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Four of six IndexIQ Hedge Fund Indexes positive in April

Four of six IndexIQ Hedge Fund Indexes positive in April

Thu, 19/05/2016 - 16:15

Four out of six of IndexIQ’s family of IQ Hedge Indexes recorded positive performance in April, with the IQ Hedge Long/Short Index leading the way with a return of 1.25 per cent. »

Barclay CTA Index Slips 0.05 per cent in April

Barclay CTA Index Slips 0.05 per cent in April

Thu, 19/05/2016 - 16:13

Managed futures traders lost 0.05 per cent in April according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by BarclayHedge. The Index has gained 0.95 per cent in the first four months of 2016. »

Lee Godfrey

Clean Data: The Next Game Changer? – KNEIP’s Lee Godfrey on why data cleanliness should be a top priority for asset management company CEOs

Thu, 19/05/2016 - 09:58

The typical CEO of an asset management company has many things on his mind, but data cleanliness is unlikely to be top of the list. It really ought to be, though, for several reasons. »

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Brad Rinklin joins Eze Software’s management team

Thu, 19/05/2016 - 09:38

Eze Software Group has appointed Brad Rinklin as Senior Managing Director – Marketing.  »

VMS partners with EDI to expand offerings to asset managers

VMS partners with EDI to expand offerings to asset managers

Thu, 19/05/2016 - 09:37

Vertical Management Systems (VMS), a provider of data, financial networking and account aggregation technology, has partnered with Exchange Data International (EDI), a specialist in supplying securities reference data, corporate actions and closing pricing information. »

Jürg Hunziker joins Avaloq Group Executive Board

Jürg Hunziker joins Avaloq Group Executive Board

Thu, 19/05/2016 - 09:33

Jürg Hunziker has been appointed Group Chief Markets Officer and deputy CEO of the Avaloq group. The former SunGard executive will join Avaloq as of 1 June 2016 as a member of the Group Executive Board. »

 Worth Venture Partners publishes new Worth Insights hedge fund paper

Worth Venture Partners publishes new Worth Insights hedge fund paper

Thu, 19/05/2016 - 09:32

Worth Venture Partners, an emerging manager hedge fund platform headquartered in Manhattan, has released a new paper titled "Accessing Emerging Hedge Fund Returns – Seeking Return Over Size" as part of a series of commentaries, Worthy Insights. »

Hedge funds flee equities in Q1, says S&P

Hedge funds flee equities in Q1, says S&P

Thu, 19/05/2016 - 09:16

Hedge funds were severely impacted by US stock market performance in Q1, according to the latest S&P Global Market Intelligence Hedge Fund Tracker, an aggregate analysis of hedge fund equity ownership.   »

Olle Rollag

Murano Systems: lending an ear to improve private equity fund raising

Thu, 19/05/2016 - 08:38

A recent report produced by BNY Mellon in collaboration with Preqin shines a light on how much demand there is among institutional investors for private equity and real estate funds. The report found that 44 per cent of real estate managers and 39 per cent of private equity managers expect their assets under management to grow by at least 50 per cent in the next five years.  »

Kerill O'Shaughnessy

Direct lending funds back in focus as an alternative source of finance for SMEs

Thu, 19/05/2016 - 08:01

By Kerill O’Shaughnessy, Walkers – In the aftermath of the financial crisis, the implementation of the Basel III agreement in the EU as part of the Capital Requirements Directive IV (CRD IV) legislative package has resulted in widespread deleveraging by EU banks. As a result of the limits placed on the capacity of banks to lend, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have been experiencing difficulty in accessing funding for operations, expansion and investment.  »

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