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MPI’s endowment research shows highest performers in 2016

Fri, 21/10/2016 - 14:40

Research and analytics firm MPI has published an assessment of Ivy League endowments’ 2016 FY Performance. The firm writes that asset allocation remains the largest determining factor in endowment performance. »

James WIlliams, GFM Ltd

Misys November Webinar - Diversify or die: Unlock the true potential of multi-asset investing

Fri, 21/10/2016 - 12:18

Asset managers are under pressure to deliver performance and find new sources of alpha in today’s low growth low yield environment. As such, having the right systems in place to support greater asset class diversification that allow managers to pivot their investment strategies, and extend the instrument coverage of those strategies, is a must-have.  »

John Fildes, Chi-X Australia

Chi-X sets 7 February launch for TraCRs

Fri, 21/10/2016 - 11:15

Chi-X Australia is on target to commence exclusive trading of Transferable Custody Receipts (TraCRs) on its investment products marketplace in early February 2017. »

Paul Kneen, Pacific Fund Systems

Pacific Fund Systems opens European HQ

Fri, 21/10/2016 - 11:07

Pacific Fund Systems (PFS), the software company behind fund administration solution PFS-PAXUS, has opened its European operational headquarters in Douglas, Isle of Man. »

Sol Waksman, BarclayHedge

Barclay Hedge Fund Index up 0.81 per cent in September

Fri, 21/10/2016 - 10:43

Hedge funds gained 0.81 per cent in September, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by BarclayHedge. »

Bill Stone, SS&C Technologies

SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator at 3.4 per cent in October

Fri, 21/10/2016 - 10:28

The SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator for October 2016 measured 3.40 per cent, down from 4.22 per cent in September. »

Chris Jackson, Natixis

Natixis and AlphaSimplex launch managed futures alt strategy in Europe

Fri, 21/10/2016 - 09:32

Natixis Global Asset Management has strengthened its European SICAV range with the launch of a managed futures fund from one of its affiliates focused on alternatives, AlphaSimplex Group. »

Ken Heinz. HFR

Hedge fund industry capital up in third quarter

Thu, 20/10/2016 - 13:52

HFR reports that total hedge fund industry capital rose to a record level in 3Q16, as performance gains offset continued asset outflows which were concentrated in many of the industry’s largest and most well-established managers.  »

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Preqin reports seven months of positive returns for hedge funds

Thu, 20/10/2016 - 12:56

Preqin’s latest hedge fund report finds that although  hedge  funds  are  under  sustained  investor  scrutiny,  the  third  quarter  of  2016  saw  continued  improvement  in  the performance  of  the  asset  class,  marking  seven  consecutive  months  of  positive  returns  for  the  industry.   »

Will Vicars, Caledonia

Caledonia adds to executive team

Thu, 20/10/2016 - 11:09

Caledonia (Private) Investments, an independent global long/short equity investment manager, has appointed David Scully, former partner and chief marketing officer of Coatue Management, as vice chairman, US. »


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