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Sasha Jensen, Context Jensen Partners

Alts industry fundraising hires hit all-time high in Q3 2016

Tue, 08/11/2016 - 14:26

Recruitment of marketing and fundraising staff across the alternative funds sector, including hedge funds, private equity firms, real estate managers and third-party marketing firms, reached an all-time high in the third quarter of 2016, according to corporate advisory and search firm Contect Jensen Partners (CJP). »

Cenk Utkan, Devonshire Warwick Capital

Devonshire Warwick Capital enters Korean institutional market place

Tue, 08/11/2016 - 13:56

Devonshire Warwick Capital, an investment banking firm that specialises in the private placement of hedge fund and private equity funds, has established a presence in the Korean institutional market place through an association with Crystal River Group. »

David Puth, CLS

CLS upgrades settlement members to new market infrastructure interface

Tue, 08/11/2016 - 13:29

CLS Group, a provider of risk mitigation and operational services for the global foreign exchange (FX) market, has completed the upgrade its settlement members to a new member gateway and market infrastructure (MI) channel. »

James WIlliams, GFM Ltd

Misys November Webinar 8 November - Diversify or die: Unlock the true potential of multi-asset investing

Tue, 08/11/2016 - 10:08

Asset managers are under pressure to deliver performance and find new sources of alpha in today’s low growth low yield environment. As such, having the right systems in place to support greater asset class diversification that allow managers to pivot their investment strategies, and extend the instrument coverage of those strategies, is a must-have.  »

Amol Dhargalkar, Chatham Financial

Forex volatility leaves companies more exposed than ever, says Chatham Financial

Tue, 08/11/2016 - 09:39

Many businesses are failing to fully protect themselves against the most significant financial risks they face, according to a study from Chatham Financial. »

Kenneth J Heinz, HFR

Top macro funds surge as US election uncertainty rises

Tue, 08/11/2016 - 09:34

Hedge funds posted mixed performance to begin the fourth quarter, as US equities weakened amid increasing uncertainty before election day, not just on the presidential-front, but also with regard to the control of Congress and state-level results. »

R Matthew Freund, Calamos Investments

Calamos Investments hires fixed income co-CIO

Tue, 08/11/2016 - 09:03

Calamos Investments has appointed R Matthew Freund as co-chief investment officer, head of fixed income strategies, to spearhead the firm's further expansion into fixed income, credit and alternative products. »

Fiona Le Poidevin, CISE

How a CISE listing adds substance and creates value

Tue, 08/11/2016 - 09:00

By Fiona Le Poidevin (pictured), CEO, Channel Islands Securities Exchange (CISE) – International developments such as the EU’s Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) and the OECD’s Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) initiative are placing increased focus on the substance of investment structures.  »

William H Woolverton, DMS

DMS appoints managing director in the US

Tue, 08/11/2016 - 08:58

Fund governance firm DMS Governance has expanded its US business with the appointment of William H Woolverton, former senior managing director and general counsel at Gottex Fund Management, in its New York office. »

Michael Leibrock, DTCC

Cyber risk and geopolitical threat top financial industry concerns, says DTCC survey

Tue, 08/11/2016 - 08:54

Broad geopolitical risks, including the outcome of the US presidential election and Britain’s exit from the EU, are among top risks facing the global financial system, according to a survey by The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC). »

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