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Third annual FTSE Russell survey signals smart beta 'turning point' for asset owners

Third annual FTSE Russell survey signals smart beta 'turning point' for asset owners

Wed, 25/05/2016 - 09:21

According to FTSE Russell’s third annual global institutional market survey, the percentage of asset owners currently evaluating smart beta has doubled from 15 per cent at the first survey in 2014 to 36 per cent in 2016, and 62 per cent of asset owners with an existing smart beta allocation are now evaluating additional allocations. »

Lindsay Chamings joins Andersen Tax San Francisco as MD

Lindsay Chamings joins Andersen Tax San Francisco as MD

Wed, 25/05/2016 - 09:20

Lindsay Chamings has joined Andersen Tax as a Managing Director in the Alternative Investment Funds Practice in the firm’s San Francisco office.  »

Object Trading Platform goes live at TMX Group’s Co-Location Centre for Montréal Exchange access

Object Trading Platform goes live at TMX Group’s Co-Location Centre for Montréal Exchange access

Wed, 25/05/2016 - 09:14

Object Trading has expanded its Direct Market Access (DMA) Service Platform and is now offering fully managed services at TMX Group’s co-location centre for access to the Montréal Exchange (MX).  »

Dave Welling and Robert Roley named co-heads of SS&C Advent

Dave Welling and Robert Roley named co-heads of SS&C Advent

Tue, 24/05/2016 - 16:12

SS&C Technologies Holdings, a provider of financial services software and software-enabled services, has named Dave Welling and Robert Roley as co-heads of SS&C Advent.  »

Clint Carlson appointed to board of HFSB

Clint Carlson appointed to board of HFSB

Tue, 24/05/2016 - 16:07

The Hedge Fund Standards Board (HFSB) has appointed Clint Carlson (pictured), Founder of Carlson Capital, an USD8 billion alternative asset management firm based in Texas, to its Board.  »

Gavin White, Invast

Prime Services Q&A with Gavin White, Invast CEO

Tue, 24/05/2016 - 11:50

HW: What are the core services that Invast offers to financial clients?  GW: Invast is a global, multi-asset Prime Services provider. We provide credit intermediation, access to liquidity (both OTC and exchange), sophisticated trading platforms/ API connectivity options, administrative/back office tools and services, and an experienced Prime Services team to support clients globally. We complement these services with high quality global equity, FX and commodity research. »

Hedgeweek Awards

Hedgeweek USA Awards 2016 – Voting now open!

Tue, 24/05/2016 - 11:45

We are conducting a survey of the Hedgeweek readership to assess the best hedge fund performers and service providers in the USA during 2015/16 in a range of categories covering the entire hedge fund space. Firms with the highest number of votes/nominations in each category will be the winners. »

Aqueduct Capital names Dr Pawan Chaturvedi as Head of Investments

Aqueduct Capital names Dr Pawan Chaturvedi as Head of Investments

Tue, 24/05/2016 - 09:34

Investment advisory and placement firm for hedge and private equity funds Aqueduct Capital Group, has appointed Dr Pawan Chaturvedi as head of investments. »

LatAM and Russia hedge funds lead HFRI gains

LatAM and Russia hedge funds lead HFRI gains

Tue, 24/05/2016 - 09:20

Hedge funds investing in Russian and Latin American Emerging Markets (EM) have posted strong gains through early 2016, leading performance through April, as global and EM equity, commodity and currency markets surged in recent weeks following steep losses to begin the year.  »

Appleby adds investment funds partner in Cayman

Appleby adds investment funds partner in Cayman

Tue, 24/05/2016 - 09:16

Offshore law firm Appleby has appointed Alex Brainis as a partner in the Investment Funds group, in the firms’ Cayman Islands office. »

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