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Neonet to provide access to Oslo Børs new North Sea dark pool at launch

Mon, 20/04/2015 - 16:00

Neonet is to provide its clients with access to North Sea, the re-launched dark pool functionality from Oslo Børs. This includes fully integrated DMA, Smart Order Router and algorithm support.  »

Weekly Brief: Asian L/S continue their meteoric rise

Weekly Brief: Asian L/S continue their meteoric rise

Mon, 20/04/2015 - 15:22

Fears of an imminent rate hike in the US have faded as a result of data releases being below expectations. A number of Fed speakers also made the case for holding off on the first rate hike. As a result, the US dollar is down almost 3% against major currencies since the recent peak in mid-March, i.e. before the latest FOMC meeting. US equities have regained some colour and 10y Treasury yields have fallen by more than 20bp since mid-March. »

Financial analysis

Funds of hedge funds among Q1 2015’s winners

Mon, 20/04/2015 - 15:14

Preqin’s Quarterly Update: Hedge Funds, Q1 2015 analyses the latest industry data and identifies which groups found success over the last three months.  »

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Ares Management Fund to acquire loan portfolio from First Capital Holdings

Mon, 20/04/2015 - 14:00

A fund managed by Ares Management’s commercial finance platform is to acquire the asset-based lending portfolio of First Capital Holdings, a commercial finance company that provides asset-based loans and factoring to small and middle-market companies.  »

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Futures are more cost-efficient than ETFs, finds new CME white paper

Mon, 20/04/2015 - 11:35

With capital efficiencies being such a hot ticket issue for hedge funders today, any opportunities to trade with a greater level of efficiency are surely welcome.  »

Cyber security

Cybersecurity: Walking a tight rope between transparency and control

Mon, 20/04/2015 - 11:02

Trevor Chisholm, Director of Alternative Investments at Intralinks has appeared in a new video on Asset TV. The interview discusses how managers can achieve transparency whilst still maintaining control.  »

Dublin

Burren Capital Advisors launches Burren Global Arbitrage UCITS Fund

Mon, 20/04/2015 - 09:00

Event-driven manager Burren Capital Advisors has launched its Global Arbitrage equities fund on the MontLake UCITS platform, which provides investors with access to a range of liquid, transparent and regulated investment products domiciled in Dublin. »

Social media

Institutional investors adopting LinkedIn and other social media platforms for investment information

Mon, 20/04/2015 - 08:03

Social media is joining traditional financial news media as a key source of information used by institutional investors in their investment processes, according to a new study from Greenwich Associates. »

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BI-SAM launches BI-SAM GO

Fri, 17/04/2015 - 14:00

BI-SAM has launched BI-SAM GO, a flexible solution providing asset managers with daily and transactional performance and attribution analytics, plus high-quality cleansed and validated data, via a flexible, secure web-based platform.  »

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Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index finished up 0.60% in March

Fri, 17/04/2015 - 09:00

The Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index finished up 0.60% for the month of March, with half of the ten sub-strategies finishing the month in positive territory. »

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Special report
Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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In an extract from the Preqin Special Report: Asia-Pacific Hedge Funds, we provide an overview of the industry in Asia-Pacific, covering assets under management as well as key locations, strategies, fund structures and more.  ... »

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Assets under management for sovereign wealth funds globally reach USD6.31tn as of March 2015, increasing by more than USD900bn over the past 18 months. This information has been revealed in the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review, a comprehensive guide to these influential investors. ... »

Special report
Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015 – The Winners

Read the complete list of Winners and profiles at the sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, which brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2014... »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: eVestment – The evolution of hedge fund investing

As revealed in this Hedgeweek Special Report sponsored by eVestment, the data, analytics and market intelligence provider to the institutional investment community, experts agree that investing in hedge funds represents a good way for institutions to access manager skill, which is key in constructing a diversified portfolio to achieve risk and return targets. ... »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: The Bahamas – How it continues to evolve its funds industry

The Bahamas is taking steps to raise its profile as an attractive funds centre, continuing to build out the popular SMART Fund model template to provide a range of solutions for investment managers, plus its new ICON structure designed to appeal specifically to Brazilian investment managers and advisers.... »

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