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Elevate secures USD545m expanded credit facility from Victory Park Capital

Elevate secures USD545m expanded credit facility from Victory Park Capital

Wed, 27/07/2016 - 07:49

Elevate, a provider of online credit solutions for non-prime consumers, has increased its credit facility with Victory Park Capital (VPC), a privately held registered investment adviser dedicated to alternative investing, by an additional USD100 million to a total of USD545 million. »

Teton Advisors launches TETON Convertible Securities Fund

Teton Advisors launches TETON Convertible Securities Fund

Wed, 27/07/2016 - 07:45

Teton Advisors has launched the TETON Convertible Securities Fund, which will be managed by the Dinsmore Group investment team. »

Hedge fund assets drop below USD3tn as investors withdraw USD20.7bn in June

Hedge fund assets drop below USD3tn as investors withdraw USD20.7bn in June

Wed, 27/07/2016 - 07:41

Investors redeemed a net USD20.70 billion from hedge funds in June, bringing second quarter net flows to negative USD10.68 billion and first half net flows to negative USD27.95 billion, according to eVestment’s latest Hedge Fund Industry Asset Flows Report. »

Jupiter hires Magnus Spence for new alternatives role

Jupiter hires Magnus Spence for new alternatives role

Wed, 27/07/2016 - 07:31

Jupiter has appointed Magnus Spence as head of investments, alternatives, responsible for developing and expanding Jupiter’s capability in this asset class. »

Alpima selects Advent Portfolio Exchange and Moxy

Alpima selects Advent Portfolio Exchange and Moxy

Tue, 26/07/2016 - 14:55

Alpima, a London-based advisory firm serving professional and institutional clients, has selected SS&C’s Advent Portfolio Exchange (APX) and Moxy to support its digital advisory platform. »

Northern Trust to implement GlobalCollateral’s Settlement Messaging Service

Northern Trust to implement GlobalCollateral’s Settlement Messaging Service

Tue, 26/07/2016 - 14:52

Northern Trust, one of the world’s largest fund administrators, is to implement the Settlement Messaging Service of GlobalCollateral, a joint venture of Euroclear and The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC). »

Changes planned for Alternative Investment Funds on Nasdaq Copenhagen

Changes planned for Alternative Investment Funds on Nasdaq Copenhagen

Tue, 26/07/2016 - 14:12

Nasdaq Nordic is planning to make changes to the Alternative Investment Funds market on Nasdaq Copenhagen. »

Backstop Solutions expands in Asia Pacific with Hong Kong office and new hire

Backstop Solutions expands in Asia Pacific with Hong Kong office and new hire

Tue, 26/07/2016 - 10:32

Backstop Solutions Group, a provider of cloud-based solutions for hedge funds, funds of funds, pensions, endowments, private equity firms, consultants and family offices, has expanded into the Asia Pacific region with the opening of its sixth office and the hiring of seasoned industry professional Steve Au (pictured) as director of institutional sales – APAC. »

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Man Group’s results hit by difficult markets

Tue, 26/07/2016 - 09:07

Man Group, the largest listed hedge fund group in the world, has published interim results to end June 2016 that show that funds under management are down from the end December figure of USD78.7 billion to USD76.4 billion.  »

David Buzen joins Assured Guaranty to establish alternative investments group

David Buzen joins Assured Guaranty to establish alternative investments group

Tue, 26/07/2016 - 08:22

Assured Guaranty has appointed David A Buzen as senior managing director of its newly formed alternative investments group. »

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