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SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index down 0.37 per cent in July

The gross return of the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index for July 2014 measured -0.37 per cent. »


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FNEX partners with Buttonwood Group Advisors

Buttonwood Group Advisors is to list on the FNEX online alternative investment platform via its placement agent, affiliated broker-dealer Joseph Gunnar & Co. »


Risk

Imagine Software develops risk and compliance management system for Larch Lane 40 Act Fund

Imagine Software has developed a portfolio risk and compliance management system that will be used by Rothschild Larch Lane Management Company for its new alternatives 40 Act Fund. »


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NFA revokes registration of floor trader Joel W Himel

The National Futures Association (NFA) has revoked the registration of Joel W Himel of Vernon Hills, Illinois, a floor trader at the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT). »


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Murano Connect expands US presence

Murano Connect is establishing a presence in Midtown Manhattan and expanding its US analytics team there. »


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Hedge fund branding continues to drive a majority of asset flows

Since the market correction of 2008, a vast majority of hedge fund net asset flows have gone to a small minority of hedge funds with the strongest brands, marking a change from the pre-2008 environment. »


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SEI appoints board members for Advisors’ Inner Circle series trust

SEI has appointed four independent board members for its recently-launched series trust, The Advisors’ Inner Circle Fund (AIC) III, which addresses the rising demand for alternative strategies packaged as mutual funds. »


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Wells Fargo Securities’ Prime Services to launch self-clearing capabilities

Wells Fargo Securities has received approval from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) for a self-clearing brokerage providing additional financing and services solutions to alternative asset managers. »


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Richey May expands alternative investment division

Accounting firm Richey May & Co has expanded its alternative investment division by adding three senior-level hires – Daniel O’Connor, Stephen Vlasak and Jonathan Sharon, who will lead the practice. »


Fraud

Bahamas brokerage firm charged over fraudulent hedge fund scheme

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged a Bahamas-based brokerage firm and its president for enabling a fraud that was halted when the SEC charged the hedge fund manager at the centre of the scheme. »


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