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DC charge cap creates a ‘race to be the most mediocre’ says Aurum

DC charge cap creates a ‘race to be the most mediocre’ says Aurum

Tue, 04/08/2015 - 14:24

The new DC Charge cap on default funds may eventually drive trustees to source products based on cost rather than the value that a well-sourced selection of investment solutions should deliver for their members. »

Richard Ansyet, Intralinks

Information Rights Management allows hedge fund managers to better control data flow

Tue, 04/08/2015 - 13:50

Over the last 10 years, organisations have undergone a wholesale change in the way they run their businesses. Thanks to cloud-based platforms, wireless Internet, and the proliferation of desktop and mobile device applications, the perimeter of most businesses has moved beyond the four walls of their office. This has revolutionised the way people work: no longer tied to their desks they can be equally as effective aboard an aircraft or sitting next to the beach on vacation.  »

Columbia Threadneedle Investments hires Jim Bumpus to lead US national sales

Columbia Threadneedle Investments hires Jim Bumpus to lead US national sales

Tue, 04/08/2015 - 07:50

Jim Bumpus has joined Columbia Threadneedle Investments as National Sales Manager. »

American Century Investments expands liquid alternative capabilities and launches AC Alternatives brand

American Century Investments expands liquid alternative capabilities and launches AC Alternatives brand

Tue, 04/08/2015 - 07:36

American Century Investments has expanded its line of alternative mutual funds and created a new brand – AC Alternatives from American Century Investments.  »

Structured finance lawyer Rupert Wall joins Sidley in London

Structured finance lawyer Rupert Wall joins Sidley in London

Tue, 04/08/2015 - 07:34

Sidley Austin has appointed Rupert Wall as a partner in the firm’s Global Finance practice in London.  »

CME Group and FTSE Russell to offer leading index derivatives

CME Group and FTSE Russell to offer leading index derivatives

Tue, 04/08/2015 - 07:24

CME Group and FTSE Russell have entered into a licensing agreement establishing CME Group as a global partner for futures, options on futures and OTC cleared products on FTSE Russell. »

Eze Castle Integration expands cybersecurity service to Hong Kong and Singapore

Eze Castle Integration expands cybersecurity service to Hong Kong and Singapore

Mon, 03/08/2015 - 14:10

Eze Castle Integration has expanded its Information Security Consulting Service to Hong Kong and Singapore.  »

Omni Event Fund adds London-based marketing and investor relations manager

Omni Event Fund adds London-based marketing and investor relations manager

Mon, 03/08/2015 - 14:06

Omni Partners has hired Rajesh Shanmuganathan as Marketing and Investor Relations Manager. Shanmuganathan will be based in Omni’s London office.  »

Weekly Brief: Hedge funds weather the European storm

Weekly Brief: Event-driven underperforms but prospects are improving

Mon, 03/08/2015 - 13:51

Heading into the summer break, companies have continued to report earnings above expectations, especially in Europe. In the US, health care and consumer goods & services companies posted solid earnings, beating expectations as well. Yet, risk assets were under pressure, leading to negative returns for hedge funds this week. »

Celoxica announces hardware-accelerated OPRA ticker plant

Celoxica announces hardware-accelerated OPRA ticker plant

Mon, 03/08/2015 - 13:48

Celoxica, a provider of accelerated market data, order entry and pre-trade risk solutions for the electronic trading community, has launched the Celoxica Ticker Plant (CTP) for OPRA. »

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Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook – Augst 2015

In this excerpt from Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook, we take a closer look at the level of competition in the industry today and use our latest survey results to reveal fund manager predictions for asset growth for the rest of 2015. ... »

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The Preqin Special Report: Private Debt Fund Manager Outlook features exclusive survey results drawn from over 100 private debt fund managers worldwide. This extract discusses what fund managers have highlighted as the biggest issues facing the industry and their views on regulation. ... »

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Cybersecurty for Hedge Funds

Cybersecurity for Hedge Funds

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 11:00

Cybersecurity is no longer simply an IT issue, it is now a business issue. This is the conclusion of the experts and fund managers around the world whose opinions were polled for this landmark Hedgeweek Special Report, which outlines Best Practices for Cybersecurity in a fast-changing environment where managers need to keep several steps ahead of cyber criminals... »

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Hedge fund manager outlook on the AIFMD

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 19:52

The introduction of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) into European law in 2013 was part of a series of moves towards greater regulatory oversight of the hedge fund industry in recent years. In our survey, we asked hedge fund managers for their views on the effect of these new regulations on the industry as well as their expectations about the impact of the AIFMD on their firm over the next 12 months, the results of which are analyzed in this extract from the Preqin Special Report: AIFMD in the Hedge Fund Industry – 2015 Update. ... »

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Ken MacCuish, Intralinks

A couple of years ago, the title Chief Information Security Officer, or CISO for short, was a foreign concept within the hedge fund community. The winds have changed, however, as hedge funds become increasingly targeted by cyber hackers, causing many to hire a CISO to uphold the network integrity of the firm.  ... »

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Sovereign Wealth Funds

Sovereign wealth funds, though small in number and secretive in nature, wield considerable influence as investors as a result of their sizeable assets under management. This extract is taken from Preqin’s latest report which features exclusive content from the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review.  ... »

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