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Emilio Barberá joins Mirabaud Asset Management

Wed, 13/05/2015 - 21:00

Mirabaud Asset Management has appointed Emilio Barberá as Senior Portfolio Manager/Analyst for Spanish equities. »

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SEC makes Grim choice for Director of the Division of Investment Management

Wed, 13/05/2015 - 18:00

The Securities and Exchange Commission has appointed David Grim as Director of the Division of Investment Management. Grim has been the division’s acting director since February, following the departure of former director Norm Champ. »

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Convergence report focuses on business trends amongst alternative asset managers

Wed, 13/05/2015 - 15:00

A proliferation of new products and new distribution channels along with increased demands for transparency have significantly altered the demands on the infrastructure of alternative asset managers.  »

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Investor research: Have your say!

Wed, 13/05/2015 - 11:29

The current economic climate is arguably difficult to read but it does present investment opportunities. Identifying these and the systems to support them is becoming an increasing challenge. »

Weekly Brief: Macro funds resilient as short Bund stance pays off

Macro funds resilient as short Bund stance pays off

Wed, 13/05/2015 - 11:10

The equity and bond market selloff that took place recently took its toll on some hedge fund strategies. Due to their long fixed income stance established during 2014, CTAs sharply underperformed Macro managers during the market rout. Meanwhile, macro managers that had built up short positions on European rates in April proved overall resilient. Some macro managers were up 2 per cent last week while others, who were most exposed to European equities were down 1 per cent. In the CTA space, losses were broad based and reached high single digits in some cases. »

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Duet appoints Fugmann and Lees as co-CIOs of natural resources long/short equity fund

Wed, 13/05/2015 - 09:00

Duet Group, a USD5.5 billion global alternative asset manager, has appointed Ulrik Fugmann and Edward Lees has senior managing directors and Co-Chief Investment Officers of Duet Natural Resources.  »

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FolioMetrix and American Independence merge to form RiskX Investments

Wed, 13/05/2015 - 09:00

FolioMetrix is to merge with American Independence Financial Services, LLC (AIF) to create a new company, RiskX Investments, LLC, offering an array of risk-intelligent investment solutions.  »

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Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services calls for industry standards in reporting

Wed, 13/05/2015 - 06:00

Northern Trust Hedge Fund Services has called on the hedge fund industry to leverage technology and adopt clearer industry standards in data management to help close a gap in transparency expectations between fund managers and investors. »

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Tullett Prebon launches screen-based matching engine for alternative assets

Tue, 12/05/2015 - 19:00

Tullett Prebon Alternative Investments (TPAI) has developed and launched a screen-based matching engine called TP-AIME (Tullett Prebon Alternative Investments Matching Engine) to better facilitate transactions in alternative investments.  »

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Guernsey funds facilitate GBP25 billion of inward investment to the UK from global investors, says KPMG report

Tue, 12/05/2015 - 18:30

International Capital Flows, a report commissioned by the States of Guernsey and supported by Guernsey Finance, has analysed the economic benefits provided to the UK and Europe by the Guernsey funds market.  »

MediaWatch WA awards 2015

See interviews and presentation at the Wealth Adviser 2015 awards ceremony, held at Sketch, Mayfair on the 15th May .... »

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