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Ron Jordan, DTCC

DTCC’s GMEI utility awarded GLEIF accreditation

Tue, 21/03/2017 - 09:00

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation’s (DTCC) subsidiary operating the Global Markets Entity Identifier utility (GMEI utility) has received official accreditation from the Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF). »

Jean Baptiste Berthon, Lyxor

Hedge funds down slightly in second week of March, says Lyxor

Tue, 21/03/2017 - 08:53

The Lyxor Hedge Fund index was marginally down this week with weaker oil and dollar contributing to the underperformance of macro funds, according to Lyxor’s latest Hedge Fund Weekly Brief. »

Chris Golio, Crestline

Crestline adds MD in business development and client partnerships group

Mon, 20/03/2017 - 14:28

Institutional alternative asset manager Crestline Investors has appointed Chris Golio as a managing director in the firm’s business development and client partnership group based in New York. »

Antony Dunkels, Bell Pottinger

Bell Pottinger and Michelmores launch crisis management service

Mon, 20/03/2017 - 14:01

Law firm Michelmores and communications agency Bell Pottinger have combined to provide a new crisis management service to help mitigate reputation risk for the alternative investment and finance market. »

Serge Ledermann joins board of Quaero Capital

Serge Ledermann joins board of Quaero Capital

Mon, 20/03/2017 - 10:27

Geneva-based asset management company Quaero Capital has appointed Serge Ledermann as a member of its board of directors. »

Chris Turnbull, ERIC

ERIC redesigns platform and launches research management dashboard

Mon, 20/03/2017 - 10:12

ERIC (Electronic Research Interchange), a marketplace for institutional investment research, has released the latest iteration of its platform and launched a research management dashboard which enables asset managers to better identify the worth of the research consumed within their organisation. »

ServiceMatrix.net trading survey goes live

ServiceMatrix.net trading survey goes live

Mon, 20/03/2017 - 09:20

ServiceMatrix.net, a vendor management hub for institutional investors, asset managers and others, has taken its Pre-trade/Trading Survey live. »

Alap Shah. Sentieo

Consumer-grade apps don’t work for equity analysts

Mon, 20/03/2017 - 09:13

By Alap Shah, Co-Founder and CEO of Sentieo – Investment analysts, by and large, are a pretty smart group. If they can find a better way to do their job, they will. So it’s no surprise that an industry that relies so heavily on information has adopted a number of consumer-grade apps to enhance their workflow. And while better than nothing, this practice can create more problems than it tries to solve. »

Kenneth J Heinz, HFR

Hedge funds lower fees as Fed raises rates

Mon, 20/03/2017 - 08:39

Hedge fund liquidations increased in the fourth quarter even as the industry surpassed the USD3 trillion milestone, bringing the number of closed funds for 2016 to the highest level since 2008. »

Chris Andrew, JP Morgan

JP Morgan starts trading in SLS

Fri, 17/03/2017 - 10:16

JP Morgan now has access to the largest pool of buy-side block liquidity in Europe via SIX Swiss Exchange Liquidnet Service (SLS), a long-standing partnership of SIX Swiss Exchange with Liquidnet. »

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