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Rainier Investment Management joins Aliier Passport Platform

Aliier, a global TAMP working with equity managers, fixed income managers, alternatives and hedge funds, has signed Seattle-based Rainier Investment Management as a sub-advisor to the Aliier Passport platform. »


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Hedge funds weather October volatility… Asian macro funds outperform US peers…

October wasn’t that bad a month for hedge funds after all, says a new prime brokerage report from Morgan Stanley. »


Emerging market

Blackstone and NWI Management develop new platform to invest in emerging markets

Blackstone Alternative Asset Management (BAAM), Blackstone’s hedge fund solutions business, and NWI Management (NWI), a global macro hedge fund, have launched Blackstone NWI Asset Management. »


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SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index down 0.81 per cent in October

The gross return of the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index for October 2014 was -0.81 per cent, while hedge fund flows as measured by the SS&C GlobeOp Capital Movement Index advanced 0.74 per cent in November. »


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Skënderbeg makes two new hires

Skënderbeg Alternative Investments, the investment adviser for fund of hedge funds the Skënderbeg Fund, has made two new hires. »


Green world

Greensolver launches asset management performance benchmarking index for UK & Irish renewables

Greensolver, the independent wind and solar farm asset manager, has launched Greensolver Index, its asset management performance benchmarking tool for the UK and Irish wind and solar energy markets.   »


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Conifer Financial Services celebrates 25 years in the industry

The Conifer Group, which merged with Vastardis Capital to form Conifer Financial Services – an asset services firm offering front to back capabilities across all asset classes to pensions, endowments, family offices, hedge funds, private equity and venture capital managers, RIAs and traditional asset managers – is celebrating 25 years in the industry. »


Singapore

Deutsche Börse to be exclusive global licensor of Cleartrade Exchange’s market data products

Deutsche Börse Market Data + Services will now disseminate and be the exclusive licensor of real-time market data for key commodity derivatives products traded on Cleartrade Exchange. »


Gavel

FCA fines five banks GBP1.1 billion for FX failings

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has imposed fines totalling GBP1.1 billion (USD1.7 billion) on five banks for failing to control business practices in their G10 spot foreign exchange (FX) trading operations. »


Results

FinServ Consulting releases hedge fund CFO roundtable findings

FinServ Consulting has released the findings of the firm’s semi-annual Hedge Fund CFO Roundtable, which was held in October and focused on the outsourcing of regulatory reporting and the impact of Basel III. »


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