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bfinance grows Investment Team

Wed, 01/04/2015 - 21:00

bfinance has made two new appointments to its investment teams – Witold Witkiewicz joins as a Director in Private Markets and John Amoasi joins as a Senior Associate in Fixed Income. »

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MarketAxess expands liquidity in European credit with addition of four dealers

Wed, 01/04/2015 - 18:30

MarketAxess Holdings has enhanced its European credit trading platform with the addition of a further four market-making broker-dealers.  »

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Pershing licenses Redi2 Technologies’ Revenue Manager

Wed, 01/04/2015 - 14:00

Redi2 Technologies, the premier provider of hosted fee billing and revenue management solutions to the global financial services industry, announced today that  »

Joe Truelove, Carey Group

Offshore stock exchanges – why and how?

Wed, 01/04/2015 - 12:27

Joe Truelove (pictured), Head of Fund Services at Carey Group explores the uses of offshore stock exchanges, such as the Channel Islands Securities Exchange… »

James Williams, Hedgeweek

Hedge fund monthly performance improves to highest level since Jan ’13

Wed, 01/04/2015 - 12:15

By James Williams, Managing Editor, Hedgeweek – January proved to be a sluggish start for hedge funds. According to the Preqin All-Strategies Hedge Fund Benchmark, the average hedge fund returned 0.07 per cent although unlike James Bond, this was hardly likely to set investors’ hearts racing.  »

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Emerging wealthy are raising investment knowledge threshold, says SEI study

Wed, 01/04/2015 - 12:00

The world's emerging high-net-worth investors are raising the investment knowledge threshold and want their wealth managers to provide them with more guidance and information to help in making informed investment decisions.  »

Managing derivatives risk through the cloud

Managing derivatives risk through the cloud

Wed, 01/04/2015 - 11:59

“The central philosophy behind the firm is to make it as easy as possible for people in the financial industry to provide validated risk management reporting. That includes everyone from small hedge funds to global sell-side institutions,” says George Kaye, founder and CEO of Derivitec Ltd.  »

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RiverPark launches RiverPark Focused Value Fund

Wed, 01/04/2015 - 09:00

RiverPark Advisors has launched the RiverPark Focused Value Fund (Institutional: RFVIX; retail: RFVFX), a high conviction strategy to be managed by former hedge fund manager David Berkowitz.  »

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CME Group announces first trades of new physically delivered cocoa futures contract on CME Europe

Wed, 01/04/2015 - 06:00

CME Group has announced the first trades of its new Physically Delivered Cocoa futures contract (contract code CCP), which were launched yesterday on its European exchange, CME Europe. »

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S&P DJI launches GSCI Gold and Silver inverse indices

Wed, 01/04/2015 - 06:00

S&P Dow Jones Indices (S&P DJI), has launched two new indices – S&P GSCI Gold Inverse and S&P GSCI Silver Inverse – designed to provide the inverse returns of the S&P GSCI Gold and the S&P GSCI Silver indices respectively, which represent a short position in their respective underlying indices. »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: The Bahamas – How it continues to evolve its funds industry

The Bahamas is taking steps to raise its profile as an attractive funds centre, continuing to build out the popular SMART Fund model template to provide a range of solutions for investment managers, plus its new ICON structure designed to appeal specifically to Brazilian investment managers and advisers.... »

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Asia-Pacific

Preqin’s Hedge Fund Analyst shows that hedge funds focusing on Asia-Pacific outperformed the Preqin All-Strategies Hedge Fund benchmark in 2014, as well as over a two-, three- and five-year basis (Fig. 1).  ... »

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Target

In an extract from the 2015 Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets H1 2015, results of a survey conducted in Q4 2014 reveal which strategies and regions will be targeted by private equity investors this year. ... »

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State Street Global Markets – Fund Connect

This Special Report unveils the ways in which State Street Global Markets' Fund Connect ETF platform is bringing new levels of efficiency to the the ETF marketplace, and includes expert comment from the perspective of an AP.... »

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Nearly double the proportion of investors view fees as a key issue in the hedge fund industry compared to last year, while performance remains the biggest concern. Investor survey results published in the Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets H1 2015 reveal the key issues facing investors in the coming year. ... »

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