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AIMA Australia celebrates 15th anniversary

AIMA Australia celebrates 15th anniversary

Mon, 20/06/2016 - 10:29

The Australian branch of the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) is celebrating its 15th anniversary this month with EY-sponsored member events in Sydney and Melbourne, bringing together many of the leading figures in Australia’s growing hedge fund sector. »

Paul Keeton, Dorsey Wright

Using relative strength to harvest alpha in fixed income ETFs

Mon, 20/06/2016 - 09:39

Dorsey, Wright & Associates, a Nasdaq company, whose expertise in technical analysis helps bring innovative investment solutions to Wall Street, has developed a new ‘smart beta’ fixed income index designed to operate in a non-traditional fashion.  »

Event driven paper finds investors disenchanted

Mon, 20/06/2016 - 09:32

A new study from Barclays Prime Services examines the effect of poor performance in the event driven hedge fund strategy on institutional investor demand and reveals that, in recent years, those strategies have been some of the most consistently in demand among investors. »

Atrato Advisors hires Andy Vantine to lead credit and event-driven research

Mon, 20/06/2016 - 09:31

Atrato Advisors,a USD3 billion alternative investment advisory firm, has hired Andy Vantine to lead Credit and Event-Driven strategy research. »

AB to assume management of Visium Global Fund

Mon, 20/06/2016 - 09:30

AllianceBernstein (AB) has signed a letter of intent to assume management of Visium Asset Management's Global Fund, a multisector long/short equity hedge fund.  »

Ebony Myles-Berry, Fund Director, International Management Services

The Cayman Islands Limited Liability Company

Mon, 20/06/2016 - 08:41

By Ebony Myles-Berry, International Management Services – In December 2015, the Cayman Islands published the Limited Liability Companies Bill that introduced the Cayman Islands Limited Liability Company (the “Cayman LLC”).  The Cayman LLC is modelled on both the Delaware Limited Liability Companies law and Cayman Islands legislation. The Cayman LLC combines characteristics of a Cayman Islands exempted company and a Cayman Islands exempted partnership. The new vehicle is designed to allow more flexibility to Cayman Islands structures with the addition of a vehicle type that is very familiar to fund managers.   »

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EU Referendum - Should we stay or should we go?

Sun, 19/06/2016 - 09:43

With Thursday's referendum on the UK's EU membership looming large, this simple 'in or out' poll is designed to take the 'pulse' of our readership ahead of what is the most important political decision the country has faced in decades. We will share the results ahead of voting day. »

EFAMA’s AGM discusses regulatory and market activity within the funds industry

EFAMA’s AGM discusses regulatory and market activity within the funds industry

Fri, 17/06/2016 - 15:32

The European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA) held it’s Annual General Meeting in Malta on 16 and 17 June, with regulatory and market activity taking centre stage. »

Crisis looms for European assets if Britain leaves the EU

Crisis looms for European assets if Britain leaves the EU

Fri, 17/06/2016 - 15:27

The value of European assets could be severely impacted should Britain take the decision to leave the European Union (EU) according to a survey of almost 1,500 global dealmakers involved in mergers and acquisitions (M&A). »

TFG Financial Systems adds on-demand risk capability to its portfolio management platform TFG Complete

TFG Financial Systems adds on-demand risk capability to its portfolio management platform TFG Complete

Fri, 17/06/2016 - 09:31

TFG Financial Systems, the financial software company specialising in portfolio management systems for hedge funds and banks, has enhanced its flagship TFG Complete product with an “on demand risk” capability.  »

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