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SunGard launches industry utility for derivatives clearing processing

Tue, 10/03/2015 - 10:00

SunGard is launching a new industry utility for post-trade futures and cleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives operations to help global capital markets firms adapt to new market challenges and post-financial crisis cost pressures.  »

George Kaye, Derivitec

The impact of the cloud on the hedge fund industry

Tue, 10/03/2015 - 09:57

With cloud-based processing and data storage being embraced by hedge funds and fast becoming the norm, there are enormous opportunites to be harnessed. Derivitec has turned to Microsoft’s hybrid offering – Windows Server 2012 & Windows Azure. Here, Derivitec’s George Kaye (pictured) and Microsoft’s Rob Fraser weigh up the benefits and explore the ramifications of implementing such a system… »

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IFIA welcomes first funds under new ICAV Act

Tue, 10/03/2015 - 09:00

The Irish Funds Industry Association (IFIA) has welcomed the enactment of the Irish Collective Asset-management Vehicle (ICAV) Bill, signed into Irish law by the Irish president late last week.  »

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ArthVeda’s Alpha India L50 ranked top HF strategy by Preqin

Tue, 10/03/2015 - 06:00

Smart Alpha-based Alpha India L50, the flagship strategy of Mumbai-based ArthVeda fund management is ranked as the No1 strategy out of 11,200 hedge funds across the globe, in Preqin’s Annual Global Hedge Fund Report 2015. »

Mike Asher, Fleischmann & Associates

How hedge funds need to address cybersecurity threats

Mon, 09/03/2015 - 22:26

The threat of cyberattacks is growing within the hedge fund community, requiring managers to put in place policies and procedures that address the cybersecurity risks unique to their firm. This goes beyond merely acquiring technology and hoping for the best.   »

Weekly Brief: CTAs see renewed interest from investors

Weekly Brief: CTAs see renewed interest from investors

Mon, 09/03/2015 - 22:09

As of early March, the buoyant performance of hedge funds continues unabated. The Lyxor Hedge Fund index is up 2.4% year to date, and several patterns observed over recent weeks have proved persistent. »

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Muzinich & Co strengthens European sales team

Mon, 09/03/2015 - 21:00

Muzinich & Co, an institutional asset management firm specialising in corporate credit, has appointed Rafael Ximenez de Embun and Jesus Belascoain as it continues to strengthen its team in Madrid.  »

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CME Group appoints Christopher Fix as Head of Asia Pacific

Mon, 09/03/2015 - 20:00

CME Group has named Christopher Fix as Managing Director and Head of Asia Pacific.   »

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Cayman voted best hedge fund services jurisdiction by Hedgeweek

Mon, 09/03/2015 - 19:00

The Cayman Islands has been named as the best hedge fund services jurisdiction at the 2015 Hedgeweek Global Awards in London.  »

Joe Truelove, Carey Group

Offshore stock exchanges – why and how?

Mon, 09/03/2015 - 13:18

Joe Truelove (pictured), Head of Fund Services at Carey Group explores the uses of offshore stock exchanges, such as the Channel Islands Securities Exchange… »

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