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Weather risk accounts for USD56bn in untapped wind asset values worldwide, says GCube

Weather risk accounts for USD56bn in untapped wind asset values worldwide, says GCube

Tue, 31/01/2017 - 10:55

Failure to efficiently transfer weather risk has left wind energy stakeholders across the globe with untapped asset values totalling an estimated USD56 billion, according to renewable energy underwriter GCube Underwriting Ltd. »

Brian Collings, Torstone Technology

Torstone partners with Unavista to provide MiFIR reporting solution

Tue, 31/01/2017 - 10:50

Torstone Technology, a provider of securities and derivatives processing software to the global financial markets, is to connect to London Stock Exchange Group’s UnaVista Approved Reporting Mechanism (ARM). »

Philippe Ferreira, Lyxor

Pharma M&A to boost event driven hedge fund returns, says Lyxor

Tue, 31/01/2017 - 09:48

The Lyxor hedge fund index was up 0.5 per cent last week, with CTAs and global macro managers outperforming, according to Lyxor’s latest weekly brief. »

Ittai Korin, PortfolioScience

PortfolioScience launches Factor Index Construction Toolset

Tue, 31/01/2017 - 09:34

PortfolioScience, a provider of on-demand risk management systems, has launched a Factor Index Construction Toolset via the company's RiskAPI Enterprise platform, which allows users to dynamically construct factor indices based on dozens of fundamental, technical and statistical metrics. »

Lightspeed Institutional launches prime brokerage division

Lightspeed Institutional launches prime brokerage division

Mon, 30/01/2017 - 14:36

Lightspeed Institutional, a division of Lightspeed Trading, is broadening its offering to institutional traders by launching a new prime brokerage division. »

Ciara Houlihan, HSBC Institutional Trust Services

Irish UCITS fund approved to invest via Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect

Mon, 30/01/2017 - 14:25

Value Partners Ireland Fund Plc, an Irish UCITS umbrella serviced by HSBC, has been approved to commence investing in China via the Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect. »

AGF launches quantitative investing and ETF platform

AGF launches quantitative investing and ETF platform

Mon, 30/01/2017 - 14:21

AGF Investments has launched AGFiQ Asset Management (AGFiQ), a quantitative investment platform powered by a multi-disciplined team that combines investment professionals across AGF and its affiliates from Highstreet Asset Management and FFCM. »

RJ O'Brien names MD of London affiliate

RJ O'Brien names MD of London affiliate

Mon, 30/01/2017 - 13:03

Chicago-based RJ O'Brien & Associates (RJO) has promoted Thomas Texier to the new role of managing director of its London-based affiliate, RJ O'Brien Limited (RJO Limited).  »

Steffen Köhler, EEX

EEX opens 15th global office in Madrid

Mon, 30/01/2017 - 10:44

The European Energy Exchange (EEX) is offering an improved service to its Iberian members with the opening of a new office in Madrid. »

Revel Wood, FundRock

FundRock opens Dublin office to serve growing Irish funds base

Mon, 30/01/2017 - 09:29

Fund management company and alternative investment fund manager (AIFM) FundRock Management Company has opened an office in Dublin, which will be headed up by Ross Thomson. »

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