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The growing cachet of Guernsey open-ended funds

Mon, 03/08/2015 - 13:45

With capital so portable in today’s world, investment dollars continually seek to find homes where it makes most economic sense acknowledge market experts. With confidence gradually returning to the global investment markets, it is no surprise that jurisdictions are dusting off their offerings, upgrading them and actively competing once more for new business. Guernsey is no exception and the jurisdiction is banking on the appeal of its range of investment structures, which it hopes will help it compete effectively against strong fund brands (such as UCITS), particularly in the open-ended fund segment. »

LME refines the Ring’s Closing Price procedures   

LME refines the Ring’s Closing Price procedures   

Mon, 03/08/2015 - 07:27

The London Metal Exchange (LME) is enhancing the procedures for establishing the Closing Prices on its open outcry trading floor, the Ring.  »

Cayman Finance welcomes ESMA statement

Cayman Finance welcomes ESMA statement

Mon, 03/08/2015 - 07:26

Cayman Finance has welcomed the European Securities and Markets Authority’s (ESMA) decision to move forward with assessments and recommendations in regards to the extension of the AIFMD Passport to non-EU AIFMs and AIFs. »

Voth Nixon Group launches alternative investment multi-asset fund

Voth Nixon Group launches alternative investment multi-asset fund

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 13:22

Voth Nixon Group has launched the VNX Alternative Investment Multi-Asset Fund (AIMAF), which is designed to capitalise on VNX’s long-standing hedge fund solution strategy. »

Matthew Granade to join Point72 Asset Management as Chief Marker Intelligence Officer

Matthew Granade to join Point72 Asset Management as Chief Marker Intelligence Officer

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 13:21

Matthew Granade has been named Chief Market Intelligence Officer at Point72 Asset Management (Point72). He will lead several of the Firm's unique research capabilities, including Canvas, Aperio, TRAC, and its team of economists. »

CISE ceases discussions with GXG’s SME marketplaces

CISE ceases discussions with GXG’s SME marketplaces

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 13:14

The Channel Islands Securities Exchange Limited (CISE) has ceased discussions regarding the acquisition of the European marketplace for SMEs, the Danish-based GXG Markets A/S (GXG). »

100th buy-side firm signs on to Algomi’s Honeycomb Network

100th buy-side firm signs on to Algomi’s Honeycomb Network

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 13:10

Algomi, the network company providing information-matching solutions for the optimisation of fixed income liquidity, has signed the 100th buy-side firm to its Honeycomb network globally. »

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Investor demand for core private real estate funds drops

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 07:30

This extract from the Preqin Quarterly Update: Real Estate, Q2 2015 focuses on institutional investors in private real estate and their plans for the next 12 months regarding strategy, regional preferences and the size and number of planned capital commitments. »

BATS files client suspension rule to expedite action against customers engaging in layering and spoofing

BATS files client suspension rule to expedite action against customers engaging in layering and spoofing

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 07:22

BATS Global Markets (BATS) has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission the BATS Client Suspension Rule, which would enable the company to take swifter action to prohibit manipulative behaviour, such as spoofing and layering, on the BATS Exchanges. »

ESMA advice positive on Guernsey AIFMD passport extension

ESMA advice positive on Guernsey AIFMD passport extension

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 07:20

A recommendation by the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) to grant Guernsey a ‘third country’ passport under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) has been welcomed by Guernsey’s funds sector. »

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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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