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Ogier's Thomas becomes new chairman of Jersey Funds Association

Ogier's Thomas becomes new chairman of Jersey Funds Association

Tue, 14/08/2007 - 06:59

Ogier partner and funds specialist Richard Thomas has succeeded Gary Clark, who has stepped down as chairman of the Jersey Funds Association after three years. »

DWS Scudder offers portable alphas access to alternative asset classes

DWS Scudder offers portable alphas access to alternative asset classes

Tue, 14/08/2007 - 06:58

DWS Scudder, the US retail division of Deutsche Asset Management, has launched the DWS Alternative Asset Allocation Plus Fund, an open-ended mutual fund that seeks capital appreciation by »

JPMorgan builds hedge fund services team in Asia

JPMorgan builds hedge fund services team in Asia

Tue, 14/08/2007 - 06:57

JPMorgan Hedge Fund Services has expanded its business in Asia with the recruitment from Fortis Prime Fund Solutions of Andrew Mascall-Robson to lead business development and growth across »

UBS Investment Bank launches algorithmic strategy system for commodities

UBS Investment Bank launches algorithmic strategy system for commodities

Tue, 14/08/2007 - 06:57

UBS Investment Bank has launched the UBS Commodities Portfolio Algorithmic Strategy System (Comm-PASS), a portfolio-based algorithmic strategy that exploits momentum in the commodity marke »

Threadneedle expands hedge fund and emerging markets business with Convivo acquisition

Threadneedle expands hedge fund and emerging markets business with Convivo acquisition

Tue, 14/08/2007 - 06:55

Threadneedle has announced the acquisition of Convivo Capital Management, a specialist emerging market hedge fund business that manages assets of USD476m in two strategies, subject to regu »

Olympia Capital chooses Comada's M•A•T•share to serve fund of hedge funds clients

Olympia Capital chooses Comada's M•A•T•share to serve fund of hedge funds clients

Fri, 10/08/2007 - 15:50

Olympia Capital (Ireland), a Dublin-based specialist administrator servicing almost USD10bn in fund assets, has licensed Comada's M•A•T•share s »

Bank of America names leadership team for alternative investments group

Bank of America names leadership team for alternative investments group

Fri, 10/08/2007 - 15:49

Bank of America has announced the leadership for its new Global Wealth & Investment Management alternative investments group which, expanded through the acquisition of U.S. »

Fabien Pictet and Partners launches Asia ex-Japan hedge fund

Fabien Pictet and Partners launches Asia ex-Japan hedge fund

Fri, 10/08/2007 - 15:48

Fabien Pictet & Partners Limited has announced the creation of an Asia ex-Japan hedge fund, the FPP Golden Asia Fund, with seed assets from Jade Absolute Fund Managers. »

Fidessa and LatentZero combine execution management platforms

Fidessa and LatentZero combine execution management platforms

Fri, 10/08/2007 - 15:48

The Fidessa group has announced the union of its Fidessa and LatentZero execution management service solutions into a single product combining all the features of the Fidessa and LatentZero EM »

Société Générale and Calyon agree merger of brokerage businesses

Société Générale and Calyon agree merger of brokerage businesses

Thu, 09/08/2007 - 19:25

Société Générale and Calyon have reached final agreement on the merger of the brokerage activities currently carried out by their respective subsidiaries, Fimat and »

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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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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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