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What differentiates asset managers today in the eyes of investors?

Thu, 23/02/2017 - 09:18

That’s one of the topics up for discussion at the Shaping Smarter Performance breakfast-briefing panel discussion on 9 March at The Reform Club, London, hosted by FIS and GFM (Hedgeweek, PrivateEquityWire & InstitutionalAssetManager). »

Greg Uythoven, RiverNorth

RiverNorth appoints institutional portfolio specialist

Thu, 23/02/2017 - 08:45

RiverNorth Capital Management, a boutique investment management firm specialising in opportunistic strategies, has appointed Greg Uythoven as an institutional portfolio specialist. »

Salvatore Bruno, IndexIQ

IndexIQ hedge fund indices continue positive trend in January

Thu, 23/02/2017 - 08:42

Five of the six IndexIQ Hedge Indices were positive in January, with the IQ Hedge Event Drive Index up 1.7 per cent and the IQ Hedge Long/Short Index up 1.17 per cent.   »

Andrew Moylan, Preqin

Investors diversify alternative assets exposure

Thu, 23/02/2017 - 08:40

Institutional investors are looking for exposure to an ever-widening range of alternative asset classes, with half now holding allocations to three or more, according to Preqin’s H1 2017 Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets. »

Jason Rand, Mirabaud Securities

Mirabaud develops MiFID II-proof electronic trading and outsourced dealing

Wed, 22/02/2017 - 10:04

Mirabaud Securities has enhanced its execution offering by launching a new electronic trading platform designed to provide efficient solutions compatible with advent of the new requirements imposed by MiFID II. »

Bill Stone, SS&C Technologies

Hedge fund investor confidence remains strong, says SS&C

Wed, 22/02/2017 - 09:59

The SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator for February 2017 measured 3.25 per cent, up from 2.60 per cent in January. »

Global Alliance Wealth Management extends alternative solutions platform

Global Alliance Wealth Management extends alternative solutions platform

Wed, 22/02/2017 - 08:58

Global Alliance Wealth Management, an alternative investment management firm with offices in New York and Hong Kong, has extended its Alternative Solutions Platform, soon to become available for accredited investors and private clients. »

Valerie Bogard, TABB

Alpha capture to gain momentum, says TABB Group

Wed, 22/02/2017 - 08:46

As alpha capture has become an accepted and essential practice at top tier European banks, it is also evolving in how it operates within the larger compliance and surveillance framework. »

Robert Baguenault de Viéville, KeyQuant

KeyQuant secures USD100m from TRS of the State of Illinois

Wed, 22/02/2017 - 08:36

KeyQuant, a Paris-based systematic asset management company, has secured a USD100 million allocation from the Teachers’ Retirement System (TRS) of the State of Illinois. »

Joe Cappitelli, Dow Jones

Dow Jones launches multicast news feed via Equinix New York data centre

Wed, 22/02/2017 - 08:31

Dow Jones has launched a multicast news product, delivered in a faster, lighter format throughout the New York trading community in Equinix, a data centre and interconnection company for the global financial markets. »

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