Hedgeweek - Daily News http://www.hedgeweek.com/ en Increased regulation of US Treasury market may cause more harm than good, says TABB http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/09/27/244082/increased-regulation-us-treasury-market-may-cause-more-harm-good-says-tabb <p><em><strong>Following the extreme market volatility experienced in October 2014, the regulatory agencies that oversee the US Treasury market began efforts to examine market structure and determine whether increased regulation is required.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/09/27/244082/increased-regulation-us-treasury-market-may-cause-more-harm-good-says-tabb" target="_blank">read more</a></p> North America Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:26:31 +0000 Emily.Perryman 244082 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Hazeltree adds JP Morgan Asset Management to LiquidityWeb cash sweep network http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/09/27/244075/hazeltree-adds-jp-morgan-asset-management-liquidityweb-cash-sweep-network <p><em><strong>Hazeltree, a provider of integrated buy-side treasury management solutions, has added JP Morgan Asset Management to the expanding partner network of Hazeltree LiquidityWeb, an integrated cash management and sweep platform.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/09/27/244075/hazeltree-adds-jp-morgan-asset-management-liquidityweb-cash-sweep-network" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology and software solutions Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:08:31 +0000 Emily.Perryman 244075 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Amundi brings real and alternative assets to single platform http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/09/27/244074/amundi-brings-real-and-alternative-assets-one-platform <p><em><strong>French asset management firm Amundi is launching a single platform designed to bring its real and alternative assets under one entity and drive its aim of becoming one of the leading alternative asset managers in Europe.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/09/27/244074/amundi-brings-real-and-alternative-assets-one-platform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Platforms Real Assets Private Equity Investments Real Estate Investing in Hedge Funds Multi Asset Funds Single Manager Hedge Funds Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:06:49 +0000 beverlychandler 244074 at http://www.hedgeweek.com AIMA appoints new chair and board of directors http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/09/27/244073/aima-appoints-new-chair-and-board-directors <p><em><strong>The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), the global representative for alternative asset managers, has appointed a new chairman and a new AIMA Council, the association&rsquo;s global board of directors.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/09/27/244073/aima-appoints-new-chair-and-board-directors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Moves & Appointments Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:05:30 +0000 Emily.Perryman 244073 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Negative rates and more! - Live Q&A session with FINCAD http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/09/27/244062/negative-rates-and-more-live-qa-session-fincad <p><em><strong>FINCAD is holding a follow-up to its incredibly popular July live webinar &ldquo;Negative Rates: Dealing with an Unorthodox Experiment,&rdquo; with an interactive discussion tomorrow, 28 September, designed to help answer any questions arising from this pressing topic.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/09/27/244062/negative-rates-and-more-live-qa-session-fincad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Education & Training Tue, 27 Sep 2016 09:25:57 +0000 mkitchen 244062 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Abacus Group named Best North American Cloud Services Provider for 2016 http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/09/27/244058/abacus-group-named-best-north-american-cloud-services-provider-2016 <p><em><strong>Abacus Group, a provider of hosted IT solutions for hedge funds and private equity funds, has been named the Best North American Cloud Services Provider in the Hedgeweek USA Awards 2016.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/09/27/244058/abacus-group-named-best-north-american-cloud-services-provider-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Companies Tue, 27 Sep 2016 09:01:12 +0000 Emily.Perryman 244058 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Maples Fund Services marks 10 years in Hong Kong http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/09/27/244053/maples-fund-services-marks-10-years-hong-kong <p><em><strong>Maples Fund Services, a division of MaplesFS and an independent global fund services provider, is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the opening of its Hong Kong office.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/09/27/244053/maples-fund-services-marks-10-years-hong-kong" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Companies Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:22:54 +0000 Emily.Perryman 244053 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Asset managers prioritising process automation and regulatory reporting http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/09/27/244046/asset-managers-prioritising-process-automation-and-regulatory-reporting <p><em><strong>Asset management professionals continue to prioritise back-office automation and managing increased regulatory reporting, according to the 2016 Asset Management Industry Trends Survey by&nbsp;Confluence.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/09/27/244046/asset-managers-prioritising-process-automation-and-regulatory-reporting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Surveys & research Tue, 27 Sep 2016 08:01:58 +0000 Emily.Perryman 244046 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Vast disparity in types of investors securing side letter arrangements http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/09/27/244042/vast-disparity-types-investors-securing-side-letter-arrangements <p><em><strong>Funds-of-funds entered into side letters &ndash; special agreements that hedge fund managers sometimes make with investors, overriding general terms applicable to other investors &ndash; six times as often as non-profit institutions and nearly four times as often as corporate pension funds.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/09/27/244042/vast-disparity-types-investors-securing-side-letter-arrangements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Surveys & research Tue, 27 Sep 2016 07:44:58 +0000 Emily.Perryman 244042 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Montreux Natural Resources Fund’s Tanzania mines set to produce first gold http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/09/26/244034/montreux-natural-resources-fund%E2%80%99s-tanzania-mines-set-produce-first-gold <p><em><strong>A Tanzanian gold mining firm part-acquired by The Montreux Natural Resources Fund is due to&nbsp;produce its first gold next year following &ldquo;fast-track&rdquo; development of two of its mines.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/09/26/244034/montreux-natural-resources-fund%E2%80%99s-tanzania-mines-set-produce-first-gold" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Funds Mon, 26 Sep 2016 13:35:19 +0000 Emily.Perryman 244034 at http://www.hedgeweek.com CBOE Holdings to acquire Bats Global Markets http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/09/26/244033/cboe-holdings-acquire-bats-global-markets <p><em><strong>CBOE Holdings is to acquires Bats Global in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately USD32.50 per share, or a total of approximately USD3.2 billion, consisting of 31 per cent cash and 69 per cent CBOE Holdings stock.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/09/26/244033/cboe-holdings-acquire-bats-global-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Acquisitions Mon, 26 Sep 2016 13:31:16 +0000 Emily.Perryman 244033 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Thomson Reuters launches Diversity & Inclusion Index http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/09/26/243997/thomson-reuters-launches-diversity-inclusion-index <p><em><strong>Thomson Reuters has launched a Diversity &amp; Inclusion (D&amp;I) Index, which ranks the top 100 publicly traded companies globally with the most diverse and inclusive workplaces, as measured by 24 metrics across four key categories.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/09/26/243997/thomson-reuters-launches-diversity-inclusion-index" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Indexes Mon, 26 Sep 2016 12:00:00 +0000 Emily.Perryman 243997 at http://www.hedgeweek.com RFA’s Multi-Cloud platform offers the best of both worlds http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/09/26/244019/rfa%E2%80%99s-multi-cloud-platform-offers-best-both-worlds <p><strong><em>Richard Fleischman &amp; Associates Inc (RFA) has launched the RFA Multi-Cloud platform to enable RFA clients to more efficiently scale up and scale down their cloud platform requirements in line with their business needs. And, importantly, in full compliance with regulation.&nbsp;</em></strong></p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-directory-company"> <div class="field-label">Company:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/gfmdirectory/rfa-richard-fleischman-associates">RFA (Richard Fleischman &amp; Associates)</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/09/26/244019/rfa%E2%80%99s-multi-cloud-platform-offers-best-both-worlds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology and software solutions Mon, 26 Sep 2016 09:45:28 +0000 James.Williams 244019 at http://www.hedgeweek.com AllianzGI expands liquid alternatives offering with Structured Return fund http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/09/26/244017/allianzgi-expands-liquid-alternatives-offering-structured-return-fund <p><em><strong>Allianz Global Investors has expanded its liquid alternatives platform with the launch of the Allianz Structured Return fund, an absolute return strategy designed to pursue positive returns independent of market conditions, while managing downside risk.&nbsp;&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/09/26/244017/allianzgi-expands-liquid-alternatives-offering-structured-return-fund" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Launches & Fundraising Mon, 26 Sep 2016 09:37:34 +0000 Emily.Perryman 244017 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Volante Technologies and Finexus partner on RTGS for Asia-Pac institutions http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/09/26/244010/volante-technologies-and-finexus-partner-rtgs-asia-pac-institutions <p><em><strong>Volante Technologies, a provider of software for the integration, processing and orchestration of financial messages and payments, is partnering with Finexus to provide the key MT to MX message transformations in complex multi-currency Real-time Gross Settlement (RTGS) system implementations.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/09/26/244010/volante-technologies-and-finexus-partner-rtgs-asia-pac-institutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology and software solutions Mon, 26 Sep 2016 09:20:05 +0000 Emily.Perryman 244010 at http://www.hedgeweek.com CubeLogik to create cloud-based one-stop-shop for risk, liquidity and regulation http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/09/26/244009/cubelogik-create-cloud-based-one-stop-shop-risk-liquidity-and-regulation <p><em><strong>CubeLogik is creating a cloud-based one-stop-shop version of its CubeIntelligence platform for credit risk, market risk, liquidity management and regulatory compliance.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/09/26/244009/cubelogik-create-cloud-based-one-stop-shop-risk-liquidity-and-regulation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology and software solutions Mon, 26 Sep 2016 09:17:30 +0000 Emily.Perryman 244009 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Cowen Prime Services wins Hedgeweek USA Award 2016 http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/09/26/243996/cowen-prime-services-wins-hedgeweek-usa-award-2016 <p><em><strong>Cowen Prime Services, the prime services division of Cowen Group, has been named Best North American Prime Broker at the 2016 Hedgeweek USA Awards.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/09/26/243996/cowen-prime-services-wins-hedgeweek-usa-award-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Companies Mon, 26 Sep 2016 06:30:18 +0000 Emily.Perryman 243996 at http://www.hedgeweek.com AIMA Canada welcomes CSA’s update of alt investment legislation http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/09/26/243995/aima-canada-welcomes-csa%E2%80%99s-update-alt-investment-legislation <p><em><strong>AIMA Canada, the national group of the Alternative Investment Management Association, has welcomed the Canadian Securities Administrator&rsquo;s (CSA&rsquo;s) proposed amendments to National Instrument 81-102 and related National Instruments.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/09/26/243995/aima-canada-welcomes-csa%E2%80%99s-update-alt-investment-legislation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> North America Mon, 26 Sep 2016 06:27:53 +0000 Emily.Perryman 243995 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Emerging hedge fund managers - challenges and solutions http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/09/21/243881/emerging-hedge-fund-managers-challenges-and-solutions <p><em><strong>Who would want to be a start-up hedge fund manager? Simon Schilder, partner at Ogier in Jersey,</strong></em><strong style="font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif; font-size: 16px;"><i><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Arial, sans-serif; color: rgb(81, 81, 81); background-color: white; background-position: initial initial; background-repeat: initial initial;">&nbsp;</span></i></strong><strong style="font-style: italic;">and TEAM BVI UK member with BVI Finance</strong><em><strong>,</strong></em><em><strong>&nbsp;examines the challenges facing the next generation&hellip;</strong></em></p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-directory-company"> <div class="field-label">Company:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/gfmdirectory/ogier-0">Ogier</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/09/21/243881/emerging-hedge-fund-managers-challenges-and-solutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Launches & Fundraising Legal & Regulation Funds Fri, 23 Sep 2016 13:02:51 +0000 mkitchen 243881 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Advantage Futures, CEO and ex-chief risk officer to pay USD15.m to settle CFTC charges http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/09/23/243989/advantage-futures-ceo-and-ex-chief-risk-officer-pay-usd15m-settle-cftc-charges <p><em><strong>Advantage Futures, a Chicago-based futures commission merchant (FCM), the firm&rsquo;s CEO Joseph Guinan and former chief risk officer William Steele are to jointly pay USD1.5 million to settle CFTC charges over supervision and risk management failures, and making inaccurate statements in CFTC fillings.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/09/23/243989/advantage-futures-ceo-and-ex-chief-risk-officer-pay-usd15m-settle-cftc-charges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> North America Fri, 23 Sep 2016 12:48:39 +0000 Emily.Perryman 243989 at http://www.hedgeweek.com