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Alexandre Taïeb, Sycomore AM

Sycomore AM strengthens investment team

Thu, 23/02/2017 - 12:42

Sycomore AM has appointed Alexandre Taïeb as fund manager-analyst within the firm’s asset allocation team. »

Lou Maiuri, State Street

The ‘three Is of data’ financial firms need to address

Thu, 23/02/2017 - 12:34

State Street Corporation has identified three elements leaders in financial services will need in order to excel in the new digital era, which it calls the “three Is of data” – integration, integrity and intelligence. »

Kenneth Heinz, HFR

Emerging market hedge funds reach record capital levels

Thu, 23/02/2017 - 12:05

HFR reports that total capital invested in Emerging Markets (EM) hedge funds climbed to a record level to begin 2017, as energy commodities and the US dollar posted strong gains. Assets dedicated to EM funds increased to USD200.7 billion (1.38 trillion RMB, 622 billion Brazilian Real, 13.4 trillion Indian Rupee, 11.6 trillion Russian Rouble, 753 billion Saudi Real) to end 4Q16. »

Nick Paraskeva, Reg-Room

Reg-Room launches Reg-Impact tool

Thu, 23/02/2017 - 10:28

Reg-Room has launched Reg-Impact, a technology solution designed to help banks, broker-dealers, advisers, insurers and hedge funds monitor rule and regulatory changes, allowing them to assess the impact on their organisations and create implementation plans and reports. »

Andre Monza, Seabury Global Markets

Seabury Global Markets and BYFX launch Spotex suite of electronic forex products

Thu, 23/02/2017 - 10:26

Seabury Global Markets (SGM), a subsidiary of Seabury Capital and a provider of FX liquidity management and trade execution solutions, has teamed with Spotex and SBI FX Co to launch a suite of electronic forex products. »

Question marks

What differentiates asset managers today in the eyes of investors?

Thu, 23/02/2017 - 09:18

That’s one of the topics up for discussion at the Shaping Smarter Performance breakfast-briefing panel discussion on 9 March at The Reform Club, London, hosted by FIS and GFM (Hedgeweek, PrivateEquityWire & InstitutionalAssetManager). »

Greg Uythoven, RiverNorth

RiverNorth appoints institutional portfolio specialist

Thu, 23/02/2017 - 08:45

RiverNorth Capital Management, a boutique investment management firm specialising in opportunistic strategies, has appointed Greg Uythoven as an institutional portfolio specialist. »

Salvatore Bruno, IndexIQ

IndexIQ hedge fund indices continue positive trend in January

Thu, 23/02/2017 - 08:42

Five of the six IndexIQ Hedge Indices were positive in January, with the IQ Hedge Event Drive Index up 1.7 per cent and the IQ Hedge Long/Short Index up 1.17 per cent.   »

Andrew Moylan, Preqin

Investors diversify alternative assets exposure

Thu, 23/02/2017 - 08:40

Institutional investors are looking for exposure to an ever-widening range of alternative asset classes, with half now holding allocations to three or more, according to Preqin’s H1 2017 Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets. »

Eldon Sprickerhoff, eSentire

Is your organisation at risk of a cyber breach?

Wed, 22/02/2017 - 10:37

That’s one of the key questions a panel of industry experts will be addressing at the GFM Cybersecurity Event in London in March. »

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