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Moore adds Maiden to European leadership team

Moore adds Maiden to European leadership team

Tue, 28/07/2015 - 13:52

Global fund services provider Moore Management, a First Names Group Company, has strengthened its leadership team with the senior appointment of Andrew Maiden (pictured) as a Director.  »

EBS BrokerTec combines MyTreasury into product portfolio

EBS BrokerTec combines MyTreasury into product portfolio

Tue, 28/07/2015 - 13:33

EBS BrokerTec, ICAP’s electronic foreign exchange and fixed income business, has combined MyTreasury – an ICAP owned, established Money Market Fund (MMF) platform for the corporate treasury community – into its product portfolio.  »

PrimeRevenue establishes PrimeRevenue Capital Management

PrimeRevenue establishes PrimeRevenue Capital Management

Tue, 28/07/2015 - 13:31

PrimeRevenue, a platform for working capital finance solutions, has established PrimeRevenue Capital Management, a new venture focused on offering alternative funding sources for its corporate clients and investment opportunities for investors looking to access new income sources.  »

CBOE and C2 to List Options on Shake Shack, Inc.

CBOE and C2 to List Options on Shake Shack, Inc.

Tue, 28/07/2015 - 13:29

The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and C2 Options Exchange (C2) will list options on Shake Shack, Inc. (ticker symbol: SHAK) beginning Tuesday, 28 July, 2015.  »

Lawson Conner launches new cyber security programme Lawson Conner Guardian

Lawson Conner launches new cyber security programme Lawson Conner Guardian

Tue, 28/07/2015 - 13:26

Lawson Conner has launched Lawson Conner Guardian, a comprehensive set of solutions to help protect fund managers and financial services firms from the increasing threats of cyber security.  »

FTSE Russell launches new ex Coal Index Series

FTSE Russell launches new ex Coal Index Series

Tue, 28/07/2015 - 13:24

FTSE has launched the FTSE All-World ex Coal Index Series, a suite of benchmarks that will omit companies that have certain exposure to coal or general mining companies with proved and probable coal reserves.  »

VAM Funds launches long-short global best ideas fund 

VAM Funds launches long-short global best ideas fund 

Tue, 28/07/2015 - 13:20

VAM Funds has launched the Focused Global Equity Fund, a best ideas strategy incorporating portfolio hedging to reduce volatility and downside risk.  »

Hedge Connection awarded second US Patent for business methodology of matching hedge funds and investors online

Hedge Connection awarded second US Patent for business methodology of matching hedge funds and investors online

Tue, 28/07/2015 - 07:30

Hedge Connection has secured a United States Patent (No 9,070,165) for the firm’s business methodology utilising dual online search engines and detailed databases accessible by qualified investors and hedge funds.   »

Weekly Brief: Hedge funds weather the European storm

Weekly Brief: CTAs outperform as commodities slump

Mon, 27/07/2015 - 18:28

Hedge funds are on track to deliver solid returns in July, up 1.4 per cent month to date (0.4 per cent last week). In line with our overweight recommendation, CTAs and Global Macro managers outperformed other hedge fund strategies. Meanwhile, Event-Driven managers underperformed both last week and on a month-to-date basis, in line with our downgrade of the strategy from overweight to neutral early June.  »

Seeking income from technology companies? Tread carefully, says Kames Capital

Seeking income from technology companies? Tread carefully, says Kames Capital

Mon, 27/07/2015 - 14:16

Income investors have become increasingly interested in technology companies as their cash levels continue to climb, but investors need to be wary as the sector remains predominantly focused on growth, Kames Capital has warned.  »

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Hedge fund manager outlook on the AIFMD

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 19:52

The introduction of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) into European law in 2013 was part of a series of moves towards greater regulatory oversight of the hedge fund industry in recent years. In our survey, we asked hedge fund managers for their views on the effect of these new regulations on the industry as well as their expectations about the impact of the AIFMD on their firm over the next 12 months, the results of which are analyzed in this extract from the Preqin Special Report: AIFMD in the Hedge Fund Industry – 2015 Update. ... »

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Ken MacCuish, Intralinks

A couple of years ago, the title Chief Information Security Officer, or CISO for short, was a foreign concept within the hedge fund community. The winds have changed, however, as hedge funds become increasingly targeted by cyber hackers, causing many to hire a CISO to uphold the network integrity of the firm.  ... »

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Sovereign Wealth Funds

Sovereign wealth funds, though small in number and secretive in nature, wield considerable influence as investors as a result of their sizeable assets under management. This extract is taken from Preqin’s latest report which features exclusive content from the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review.  ... »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: Hedge Fund Administration

Hedge Fund Administration 2015

Tue, 16/06/2015 - 09:57

Mergers and acquisitions in recent years have changed the face of hedge fund administration. Big custodial banks are likely to dominate the HFA space in years to come, forming one part of a barbell with a number of well-run, well-capitalised independent HFAs on the other end. This report examines the implications for both hedge funds and their administrators... »

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North America

Private debt in North America

Fri, 05/06/2015 - 12:06

The North American private debt industry has seen substantial growth in assets over the last decade. This extract from the Preqin Special Report: Private Debt in North America looks at the current state of private debt fundraising and funds currently in market. ... »

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