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Old Mutual Global Investors to launch UK mid and small cap liquid alternatives fund

Old Mutual Global Investors to launch UK mid and small cap liquid alternatives fund

Thu, 14/04/2016 - 16:34

Old Mutual Global Investors (OMGI) is to launch the Old Mutual UK Specialist Equity Fund, a uk mid and small cap liquid alternatives fund domiciled in Ireland, on 28 April 2016.   »

Private equity and hedge fund firms continue to dominate financial services London office take-up

Private equity and hedge fund firms continue to dominate financial services London office take-up

Thu, 14/04/2016 - 16:29

Hedge fund and private equity firms are dominating office leasing in core areas of London among the financial services sector (excluding banks), with latest figures revealing strong demand, according to research out from Cushman & Wakefield. »

ESMA launches EU-wide stress tests for CCPs

ESMA launches EU-wide stress tests for CCPs

Thu, 14/04/2016 - 16:18

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) is to publish its first EU-wide stress test exercise regarding Central Counterparties (CCPs) on 29 April 2016.  »

SGSS mandated by Linear Investment for global broker-dealer services

SGSS mandated by Linear Investment for global broker-dealer services

Thu, 14/04/2016 - 16:15

Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) in the UK has been mandated by Linear Investment Limited (Linear), a full-service mini-prime broker servicing international asset managers and hedge funds, to provide its Global Broker-Dealer Services (GBDS) outsourcing solution. »

Regulation

Seventh heaven - KNEIP's Mario Mantrisi highlights seven good reasons for fund managers to consider a PRIIPs implementation strategy…

Thu, 14/04/2016 - 15:27

On 31 December, 2016 the Financial Industry will go live with PRIIPs regulation. The regulation will introduce the Key Investor Document (KID), a maximum three-page document, written in plain language that must be shared with all retail investors before they enter into a contractual agreement on any Packaged Financial and Insurance based product. »

Multi-manager, multi-strategy alternative UCITS launch from Aurum

Thu, 14/04/2016 - 12:42

Aurum Fund Management has launched the Aurum Dynamic Strategies Fund, a multi-manager, multi-strategy, alternative UCITS fund.  »

 CBOE to start overnight dissemination of CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) on 15  April

CBOE to start overnight dissemination of CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) on 15 April

Thu, 14/04/2016 - 09:57

The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) plans to start overnight dissemination of the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX Index) on 15 April.  »

CME Group to close New York trading floor at year-end

CME Group to close New York trading floor at year-end

Thu, 14/04/2016 - 09:30

As declining open outcry options volume on CME Group's New York trading floor now represents just 0.3 per cent of the company's overall energy and metals trading volumes, CME Group will close its New York trading floor at year-end, subject to CFTC review.   »

DTCC elects three new members to board of directors

DTCC elects three new members to board of directors

Thu, 14/04/2016 - 09:21

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), the premier post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry, has elected three new members to its Board of Directors. »

Atalaya Capital closes sixth Special Opportunities Fund at hard cap of USD800m

Atalaya Capital closes sixth Special Opportunities Fund at hard cap of USD800m

Thu, 14/04/2016 - 09:19

Atalaya Capital Management, a private credit asset manager, has closed its sixth Special Opportunities Fund (Fund VI) at its USD800 million hard cap, exceeding its USD750 million target.  »

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