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Voth Nixon Group launches alternative investment multi-asset fund

Voth Nixon Group launches alternative investment multi-asset fund

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 13:22

Voth Nixon Group has launched the VNX Alternative Investment Multi-Asset Fund (AIMAF), which is designed to capitalise on VNX’s long-standing hedge fund solution strategy. »

Matthew Granade to join Point72 Asset Management as Chief Marker Intelligence Officer

Matthew Granade to join Point72 Asset Management as Chief Marker Intelligence Officer

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 13:21

Matthew Granade has been named Chief Market Intelligence Officer at Point72 Asset Management (Point72). He will lead several of the Firm's unique research capabilities, including Canvas, Aperio, TRAC, and its team of economists. »

CISE ceases discussions with GXG’s SME marketplaces

CISE ceases discussions with GXG’s SME marketplaces

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 13:14

The Channel Islands Securities Exchange Limited (CISE) has ceased discussions regarding the acquisition of the European marketplace for SMEs, the Danish-based GXG Markets A/S (GXG). »

100th buy-side firm signs on to Algomi’s Honeycomb Network

100th buy-side firm signs on to Algomi’s Honeycomb Network

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 13:10

Algomi, the network company providing information-matching solutions for the optimisation of fixed income liquidity, has signed the 100th buy-side firm to its Honeycomb network globally. »

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Investor demand for core private real estate funds drops

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 07:30

This extract from the Preqin Quarterly Update: Real Estate, Q2 2015 focuses on institutional investors in private real estate and their plans for the next 12 months regarding strategy, regional preferences and the size and number of planned capital commitments. »

BATS files client suspension rule to expedite action against customers engaging in layering and spoofing

BATS files client suspension rule to expedite action against customers engaging in layering and spoofing

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 07:22

BATS Global Markets (BATS) has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission the BATS Client Suspension Rule, which would enable the company to take swifter action to prohibit manipulative behaviour, such as spoofing and layering, on the BATS Exchanges. »

ESMA advice positive on Guernsey AIFMD passport extension

ESMA advice positive on Guernsey AIFMD passport extension

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 07:20

A recommendation by the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) to grant Guernsey a ‘third country’ passport under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) has been welcomed by Guernsey’s funds sector. »

EBS BrokerTec introduces combined Executive Management Team 

EBS BrokerTec introduces combined Executive Management Team 

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 07:18

EBS BrokerTec, ICAP's electronic foreign exchange (FX) and fixed income business, has formed an EBS BrokerTec Executive Management Team.  »

 Thomas Miller Investment launches two new bond funds

Thomas Miller Investment launches two new bond funds

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 14:27

Thomas Miller Investment (TMI), a member of the 129 year old Thomas Miller Group of companies, has launched two new Dublin-domiciled, UCITS compliant bond funds. »

Lyxor launches credit specialist Chenavari on alternative UCITS platform

Lyxor launches credit specialist Chenavari on alternative UCITS platform

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 14:07

Lyxor Asset Management has partnered with Chenavari Investment Managers to launch the Lyxor/Chenavari Credit Fund, a new European focused long/short credit strategy on Lyxor’’s alternative UCITS platform. »

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Hedge fund manager outlook on the AIFMD

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 19:52

The introduction of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) into European law in 2013 was part of a series of moves towards greater regulatory oversight of the hedge fund industry in recent years. In our survey, we asked hedge fund managers for their views on the effect of these new regulations on the industry as well as their expectations about the impact of the AIFMD on their firm over the next 12 months, the results of which are analyzed in this extract from the Preqin Special Report: AIFMD in the Hedge Fund Industry – 2015 Update. ... »

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Ken MacCuish, Intralinks

A couple of years ago, the title Chief Information Security Officer, or CISO for short, was a foreign concept within the hedge fund community. The winds have changed, however, as hedge funds become increasingly targeted by cyber hackers, causing many to hire a CISO to uphold the network integrity of the firm.  ... »

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Sovereign Wealth Funds

Sovereign wealth funds, though small in number and secretive in nature, wield considerable influence as investors as a result of their sizeable assets under management. This extract is taken from Preqin’s latest report which features exclusive content from the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review.  ... »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: Hedge Fund Administration

Hedge Fund Administration 2015

Tue, 16/06/2015 - 09:57

Mergers and acquisitions in recent years have changed the face of hedge fund administration. Big custodial banks are likely to dominate the HFA space in years to come, forming one part of a barbell with a number of well-run, well-capitalised independent HFAs on the other end. This report examines the implications for both hedge funds and their administrators... »

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Private debt in North America

Fri, 05/06/2015 - 12:06

The North American private debt industry has seen substantial growth in assets over the last decade. This extract from the Preqin Special Report: Private Debt in North America looks at the current state of private debt fundraising and funds currently in market. ... »

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