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Event driven hedge funds out in front in May

Event driven hedge funds out in front in May

Wed, 22/06/2016 - 16:43

The Lyxor Hedge Fund Index was up 0.84 in May, with six out of 10 Lyxor indices ending the month with a positive performance. The more directional strategies had the best returns. »

AlphaCore Capital sees increased demand for alternative strategies from independent advisors

AlphaCore Capital sees increased demand for alternative strategies from independent advisors

Wed, 22/06/2016 - 09:37

AlphaCore Capital, a La Jolla, CA based investment advisor has seen increased demand for alternative allocations from independent advisors.  »

Benoit Catherine

Exane selects SimCorp Dimension

Wed, 22/06/2016 - 09:14

Hedge fund manager Exane has selected SimCorp Dimension to support its middle and back-office operations for listed and OTC derivatives.  »

Morrongiello steps down as CEO of ALTIN

Morrongiello steps down as CEO of ALTIN

Wed, 22/06/2016 - 09:08

Tony Morrongiello will be stepping down from his role as CEO fund of hedge funds ALTIN, with Claudia Habermacher named as his replacement after shareholders accepted a raft of proposals from by Alpine Select AG and Absolute Invest AGplacement.  »

SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator up to 4.88 per cent in June

SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator up to 4.88 per cent in June

Tue, 21/06/2016 - 09:26

The SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator for June 2016 measured 4.88 per cent, up from 4.38 per cent in May. »

SR Labs rebrands as Vela Trading Technologies

SR Labs rebrands as Vela Trading Technologies

Tue, 21/06/2016 - 09:15

SR Labs, a specialist in trading and market data technology, is tol operate under the new name of Vela Trading Technologies (Vela). »

Project Sentinel looks to ‘mutualise’ cost of MiFID II implementation

Project Sentinel looks to ‘mutualise’ cost of MiFID II implementation

Tue, 21/06/2016 - 09:13

Project Sentinel, a collaborative initiative by a group of banks to mutualise the cost of MiFID II implementation in the OTC front office, has created a normalised regulatory data model designed to help firms meet their MiFID II OTC sales and trading requirements.  »

Eric Johnson, RR Donnelley

HedgeServ selects ArcReporting for client fund financial statement reporting

Mon, 20/06/2016 - 16:02

HedgeServ is to use the RR Donnelley ArcReporting solution for the creation of its clients' financial reports. HedgeServ is an independent, full-service global fund administrator headquartered in New York City and Dublin. »

Michael Markov

MPI cautions institutional investors over rush to exit hedge fund investments

Mon, 20/06/2016 - 15:59

Institutional investors should undertake a quantitative analysis of their hedge fund investments’ long-term contribution to overall portfolio efficiency, rather than basing their asset allocation strategies on a short-term comparison with equity benchmarks.  »

CTAs benefit from appetite for risk aversion

Mon, 20/06/2016 - 14:21

The current appetite for risk aversion is proving a bonanza for CTAs, according to Lyxor’s Cross Asset Research team. They write that with market stress materially rising, de-risking ahead of the British referendum accelerated as polls and bookmakers depict an increasingly uncertain outcome.  »

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