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SS&C Technologies to acquire Advent Software

Tue, 03/02/2015 - 16:00

Financial services software and provider SS&C Technologies is to acquire Advent Software, a provider of software and services for the global investment management industry.  »

Risk blocks

Spencer Capital Holdings to acquire USA Risk Group

Tue, 03/02/2015 - 15:00

Spencer Capital Holdings is to acquire USA Risk Group an independent captive insurance manager. The transaction is subject to customary closing requirements and regulatory approval, and is expected to close during the first quarter of 2015.  »

London offices

JonesTrading opens London office

Tue, 03/02/2015 - 10:00

JonesTrading Institutional Services is to open a London office as part of a strategic initiative to expand its services to Europe.  »

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Nasdaq launches experimental access fee program

Tue, 03/02/2015 - 09:00

Nasdaq has launched an experimental pricing program with lower access fees for 14 stocks representing both small and large capitalisation companies traded on US equity listings venues. »

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AIMA parliamentary reception discusses how hedge funds can help close ‘pensions gap’

Tue, 03/02/2015 - 06:00

A reception at the UK Parliament hosted by the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), the global hedge fund association, has heard how hedge funds can help pension funds to close the “pensions gap”. »

Hong Kong

K&L Gates adds HK investment management partner

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 21:00

Hong Kong law firm K&L Gates has added Michael Wong as a partner in the investment management, hedge funds and alternative investments practice.  »

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Unigestion appoints Ken Harvie as Head of Consultant Relations

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 19:30

Unigestion, an institutional asset manager that focuses on providing its clients with a targeted range of risk-managed investment solutions, has appointed Ken Harvie as Head of Consultant Relations within its Institutional Clients team.  »

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Guggenheim Securities International commences operations

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 18:00

Guggenheim Securities International, the international investment banking and capital markets division of Guggenheim Partners, has commenced operations, providing sales and trading services for European clients. »

Westley Chapman

DMS Offshore appoints former Goldman Sachs exec as director

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 16:45

Fund governance firm DMS Offshore Investment Services (DMS) has appointed Westley Chapman as a Director. »

Amsterdam

Euronext appoints Maurice van Tilburg as CEO of Euronext Amsterdam

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 16:30

Euronext has appointed Maurice van Tilburg as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Euronext Amsterdam with immediate effect, pending regulatory approvals.  »

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Special report
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... »

Article

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.    ... »

Special report
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... »

Comment
Richard A Kimball Jr, CEO, HEXL

Healthcare costs continue to spiral out of control and yet still achieve relatively poor outcomes, says Richard A Kimball Jr (pictured), CEO of HEXL… ... »

Article

Six trends shaping the next generation

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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Junior Sales to Corporates (FX/IR)

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VP IG Credit Sales, NA Investment Bank

Sat, 28 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT

Head Compliance- Asset Management

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