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Markit completes acquisition of DealHub

Markit completes acquisition of DealHub

Fri, 04/09/2015 - 12:41

Markit, a provider of financial information services, has completed its acquisition of DealHub, a leading provider of trade processing and trading services to the foreign exchange market. »

Volatility and correlation reign in August, says GAM


Volatility and correlation reign in August, says GAM


Fri, 04/09/2015 - 12:15

August was a very volatile month for capital markets. Risk assets sold off without a corresponding offsetting rally in traditional safe-haven assets, such as sovereign bonds or the US dollar. »

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How investors source and select hedge funds

Fri, 04/09/2015 - 12:03

In this excerpt from Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets, H2 2015, we take a closer look at how investors source and select new investment opportunities, based on the results of our interviews with over 100 investors in hedge funds. »

Elian to buy SFM Europe

Elian to buy SFM Europe

Fri, 04/09/2015 - 09:08

Elian has agreed terms to buy SFM Europe, a provider of corporate services with more than EUR1 trillion of assets under administration. »

SS&C announces leadership team for Advent Software Business Unit

SS&C announces leadership team for Advent Software Business Unit

Fri, 04/09/2015 - 09:04

SS&C Technologies Holdings, a provider of financial services software and software-enabled services, has announced the leadership team for its recently acquired Advent Software business unit. »

Amy Bensted, Preqin

Hedge fund performance is primary industry concern for managers and investors

Fri, 04/09/2015 - 08:22

Following Preqin’s mid-year surveys of both hedge fund investors and fund managers, both parties agree that the greatest challenge the industry currently faces is performance.  »

Ullink is first vendor to offer global FIX connectivity to German Tradegate Exchange

Ullink is first vendor to offer global FIX connectivity to German Tradegate Exchange

Thu, 03/09/2015 - 13:14

Ullink, a provider of electronic trading and connectivity solutions to the global financial community, has partnered with Tradegate Exchange to provide all members of Ullink’s global NYFIX community with access to Tradegate Exchange’s services and liquidity. »

All six MVIS Long/Short Equity Indexes negative in August

All six MVIS Long/Short Equity Indexes negative in August

Thu, 03/09/2015 - 13:12

All six Market Vectors Index Solutions’ (MVIS) investable Long/Short Equity Indices recorded negative performance in August. »

CSLAB index down 2.23 per cent in August

CSLAB index down 2.23 per cent in August

Thu, 03/09/2015 - 12:47

The Credit Suisse Liquid Alternative Beta Index (CSLAB), which aims to reflect the performance of the overall hedge fund industry, finished down 2.23 per cent in August. »

M Financial Group selects Philadelphia Financial for private placement insurance solutions

M Financial Group selects Philadelphia Financial for private placement insurance solutions

Thu, 03/09/2015 - 09:32

Philadelphia Financial is to serve as a specialty carrier for M Financial providing the company’s member firms with access to private placement insurance product »

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Guide to ETFs for Asset & Wealth Managers

This etfexpress Guide to ETFs, produced specifically for wealth and asset managers, unravels the myriad benefits of including and using ETFs and ETPs within client portfolios... »

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Giles Travers, SEI

The business of asset management has grown exponentially more complex over the last decade. As system technology and data management improves, managers are devising ever-new investment strategies to find that elusive source of alpha.  ... »

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Richard Ansyet, Intralinks

Over the last 10 years, organisations have undergone a wholesale change in the way they run their businesses. Thanks to cloud-based platforms, wireless Internet, and the proliferation of desktop and mobile device applications, the perimeter of most businesses has moved beyond the four walls of their office. This has revolutionised the way people work: no longer tied to their desks they can be equally as effective aboard an aircraft or sitting next to the beach on vacation.  ... »

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Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook – Augst 2015

In this excerpt from Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook, we take a closer look at the level of competition in the industry today and use our latest survey results to reveal fund manager predictions for asset growth for the rest of 2015. ... »

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The Preqin Special Report: Private Debt Fund Manager Outlook features exclusive survey results drawn from over 100 private debt fund managers worldwide. This extract discusses what fund managers have highlighted as the biggest issues facing the industry and their views on regulation. ... »

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Cybersecurty for Hedge Funds

Cybersecurity for Hedge Funds

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 11:00

Cybersecurity is no longer simply an IT issue, it is now a business issue. This is the conclusion of the experts and fund managers around the world whose opinions were polled for this landmark Hedgeweek Special Report, which outlines Best Practices for Cybersecurity in a fast-changing environment where managers need to keep several steps ahead of cyber criminals... »

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