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Ares Management Fund to acquire loan portfolio from First Capital Holdings

Mon, 20/04/2015 - 14:00

A fund managed by Ares Management’s commercial finance platform is to acquire the asset-based lending portfolio of First Capital Holdings, a commercial finance company that provides asset-based loans and factoring to small and middle-market companies.  »

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Futures are more cost-efficient than ETFs, finds new CME white paper

Mon, 20/04/2015 - 11:35

With capital efficiencies being such a hot ticket issue for hedge funders today, any opportunities to trade with a greater level of efficiency are surely welcome.  »

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Cybersecurity: Walking a tight rope between transparency and control

Mon, 20/04/2015 - 11:02

Trevor Chisholm, Director of Alternative Investments at Intralinks has appeared in a new video on Asset TV. The interview discusses how managers can achieve transparency whilst still maintaining control.  »

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Burren Capital Advisors launches Burren Global Arbitrage UCITS Fund

Mon, 20/04/2015 - 09:00

Event-driven manager Burren Capital Advisors has launched its Global Arbitrage equities fund on the MontLake UCITS platform, which provides investors with access to a range of liquid, transparent and regulated investment products domiciled in Dublin. »

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Institutional investors adopting LinkedIn and other social media platforms for investment information

Mon, 20/04/2015 - 08:03

Social media is joining traditional financial news media as a key source of information used by institutional investors in their investment processes, according to a new study from Greenwich Associates. »

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BI-SAM launches BI-SAM GO

Fri, 17/04/2015 - 14:00

BI-SAM has launched BI-SAM GO, a flexible solution providing asset managers with daily and transactional performance and attribution analytics, plus high-quality cleansed and validated data, via a flexible, secure web-based platform.  »

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Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index finished up 0.60% in March

Fri, 17/04/2015 - 09:00

The Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index finished up 0.60% for the month of March, with half of the ten sub-strategies finishing the month in positive territory. »

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BATS to launch second US options exchange

Fri, 17/04/2015 - 09:00

BATS Global Markets (BATS) has filed rules to launch a second options exchange – EDGX Options – with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). BATS is planning to launch the new exchange in November 2015, pending SEC approval. »

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Madoff Trustee seeks release of USD1.249bn from customer fund reserves

Fri, 17/04/2015 - 06:00

The Trustee for the liquidation of Bernard L Madoff Investment Securities (BLMIS), is seeking the release of USD1.249 billion out of a total USD1.499 billion being held in reserve under a September 2012 Bankruptcy Court order. »

North America

Sloane Robinson appoints new head of North American business development

Thu, 16/04/2015 - 20:00

International equity asset manager Sloane Robinson has made a strategic commitment to the North American marketplace with the hire of Rob Pino as Head of North American Business Development. »

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