Bitcoins

Global Advisors Bitcoin Investment Fund deploys first round of client capital.

Global Advisors Bitcoin Investment Fund (GABI) completed its initial offer period in early September, and has now taken the first step to deploy the fund’s assets into bitcoins. »


James Williams, Hedgeweek

Data management and reporting solutions are key to achieving operational efficiency

It’s a fair assumption to say that the proliferation of hedge fund regulation has spurred technology providers to produce newer, innovative solutions.  »


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Cattegatt sees increased trading activity and better pricing of HF side pockets for 2014

Over the last nine months the pricing of hedge fund side pockets continued to improve relative to previous trading periods, according to Cattegatt Secondaries. »


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Akin Gump appoints four partners in London and Hong Kong

International law firm Akin Gump has appointed four partners from Bingham McCutcheon in the firm’s corporate, restructuring and funds practices in London and Hong Kong. »


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ConvergEx introduces dynamic IEX order routing strategy

ConvergEx Group has launched a dynamic order routing strategy that allows clients to designate a percentage of an order to be sent to IEX, with the remainder going to ConvergEx’s Darkest algorithm. »


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Agecroft Partners predicts five top outcomes of CalPERS divesting of hedge funds

CalPERS’ announcement to divest of hedge funds has created a significant buzz in the media with many people wondering what impact this will have on the hedge fund and pension fund industries going forward.  »


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Netagio Exchange first to receive ISAE 3000 standard in British Bitcoin industry

Netagio, the UK-based Bitcoin, gold and sterling exchange, has completed an independent review of its Bitcoin storage environment by BDO under ISAE 3000, the International Standard on Assurance Engagements. »


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‘Border controls’ imposed by domestic regulators inhibit cross-border fund marketing

Domestic regulations in Europe are inhibiting the cross-border benefits of the European Commission’s Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD), according to analysis by law firm CMS. »


Laurence Wormald, SunGard

The power of integrated risk management

“We’ve risen to the challenge to offer a truly integrated risk management approach with APT Enterprise,” comments Laurence Wormald (pictured), COO and head of research, SunGard APT, adding: »


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Chi-X Japan launches Chi-Match VWAP Cross

Chi-X Japan Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of market operator Chi-X Global, launched Chi-Match VWAP Cross (Volume Weighted Average Price) on 1 September. »


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