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Financial software provider Fidessa to set up Belfast development centre

Financial software provider Fidessa to set up Belfast development centre

Wed, 20/02/2008 - 06:00

Fidessa group, which provides multi-asset financial trading, portfolio analysis, decision support, investment compliance, market data and global connectivity solutions to brokers and inves »

MSCI Barra to launch Asia-Pacific investible hedge fund index

MSCI Barra to launch Asia-Pacific investible hedge fund index

Wed, 20/02/2008 - 06:00

MSCI Barra, a New York-based provider of investment support tools including indices and portfolio risk and performance analytics, has announced plans to launch the MSCI Asia-Pacific Hedge »

ITG adds Posit Alert to crossing suite in Europe

ITG adds Posit Alert to crossing suite in Europe

Tue, 19/02/2008 - 16:00

Investment Technology Group, a provider of technology-based trading services and transaction research, is adding Posit Alert, a new indications-based facility that seeks out crossing oppor »

Latin managers extend appeal to attract offshore investors

Latin managers extend appeal to attract offshore investors

Tue, 19/02/2008 - 15:57

The foundations of Latin America's hedge fund industry were largely built by managers emerging from traditional investment firms and the proprietary trading desks of investment banks establishing u »

Lionhart opens office in midtown Manhattan

Lionhart opens office in midtown Manhattan

Tue, 19/02/2008 - 14:00

Lionhart, a multistrategy arbitrage hedge fund manager with USD800m under management, has opened an office at 540 Madison Avenue in midtown Manhattan. »

Jersey Finance to promote fund services in Edinburgh

Jersey Finance to promote fund services in Edinburgh

Tue, 19/02/2008 - 12:00

Jersey Finance, the promotional agency for the island's financial services industry, has announced plans for a series of events in the UK during the first half of the year, including a sem »

Jersey expects early take-up of Unregulated Fund regime

Jersey expects early take-up of Unregulated Fund regime

Tue, 19/02/2008 - 11:15

Jersey has introduced two new classes of investment fund that can be established without regulatory approval under its funds legislation. »

Advent Software and Atlantic Link form consulting alliance

Advent Software and Atlantic Link form consulting alliance

Tue, 19/02/2008 - 06:00

Advent Software, a leading provider of software and solutions to the global investment management industry, has established a consulting alliance with Atlantic Link, a London-based consult »

Artradis Fund Management joins lawsuits over valuation of Kazakh bank

Artradis Fund Management joins lawsuits over valuation of Kazakh bank

Tue, 19/02/2008 - 06:00

QVT Financial, a manager of global multistrategy hedge funds that claims more than USD11bn in assets under management, has announced it will be joined by Singapore-based Artradis Fund Mana »

Dexion Absolute raises GBP134m in oversubscribed tap issue

Dexion Absolute raises GBP134m in oversubscribed tap issue

Tue, 19/02/2008 - 06:00

Guernsey-domiciled fund of hedge funds Dexion Absolute has raised a further GBP134.2m (USD263.2m) from investors in four currency classes of ordinary shares, having already attracted GBP48 »

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Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2015

Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2015

Tue, 24/02/2015 - 19:14

New regulations are allowing hedge fund managers and institutional investors to take advantage of fresh opportunities in the Swiss market, from innovative new fund platforms to new fund strategies and structures that provide significant portfolio diversification opportunities... »

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The attraction of incubator platforms has increased noticeably in recent years. New hedge funds face a Sisyphus-like task getting up and running as global regulation and compliance pushes costs up, whilst investors simultaneously expect to see institutional quality operations in place from day one.    ... »

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How to Access Europe using third party AIFMs

Read how managers seeking to distribute in Europe can appoint a third party AIFM (or ManCo), and the fund distribution benefits this can bring, both for new fund launches and redomiciled funds... »

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Richard A Kimball Jr, CEO, HEXL

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Six trends shaping the next generation

Tue, 10/02/2015 - 08:01

Just 20 years ago, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) were novelties. Now, after two decades of explosive growth, they are firmly entrenched in the asset management landscape. Total US-listed ETF assets reached a record-setting USD2.0 trillion at the end of 2014, up from USD1.7 trillion a year earlier, and inflows totaled USD244 billion for the year. European ETFs also saw record flows in 2014; they attracted USD61.4 billion in new assets, more than three times the 2013 total. ... »

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