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Alternative investment firms seek sell-side technology to support fund growth, says report

Alternative investment firms seek sell-side technology to support fund growth, says report

Thu, 26/06/2008 - 07:00

A new category of software vendor that has traditionally targeted the sell-side is moving into the alternative investments space, addressing various aspects of the trade life cycle of both »

Markit unveils European asset-backed securities transparency initiative

Markit unveils European asset-backed securities transparency initiative

Wed, 25/06/2008 - 18:22

Markit, a provider of independent data, portfolio valuations and over-the-counter derivatives trade processing, has announced it is working with leading institutions to facilitate the dist »

Karim Vellani joins Polar Capital as chief risk officer

Karim Vellani joins Polar Capital as chief risk officer

Wed, 25/06/2008 - 18:12

London-based hedge fund manager Polar Capital has appointed Karim Vellani, previously head of risk management for the global proprietary trading business at Credit Suisse, as chief risk of »

Fidessa delivers ultra low-latency LSE data to more than 200 clients

Fidessa delivers ultra low-latency LSE data to more than 200 clients

Wed, 25/06/2008 - 14:16

Fidessa group, provider of the Fidessa and Fidessa LatentZero trading, market data and global connectivity solutions, has announced the delivery of data from the London Stock Exchange with »

S&P and SuperDerivatives combine securities and derivatives valuation services

S&P and SuperDerivatives combine securities and derivatives valuation services

Wed, 25/06/2008 - 13:57

Standard & Poor's Securities Evaluations, a provider of independent securities evaluations, and SuperDerivatives, which specialises in derivatives pricing, revaluation and risk managem »

US law firm expects more investor claims to follow indictment of Bear Stearns managers

US law firm expects more investor claims to follow indictment of Bear Stearns managers

Tue, 24/06/2008 - 14:59

New York law firm Klayman & Toskes believes that claims against Bear Stearns - now part of JP Morgan Chase - on behalf of investors in its High-Grade Structured Credit Strategies and H »

Mourant completes 200th listing on Channel Islands Stock Exchange

Mourant completes 200th listing on Channel Islands Stock Exchange

Tue, 24/06/2008 - 14:38

Mourant International Finance Administration, part of the Jersey-based international legal and financial services group Mourant, has completed its 200th listing on the Channel Islands Stoc »

SuperDerivatives introduces next generation FX platform

SuperDerivatives introduces next generation FX platform

Tue, 24/06/2008 - 13:32

SuperDerivatives, a provider of derivatives pricing and multi-asset front-office systems, risk management, revaluation and online options trading solutions, has launched the next generatio »

Ramius Fund of Funds Group names Vikas Kapoor as head of risk management

Ramius Fund of Funds Group names Vikas Kapoor as head of risk management

Tue, 24/06/2008 - 13:22

Ramius Fund of Funds Group, manager of a range of institutional fund of hedge funds products and managed accounts, has appointed Vikas Kapoor, a former managing director at Arden Asset Man »

Singapore Exchange names Jeremy Ang to head commodities exchange

Singapore Exchange names Jeremy Ang to head commodities exchange

Tue, 24/06/2008 - 13:21

Singapore Exchange has appointed Jeremy Ang Peng Leong as chief executive of the Singapore Commodity Exchange, following its acquisition of the exchange, which is scheduled to be completed »

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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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Hedgeweek Special Report: Hedge Fund Administration

Hedge Fund Administration 2015

Tue, 16/06/2015 - 09:57

Mergers and acquisitions in recent years have changed the face of hedge fund administration. Big custodial banks are likely to dominate the HFA space in years to come, forming one part of a barbell with a number of well-run, well-capitalised independent HFAs on the other end. This report examines the implications for both hedge funds and their administrators... »

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North America

Private debt in North America

Fri, 05/06/2015 - 12:06

The North American private debt industry has seen substantial growth in assets over the last decade. This extract from the Preqin Special Report: Private Debt in North America looks at the current state of private debt fundraising and funds currently in market. ... »

Special report
State Street Global Advisors – Volatility and the benefits of downside protection strategies

State Street Global Advisors has unveiled the results of an in-depth survey of 420 senior executives within global private and public pension plans, endowments, foundations and sovereign wealth funds, summarised in this keynote Hedgeweek Special Report... »

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