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Simon Pickard and Edward Cole join Man GLG to launch Unconstrained Emerging Equity Strategy

Fri, 08/05/2015 - 06:00

Man GLG, the discretionary investment management business of Man Group, has appointed Simon Pickard and Edward Cole as portfolio managers of the soon to be launched Unconstrained Emerging Equity strategy. »

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Sprott adds fixed income specialist Mark Wisniewski

Thu, 07/05/2015 - 20:00

Sprott Asset Management has appointed Mark Wisniewski as Senior Portfolio Manager. Wisniewski is a fixed income specialist with a depth of experience in portfolio management and the trading and analysis of debt securities.  »

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Lawson Conner launches offshore investment management platform for Cayman Islands

Thu, 07/05/2015 - 17:00

Lawson Conner, a provider of investment management and compliance solutions to the alternative investment fund industry, has launched ‘Discovery’, an AIFM integrated offshore Investment Management Platform. »

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Direct lending most favoured debt strategy among funds in market

Thu, 07/05/2015 - 13:11

Private debt fundraising and funds currently in market are examined in this extract from the Preqin Quarterly Update: Private Debt, Q1 2015. »

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Asset managers in battle to improve client service amidst governance and regulatory burdens

Thu, 07/05/2015 - 13:00

Data management is no longer simply an internal challenge for asset managers as they face increasing pressure from clients to respond to growing demands for data, according to RIMES, a provider of managed data services for the buy-side. »

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The growing role of financial risk management

Thu, 07/05/2015 - 12:26

Prior to the global financial crisis (GFC), risk management and reporting commonly formed part of the investment management function, says Max Hilton (pictured) of Clarus Risk. »

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Interoperability boosts legacy and upgraded systems

Thu, 07/05/2015 - 10:55

Years of history and painstaking development — component by component, some proprietary and some purchased — have shaped the operational frameworks that distinguish midsize to large hedge fund managers from each other. These substantial investments in back- and middle-office technologies — including general ledger, data warehousing, and shadow books and records — result in a level of business intelligence unique to each manager, says Viteos Fund Services… »

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Lock up the front door: cybersecurity perspectives of FoHF managers

Thu, 07/05/2015 - 09:37

Cybersecurity issues have existed as long as the internet. What seems to have changed in the last 18 months is not only that the nature of the breaches has become more sophisticated, but also the fact that hedge funds have become a much bigger target.  »

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BATS files exclusive listings proposal

Thu, 07/05/2015 - 09:00

BATS Global Markets (BATS) has filed the “BATS Exclusive Listings Proposal” with the Securities and Exchange Commission, seeking to improve investors’ trading experience in thinly-traded securities. »

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Hedge funds step up financing of the economy, says AIMA paper

Thu, 07/05/2015 - 09:00

Hedge fund firms and other alternative asset managers are playing an increasingly important role in financing the economy, according to a new paper published by the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA). »

MediaWatch WA awards 2015

See interviews and presentation at the Wealth Adviser 2015 awards ceremony, held at Sketch, Mayfair on the 15th May .... »

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