Hedgeweek - Daily News http://www.hedgeweek.com/ en Integration of transaction cost analysis is fundamental for redefining best execution in fixed income markets, says TABB Group http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/27/242080/integration-transaction-cost-analysis-fundamental-redefining-best-execution-fixed- <p><em><strong>Banks are battling the rising cost of running their bond businesses by increasingly favouring a riskless-principal or order-driving trading model that leaves the responsibility to determine the best price for a bond increasingly shifting to pre-trade and real-time price modelling, according to TABB Group research on credit trading.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/27/242080/integration-transaction-cost-analysis-fundamental-redefining-best-execution-fixed-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Surveys & research Trading & Execution Wed, 27 Jul 2016 14:00:36 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242080 at http://www.hedgeweek.com KCG to acquire Neonet http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/27/242058/kcg-acquire-neonet <p><em><strong>KCG Holdings is to acquire Neonet Securities, an independent agency broker and execution specialist based in Stockholm, from its shareholders Hay Tor Capital, KAS BANK and Cidron Delfi Intressenter Holding.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/27/242058/kcg-acquire-neonet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Acquisitions Wed, 27 Jul 2016 09:12:14 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242058 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Investment funds lawyer Christopher Knight joins Akin Gump in Hong Kong http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/27/242054/investment-funds-lawyer-christopher-knight-joins-akin-gump-hong-kong <p><em><strong>Investment funds lawyer Christopher Knight (pictured) has joined Akin Gump as counsel in its investment management practice in the Hong Kong office.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/27/242054/investment-funds-lawyer-christopher-knight-joins-akin-gump-hong-kong" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Moves & Appointments Wed, 27 Jul 2016 09:00:46 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242054 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Tages Capital launches new singles strategy UCITS alternative fund http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/27/242053/tages-capital-launches-new-singles-strategy-ucits-alternative-fund <p><em><strong>Tages Capital, in partnership with Anavon Capital, has launched the Tages International SICAV - Anavon Global Equity Long/Short UCITS Fund, the second sub-fund of Tages International Funds SICAV.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/27/242053/tages-capital-launches-new-singles-strategy-ucits-alternative-fund" target="_blank">read more</a></p> UCITs Launches & Fundraising Wed, 27 Jul 2016 08:58:52 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242053 at http://www.hedgeweek.com UBS Asset Management appoints Hayden Briscoe as head of fixed income, Asia Pacific http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/27/242044/ubs-asset-management-appoints-hayden-briscoe-head-fixed-income-asia-pacific <p><em><strong>UBS Asset Management has appointed Hayden Briscoe (pictured) as head of fixed income, Asia Pacific, with immediate effect.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/27/242044/ubs-asset-management-appoints-hayden-briscoe-head-fixed-income-asia-pacific" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Moves & Appointments Wed, 27 Jul 2016 06:54:26 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242044 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Elevate secures USD545m expanded credit facility from Victory Park Capital http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/27/242042/elevate-secures-usd545m-expanded-credit-facility-victory-park-capital <p><em><strong>Elevate, a provider of online credit solutions for non-prime consumers, has increased its credit facility with Victory Park Capital (VPC), a privately held registered investment adviser dedicated to alternative investing, by an additional USD100 million to a total of USD545 million.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/27/242042/elevate-secures-usd545m-expanded-credit-facility-victory-park-capital" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Deals and Transactions Wed, 27 Jul 2016 06:49:30 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242042 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Teton Advisors launches TETON Convertible Securities Fund http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/27/242040/teton-advisors-launches-teton-convertible-securities-fund <p><em><strong>Teton Advisors has launched the TETON Convertible Securities Fund, which will be managed by the Dinsmore Group investment team.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/27/242040/teton-advisors-launches-teton-convertible-securities-fund" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Launches & Fundraising Wed, 27 Jul 2016 06:45:43 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242040 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Hedge fund assets drop below USD3tn as investors withdraw USD20.7bn in June http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/27/242039/hedge-fund-assets-drop-below-usd3trn-investors-withdraw-usd207bn-june <p><em><strong>Investors redeemed a net USD20.70 billion from hedge funds in June, bringing second quarter net flows to negative USD10.68 billion and first half net flows to negative USD27.95 billion, according to eVestment&rsquo;s latest Hedge Fund Industry Asset Flows Report.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/27/242039/hedge-fund-assets-drop-below-usd3trn-investors-withdraw-usd207bn-june" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Funds Macro Wed, 27 Jul 2016 06:41:13 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242039 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Jupiter hires Magnus Spence for new alternatives role http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/27/242037/jupiter-hires-magnus-spence-new-alternatives-role <p><em><strong>Jupiter has appointed Magnus Spence as head of investments, alternatives, responsible for developing and expanding Jupiter&rsquo;s capability in this asset class.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/27/242037/jupiter-hires-magnus-spence-new-alternatives-role" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Moves & Appointments Wed, 27 Jul 2016 06:31:18 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242037 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Alpima selects Advent Portfolio Exchange and Moxy http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/26/242032/alpima-selects-advent-portfolio-exchange-and-moxy <p><em><strong>Alpima, a London-based advisory firm serving professional and institutional clients, has selected SS&amp;C&rsquo;s Advent Portfolio Exchange (APX) and Moxy to support its digital advisory platform.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/26/242032/alpima-selects-advent-portfolio-exchange-and-moxy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology and software solutions Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:55:59 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242032 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Northern Trust to implement GlobalCollateral’s Settlement Messaging Service http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/26/242031/northern-trust-implement-globalcollateral%E2%80%99s-settlement-messaging-service <p><em><strong>Northern Trust, one of the world&rsquo;s largest fund administrators, is to implement&nbsp;the Settlement Messaging Service of GlobalCollateral, a joint venture of Euroclear and The Depository Trust &amp; Clearing Corporation (DTCC).</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/26/242031/northern-trust-implement-globalcollateral%E2%80%99s-settlement-messaging-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fund administration Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:52:34 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242031 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Changes planned for Alternative Investment Funds on Nasdaq Copenhagen http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/26/242030/changes-planned-alternative-investment-funds-nasdaq-copenhagen <p><em><strong>Nasdaq Nordic is planning to make changes to the Alternative Investment Funds market on Nasdaq Copenhagen.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/26/242030/changes-planned-alternative-investment-funds-nasdaq-copenhagen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Markets Tue, 26 Jul 2016 13:12:10 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242030 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Backstop Solutions expands in Asia Pacific with Hong Kong office and new hire http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/26/241997/backstop-solutions-expands-asia-pacific-hong-kong-office-and-new-hire <p><em><strong>Backstop Solutions Group, a provider of cloud-based solutions for hedge funds, funds of funds, pensions, endowments, private equity firms, consultants and family offices, has expanded into the Asia Pacific region with the opening of its sixth office and the hiring of seasoned industry professional Steve Au (pictured) as director of institutional sales &ndash; APAC.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/26/241997/backstop-solutions-expands-asia-pacific-hong-kong-office-and-new-hire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Moves & Appointments Tue, 26 Jul 2016 09:32:20 +0000 Emily.Perryman 241997 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Man Group’s results hit by difficult markets http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/26/241984/man-group%E2%80%99s-results-hit-difficult-markets <p><em><strong>Man Group, the largest listed hedge fund group in the world, has published interim results to end June 2016 that show that funds under management are down from the end December figure of USD78.7 billion to USD76.4 billion.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/26/241984/man-group%E2%80%99s-results-hit-difficult-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Listings Investing in Hedge Funds Funds of Hedge Funds Results and performance Tue, 26 Jul 2016 08:07:45 +0000 beverlychandler 241984 at http://www.hedgeweek.com David Buzen joins Assured Guaranty to establish alternative investments group http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/26/241982/david-buzen-joins-assured-guaranty-establish-alternative-investments-group <p><em><strong>Assured Guaranty has appointed David A Buzen as senior managing director of its newly formed alternative investments group.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/26/241982/david-buzen-joins-assured-guaranty-establish-alternative-investments-group" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Moves & Appointments Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:22:42 +0000 Emily.Perryman 241982 at http://www.hedgeweek.com James Perry joins Maples Fund Services as head of institutional investor solutions http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/26/241974/james-perry-joins-maples-fund-services-head-institutional-investor-solutions <p><em><strong>Maples Fund Services has appointed James Perry as head of institutional investor solutions, effective immediately.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/26/241974/james-perry-joins-maples-fund-services-head-institutional-investor-solutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Moves & Appointments Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:00:51 +0000 Emily.Perryman 241974 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Alternatives managers split on the benefits of ESG, finds Unigestion http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/25/241967/alternatives-managers-split-benefits-esg-finds-unigestion <p><em><strong>Hedge fund and private equity managers are split on whether considering environmental, social and governance (ESG) is beneficial to their businesses, according to a survey by boutique asset manager Unigestion.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/25/241967/alternatives-managers-split-benefits-esg-finds-unigestion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Surveys & research Mon, 25 Jul 2016 13:28:31 +0000 Emily.Perryman 241967 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Citco Capital Solutions to provide capital advisory solutions to hedge fund, private equity and real estate firms http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/25/241962/citco-capital-solutions-provide-capital-advisory-solutions-hedge-fund-private-equi <p><em><strong>The Citco Group of Companies has launched Citco Capital Solutions, a capital advisory service that will focus on arranging debt and equity capital for sponsors and investors in alternative investment vehicles.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/25/241962/citco-capital-solutions-provide-capital-advisory-solutions-hedge-fund-private-equi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Moves & Appointments Mon, 25 Jul 2016 12:36:44 +0000 Emily.Perryman 241962 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Apex makes three senior appointments http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/25/241945/apex-makes-three-senior-appointments <p><em><strong>Apex Fund Services has made three senior appointments from KPMG, State Street and JP Morgan.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/25/241945/apex-makes-three-senior-appointments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Moves & Appointments Mon, 25 Jul 2016 09:31:27 +0000 Emily.Perryman 241945 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Aquila Capital and Alpha Centauri in alternative beta launch http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/25/241944/aquila-capital-and-alpha-centauri-alternative-beta-launch <p><em><strong>Aquila Capital is to launch an alternative beta strategy in cooperation with Alpha Centauri, bringing the Hamburg-based specialist investment boutique, which offers liquid alternative risk premia and equity factor strategies, to Aquila&#39;s Associated Manager Group platform.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/25/241944/aquila-capital-and-alpha-centauri-alternative-beta-launch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> UCITs Launches & Fundraising Single Manager Hedge Funds Mon, 25 Jul 2016 09:28:25 +0000 beverlychandler 241944 at http://www.hedgeweek.com