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Edhec creates research chair in alternative investment for institutional investors

Edhec creates research chair in alternative investment for institutional investors

Thu, 21/02/2008 - 06:00

The Edhec Risk and Asset Management Research Centre and Morgan Stanley Investment Management have announced the creation of a new research chair entitled Financial Engineering and Global A »

Salus Alpha launches alternative Ucits III funds based on Vienna-listed indices

Salus Alpha launches alternative Ucits III funds based on Vienna-listed indices

Thu, 21/02/2008 - 06:00

Salus Alpha, which last year launched the first Ucits III-compliant long/short equity fund, Salus Alpha Equity Hedged, has introduced two further funds designed to enable private investors »

Sweden's IPM expands into Germany and the Middle East

Sweden's IPM expands into Germany and the Middle East

Thu, 21/02/2008 - 06:00

Dominicus Freiherr von Mentzingen has joined Swedish-based quantitative manager Informed Portfolio Management in an advisory role to lead the firm's expansion into German-speaking Europe.< »

Tremont names Susan Crotty as managing director for investment management services

Tremont names Susan Crotty as managing director for investment management services

Thu, 21/02/2008 - 06:00

Fund of hedge funds manager Tremont Capital Management has announced the recruitment of Susan Crotty from Callan Associates to become managing director for investment management services. »

UMB Fund Services launches platform for registered funds of hedge funds

UMB Fund Services launches platform for registered funds of hedge funds

Thu, 21/02/2008 - 06:00

UMB Fund Services has launched a platform geared to the servicing needs of registered funds of hedge funds in the US, offering a technol »

An ear to the ground in Latin America

An ear to the ground in Latin America

Wed, 20/02/2008 - 13:20

The Santander group has a long history serving the Latin American markets, with the bank a market leader in countries throughout the region. »

NYSE Euronext to launch independent valuation service Prime Source

NYSE Euronext to launch independent valuation service Prime Source

Wed, 20/02/2008 - 12:00

NYSE Euronext has announced the launch of Prime Source, an independent valuation service supported by a web-based technical infrastructure »

Dechert advises ETF Securities on launch of new range of ETCs

Dechert advises ETF Securities on launch of new range of ETCs

Wed, 20/02/2008 - 06:00

Dechert has advised longstanding client ETF Securities, through its subsidiary ETFS Commodity Securities, on the proposed listing of its new platform of short and leveraged exchange-traded »

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 »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: The Bahamas – How it continues to evolve its funds industry

The Bahamas is taking steps to raise its profile as an attractive funds centre, continuing to build out the popular SMART Fund model template to provide a range of solutions for investment managers, plus its new ICON structure designed to appeal specifically to Brazilian investment managers and advisers.... »

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In an extract from the 2015 Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets H1 2015, results of a survey conducted in Q4 2014 reveal which strategies and regions will be targeted by private equity investors this year. ... »

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State Street Global Markets – Fund Connect

This Special Report unveils the ways in which State Street Global Markets' Fund Connect ETF platform is bringing new levels of efficiency to the the ETF marketplace, and includes expert comment from the perspective of an AP.... »

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Nearly double the proportion of investors view fees as a key issue in the hedge fund industry compared to last year, while performance remains the biggest concern. Investor survey results published in the Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets H1 2015 reveal the key issues facing investors in the coming year. ... »

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Work patterns in the alternative investments space have seen a significant shift over the years —from working in the office on a computer, to collaborating remotely via mobile applications and bring your own devices (BYOD). To remain competitive, an enormous amount of data must be shared on-the-go to facilitate investment decisions, but with minimal IT oversight, this trend towards mobile could open the door for increased risk of information leakage. ... »

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