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Cayman Islands confident of securing AIFMD passport, says AIMA

Cayman Islands confident of securing AIFMD passport, says AIMA

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 14:21

The Cayman Islands is confident that the pan-European marketing ‘passport’ will be extended to alternative investment funds (AIFs) set up in the jurisdiction, according to the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA). »

Euro money funds record 21 per cent drop in AUM as negative yields take their toll, says Moody’s

Euro money funds record 21 per cent drop in AUM as negative yields take their toll, says Moody’s

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 14:03

Euro money market funds' (MMFs) assets under management (AUM) hit their lowest level in twelve months in the second quarter of 2015 and registered a drop of 21 per cent to EUR54 billion.  »

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Does size really matter?

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 13:19

With most investors believing that small-sized and mid-market buyout funds currently present the best opportunities in private equity, this article from Preqin Private Equity Spotlight, August 2015, examines whether the size of a buyout fund has any significant impact on returns. »

BofAML Fund Manager Survey finds weakening outlook for global economy

BofAML Fund Manager Survey finds weakening outlook for global economy

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 07:43

Global investors have shifted their attention from Greece to China amid continued concern of a Chinese recession, according to the BofA Merrill Lynch Fund Manager Survey for August.  »

CBOE launches hedge fund benchmarks with Eurekahedge

CBOE launches hedge fund benchmarks with Eurekahedge

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 07:38

Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) has launched four new benchmark indexes in collaboration with Eurekahedge. Values for the new indexes will be available on CBOE's and Eurekahedge's websites beginning August 18. »

SS&C acquires Citi’s alternative investor services business

SS&C acquires Citi’s alternative investor services business

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 07:33

SS&C Technologies Holdings has acquired Citigroup's Alternative Investor Services business, which includes Hedge Fund Services and Private Equity Fund Services, for USD425 million, subject to certain adjustments. »

Giles Travers, SEI

SEI’s evolve to adapt paper highlights nine key operational issues facing managers

Tue, 18/08/2015 - 20:09

The business of asset management has grown exponentially more complex over the last decade. As system technology and data management improves, managers are devising ever-new investment strategies to find that elusive source of alpha.  »

Nuveen Investments hires multi-asset class solutions expert Derek Sasveld

Nuveen Investments hires multi-asset class solutions expert Derek Sasveld

Tue, 18/08/2015 - 14:33

Nuveen Investments has hired Derek Sasveld as Managing Director, Head of Multi-Asset Class Solutions. »

‘Convertibles’ lead a buoyant half-year for the CISE

‘Convertibles’ lead a buoyant half-year for the CISE

Tue, 18/08/2015 - 14:04

Convertible bonds were prominent among the 203 newly listed securities on the Channel Islands Securities Exchange (CISE) during the first half of 2015. »

TNS opens up Japanese market to global trading

TNS opens up Japanese market to global trading

Tue, 18/08/2015 - 14:01

Transaction Network Services (TNS) has established a new connection into the co-location service of JPX, Japan’s main bourse. »

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