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Chris Walsh

Global banks, service providers and market infrastructures create new hub for end-to-end margin processing

Wed, 08/07/2015 - 07:30

Thirteen global banks, ICAP plc and market infrastructures The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) and Euroclear have joined forces with AcadiaSoft, to solve an industry problem involving margin flows.  »

David J. Csiki

Kiltearn Partners implements INDATA iPM big data platform

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 13:59

INDATA, a leading industry provider of software and services for buy-side firms, today announced that  »

Richard Baker

New MFA paper examines changes since passing of Dodd-Frank Act

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 13:44

The Managed Funds Association (MFA) has released a new position paper detailing the changes financial markets have undergone since the passage of the Dodd-Frank Act, as well as the expanded role alternative investments now play.  »

Hirander Misra, GMEX

GMEX interest rate swap futures launch for trading in August at Eurex

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 13:41

As of 7 August 2015, GMEX will provide a Euro-denominated IRS Constant Maturity Future (CMF) for trading and clearing on Eurex. Both parties agreed on this cooperation at the end of 2014.  »

Edward T. Tilly

CBOE Futures Exchange to list VIX 'Weeklys' Futures from 23 July

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 13:39

CBOE Futures Exchange plans to list futures with weekly expirations on the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX Index) beginning Thursday, July 23, 2015, subject to regulatory review. VIX Weeklys options at CBOE are expected to follow, also subject to regulatory approval. »

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Proskauer adds Bruno Bertrand-Delfau to PE team

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 07:46

Proskauer has appointed Bruno Bertrand-Delfau (pictured) as a partner in the firm’s private investment fund’s practice based in London. »

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S&P Capital IQ adds intra-day pricing on munis to offering

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 07:43

S&P Capital IQ has launched a new intra-day municipal bond pricing service designed to assist regulatory and industry efforts aimed at bringing about greater transparency to the market.   »

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OECD backs Guernsey as a cooperative jurisdiction

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 07:36

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) – the international standards-setter for tax transparency and cooperation – has underlined Guernsey’s reputation as a cooperative jurisdiction. »

Weekly Brief: Hedge funds have limited direct exposure to Greece

Weekly Brief: Hedge funds helped protect portfolios in June

Mon, 06/07/2015 - 16:34

Hedge funds suffered a blow in June, with the Lyxor Hedge Fund Index down 2 per cent. The industry is nonetheless outperforming traditional asset classes in a context in which the correlation between equities and bonds is positive. In June, the MSCI World was down 2.6 per cent and sovereign benchmarks were down on both sides of the Atlantic (the 10-year Bund price is down 2 per cent; 10-year Treasury price down 1.7 per cent). »

Moira Ashby

Hawksford strengthens corporate capabilities with associate director appointment

Mon, 06/07/2015 - 15:05

Hawksford has appointed Moira Ashby as an associate director. Ashby (pictured) will be part of the team responsible for defining, building and growing Hawksford’s corporate business. »

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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.  ... »

Special report
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. ... »

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