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Ross Ellis, SEI

SEI - Best Liquid Alternatives Fund Administrator & Managed Account Platform Technology Firm

Mon, 03/10/2016 - 13:44

In a new thought-provoking white paper entitled The upside of disruption – why the future of asset management depends on innovation, SEI picks out five important trends that are re-shaping the way we live our lives, both socially and professionally. SEI refers to these five trends as: Watsonisation; Googlisation; Amazonisation; Twitterisation, and Uberisation.  »

Brian Desmond, IKONIC

IKONIC Fund Services - Best Offshore Hedge Fund Administrator

Mon, 03/10/2016 - 13:23

IKONIC Fund Services (IKONIC) was incorporated in 2007 as a Bermuda exempted company and is a licensed Fund Administrator under the Bermuda Monetary Authority Investment Fund Act 2006.  »

Scott Sherman, Imagine Software

Imagine Software - Best Risk Management Software Provider

Mon, 03/10/2016 - 13:15

New York-headquartered Imagine Software celebrated its 23rd birthday this July. Still privately owned and run by Scott Sherman, Steven Harrison, Dr Lance Smith and David Miller, Imagine has long been viewed as one of the financial industry's leading provider of real-time portfolio, risk management and regulatory systems.  »

Bennett Egeth, Broadridge

Broadridge Investment Management Solutions - Best North American Data Visualisation Software Provider

Mon, 03/10/2016 - 13:06

A decade ago, there was nothing wrong with having eight or 10 vendors in place to run a hedge fund operation. But times have changed, as has technology. So much so, that established managers are increasingly looking to reduce overhead costs and complexity by consolidating the number of their critical systems into single or integrated solutions, often delivered on a hosted basis.  »

James Williams, Hedgeweek

Wedbush Securities - Best North American Hedge Fund Research Provider

Mon, 03/10/2016 - 12:58

Wedbush Securities was founded in 1955 and is one of the largest providers of small and midcap equity research in the US.  »

Ingrid Pierce, Walkers

Walkers - Best Offshore Law Firm

Mon, 03/10/2016 - 12:48

Walkers is one of the most recognised international law firms and works with some of the hedge fund industry's largest asset managers. In total, the Group has 580 personnel, of which 250 alone are based in the Cayman Islands. "Overall, we've hired 100 people globally this year to bolster our five core practices: investment funds, finance & corporate, insolvency & dispute resolution, wealth structuring, and tax and regulatory advice," says Ingrid Pierce (pictured), Global Managing Partner at Walkers.  »

Bill Lipschutz, Hathersage Capital Management

Hathersage Capital Management - Best Macro CTA

Mon, 03/10/2016 - 12:38

Hathersage Capital Management LLC is a global macro manager founded in 1991. Employing a discretionary global macro philosophy which it applies strictly to G10 currencies, the firm takes directional market views using interbank spot, forwards and options.  »

James Williams, Hedgeweek

Great work amidst challenging times

Mon, 03/10/2016 - 12:30

Firstly, let’s start with a positive message. As the latest Hedgeweek USA Awards event in New York on 15 September showed once again, the energy and creative dexterity of hedge fund industry participants remains undented by the continuous intervention of regulators and central bankers. Hedge funders are a hardy bunch, and it was great to see so many engaging conversations during the course of the evening.  »

Claraphi's UMA combines managers, funds and alternatives for endowment-style investing

Claraphi's UMA combines managers, funds and alternatives for endowment-style investing

Mon, 03/10/2016 - 10:52

Claraphi Advisory Network is gaining ground in the managed accounts arena by offering a unified managed account (UMA) that can blend separate account managers, ETFs, and alternative investments. »

IRA Financial solo 401(K) plan opens up hedge fund investments with no asset value fees

IRA Financial solo 401(K) plan opens up hedge fund investments with no asset value fees

Mon, 03/10/2016 - 10:50

IRA Financial Group, a provider of open architecture self-directed solo 401(k) plans, has launched a solo 401(k) plan programme with no account value or transaction fees. »


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