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Steven Maijoor, ESMA

ESMA consults on consolidated tape for non-equity products

Mon, 03/10/2016 - 14:53

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has issued a consultation paper on its draft regulatory technical standards (RTS) regarding the creation of a consolidated tape for non-equity instruments which is required under the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II). »

Shaun Lascelles, Vinson & Elkins

Vinson & Elkins appoints Shaun Lascelles as partner

Mon, 03/10/2016 - 14:28

M&A, private equity and hedge fund lawyer Shaun Lascelles (pictured) has joined Vinson & Elkins as a partner, enhancing the firm's growing private equity practice group in London. »

Alex Matturri, S&P Dow Jones Indices

S&P Dow Jones Indices acquires Trucost

Mon, 03/10/2016 - 14:21

S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI) has acquired a controlling stake in Trucost, a provider of carbon and environmental data and risk analysis, through its subsidiary S&P Global Indices UK. »

Jeffrey Rosenthal, Anchin, Block & Anchin

Anchin, Block & Anchin LLP - Best North American Accounting Firm

Mon, 03/10/2016 - 13:59

Six time Best Global Accounting Firm, Anchin, Block & Anchin LLP is also being honoured with this year's Best North American Accounting Firm. With a staff of more than 350 and numerous specialised industry and service teams, Anchin is a full-service accounting, tax and advisory firm that provides investment companies, privately-held businesses, and high net worth individuals/family offices with a wide range of traditional and non-traditional services.  »

David Young, Gemini

Gemini Alternative Funds - Best Managed Accounts Platform

Mon, 03/10/2016 - 13:53

Gemini Alternative Funds, LLC (Gemini Alt) operates an open architecture environment that facilitates the creation of dedicated managed accounts (DMA) for large institutions. The infrastructure is supported by Gemini Alt's parent company, NorthStar Financial Services Group LLC (NorthStar), which has more than USD455 billion in AUM (as of 8/31/16). »

Ross Ellis, SEI

SEI - Best Liquid Alternatives Fund Administrator & Managed Account Platform Technology Firm

Mon, 03/10/2016 - 13:44

In a new thought-provoking white paper entitled The upside of disruption – why the future of asset management depends on innovation, SEI picks out five important trends that are re-shaping the way we live our lives, both socially and professionally. SEI refers to these five trends as: Watsonisation; Googlisation; Amazonisation; Twitterisation, and Uberisation.  »

Brian Desmond, IKONIC

IKONIC Fund Services - Best Offshore Hedge Fund Administrator

Mon, 03/10/2016 - 13:23

IKONIC Fund Services (IKONIC) was incorporated in 2007 as a Bermuda exempted company and is a licensed Fund Administrator under the Bermuda Monetary Authority Investment Fund Act 2006.  »

Scott Sherman, Imagine Software

Imagine Software - Best Risk Management Software Provider

Mon, 03/10/2016 - 13:15

New York-headquartered Imagine Software celebrated its 23rd birthday this July. Still privately owned and run by Scott Sherman, Steven Harrison, Dr Lance Smith and David Miller, Imagine has long been viewed as one of the financial industry's leading provider of real-time portfolio, risk management and regulatory systems.  »

Bennett Egeth, Broadridge

Broadridge Investment Management Solutions - Best North American Data Visualisation Software Provider

Mon, 03/10/2016 - 13:06

A decade ago, there was nothing wrong with having eight or 10 vendors in place to run a hedge fund operation. But times have changed, as has technology. So much so, that established managers are increasingly looking to reduce overhead costs and complexity by consolidating the number of their critical systems into single or integrated solutions, often delivered on a hosted basis.  »

James Williams, Hedgeweek

Wedbush Securities - Best North American Hedge Fund Research Provider

Mon, 03/10/2016 - 12:58

Wedbush Securities was founded in 1955 and is one of the largest providers of small and midcap equity research in the US.  »

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