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Cattegatt sees increased competition and institutionalisation of secondaries private equity market

Increased competition, innovative structures and the use of leverage have caused the trading of secondary interests to be more efficient in H1 2014 with improved processes, whilst offering better prices to vendors. »


Mutual funds

Abbey Capital launches Futures Strategy Fund

Abbey Capital has launched The Abbey Capital Futures Strategy Fund (ABYIX), the firm’s first liquid alternative mutual fund designed for US investors. »


Regulation

Chatham Financial expands regulatory services ahead of EMIR and AIFMD deadlines

Chatham Financial has launched new services within its consulting practice and ChathamDirect Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform to help fund managers navigate the Alternative Investment Fund Management Directive (AIFMD) and the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR). »


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SEC adopts first instalment of rules for cross-border security-based swap activity

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) re-started its rulemaking for security-based swaps (SBS) under the Dodd-Frank Act by adopting a first instalment of rules that are applicable to SBS involving persons and entities located outside the US. »


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Risk-AI launches hedge fund analysis and research app for iPad

Investors, consultants and hedge fund managers are now able to conduct risk analysis and generate reports on hedge funds' performance and risk via a native iOS Risk-AI Fusion app. »


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Hedge Fund Standards Board granted membership of IOSCO

The Hedge Fund Standards Board (HFSB) has been granted affiliate membership of the International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO). »


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Operational Alpha: An asset class in its own right

The hedge fund industry is a fast paced dynamic industry, with recent changes in investor demands and regulatory oversight forcing expenses up and fees down. As a result, the industry is undergoing a paradigm shift - driven in large part by technology innovation - to meet these changing operational requirements. »


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ALTIN discloses entire hedge fund portfolio

ALTIN, the Swiss alternative investment company listed on the London and Swiss stock exchanges, has disclosed its entire hedge fund portfolio holdings as part of its policy of full transparency to investors. »


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GFI goes live with Torstone’s Inferno for Reconciliations

GFI Group, a global OTC and listed markets intermediary, has signed a multi-year contract for the use of Torstone Technology’s Inferno back office technology for Reconciliations. »


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Options partners with Orchestrade to deliver fully managed platform for cross-asset trading

Private financial cloud provider Options has partnered with Orchestrade Financial Systems to deploy its fully integrated position keeping, operations and risk management software to the Options platform. »


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