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Hatteras Funds increases availability of Alternative Multi-Manager Fund

Hatteras Funds increases availability of Alternative Multi-Manager Fund

Wed, 26/08/2015 - 09:44

Hatteras Funds has opened up access to its Alternative Multi-Manager Fund (HHSIX). The Fund, which has been available to select institutional clients since 2011, will continue to be co-managed by Portfolio Managers Michael P Hennen and R Ty Powers. »

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Hedge funds and their data: Investing in operational excellence and attracting new capital

Wed, 26/08/2015 - 08:00

Funds with more than USD1 billion in AUM grew at an average of 135 per cent since the global financial crisis, while smaller funds only increased 15 per cent over that same five-year period.  »

Aequitas Capital appoints two to executive management team

Aequitas Capital appoints two to executive management team

Wed, 26/08/2015 - 07:42

Jeff Mazer and Katya Baron have joined Aequitas Capital as senior managing director of capital markets and treasury, and managing director of capital markets, respectively. »

TABB Group Promotes Anthony J Perrotta, Jr and Andy Nybo to Partner

TABB Group Promotes Anthony J Perrotta, Jr and Andy Nybo to Partner

Wed, 26/08/2015 - 07:37

TABB Group has promoted Anthony J Perrotta (pictured), Jr and Andy Nybo to partner, global heads of research and consulting.  »

ENSO appoints Michael McMahon as CTO

ENSO appoints Michael McMahon as CTO

Wed, 26/08/2015 - 07:35

ENSO Financial Analytics (ENSO), a provider of data-driven investment and operational insights for hedge funds, has appointed Michael McMahon (pictured) as Chief Technology Officer (CTO).  »

TradeSharp Integrates with Tradier to provide traders with brokerage services and enhanced trading strategies

TradeSharp Integrates with Tradier to provide traders with brokerage services and enhanced trading strategies

Tue, 25/08/2015 - 14:06

TradeSharp has integrated with the Tradier API to enable individual traders using its Algorithmic Trading Platform to benefit from Tradier’s brokerage services, scalability and competitive pricing.  »

ITPM hires Tristan Edwards as Senior Trading Mentor

ITPM hires Tristan Edwards as Senior Trading Mentor

Tue, 25/08/2015 - 14:02

The Institute of Trading and Portfolio Management (ITPM) has appointed fund manager and ex-Goldman Sachs and Brevan Howard trader Tristan Edwards as a Senior Trading Mentor in Australia and New Zealand.   »

Munich Reinsurance America appoints John Vasturia and Jill Beggs to new leadership roles

Munich Reinsurance America appoints John Vasturia and Jill Beggs to new leadership roles

Tue, 25/08/2015 - 13:51

Munich Reinsurance America, has appointed John Vasturia (pictured) and Jill Beggs to new leadership positions, effective immediately. »

FinTech Sandbox partners with Quandl

FinTech Sandbox partners with Quandl

Tue, 25/08/2015 - 13:43

FinTech Sandbox has partnered with Quandl, a web-based platform for financial and economic data. Quandl will offer startups participating in the Sandbox program access to both free and premium data from hundreds of publishers, via its simple and flexible platform.  »

Orc extends connectivity to Borsa Istanbul

Orc extends connectivity to Borsa Istanbul

Tue, 25/08/2015 - 13:33

Orc, a specialist in electronic trading technology for listed derivatives, has launched certified connectivity to Borsa İstanbul enabling quoting and trading on Borsa İstanbul for all Orc clients using the Execution Bricks or the Orc Trading Bricks platforms.  »

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Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook – Augst 2015

In this excerpt from Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook, we take a closer look at the level of competition in the industry today and use our latest survey results to reveal fund manager predictions for asset growth for the rest of 2015. ... »

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survey

The Preqin Special Report: Private Debt Fund Manager Outlook features exclusive survey results drawn from over 100 private debt fund managers worldwide. This extract discusses what fund managers have highlighted as the biggest issues facing the industry and their views on regulation. ... »

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Cybersecurty for Hedge Funds

Cybersecurity for Hedge Funds

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 11:00

Cybersecurity is no longer simply an IT issue, it is now a business issue. This is the conclusion of the experts and fund managers around the world whose opinions were polled for this landmark Hedgeweek Special Report, which outlines Best Practices for Cybersecurity in a fast-changing environment where managers need to keep several steps ahead of cyber criminals... »

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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.  ... »

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