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Christine Waldron, U.S. Bancorp Fund Services

Cultural fit is key to long‑term success

Wed, 26/10/2016 - 13:53

The pace of consolidation within the hedge fund administration space shows no let-up, with MUFJ Investor Services, the asset servicing arm of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, having just announced its latest acquisition; Rydex Fund Services, a 1940-Act fund administration business formerly owned by Guggenheim Investments.  »

Peter Sanchez, Northern Trust Hedge Fund Ser5vices

Convergence drives strategic operational partnerships

Wed, 26/10/2016 - 13:36

In order for the alternative funds industry to evolve one point that needs to be addressed is that the term 'Hedge Fund Administration' is too narrow. Firstly, one cannot avoid a trend towards convergence within alternatives that has steadily gained traction in recent years as hedge fund managers develop more private equity-like fund strategies, and vice-versa; this has resulted in the term 'hybrid fund' being bandied about.  »

Jack McDonald, Conifer

Strategy will be to focus on ‘growth from the core’

Wed, 26/10/2016 - 13:27

Conifer Financial Services is one of the world's leading independent fund administrators. It has more than 200 clients representing more than USD110 billion of combined assets under administration (AuA) and has a strong footprint in both the US and Asia (Singapore) following its successful merger with Vastardis Capital in 2014.  »

Stefano Guarnieri, Athena

Athena Systems launches Athena Spark for Family Offices

Wed, 26/10/2016 - 13:17

Athena Systems, provider of the Aura and Spark portfolio management, trading, risk, compliance and reporting platforms, is launching Athena Spark for Family Offices. »

James Williams, Hedgeweek

Hedge fund administration: M&A will improve standardisation

Wed, 26/10/2016 - 13:16

There is plenty of scope for further consolidation in the hedge fund administration space, but only those with a clear strategic vision and a willingness to reinvest in their businesses will likely emerge as tomorrow’s winners.  »

Justin Mullen, Datalytyx

Datalytyx and Antuit to launch offshore big data delivery centre

Wed, 26/10/2016 - 13:06

Datalytyx, a provider of big data engineering, data analytics and cloud solutions in the UK, has signed an agreement with Antuit to create a 100-person offshore delivery and competency centre in Bangalore.  »

Chris Duggan, CAIS

Cayman Alternative Investment Summit: Davos for alternative fund managers

Wed, 26/10/2016 - 12:46

The fourth annual Cayman Alternative Investment Summit (CAIS), scheduled for 15-17 February in the Cayman Islands, will convene leading thinkers and decisions makers from across the industry as they explore this year’s theme, “Defying Gravity: The Future of Alternative Investments in Exceptional Times.”  »

Costas Kellas, Objecutive

Fund-Studio integrates portfolio operations and reporting platform with RiskAPI

Wed, 26/10/2016 - 10:52

Objecutive has integrated its Fund-Studio portfolio operations and reporting platform with RiskAPI, the on-demand portfolio risk analysis service provided by PortfolioScience. »

Sequoia Capital China invests in Noah’s asset management business

Sequoia Capital China invests in Noah’s asset management business

Wed, 26/10/2016 - 10:30

An affiliate of private equity firm Sequoia Capital China is to make a RMB348 million (USD51.7 million) investment in Noah Holdings’ asset management business by acquiring equity interests Noah’s affiliate, Gopher Asset Management. »

Eddie Astanin, NSD

Russia and China’s securities depositories sign MoU

Wed, 26/10/2016 - 10:08

The National Settlement Depository (NSD), Russia’s central securities depository, has signed a memorandum of understanding with China Securities Depository and Clearing Corporation (CSDC), which provides services to the Shanghai Stock Exchange and the Shenzhen Stock Exchange. »


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