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Kenneth J Heinz

Hedge funds decline in June as uncertainty rises

Thu, 09/07/2015 - 13:49

Hedge funds posted declines in June as Chinese equities fell sharply and uncertainty over the outcome of the Greece referendum contributed to losses in quantitative, trend-following, Macro CTA strategies, according to HFR. »

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AII Barometer: Sentiment swings – Greek pain for all

Thu, 09/07/2015 - 11:43

The Lyxor Hedge Fund Index was down -1.9 per cent in June. None of the 12 Lyxor Indices ended the month in positive territory. The Lyxor Fixed Income Arbitrage Index (0 per cent), the Lyxor Convertible Arbitrage Index (-0.1 per cent), and the Lyxor Variable Bias Index (-0.8 per cent) were the best performers. »

Scott Blankenship

WHV Investments adds Rivington Investment team

Thu, 09/07/2015 - 09:19

WHV Investments has added the Rivington investment team to the company’s in-house portfolio managers. Rivington joins WHV from Victory Capital Management, bringing with them three highly regarded global equity strategies. »

James Smith

Crypto Facilities and Elliptic bring enterprise standards to bitcoin trading

Thu, 09/07/2015 - 09:18

Bitcoin analytics and security firm Elliptic and bitcoin derivatives exchange Crypto Facilities have launched a settlement and clearing mechanism that separates bitcoin custody from all other exchange functions. »

Eric Noll

Convergex names Frederick Arnold as CFO

Thu, 09/07/2015 - 07:45

Convergex, an agency-focused brokerage and trading related services provider, has appointed Frederick Arnold as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). »

Paul Orwicz

Paul Orwicz joins Deimos Asset Management as MD and portfolio manager

Thu, 09/07/2015 - 07:43

Multi-strategy hedge fund manager Deimos Asset Management has appointed Paul Orwicz (pictured) has a Managing Director and Portfolio Manager.  »

Bill Stone

SS&C acquires Advent Software

Thu, 09/07/2015 - 07:30

SS&C Technologies Holdings has completed its acquisition of Advent Software, a provider of software and services for the global investment management industry. »

Scott Eaton

Market participants voice growing support for greater transparency in European fixed income

Thu, 09/07/2015 - 07:27

A total of 72 per cent of European capital market participants believe that there is not sufficient transparency in the European fixed income markets today. »

Cyril Delamare

New Mountain Vantage launches New Mountain Vantage UCITS Fund on MontLake UCITS Platform

Thu, 09/07/2015 - 07:25

New Mountain Vantage Advisors has launched its US equity long/short fund on the MontLake UCITS platform. MontLake provides investors with access to a range of liquid, transparent and regulated investment products domiciled in Dublin.  »

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ITG survey reveals concerns of hedge fund CFOs

Thu, 09/07/2015 - 07:22

Changing financial rules and regulations are the most pressing issue on the minds of almost half (47 per cent) of the Chief Financial Officers at US hedge funds, according to a poll by execution broker and research provider ITG. »

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