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ESMA advice positive on Guernsey AIFMD passport extension

ESMA advice positive on Guernsey AIFMD passport extension

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 07:20

A recommendation by the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) to grant Guernsey a ‘third country’ passport under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) has been welcomed by Guernsey’s funds sector. »

EBS BrokerTec introduces combined Executive Management Team 

EBS BrokerTec introduces combined Executive Management Team 

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 07:18

EBS BrokerTec, ICAP's electronic foreign exchange (FX) and fixed income business, has formed an EBS BrokerTec Executive Management Team.  »

 Thomas Miller Investment launches two new bond funds

Thomas Miller Investment launches two new bond funds

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 14:27

Thomas Miller Investment (TMI), a member of the 129 year old Thomas Miller Group of companies, has launched two new Dublin-domiciled, UCITS compliant bond funds. »

Lyxor launches credit specialist Chenavari on alternative UCITS platform

Lyxor launches credit specialist Chenavari on alternative UCITS platform

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 14:07

Lyxor Asset Management has partnered with Chenavari Investment Managers to launch the Lyxor/Chenavari Credit Fund, a new European focused long/short credit strategy on Lyxor’’s alternative UCITS platform. »

ESMA advises on extension of AIFMD passport to non-EU jurisdictions

ESMA advises on extension of AIFMD passport to non-EU jurisdictions

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 14:05

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has published its Advice in relation to the application of the AIFMD (Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive) passport to non-EU Alternative Investment Fund Managers (AIFMs) and Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs) and its Opinion on the functioning of the passport for EU AIFMs and the national private placement regimes (NPPRs).  »

ESMA recommends granting Jersey funds and managers an AIFMD passport

ESMA recommends granting Jersey funds and managers an AIFMD passport

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 14:01

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has made a recommendation to the European Parliament, Council and Commission, that Jersey should be amongst those ‘third countries’ granted an AIFMD passport.   »

Investors recognise advanced beta equity investing as a promising avenue, says new survey

Investors recognise advanced beta equity investing as a promising avenue, says new survey

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 13:59

In a new study produced as part of the Société Générale Prime Services (Newedge) research chair on “Advanced Modelling for Alternative Investments”, EDHEC-Risk Institute attempts to give an overall view on alternative equity beta strategies, to determine the areas of usage and to analyse the alternative equity beta practices and perceptions of investment professionals.  »

One in four fund managers expect competition from new entrants in next five years

One in four fund managers expect competition from new entrants in next five years

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 13:55

One in four (25 per cent) senior asset management executives believe it’s “highly likely” they will face direct competition from a non-traditional new entrant such as a technology or non-financial services company within the next five years. »

DTCC urges legislation to help deliver G20 goals

DTCC urges legislation to help deliver G20 goals

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 13:52

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has urged legislative and industry action to address three key obstacles that are hindering achievement of the G20 transparency goals set forth by policymakers in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis.  »

CBOE and SGX to launch CBOE Options Institute at SGX

CBOE and SGX to launch CBOE Options Institute at SGX

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 13:49

The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) is collaborating with the Singapore Exchange (SGX) to launch the first international extension of the world-renowned CBOE Options Institute. The "CBOE Options Institute at SGX" is expected to launch in the fourth quarter of 2015. »

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