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Infrastructure asset valuations: An ongoing concern

Thu, 20/08/2015 - 14:00

With concerns regarding infrastructure asset pricing ranking highest among institutional investors surveyed by Preqin, this extract from Preqin Infrastructure Spotlight – August 2015 examines the rise in average infrastructure deal sizes by geography, industry and project stage. »

Pavle Sabic

Activist activity drives hedge fund buying spree in healthcare, says S&P Capital IQ

Thu, 20/08/2015 - 09:44

Hedge funds moved into health care stocks and shifted out of info tech stocks in Q2, according to S&P Capital IQ’s latest quarterly hedge fund tracker.  »

Liquidnet launches global suite of Next Gen Algos

Liquidnet launches global suite of Next Gen Algos

Thu, 20/08/2015 - 07:39

Liquidnet has launched its Next Gen Algo suite, designed to enhance the trading performance of its asset manager Member community around the world with precision tools built to address the complexities of institutional trading. »

RJ O'Brien live on LME

RJ O'Brien live on LME

Thu, 20/08/2015 - 07:37

Chicago-based futures brokerage and clearing firm RJ O'Brien & Associates’ (RJO) London affiliate RJ O'Brien Limited is now live on the London Metal Exchange (LME) following its July 23 approval as a Category 2 clearing member. »

Nasdaq and Visible Alpha partner to provide IR Insight forecast data

Nasdaq and Visible Alpha partner to provide IR Insight forecast data

Thu, 20/08/2015 - 07:32

The Corporate Solutions business of Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) and Visible Alpha are teaming up to provide detailed analyst forecast data and models on the Nasdaq IR Insight platform.  »

Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index up 0.87 per cent in July

Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index up 0.87 per cent in July

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 15:15

The Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index up 0.87 per in July with eight of the ten sub-strategies recording positive performance for the month. »

CFTC issues Order of Exemption from Registration as a Derivatives Clearing Organisation to ASX

CFTC issues Order of Exemption from Registration as a Derivatives Clearing Organisation to ASX

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 15:13

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (Commission) has issued an order of exemption from registration as a derivatives clearing organisation (DCO) to ASX Clear (Futures) Pty Limited (ASX).  »

Real estate finance

Raising real estate capital in Boston

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 15:04

Preqin’s Real Estate Online provides comprehensive profiles for the 49 institutional investors based in Boston that actively invest in the real estate asset class, collectively representing over USD1.1 trillion in assets under management. The largest proportion of institutional investors are foundations, representing a quarter of investors located in the city. Boston has a strong private wealth industry; a fifth of real estate investors based in Boston are wealth managers and a further 14 per cent are family offices. »

Peter Zuleba

Peter Zuleba appointed President of Glenmede Investment Management

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 14:55

Glenmede, a privately-held and independently owned investment and wealth management firm, has appointed Peter J Zuleba (pictured), III, CFA, as President of the company's institutional strategies business, Glenmede Investment Management LP (GIM). »

GMEX Group subsidiary GDI announces Index Oversight Committee

GMEX Group subsidiary GDI announces Index Oversight Committee

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 14:51

The Board of Global Derivatives Indices Limited (GDI), the index and product development arm of GMEX Group, has established an Index Oversight Committee in order to oversee the compilation methodology and production of indices published by GDI. »

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