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Uptick in volatility and rising AuM stoke optimism for options markets in 2015, says TABB survey

Fri, 23/01/2015 - 19:00

Renewed volatility and anticipated increases in assets under management bode well for institutional users of options in 2015, according to TABB’s annual benchmark research. »

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SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator at 2.49% for January

Fri, 23/01/2015 - 18:00

The SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator for January 2015 measured 2.49%, down from 5.87% in December. »


CFTC issues order of registration for Singapore Exchange Derivatives Trading Limited

Fri, 23/01/2015 - 17:00

The US CFTC has issued an Order of Registration to the Singapore Exchange Derivatives Trading Limited (SGX-DT), a Foreign Board of Trade located in Singapore.  »

Preqin Global Private Equity & Venture Capital Report

Private equity – A competitive and sophisticated market

Fri, 23/01/2015 - 16:22

Preqin has launched its 2015 Preqin Global Alternatives Reports, revealing significant growth in assets held by private equity, hedge fund, private debt, real estate and infrastructure fund managers. Total industry assets now stand at USD6.91tn*, up from USD6.22tn as of this point last year. »

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ALTIN continues to deliver solid outperformance in 2014

Fri, 23/01/2015 - 12:00

ALTIN, the Swiss alternative investment company with a portfolio featuring over 40 underlying hedge funds, saw an increase in its share price of 8.60% and 10.20% on the Swiss (SIX) and London (LSE) exchanges respectively in 2014.  »

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Liquidnet launches Liquidnet 5

Fri, 23/01/2015 - 11:00

Institutional trading network Liquidnet has launched Liquidnet 5, delivering to the buyside a diverse sources of safe and actionable liquidity alongsides analytics and advanced execution tools.  »

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Guernsey is No1 for non-UK LSE listings

Fri, 23/01/2015 - 10:00

Guernsey has more non-UK entities listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) than any other jurisdiction globally, according to new figures from the market authority. »

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Hedge funds end 2014 with USD3.041 trillion in assets, says eVestment

Fri, 23/01/2015 - 09:00

eVestment’s final 2014 hedge fund asset flows report shows industry assets still above USD3 trillion, a milestone hedge funds crossed earlier in the year, but redemption pressures present in December.  »

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CoreOne launches RegOne Solutions through acquisition of TTA and TAG

Fri, 23/01/2015 - 06:00

CoreOne Technologies has launched RegOne Solutions, which provides execution reporting, compliance solutions and trading analysis for brokers, exchanges, ATSs and other industry participants.   »

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Financial industry expecting significant impact from T2S

Thu, 22/01/2015 - 17:00

The financial industry is expecting Target2-Securities (T2S) to have significant impact in business, according to a survey by GFT and the ICMA European Repo Council. »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: Prime Brokerage 2015

Read how prime brokers of all shapes and sizes are becoming both operational and balance sheet-efficient, and broadening out their product suites for hedge fund managers... »

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Lyxor Asset Management - Why trend-following strategies are back on track

This Hedgeweek Special Report explains not only why managed futures should be reconsidered by investors, but also how a more effective risk allocation strategy can benefit investor portfolios in both correlated and non-correlated markets... »

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977 private equity funds held a final close throughout the year raising a total of USD486bn, higher than any annual amount between 2009 and 2012, and on track to match the 2013 total. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin (pictured) reviews a year of private equity fundraising:  ... »

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Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 10:24

With service providers reporting growth in hybrid funds, funds for single investors and bespoke managed accounts, this report examines the regulations and new services being developed in Cayman to tackle the fast-changing offshore funds market... »

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Over half of infrastructure funds that closed in 2014 exceeded their fundraising target, up from 37% of funds in 2013. Andrew Moylan, Preqin’s Head of Real Assets Products, takes a look at infrastructure fundraising over the last 12 months: ... »

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