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OYSTER Absolute Return ranked No1 in the Netherlands over three years

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 17:00

OYSTER Absolute Return EUR EUR2, a sub-fund of the OYSTER SICAV registered in the Netherlands, has been ranked best fund in the Netherlands over three years by Lipper in the “Absolute Return EUR Low” category.  »

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Buy-side algo trading volume downticks for first time in five years, says TABB study

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 16:00

Buy-side firms are under a global microscope to ensure they act in the best interests of their clients, according to TABB Group in the first of a three-part 11th annual benchmark study series. »

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Tortoise adds four to investment committee

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 13:00

Tortoise Capital Advisors has added four seasoned portfolio managers to its investment committee, effective 30 June, 2015. »

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Cybersecurity threat to hedge funds requires closer communication between legal and IT teams

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 12:18

By James Williams – Global law firms need to work closely with hedge funds to improve their cybersecurity risk management by identifying at-risk assets and coming up with a legal risk mitigation response.  »

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Cordium ranks in top 50 on Sunday Times BT Business SME Export Track 100

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 12:00

Cordium has been ranked at number 42 in the inaugural Sunday Times BT Business SME Export Track 100.  »

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DTCC automates internal account transfers for alternative investments

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 10:00

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has launched a new capability within its Wealth Management Services (WMS) business to streamline the processing of internal account transfers for alternative investments. »

Best Practices in Hedge Fund Security – a whitepaper on risk-based authentication

Best Practices in Hedge Fund Security – a whitepaper on risk-based authentication

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 09:02

The 2014 release of the SECs OCIE Cybersecurity Initiative, and recent updates in 2015, means that Alternative Investments firms can’t delay updating their security technology infrastructure. Furthermore, the topic of cyber-attacks has captured media attention as cloud environments introduce another avenue of attack over firms’ confidential data. How can fund managers continue to automate their practices while ensuring their valuable data is protected? »

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Health care stocks top hedge fund buys in S&P Capital IQ Quarterly Hedge Fund Tracker

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 09:00

The health care sector has driven the lion's share of buying among the largest pure play hedge fund managers in Q1 2015, with net buys of USD4.8 billion in the quarter, according to the latest S&P Capital IQ Hedge Fund Tracker, a review of 13F fillings by hedge funds. »

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CME Group launches eight new European power contracts on CME Europe

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 06:00

CME Group has launched eight new European Power futures contracts on CME Europe covering the German, French, Spanish and Italian markets. They are all base load and peak load contracts and cash settled against the leading power auctions for each market.  »

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ENSO expands exec team with Julian Pittam as Head of EMEA and Stephen Caplen as Global COO

Wed, 20/05/2015 - 16:00

Enso Financial Analytics (ENSO), a provider of data-driven investment and operational insights for hedge funds, has hired Julian Pittam as Head of EMEA and Stephen Caplen as Global COO.  »

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Special report
Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 11:00

This keynote Hedgeweek Special Report surveys the key technology products and software solutions available to hedge funds,, and drills down into each one through interviews and analysis to summarise their benefits to COOs, CTOs and CFOs at hedge funds... »

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Survey

Voting for the 5th edition of the Hedgeweek USA Awards, which recognise excellence among hedge fund managers and service providers around the world, is now open. ... »

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Locked door

Cybersecurity issues have existed as long as the internet. What seems to have changed in the last 18 months is not only that the nature of the breaches has become more sophisticated, but also the fact that hedge funds have become a much bigger target.  ... »

Special report
Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015 – The Winners

Read the complete list of Winners and profiles at the sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, which brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2014... »

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