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Iain Chidgey, Delphix

Anti-money laundering regulation top compliance concern for banking execs

Tue, 11/10/2016 - 12:13

The Anti-Money Laundering Directive (AML), the EU-US Privacy Shield and the Market Abuse Directive (MAD) and Regulation (MAR) are the three biggest regulatory pressures across EMEA, according to research by data virtualisation specialist Delphix. »

Peter DeCaprio, Crow Point Partners

Crow Point Partners implements LiquidityBook POEMS

Tue, 11/10/2016 - 12:11

Crow Point Partners, a USD2.5 billion global alternative asset manager, has completed the rollout of LiquidityBook’s SaaS-based LBX Buyside POEMS (portfolio, order and execution management system) across its front, middle and back office operations. »

Alexandra Jung, Oak Hill Advisors

100WHF raises more than GBP500,000 for SkillForce

Tue, 11/10/2016 - 12:06

100 Women in Hedge Funds’ (100WHF) annual London Gala raised more than GBP500,000 in support of SkillForce, a charity that seeks to transform the lives of young people through motivational mentoring and education programmes delivered mostly by ex-services personnel. »

Hedge funds up 0.5 per cent in September

Hedge funds up 0.5 per cent in September

Tue, 11/10/2016 - 12:00

Hedge funds were up 0.5 per cent during September, outperforming underlying markets as represented by the MSCI AC World Index (Local) which gained 0.19 per cent over the same period. »

Seonaid Mackenzie, Sturgeon Ventures

Flexible working needed to get more women in financial services, says Sturgeon Ventures

Tue, 11/10/2016 - 10:30

The introduction of compulsory flexible working hours would open the floodgates to more women working in the UK financial services industry, according to Sturgeon Ventures, a regulatory incubator firm. »

River Road Asset Management hires portfolio manager

River Road Asset Management hires portfolio manager

Tue, 11/10/2016 - 09:48

River Road Asset Management has appointed William W Yang as portfolio manager with responsibility for managing the firm’s new International Value Equity Strategy. »

Tina Hasenpusch, CME Clearing Europe

Electronic collateral and secured deposit marketplace Elixium goes live

Tue, 11/10/2016 - 09:46

Elixium, a regulated multilateral trading facility (MTF) for collateral and secured deposits, has executed its first collateral financing transaction between buy-side collateral and liquidity providers.  »

William Capuzzi, Apex Clearing

Apex Clearing launches prime brokerage platform for small and mid-sized hedge funds

Tue, 11/10/2016 - 09:36

Apex Clearing, an independent, full-service clearing firm, has launched its Apex Prime brokerage offering for hedge funds with up to USD200 million in assets under management. »

Christopher Burke, Brickendon

Brickendon merges with software consultancy Spaarks

Mon, 10/10/2016 - 14:00

Management and technology consultancy Brickendon has merged with Spaarks, a software consultancy specialising in rapid technology-led business solutions. »

CTAs finish negative Q3 with muted performance in September

CTAs finish negative Q3 with muted performance in September

Mon, 10/10/2016 - 13:57

September continued to be a difficult month for CTA strategies, with the flagship SG CTA Index entering negative territory for the first full quarter since Q2 2015. »

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