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Ullink launches MiFID II trade reporting solution

Ullink launches MiFID II trade reporting solution

Thu, 23/03/2017 - 07:52

Ullink, a provider of electronic trading and connectivity solutions, has launched a MiFID II compliant trade reporting solution to help its clients meet regulatory requirements for greater accuracy in reporting and timeliness of data collection. »

Bill Stout, Nuveen

Nuveen expands alternatives business development team

Wed, 22/03/2017 - 16:51

Global investment manager Nuveen is expanding its alternative investments business development capabilities with the hire of James Wing and Michael Welch. »

Adam Brass, BRI Partners

BRI Partners launches investable hedge fund benchmark indices

Wed, 22/03/2017 - 13:48

BRI Partners has launched the first in a new range of investable hedge fund indices designed to deliver the beta of hedge fund strategies – the BRI Long/Short Equity Index (BRILSE), calculated by Wilshire Associates. »

Boaz Weinstein, Saba

Saba launches closed-end fund-focused ETF

Wed, 22/03/2017 - 13:44

Alternative investment firm Saba Capital Management has launched CEFS, an actively managed ETF that seeks to generate high income by investing in closed-end funds trading at a discount to net asset value (NAV) and hedging the ETF's risk to rising interest rates.   »

Ronan Guilfoyle, Calderwood

Funding litigation – Independent director considerations

Wed, 22/03/2017 - 10:46

By Ronan Guilfoyle (pictured) and Casey McDonald, independent directors, Calderwood, a Cayman Islands Fund Governance Firm – It is not uncommon these days for an investment fund to find itself in the situation where it may be able to recover certain assets through the process of litigation.  Perhaps an investment has soured but left the fund with claims against certain associated parties, or alternatively, the fund could find itself in the scenario where it has claims against its service providers, possibly due to fraud or some other unfortunate circumstances, which have made the fund no longer viable. »

Phishing hook

Cyber safety best practices: How to avoid phishing scams 


Wed, 22/03/2017 - 10:36

Social engineering schemes continue to grow in their sophistication, and phishing campaigns, in particular, are causing concern as they make their way to employee inboxes. These fraudulent email campaigns appear legitimate and take advantage of employees who are often too busy or simply unprepared to identify a scam (disclaimer: phishing is not specific to email; scams occur via phone & other communication methods also).  »

Baymarkets launches Clarity platform for RegTech solution delivery

Baymarkets launches Clarity platform for RegTech solution delivery

Wed, 22/03/2017 - 10:11

Baymarkets Technology, a Nordic provider of FinTech and RegTech solutions to the global financial services industry, has launched a new financial market solution delivery platform, Clarity. »

Mark Hemsley, Bats

Bats Europe launches two Brexit indices

Wed, 22/03/2017 - 09:46

Bats Europe has launched the Bats Brexit 50/50 Indices, two benchmark indices designed to reflect the impact of the UK’s decision to leave the European Union on UK companies. »

Hedge funds up 0.83 per cent in March

Hedge funds up 0.83 per cent in March

Wed, 22/03/2017 - 09:44

Hedge funds were up 0.83 per cent in March, according to the CISDM Equal Weighted Hedge Fund Index, produced by the UMass Amherst’s Isenberg School of Management’s Center for International Securities and Derivatives Markets (CISDM). »

Bob Dorsey, Ultimus

Ultimus to service Peachtree Alternative Strategies Fund

Wed, 22/03/2017 - 09:41

Ultimus Fund Solutions has been selected to launch and service the Peachtree Alternative Strategies Fund, a non-exchange traded closed-end fund. »

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