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Kenneth J Heinz, HFR

Technology and energy lead HFRI in September

Mon, 10/10/2016 - 09:09

Hedge funds advanced in September to conclude a strong third quarter, driven by gains in specialised technology, healthcare and energy exposures, according to data released by HFR. »

Robin Carr, Aerium

Aerium secures office letting at 24 Savile Row

Fri, 07/10/2016 - 10:24

Aerium has completed the letting of an entire floor at 24 Savile Row, its landmark West End asset, to US hedge fund Aurelius Capital Management. »

Mark B Werner, Amherst Pierpont Securities

Amherst Pierpont Securities hires head of structured credit trading and origination

Fri, 07/10/2016 - 09:54

Independent fixed income broker-dealer Amherst Pierpont Securities has hired Erez Biala as managing director and head of structured credit trading and origination. »

Timothy Massad, CFTC

CFTC and FCA sign MOU on supervision of cross-border regulated firms

Fri, 07/10/2016 - 09:21

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) regarding the supervision of cross-border regulated firms. »

Anthony Lawler, GAM

Hedge funds’ positive monthly gains continue in September

Fri, 07/10/2016 - 08:41

Hedge funds continued their run of positive monthly gains in September, with the HFRX Global Hedge Fund index up 0.6 per cent, extending overall gains in the third quarter to 2.2 per cent.  »

Joe Cappitelli, Dow Jones

LiquidMetrix partners with Dow Jones

Thu, 06/10/2016 - 14:40

Strategic Insight (SI) has partnered with Dow Jones allowing SI’s LiquidMetrix solution for best execution, transaction cost analysis (TCA) and surveillance services to provide clients with market surveillance services powered by Dow Jones Newswires. »

Sandy Rattray, Man AHL

Royal Academy of Engineering and Man Group establish Research Chair in Machine Learning

Thu, 06/10/2016 - 14:31

The Royal Academy of Engineering and Man Group have appointed a new Research Chair in Machine Learning at the University of Oxford to develop machine learning and data analysis techniques for large-scale, real-world applications, including financial modelling. »

David Payne, Circle Partners

Turnkey solutions for start-up managers

Thu, 06/10/2016 - 11:25

Circle Partners is a global financial services specialist that provides its clients with a range of fund administration services and one-stop-shop services for start-up managers looking for the most efficient route to market.  »

Jeffrey Rosenthal, Anchin, Block & Anchin

Form ADV amendments increase compliance demands

Thu, 06/10/2016 - 11:19

The SEC has recently adopted amendments to its Form ADV. Included are provisions that attempt to get a clearer handle on the extent to which Advisers are using outsourced chief compliance officers, placing even greater scrutiny on smaller managers who are more inclined to outsource the CCO function. »

James Williams, Hedgeweek

AIFMD: More jazz than classical for US managers

Thu, 06/10/2016 - 11:14

Despite the so-called uniformity of the EU, the pan-European Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) is still being interpreted and applied by individual EU Member States. In theory it is meant to act as a standard framework to oversee the activities of AIFMs, but with National Private Placement Regimes still running, overseas fund managers are finding that navigating the different reporting requirements is a minefield. Different regulators simply have different takes on the Directive.  »

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