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Clint Carlson appointed to board of HFSB

Clint Carlson appointed to board of HFSB

Tue, 24/05/2016 - 16:07

The Hedge Fund Standards Board (HFSB) has appointed Clint Carlson (pictured), Founder of Carlson Capital, an USD8 billion alternative asset management firm based in Texas, to its Board.  »

Gavin White, Invast

Prime Services Q&A with Gavin White, Invast CEO

Tue, 24/05/2016 - 11:50

HW: What are the core services that Invast offers to financial clients?  GW: Invast is a global, multi-asset Prime Services provider. We provide credit intermediation, access to liquidity (both OTC and exchange), sophisticated trading platforms/ API connectivity options, administrative/back office tools and services, and an experienced Prime Services team to support clients globally. We complement these services with high quality global equity, FX and commodity research. »

Aqueduct Capital names Dr Pawan Chaturvedi as Head of Investments

Aqueduct Capital names Dr Pawan Chaturvedi as Head of Investments

Tue, 24/05/2016 - 09:34

Investment advisory and placement firm for hedge and private equity funds Aqueduct Capital Group, has appointed Dr Pawan Chaturvedi as head of investments. »

LatAM and Russia hedge funds lead HFRI gains

LatAM and Russia hedge funds lead HFRI gains

Tue, 24/05/2016 - 09:20

Hedge funds investing in Russian and Latin American Emerging Markets (EM) have posted strong gains through early 2016, leading performance through April, as global and EM equity, commodity and currency markets surged in recent weeks following steep losses to begin the year.  »

Appleby adds investment funds partner in Cayman

Appleby adds investment funds partner in Cayman

Tue, 24/05/2016 - 09:16

Offshore law firm Appleby has appointed Alex Brainis as a partner in the Investment Funds group, in the firms’ Cayman Islands office. »

American Beacon partners with Man Group for new Emerging Market Debt Fund

American Beacon partners with Man Group for new Emerging Market Debt Fund

Tue, 24/05/2016 - 09:15

American Beacon Advisors, a provider of investment advisory services to institutional and retail markets, has launched the American Beacon GLG Total Return Fund.  »

NFA CEO Daniel Roth to retire

NFA CEO Daniel Roth to retire

Tue, 24/05/2016 - 09:06

NFA President and CEO Daniel Roth has announced his plan to retire in the coming year. NFA's Board of Directors has authorised the formation of a committee to conduct a search for his successor. The search will consider both internal and external candidates. »

FactSet to sell its Market Metrics business

FactSet to sell its Market Metrics business

Mon, 23/05/2016 - 16:05

FactSet Research Systems is to sell its market research business focused on advisor-sold investments and insurance, consisting of Market Metrics and Matrix Solutions, to Asset International, a portfolio company of Genstar Capital.  »

Survey

Asset management industry must adapt to cope with ‘triple whammy’ of threats in 2016

Mon, 23/05/2016 - 10:45

The asset management industry faces a ‘triple whammy’ of challenges in 2016 – comprising a growing threat from disruptors, a tsunami of regulation and market turmoil – according to a new industry survey from Multifonds. »

Stephanie Clarke

Broadridge appoints Stephanie Clarke to support growth of market intelligence capabilities

Mon, 23/05/2016 - 10:42

Broadridge Financial Solutions has appointed Stephanie Clarke (pictured) to the role of senior vice president of Global Market Intelligence within its Mutual Fund and Retirement Solutions business based in London.  »

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