Hedgeweek - Daily News http://www.hedgeweek.com/ en Quaero Capital appoints UK head of sales http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/04/26/251073/quaero-capital-appoints-uk-head-sales <p><em><strong>Geneva-based asset manager Quaero Capital has appointed James Hepworth as head of sales for the UK, charged with building relationships with UK institutional investors from the firm&rsquo;s London office.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/04/26/251073/quaero-capital-appoints-uk-head-sales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Moves & Appointments Wed, 26 Apr 2017 12:02:05 +0000 Emily.Perryman 251073 at http://www.hedgeweek.com EEX sales exceed EUR200 million for first time http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/04/26/251072/eex-sales-exceed-eur200-million-first-time <p><em><strong>EEX Group sales revenue rose by 23 per cent to EUR234.2 million in 2016, as the group strengthened its core markets, increased its geographic reach and expanded into new business fields.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/04/26/251072/eex-sales-exceed-eur200-million-first-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Companies Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:59:27 +0000 Emily.Perryman 251072 at http://www.hedgeweek.com MPI appoints head of EMEA operation http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/04/26/251069/mpi-appoints-head-emea-operation <p><em><strong>Markov Processes International (MPI), a fintech provider of tools and services for analysing investment performance and risk, has appointed Bijan Foroodian as managing director of EMEA.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/04/26/251069/mpi-appoints-head-emea-operation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Moves & Appointments Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:48:17 +0000 Emily.Perryman 251069 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Otkritie Global Prime FX volumes up 96 per cent over 12 months http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/04/26/251062/otkritie-global-prime-fx-volumes-96-cent-over-12-months <p><em><strong>Otkritie Capital International&rsquo;s FX Prime has seen a 96 per cent increase in turnover volumes since its full scale rollout 12 months ago.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/04/26/251062/otkritie-global-prime-fx-volumes-96-cent-over-12-months" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Companies Wed, 26 Apr 2017 11:13:43 +0000 Emily.Perryman 251062 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Aztec appoints associate director in Luxembourg http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/04/26/251050/aztec-appoints-associate-director-luxembourg <p><em><strong>Fund and corporate services provider the Aztec Group has strengthened its real assets team in Luxembourg with the appointment of Stephen Osmont as associate director.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/04/26/251050/aztec-appoints-associate-director-luxembourg" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Moves & Appointments Wed, 26 Apr 2017 09:06:12 +0000 Emily.Perryman 251050 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Ultimus Fund Solutions appoints director of fund servicing http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/04/26/251048/ultimus-fund-solutions-appoints-director-fund-servicing <p><em><strong>Ultimus Fund Solutions, an independent provider of mutual fund, pooled investment and middle office services, has appointed Bill Tomko as an executive vice president, director of fund servicing.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/04/26/251048/ultimus-fund-solutions-appoints-director-fund-servicing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Moves & Appointments Wed, 26 Apr 2017 08:54:56 +0000 Emily.Perryman 251048 at http://www.hedgeweek.com ASG Technologies secures investment from Elliott Management http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/04/26/251045/asg-technologies-secures-investment-elliott-management <p><em><strong>Elliott Management, led by its Menlo Park affiliate Evergreen Coast Capital, has completed an investment in ASG Technologies, a Florida-based enterprise IT software company with products in content management, systems management, workspaces and enterprise data intelligence.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/04/26/251045/asg-technologies-secures-investment-elliott-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investments Wed, 26 Apr 2017 08:46:58 +0000 Emily.Perryman 251045 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Gondor Capital’s two hedge funds post strong gains in Q1 http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/04/26/251042/gondor-capital%E2%80%99s-two-hedge-funds-post-strong-gains-q1 <p><em><strong>New York-based hedge fund firm Gondor Capital Management maintained its strong performance in 2017 as its funds, the domestic Gondor Partners LP and the offshore fund Gondor Funds LTD posted strong gains, outperforming their respective benchmarks.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/04/26/251042/gondor-capital%E2%80%99s-two-hedge-funds-post-strong-gains-q1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Funds Wed, 26 Apr 2017 08:39:09 +0000 Emily.Perryman 251042 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Barclay CTA Index down 0.44 per cent in March http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/04/26/251041/barclay-cta-index-down-044-cent-march <p><em><strong>Managed futures traders lost 0.44 per cent in March, according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by BarclayHedge.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/04/26/251041/barclay-cta-index-down-044-cent-march" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Indexes Wed, 26 Apr 2017 08:37:05 +0000 Emily.Perryman 251041 at http://www.hedgeweek.com CFTC adds 71 names to list of illegal foreign trading entities http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/04/26/251040/cftc-adds-71-names-list-illegal-foreign-trading-entities <p><em><strong>The US CFTC has added 71 names to its Registration Deficient (RED) List, which contains the names of unregistered foreign entities that the CFTC has reason to believe are soliciting and accepting funds from US residents at a retail level for trading in binary options or foreign currency.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/04/26/251040/cftc-adds-71-names-list-illegal-foreign-trading-entities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> North America Wed, 26 Apr 2017 08:25:09 +0000 Emily.Perryman 251040 at http://www.hedgeweek.com GFM FundTech 2017 Awards - Voting now open http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/02/23/248985/gfm-fundtech-2017-awards-voting-now-open <p><em><strong>From risk management to regulatory reporting and trading and execution to cybersecurity and compliance, technology is playing an increasingly crucial role in the investment and asset management space. And at GFM, we want to salute the key players who are delivering outstanding tech-based products and services to the industry with the new GFM FundTech Awards.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/02/23/248985/gfm-fundtech-2017-awards-voting-now-open" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 26 Apr 2017 08:17:02 +0000 mkitchen 248985 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Percentile launches RiskMine platform in the US http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/04/26/251025/percentile-launches-riskmine-platform-us <p><em><strong>Risk management and RegTech firm Percentile has launched its modular RiskMine platform designed for trading institutions and investment banks.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/04/26/251025/percentile-launches-riskmine-platform-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Platforms Wed, 26 Apr 2017 06:53:01 +0000 Emily.Perryman 251025 at http://www.hedgeweek.com SGSS helps Euronext provide a new fund investment solution http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/04/26/251024/sgss-helps-euronext-provide-new-fund-investment-solution <p><em><strong>Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) is contributing to a new model, Euronext Fund Service, to facilitate investments in funds for domestic and international investors.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/04/26/251024/sgss-helps-euronext-provide-new-fund-investment-solution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fund administration Wed, 26 Apr 2017 06:50:23 +0000 Emily.Perryman 251024 at http://www.hedgeweek.com BlueMountain names client adviser in London office http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/04/26/251023/bluemountain-names-client-adviser-london-office <p><em><strong>BlueMountain Capital Management, a private diversified alternative asset management firm with USD22 billion in assets under management, has appointed Rollo Wigan as client adviser in the firm&rsquo;s London office.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/04/26/251023/bluemountain-names-client-adviser-london-office" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Moves & Appointments Wed, 26 Apr 2017 06:47:49 +0000 Emily.Perryman 251023 at http://www.hedgeweek.com ACOLIN launches fintech subsidiary http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/04/26/251022/acolin-launches-fintech-subsidiary <p><em><strong>ACOLIN has merged its IT, data and web support activities in a new subsidiary &ndash; ACOLIN InfoTech.</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/acolin-fund-services">ACOLIN Fund Services</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/04/26/251022/acolin-launches-fintech-subsidiary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology and software solutions Wed, 26 Apr 2017 06:44:34 +0000 Emily.Perryman 251022 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Hilbert secures FCA approval to expand offering http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/04/25/251020/hilbert-secures-fca-approval-expand-offering <p><em><strong>London and Paris based structured product firm Hilbert will be offering discretionary portfolio, investment and retail plan management services to its clients following approval by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to extend its permissions in the UK.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/04/25/251020/hilbert-secures-fca-approval-expand-offering" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Structured Products Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:26:26 +0000 Emily.Perryman 251020 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Successfully launching a private investment fund http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/04/25/251016/successfully-launching-private-investment-fund <p><em>By Ron S Geffner (pictured) &ndash; <strong>Successfully launching a private investment fund, involving hedging strategies, private equity, venture capital or real estate, is dependent upon selecting the proper corporate structure and complying with&nbsp; regulations promulgated by regulatory agencies that govern funds and their managers in the United States (US), including the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/04/25/251016/successfully-launching-private-investment-fund" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Funds Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:21:04 +0000 mkitchen 251016 at http://www.hedgeweek.com How to protect one’s digital footprint http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/04/25/251013/how-protect-one%E2%80%99s-digital-footprint <p><strong><em>The way that fund managers protect their data goes far beyond thinking about the four walls of their office. The way we work has revolutionised in recent times, as technology advances, especially cloud technology, redefining what the workplace actually is. With wifi, cloud platforms, and mobile phones, a hedge fund CEO could, if they wished to, run their business from a beach in Martinique. But with every upside there is always a downside. And today, that means that protecting one&rsquo;s perimeter has become a far greater challenge.&nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/04/25/251013/how-protect-one%E2%80%99s-digital-footprint" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cybersecurity Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:14:55 +0000 mkitchen 251013 at http://www.hedgeweek.com ENSO expands Broker Vote Tool to offer MiFID II research solution http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/04/25/251003/enso-expands-broker-vote-tool-offer-mifid-ii-research-solution <p><em><strong>ENSO is expanding the ENSO Broker Vote tool to include MiFID II research consumption, powered by RSRCHXchange, the MiFID II compliant marketplace for institutional research.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/04/25/251003/enso-expands-broker-vote-tool-offer-mifid-ii-research-solution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Compliance Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:39:50 +0000 Emily.Perryman 251003 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Ullink bolsters MiFID 2 transaction reporting with automated post-trade data management http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/04/25/251002/ullink-bolsters-mifid-2-transaction-reporting-automated-post-trade-data-management <p><em><strong>Ullink has launched a fully automated post-trade data management solution called UL PUBLISHER, enabling market participants to report transaction data to relevant regulatory authorities, meet upcoming MiFID 2 regulation and create a centralised view of post-trade data across multiple asset classes and front-office electronic trading systems.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/04/25/251002/ullink-bolsters-mifid-2-transaction-reporting-automated-post-trade-data-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Compliance Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:36:50 +0000 Emily.Perryman 251002 at http://www.hedgeweek.com