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Hedge funds up 0.5 per cent in September

Hedge funds up 0.5 per cent in September

Tue, 11/10/2016 - 12:00

Hedge funds were up 0.5 per cent during September, outperforming underlying markets as represented by the MSCI AC World Index (Local) which gained 0.19 per cent over the same period. »

Seonaid Mackenzie, Sturgeon Ventures

Flexible working needed to get more women in financial services, says Sturgeon Ventures

Tue, 11/10/2016 - 10:30

The introduction of compulsory flexible working hours would open the floodgates to more women working in the UK financial services industry, according to Sturgeon Ventures, a regulatory incubator firm. »

River Road Asset Management hires portfolio manager

River Road Asset Management hires portfolio manager

Tue, 11/10/2016 - 09:48

River Road Asset Management has appointed William W Yang as portfolio manager with responsibility for managing the firm’s new International Value Equity Strategy. »

Tina Hasenpusch, CME Clearing Europe

Electronic collateral and secured deposit marketplace Elixium goes live

Tue, 11/10/2016 - 09:46

Elixium, a regulated multilateral trading facility (MTF) for collateral and secured deposits, has executed its first collateral financing transaction between buy-side collateral and liquidity providers.  »

William Capuzzi, Apex Clearing

Apex Clearing launches prime brokerage platform for small and mid-sized hedge funds

Tue, 11/10/2016 - 09:36

Apex Clearing, an independent, full-service clearing firm, has launched its Apex Prime brokerage offering for hedge funds with up to USD200 million in assets under management. »

Christopher Burke, Brickendon

Brickendon merges with software consultancy Spaarks

Mon, 10/10/2016 - 14:00

Management and technology consultancy Brickendon has merged with Spaarks, a software consultancy specialising in rapid technology-led business solutions. »

CTAs finish negative Q3 with muted performance in September

CTAs finish negative Q3 with muted performance in September

Mon, 10/10/2016 - 13:57

September continued to be a difficult month for CTA strategies, with the flagship SG CTA Index entering negative territory for the first full quarter since Q2 2015. »

Shilpi Chowdhary, Lighthouse Canton

Lighthouse Canton launches hedge fund strategies via robo-adviser

Mon, 10/10/2016 - 10:52

Lighthouse Canton is offering accredited investors access to hedge fund strategies without hedge fund costs via the firm’s app store robo-adviser. »

Matt Wilson, Oaktree

SunOpta partners with Oaktree

Mon, 10/10/2016 - 09:17

SunOpta, a company focused on organic, non-genetically modified and specialty foods, has entered into an agreement with funds managed by alternative asset management firm Oaktree Capital Management. »

US hedge fund industry holds USD2.2tn in assets

US hedge fund industry holds USD2.2tn in assets

Mon, 10/10/2016 - 09:12

The US is the dominant component of the global hedge fund community, accounting for 72 per cent of the approximately USD3.1 trillion of global assets under management (AUM), as of 30 June 2016, according to data released by Preqin. »

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