Daily News http://www.hedgeweek.com/ en Highwater appoints Yolanda McCoy as director http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/09/16/210034/highwater-appoints-yolanda-mccoy-director <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&country[0]=Cayman+Islands&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-18&searchType=advanced" title="See all Cayman Islands funds" >Cayman Islands funds</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-18&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><em><strong>Cayman Islands-based boutique corporate governance services firm Highwater has expanded its team of directors with the appointment of Yolanda Banks McCoy.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> Moves and appointments Tue, 16 Sep 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Emily.Perryman 210034 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index up 0.88 per cent in August http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/09/16/210028/credit-suisse-hedge-fund-index-088-cent-august <a title="see all funds managed by Credit Suisse AG" href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&management[0]=Credit Suisse AG&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-18&searchType=advanced" title="See all funds for mgt group Credit Suisse AG" alt="See all funds for mgt group Credit Suisse AG">Credit Suisse AG</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-18&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><em><strong>The Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index finished up 0.88 per cent for the month of August with seven of the ten sub-strategies finishing the month in positive territory.</strong></em></p> Indexes Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:03:00 +0000 Emily.Perryman 210028 at http://www.hedgeweek.com CFTC fines Morgan Stanley Smith Barney for supervision and records failures http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/09/16/210021/cftc-fines-morgan-stanley-smith-barney-supervision-and-records-failures <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&country[0]=United+States&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-18&searchType=advanced" title="See all United States funds" >United States funds</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-18&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><em><strong>The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has fined Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, a CFTC-registered futures commission merchant, for improper supervision and records violations.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> North America Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:49:08 +0000 Emily.Perryman 210021 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Advent Capital hires Robert Gourlay as head of European business development http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/09/16/210017/advent-capital-hires-robert-gourlay-head-european-business-development <a title="see all funds managed by Advent Capital Management, LLC" href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&management[0]=Advent Capital Management, LLC&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-18&searchType=advanced" title="See all funds for mgt group Advent Capital Management, LLC" alt="See all funds for mgt group Advent Capital Management, LLC">Advent Capital Management...</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&country[0]=United+Kingdom&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-18&searchType=advanced" title="See all United Kingdom funds" >United Kingdom funds</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-18&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><em><strong>Advent Capital Management has appointed Robert Gourlay as managing director and head of European business development.</strong></em></p> Moves and appointments Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:13:55 +0000 Emily.Perryman 210017 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Long/short equity and macro strategy hedge funds offer investment opps in Asia, says Cambridge Associates http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/09/16/210011/longshort-equity-and-macro-strategy-hedge-funds-offer-investment-opps-asia-says-ca <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-18&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><em><strong>Institutional investors performing due diligence on Asia-Pacific focused hedge funds may be best served homing in on long/short equity and macro strategies.</strong></em></p> Investments Weekly Asia News (Friday) Surveys & research Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:08:00 +0000 Emily.Perryman 210011 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Euronext commodities exceed one million lots http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/09/16/209999/euronext-commodities-exceed-one-million-lots <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&country[0]=Germany&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-18&searchType=advanced" title="See all Germany funds" >Germany funds</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-18&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><em><strong>Euronext open interest commodities exceeded one million lots on 11 September 2014 for the first time since the exchange separated from Liffe.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> Markets Tue, 16 Sep 2014 05:02:00 +0000 Emily.Perryman 209999 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Eyemaxx Real Estate bond opens for subscription http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/09/15/209992/eyemaxx-real-estate-bond-opens-subscription <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&country[0]=Germany&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-18&searchType=advanced" title="See all Germany funds" >Germany funds</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-18&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><em><strong>Eyemaxx Real Estate is issuing a corporate bond in the Entry Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.</strong></em></p> Listings Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:10:00 +0000 Emily.Perryman 209992 at http://www.hedgeweek.com CBOE and C2 in FINRA discussions over regulatory services agreement http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/09/15/209991/cboe-and-c2-finra-discussions-over-regulatory-services-agreement <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&country[0]=United+States&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-18&searchType=advanced" title="See all United States funds" >United States funds</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-18&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><em><strong>The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and C2 Options Exchange are in discussions with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on a potential agreement for FINRA to provide certain regulatory services to their options markets.</strong></em></p> North America Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Emily.Perryman 209991 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Alceda granted AIFM licence in Luxembourg http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/09/15/209984/alceda-granted-aifm-licence-luxembourg <a title="see all funds managed by Alceda Fund Management S.A." href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&management[0]=Alceda Fund Management S.A.&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-18&searchType=advanced" title="See all funds for mgt group Alceda Fund Management S.A." alt="See all funds for mgt group Alceda Fund Management S.A.">Alceda Fund Management S....</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&country[0]=Luxembourg&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-18&searchType=advanced" title="See all Luxembourg funds" >Luxembourg funds</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-18&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><em><strong>Alceda Fund Management has been granted a licence to act as Alternative Investment Fund Manager (AIFM) by the Luxemburgish Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF).</strong></em></p> Europe Weekly UCITS News (Friday) Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:03:00 +0000 Emily.Perryman 209984 at http://www.hedgeweek.com SEC creates new office in division of economic and risk analysis http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/09/15/209983/sec-creates-new-office-division-economic-and-risk-analysis <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&country[0]=United+States&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-18&searchType=advanced" title="See all United States funds" >United States funds</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-18&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><em><strong>The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is creating a new office within the division of economic and risk analysis (DERA) that will coordinate efforts to provide data-driven risk assessment tools and models to support a wide range of SEC activities.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> North America Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:46:00 +0000 Emily.Perryman 209983 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Greece, Qatar and UAE reclassify to emerging status on 22 September, says S&P http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/09/15/209982/greece-qatar-and-uae-reclassify-emerging-status-22-september-says-sp <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?status=Active&return_date=2011-09-18&searchType=advanced" title="See all Funds by country" >Funds by country</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-18&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><em><strong>S&amp;P Global BMI indices will undergo its annual reconstitution on 22 September 2014.</strong></em></p> Indexes Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:30:54 +0000 Emily.Perryman 209982 at http://www.hedgeweek.com BakerHostetler expands business and energy practices http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/09/15/209980/bakerhostetler-expands-business-and-energy-practices <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&country[0]=United+States&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-18&searchType=advanced" title="See all United States funds" >United States funds</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-18&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><em><strong>Laura J McMahon has joined BakerHostetler as a partner in the firm&rsquo;s corporate and energy practices based in the Houston office.</strong></em></p> Moves and appointments Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:27:43 +0000 Emily.Perryman 209980 at http://www.hedgeweek.com BATS and BX partner to increase competition in Swiss equities market http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/09/15/209975/bats-and-bx-partner-increase-competition-swiss-equities-market <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&country[0]=Switzerland&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-18&searchType=advanced" title="See all Switzerland funds" >Switzerland funds</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-18&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><em><strong>BATS Chi-X Europe and BX Swiss have entered into a partnership agreement designed to bring greater competition and enhanced market efficiencies to the Swiss equities market.</strong></em></p> Deals and Transactions Trading & Execution Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:18:27 +0000 Emily.Perryman 209975 at http://www.hedgeweek.com The Rubik’s Cube conundrum – How to build a better data infrastructure http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/09/15/209974/rubik%E2%80%99s-cube-conundrum-%E2%80%93-how-build-better-data-infrastructure <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>&ldquo;The analogy I like to use is the Rubik&rsquo;s Cube with all the colours mixed up. What we do is take clients through the process of realigning all their data &ndash; getting the colours of each block to match &ndash; to transform their data infrastructure,&rdquo; says David van Rooyen, one of the founders of London-based Pomerol Partners.</strong></em></p> Technology and software solutions Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:08:12 +0000 mkitchen 209974 at http://www.hedgeweek.com NYC and Chicago to host Rocktoberfest ALTSO fundraisers http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/09/15/209960/nyc-and-chicago-host-rocktoberfest-altso-fundraisers <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&country[0]=United+States&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-18&searchType=advanced" title="See all United States funds" >United States funds</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-18&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><em><strong>Hedge Fund Rocktoberfest, the annual fundraiser for children&#39;s charity A Leg To Stand On (ALTSO), will celebrate its 11th anniversary on 22 October at Capitale on 130 Bowery in New York City.</strong></em></p> Charities Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:04:00 +0000 Emily.Perryman 209960 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Industry’s largest hedge fund managers still see appeal for alternative UCITS… Bovill issues alert update on UCITS V Directive… http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/09/15/209971/industry%E2%80%99s-largest-hedge-fund-managers-still-see-appeal-alternative-ucits%E2%80%A6-bovill- <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/ucits'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-18&searchType=advanced" title="See all UCITS funds" alt="See all UCITS funds">UCITS</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>Some of the largest hedge fund managers such as BlueBay Asset Management LLP, Marshall Wace LLP and Brevan Howard are piling in to the liquid alternative fund space</strong> as demand shows no sign of abating reported Bloomberg this week.</p> Weekly UCITS News (Friday) Mon, 15 Sep 2014 08:32:45 +0000 James.Williams 209971 at http://www.hedgeweek.com ALFI appoints director of legal and tax http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/09/15/209905/alfi-appoints-director-legal-and-tax <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&country[0]=Luxembourg&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-18&searchType=advanced" title="See all Luxembourg funds" >Luxembourg funds</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-18&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><em><strong>The Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI) has appointed&nbsp;Marc-Andr&eacute; Bechet&nbsp;as director of legal and tax.</strong></em></p> Moves and appointments Mon, 15 Sep 2014 05:00:00 +0000 Emily.Perryman 209905 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Pomerol Partners releases white paper on how to enhance front office analytics http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/09/12/209910/pomerol-partners-releases-white-paper-how-enhance-front-office-analytics <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>Pomerol Partners, a business intelligence consultancy that specialises in advanced data visualisations, has released a white paper that aims to help sell-side institutions entangle the complexity of their IT infrastructures.</strong></em></p> White papers Fri, 12 Sep 2014 17:23:50 +0000 mkitchen 209910 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Gottex reports ‘good performance’ in six months to end of June http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/09/12/209900/gottex-reports-%E2%80%98good-performance%E2%80%99-six-months-end-june <a title="see all funds managed by Gottex Fund Management" href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&management[0]=Gottex Fund Management&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-18&searchType=advanced" title="See all funds for mgt group Gottex Fund Management" alt="See all funds for mgt group Gottex Fund Management">Gottex Fund Management</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&country[0]=United+States&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-18&searchType=advanced" title="See all United States funds" >United States funds</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-18&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><em><strong>Gottex Fund Management has reported strong performance from its core products in the six month period ended 30 June 2014.</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/gottex-fund-management">Gottex Fund Management</a> </div> </div> </div> Companies Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:03:00 +0000 Emily.Perryman 209900 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Liquid Holdings Group strengthens risk team http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/09/12/209894/liquid-holdings-group-strengthens-risk-team <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com?title=&country[0]=United+States&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-18&searchType=advanced" title="See all United States funds" >United States funds</a> <a href="http://www.globalfunddata.com/funds/search/hedge'?title=&status=Active&return_date=2011-09-18&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><em><strong>Liquid Holdings Group has appointed financial services industry veterans Jeremy Shaw, Richard Boesch and Isaac Babani as senior financial engineers in the firm&rsquo;s risk analytics team.</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/liquid-holdings-group-inc">Liquid Holdings Group, Inc.</a> </div> </div> </div> Moves and appointments Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:01:00 +0000 Emily.Perryman 209894 at http://www.hedgeweek.com