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CTA performance solid following UK referendum result

CTA performance solid following UK referendum result

Wed, 29/06/2016 - 16:33

CTA managers posted positive performance in the two full days of trading after the referendum results – Friday 24 June and Monday 27 June – according to Societe Generale Prime Services’ CTA Indices. »

Global hedge fund assets back over USD3tn in May but Brexit turmoil could see fall

Global hedge fund assets back over USD3tn in May but Brexit turmoil could see fall

Wed, 29/06/2016 - 16:29

Hedge fund industry assets climbed above USD3 trillion for the first time this year in May as investors continued allocating to hedge funds, according to eVestment’s May 2016 Hedge Fund Asset Flows Report.  »

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GAM buys Cantab Capital partners for USD217m

Wed, 29/06/2016 - 11:55

GAM has bought USD4 billion Cantab Capital Partners for a USD217 million upfront cash payment. GAM is also to launch the GAM Systematic investment platform, focused on quantitative investing across long only and alternative strategies.   »

UK hedge fund manager and CIO settle with SEC over misleading disclosures concerning trade allocations

UK hedge fund manager and CIO settle with SEC over misleading disclosures concerning trade allocations

Wed, 29/06/2016 - 09:34

A UK-based investment adviser and its Chief Investment Officer (CIO) have agreed to pay more than USD2.5 million to settle charges that they breached their fiduciary duties by operating two private funds in a manner inconsistent with their prior disclosures about the nature and extent to which they allocated IPOs and other securities offerings between the funds. »

Value Line Funds completes acquisition of Alpha Defensive Alternatives Fund

Value Line Funds completes acquisition of Alpha Defensive Alternatives Fund

Wed, 29/06/2016 - 09:32

Value Line Funds, a mutual fund company comprised of equity, fixed income and hybrid funds with assets exceeding USD2 billion, has completed the acquisition of the Alpha Defensive Alternatives Fund.  »

CFTC charges former CBOE member Alvin Guy Wilkinson with fraud

CFTC charges former CBOE member Alvin Guy Wilkinson with fraud

Wed, 29/06/2016 - 09:27

The US CFTC has charged former CBOE member Alvin Guy Wilkinson and his limited partnerships Chicago Index Partners (CIP) and Wilkinson Financial Opportunity Fund (WFOF) with fraud and acting as unregistered Commodity Pool Operators. »

Third Point Re completes long term investment management agreements with Third Point

Third Point Re completes long term investment management agreements with Third Point

Wed, 29/06/2016 - 09:15

Third Point Reinsurance has entered into new long term investment management agreements with Third Point (Third Point). »

RIMES and leading industry figures call on buy-side compliance teams to prepare for major regulatory change

RIMES and leading industry figures call on buy-side compliance teams to prepare for major regulatory change

Tue, 28/06/2016 - 16:42

RIMES, together with the European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA) and the Financial Markets Law Committee (FMLC), has cautioned compliance teams against overlooking important regulatory challenges during its first Regulatory Seminar. »

 FactSet Q3 results show EPS growth of 12 per cent

FactSet Q3 results show EPS growth of 12 per cent

Tue, 28/06/2016 - 16:41

FactSet Research Systems, a leading provider of integrated financial information and analytical applications, has announced its results for the third quarter of fiscal 2016. »

Gen II Fund Services joins DTCC's Alternative Investment Product Services

Gen II Fund Services joins DTCC's Alternative Investment Product Services

Tue, 28/06/2016 - 10:06

Gen II Fund Services, an independent private equity fund administrator, has joined The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) Alternative Investment Product (AIP) Services. »

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