-form-agree-strategic-relationship" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Deals and Transactions Thu, 27 Aug 2015 09:03:47 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 229089 at http://www.hedgeweek.com AcadiaSoft appoints Mark Demo as Regulatory Product Director http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/08/27/229088/acadiasoft-appoints-mark-demo-regulatory-product-director <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2012-08-28&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <p><strong><em>AcadiaSoft, provider of the MarginSphere&nbsp;collateral hub, has appointed Mark Demo (pictured) as Product Director.&nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/08/27/229088/acadiasoft-appoints-mark-demo-regulatory-product-director" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Moves & Appointments Thu, 27 Aug 2015 09:02:20 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 229088 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Total of Jersey funds marketing into Europe via NPPRs under AIFMD tops 200 http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/08/27/229078/total-jersey-funds-marketing-europe-npprs-under-aifmd-tops-200 <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/equity'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2012-08-28&searchType=advanced" title="See all Private Equity funds" alt="See all Private Equity funds">Private Equity</a> <p><strong><em>The number of Jersey funds marketing into Europe through national private placement regimes (NPPRs) under the EU Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) broke through the 200 barrier in June.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/08/27/229078/total-jersey-funds-marketing-europe-npprs-under-aifmd-tops-200" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Funds Thu, 27 Aug 2015 06:39:45 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 229078 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Hedge fund industry sees USD76bn net inflow in H1 2015 http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/08/27/229077/hedge-fund-industry-sees-usd76bn-net-inflow-h1-2015 <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2012-08-28&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <p><strong><em>The global hedge fund industry has seen a USD76 billion net inflow of assets through the first half of 2015, bringing the size of the industry to USD3.22 trillion, according to figures released by Preqin.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/08/27/229077/hedge-fund-industry-sees-usd76bn-net-inflow-h1-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Results and performance Thu, 27 Aug 2015 06:36:02 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 229077 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Majority of buy-side firms processing complex swaps manually, says SimCorp survey http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/08/26/229032/majority-buy-side-firms-processing-complex-swaps-manually-says-simcorp-survey <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2012-08-28&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <p><strong><em>Forty four per cent of buy-side asset managers are relying on mostly or completely manual processes for managing complex swaps across the investment lifecycle, according to a new survey by SimCorp.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/08/26/229032/majority-buy-side-firms-processing-complex-swaps-manually-says-simcorp-survey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Surveys & research Wed, 26 Aug 2015 12:44:56 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 229032 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Euronext announces record volumes http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/08/26/229031/euronext-announces-record-volumes <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2012-08-28&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <p><strong><em>Euronext saw record trading volumes on its markets on 24 August 2015. On cash markets over 550 million orders were managed, surpassing the previous record set in January 2015 by 22&nbsp;per cent. &nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/08/26/229031/euronext-announces-record-volumes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Results and performance Wed, 26 Aug 2015 12:42:06 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 229031 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Hatteras Funds increases availability of Alternative Multi-Manager Fund http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/08/26/229027/hatteras-funds-increases-availability-alternative-multi-manager-fund <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2012-08-28&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <p><strong><em>Hatteras Funds has opened up access to its Alternative Multi-Manager Fund (HHSIX). The Fund, which has been available to select institutional clients since 2011, will continue to be co-managed by Portfolio Managers Michael P Hennen and R Ty Powers.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/08/26/229027/hatteras-funds-increases-availability-alternative-multi-manager-fund" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Funds Wed, 26 Aug 2015 08:44:45 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 229027 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Hedge funds and their data: Investing in operational excellence and attracting new capital http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/06/10/224752/hedge-funds-and-their-data-investing-operational-excellence-and-attracting-new-cap <p><strong><em>Funds with more than USD1 billion in AUM grew at an average of 135 per cent since the global financial crisis, while smaller funds only increased 15 per cent over that same five-year period.&nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/06/10/224752/hedge-funds-and-their-data-investing-operational-excellence-and-attracting-new-cap" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Funds Wed, 26 Aug 2015 07:00:00 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 224752 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Aequitas Capital appoints two to executive management team http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/08/26/229015/aequitas-capital-appoints-two-executive-management-team <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/equity'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2012-08-28&searchType=advanced" title="See all Private Equity funds" alt="See all Private Equity funds">Private Equity</a> <p><strong><em>Jeff Mazer and Katya Baron have joined Aequitas Capital as senior managing director of capital markets and treasury, and managing director of capital markets, respectively.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/08/26/229015/aequitas-capital-appoints-two-executive-management-team" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Moves & Appointments Wed, 26 Aug 2015 06:42:16 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 229015 at http://www.hedgeweek.com TABB Group Promotes Anthony J Perrotta, Jr and Andy Nybo to Partner http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/08/26/229013/tabb-group-promotes-anthony-j-perrotta-jr-and-andy-nybo-partner <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2012-08-28&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <p><strong><em>TABB Group has promoted Anthony J Perrotta (pictured), Jr and Andy Nybo to partner, global heads of research and consulting.&nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/08/26/229013/tabb-group-promotes-anthony-j-perrotta-jr-and-andy-nybo-partner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Moves & Appointments Wed, 26 Aug 2015 06:37:35 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 229013 at http://www.hedgeweek.com ENSO appoints Michael McMahon as CTO http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/08/26/229012/enso-appoints-michael-mcmahon-cto <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2012-08-28&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <p><strong><em>ENSO Financial Analytics (ENSO), a provider of data-driven investment and operational insights for hedge funds, has appointed Michael McMahon (pictured) as Chief Technology Officer (CTO).&nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/08/26/229012/enso-appoints-michael-mcmahon-cto" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Moves & Appointments Wed, 26 Aug 2015 06:35:25 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 229012 at http://www.hedgeweek.com TradeSharp Integrates with Tradier to provide traders with brokerage services and enhanced trading strategies http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/08/25/228986/tradesharp-integrates-tradier-provide-traders-brokerage-services-and-enhanced-trad <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2012-08-28&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <p><strong><em>TradeSharp has integrated with the Tradier API to enable individual traders using its Algorithmic Trading Platform to benefit from Tradier&rsquo;s brokerage services, scalability and competitive pricing.&nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/08/25/228986/tradesharp-integrates-tradier-provide-traders-brokerage-services-and-enhanced-trad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trading & Execution Tue, 25 Aug 2015 13:06:37 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 228986 at http://www.hedgeweek.com ITPM hires Tristan Edwards as Senior Trading Mentor http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/08/25/228984/itpm-hires-tristan-edwards-senior-trading-mentor <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2012-08-28&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <p><strong><em>The Institute of Trading and Portfolio Management (ITPM) has appointed fund manager and ex-Goldman Sachs and Brevan Howard trader Tristan Edwards as a Senior Trading Mentor in Australia and New Zealand. &nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/08/25/228984/itpm-hires-tristan-edwards-senior-trading-mentor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Moves & Appointments Tue, 25 Aug 2015 13:02:51 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 228984 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Munich Reinsurance America appoints John Vasturia and Jill Beggs to new leadership roles http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/08/25/228978/munich-reinsurance-america-appoints-john-vasturia-and-jill-beggs-new-leadership-ro <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2012-08-28&searchType=advanced" title="See all Hedge funds" alt="See all Hedge funds">Hedge</a> <p><strong><em>Munich Reinsurance America, has appointed John Vasturia (pictured) and Jill Beggs to new leadership positions, effective immediately.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/08/25/228978/munich-reinsurance-america-appoints-john-vasturia-and-jill-beggs-new-leadership-ro" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Moves & Appointments Tue, 25 Aug 2015 12:51:28 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 228978 at http://www.hedgeweek.com