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Steven J Fellin

Alternative Fund Consulting adds CFO services

Wed, 25/03/2015 - 10:30

Alternative Fund Consulting, an executive level advisory firm specialising in hedge fund product and organisational best practices has appointed industry veteran Steven J Fellin (pictured), CFA as Partner focused on clients' financial, accounting, and overall business management success.  »

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IndexIQ adds two new hedge fund ETFs

Wed, 25/03/2015 - 09:14

IndexIQ has expanded its family of liquid alternative exchange-traded funds (ETFs) with the launch of the IQ Hedge Long/Short Tracker ETF (QLS) and the IQ Hedge Event-Driven Tracker ETF (QED).  »

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Eze Castle Integration earns UK government Cyber Essentials Certification

Wed, 25/03/2015 - 09:00

Eze Castle Integration has received the UK Government Cyber Essential Certification following a review of the company’s security controls by certification-body Indelible Data. »

Donald A Steinbrugge

Does the hedge fund industry benefit society?

Wed, 25/03/2015 - 09:00

By Donald A Steinbrugge, CFA – Managing Partner, Agecroft Partners – It is no secret that the hedge fund industry is viewed negatively by a large portion of the general public, but should it be?   »

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FD acquires mobile tech specialist ActivateClients

Wed, 25/03/2015 - 06:00

FD has acquired ActivateClients Limited, in a deal worth EUR4.75m (GBP3.4m), of which EUR1.5m (GBP1.1m) is payable in cash and EUR3.25m (GBP2.4m) is payable through the issue of 183,185 FD new ordinary shares. »

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ESG factors improve risk-adjusted returns and play important role in alt investment allocations

Tue, 24/03/2015 - 20:00

The majority of institutional investors actively consider ESG criteria when making alternative investment allocations, according to a survey by LGT Capital Partners and Mercer.  »

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Calastone expands Middle East coverage by connecting NBAD

Tue, 24/03/2015 - 19:30

Calastone has added the National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) Global Asset Management to its global order routing community. »

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Hotspot to launch London matching engine

Tue, 24/03/2015 - 19:00

Hotspot, an institutional foreign exchange (FX) market owned and operated by BATS Global Markets, is expanding its European presence with the launch of its first Europe-based FX matching engine. »

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Boris Tiomkin joins ConceptONE as Executive Chairman

Tue, 24/03/2015 - 18:30

ConceptONE has appointed Boris Tiomkin as Executive Chairman. Tiomkin will be primarily responsible for leading ConceptONE’s strategic planning and business development efforts. »

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GBST integrates SAP HANA platform with financial transaction tax product

Tue, 24/03/2015 - 17:00

GBST is to integrate and offer the in-memory computing capabilities of the SAP HANA platform with its financial transaction tax product, GBST Syn~FTT.  »

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Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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In an extract from the Preqin Special Report: Asia-Pacific Hedge Funds, we provide an overview of the industry in Asia-Pacific, covering assets under management as well as key locations, strategies, fund structures and more.  ... »

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Assets under management for sovereign wealth funds globally reach USD6.31tn as of March 2015, increasing by more than USD900bn over the past 18 months. This information has been revealed in the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review, a comprehensive guide to these influential investors. ... »

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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015 – The Winners

Read the complete list of Winners and profiles at the sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, which brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2014... »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: eVestment – The evolution of hedge fund investing

As revealed in this Hedgeweek Special Report sponsored by eVestment, the data, analytics and market intelligence provider to the institutional investment community, experts agree that investing in hedge funds represents a good way for institutions to access manager skill, which is key in constructing a diversified portfolio to achieve risk and return targets. ... »

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