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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. »

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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. »

Gerald Smith, Smith Graham

Smith Graham expands into alternative fixed-income investments

Wed, 22/03/2017 - 09:00

Smith, Graham & Co Investment Advisors, a USD6 billion institutional solutions based asset manager, has acquired the Five Mile Capital Partners’ residential mortgage team, an alternative investment manager, led by Brian Tortorella, managing director. »

Armando Gonzalez, RavenPack

RavenPack launches big-data analytics and visualisation platform

Wed, 22/03/2017 - 08:58

RavenPack, a big data analytics provider for financial services, has launched a self-service data and visualisation platform that enables financial professionals to analyse unstructured data for investing and trading and to support risk management and compliance. »

GPW extends fee reductions for market makers

GPW extends fee reductions for market makers

Wed, 22/03/2017 - 08:53

The Warsaw Stock Exchange (GPW) has extended the fee reduction for market makers of WIG20 futures until 30 September 2017. »

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