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Greenhill acquires Cogent Partners

Wed, 11/02/2015 - 14:00

Investment bank Greenhill & Co is to acquire Cogent Partners, a financial advisor to pension funds, endowments and other institutional investors on the secondary market for alternative assets.   »

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Guernsey looks to boost financial services ties with the USA

Wed, 11/02/2015 - 10:45

Guernsey’s Chief Minister, Jonathan Le Tocq, has held a series of meetings in Washington to boost the Island’s reputation as a leading international finance centre. »

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361 Capital Global Long/Short Equity Fund outperforms benchmark in first year

Wed, 11/02/2015 - 10:30

Liquid alternative investments firm 361 Capital’s Global Long/Short Equity Fund (AGAZX) outperformed its benchmark during its first year of trading. »

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IT priorities and regulatory environment have asset managers focused on risk management and efficiencies

Wed, 11/02/2015 - 10:00

Improving existing systems, data management and risk management are top priorities for asset managers, according to Linedata’s fifth annual survey os the global asset management industry. »

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Hedge funds shed USD29.1bn in December, says BarclayHedge and TrimTabs

Wed, 11/02/2015 - 09:00

The hedge fund industry redeemed USD29.1 billion (1.2% of assets) in December, its largest outflow since April 2009, according to BarclayHedge and TrimTabs Investment Research. »

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Calastone extends coverage to Swedish market

Wed, 11/02/2015 - 06:00

Calastone, the global funds transaction network, has expanded into the Nordic market with the addition of Swedish firm Wassum Securities to its trading network. Wassmum is now live and routing orders. »

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Global markets to be erratic in 2015, says Fasanara Capital

Tue, 10/02/2015 - 18:30

January has shown to the world that seismic activities are on the rise. In fact, when policy shifts increase in frequency the likelihood of policy mistakes rises with it. In 2015, Fasanara Capital expects global markets to be erratic, volatile and characterised by surprising policy shifts. »

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La Française Partners with Alger

Tue, 10/02/2015 - 18:00

Multi-class asset manager La Française has signed a strategic partnership – pending regulatory approval – with Alger Management (Alger).  »

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Quantmetrics joins Lyxor’s AIFM Managed account platform

Tue, 10/02/2015 - 17:00

Quantmetrics Capital Management is to join Lyxor’s AIFM MAP launching the first AIFMD-compliant strategy on the managed account platform.  »

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Hedge funds outperformed S&P 500 in January

Tue, 10/02/2015 - 16:00

Hedge funds started the year slightly down, but managed to out-perform the S&P 500 for the month of January, according to eVestment’s January 2015 Hedge Fund Performance Report.  »

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