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BNY Mellon appointed trustee and principal paying agent for Commerzbank’s first European CLO

Thu, 30/04/2015 - 09:30

BNY Mellon has been appointed trustee and paying agent for Bosphorus CLO I Limited. It is Commerzbank’s first European CLO and is being managed by the bank’s Debt Fund Management division. »

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Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services launches PAC service

Thu, 30/04/2015 - 09:00

Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services has launched its Portfolio Analytics and Compliance (PAC) service, a guideline testing and portfolio metrics service for hedge fund managers, managed account platform sponsors. »


Opportunity and growth in venture capital healthcare

Wed, 29/04/2015 - 19:48

In the Bain & Co Global Healthcare Private Equity Report 2015, the prominence of early stage investments in the healthcare sector is a recurring theme, detailing how larger funds are continuing the trend of investing down market. Preqin’s Funds in Market online service tracks 99 early stage venture capital vehicles currently in market with a focus on the healthcare industry, either solely or as part of a wider industry focus; these funds are collectively targeting USD7 billion in commitments. »

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Poor performance of discretionary CTAs continues in Q1 2015

Wed, 29/04/2015 - 19:39

Following on from last week’s article, which identified groups that found success through the first three months of 2015, this extract from the Preqin Quarterly Update: Hedge Funds, Q1 2015 looks at which funds and strategies struggled to perform in Q1.  »

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GMEX IRS Constant Maturity Future backed by leading asset management firms

Wed, 29/04/2015 - 17:00

A number of leading European asset management firms have declared their intention to trade the Euro-denominated Interest Rate Swap Constant Maturity Futures (CMF) contracts on GMEX Exchange via their prime brokers.  »

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Hedge Connection selects five charities to benefit from asset allocation competition

Wed, 29/04/2015 - 13:00

Hedge Connection, the alternative investment platform connecting investment managers with asset allocators, has selected five charities to benefit from The Pitch, a “Shark Tank” style asset allocation competition.   »

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AA+ credit rating endorses Guernsey’s ‘mainstream position’

Wed, 29/04/2015 - 11:45

The international credit rating agency, Standard & Poor’s, has updated its rating of Guernsey following December’s GBP330 million bond issue for the inaugural States of Guernsey Bond.  »


Alter Domus expands depositary services to Malta

Wed, 29/04/2015 - 11:00

Alter Domus, a provider of fund and corporate services for alternative investment funds and multinational corporations, has been authorised by the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA) to act as a depositary.  »

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Custom House Fund Services opens Hong Kong Office

Wed, 29/04/2015 - 10:00

Custom House Fund Services has opened a new Hong Kong office, significantly expanding its presence in Asia-Pacific and offering for hedge and private equity funds operating within the region.  »

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Travers adds three more to growing team

Wed, 29/04/2015 - 09:00

The Cayman Islands and Hong Kong based boutique legal firm Travers Thorp Alberga has continued its recruitment drive with the addition of a new partner and two senior associates to the firm’s team. »

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