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Jon Van Verre

HSBC launches OTC Clearing Collateral Service

Tue, 17/05/2016 - 15:12

HSBC Securities Services, part of HSBC’s Global Banking and Markets business, has launched its Over-the-Counter (OTC) Clearing Collateral Service.  »

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Tages Capital launches 1st single strategy UCITS Alternative Fund

Tue, 17/05/2016 - 15:05

Tages Capital, in partnership with Fore Research & Management, has launched the Tages Fore UCITS Fund, a global credit long/short fund which will form the first sub-fund of Tages International Funds SICAV. »

Unigestion grows Alternatives business with new team

Unigestion grows Alternatives business with new team

Tue, 17/05/2016 - 09:33

Unigestion, the boutique asset manager that focuses on guiding its clients with risk-managed investment solutions, has appointed four new members to the Institutional Clients team to boost its specialist alternatives sales force. »

CME Group expands base metals offering with new Aluminum A380 Alloy (S&P Global Platts) futures

CME Group expands base metals offering with new Aluminum A380 Alloy (S&P Global Platts) futures

Tue, 17/05/2016 - 09:17

CME Group is expanding its base metals offering with the introduction of a new Aluminum A380 Alloy (S&P Global Platts) futures contract, which will begin trading on 6 June, 2016.  »

Nuveen hires Bill Stout to drive alternative investments growth

Nuveen hires Bill Stout to drive alternative investments growth

Tue, 17/05/2016 - 09:11

Nuveen Investments, an operating division of TIAA Global Asset Management, has appointed Bill Stout as Managing Director and Head of Alternative Investments Business Development.  »

Dominic Wheatley

Positive response to Manager Led Product launch at Guernsey Funds Forum

Mon, 16/05/2016 - 15:42

Guernsey’s new Manager Led Product (MLP) was warmly received by a London funds audience when it was launched at the Guernsey Funds Forum last week [12 May]. »

What current trends tell us about the future of the hedge fund industry

What current trends tell us about the future of the hedge fund industry

Mon, 16/05/2016 - 15:27

Agecroft Partners’ Don Steinbrugge (pictured) discussed a number of recent hedge fund industry media quotes and articles in a presentation delivered at the 69th CFA Institute Annual Conference held on 9 May, 2016 in Montreal.  »

Jack Seibald

Assess the scale of a prime broker’s operational support

Mon, 16/05/2016 - 13:15

Choosing the best prime broker to support the strategy is vital, but will depend on the manager. A portfolio manager spinning out of a hedge fund with an established track record and experience in running a pot of capital, will likely want to appoint a tier one prime broker: the likes of Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley; especially if they are launching with significant AUM. They may, however, look to others as an alternate, or second, prime to mitigate risk and to provide certain outsourced services. »

Don Steinbrugge

Chapter 5: Marketing & distribution

Mon, 16/05/2016 - 13:12

A recent survey by Preqin revealed that 60 per cent of hedge funds have less than USD100 million in AUM and that only 5 per cent of hedge fund flows go to funds operating below that AUM level. »

Bob Guilbert

Grading your cloud provider: four critical criteria

Mon, 16/05/2016 - 13:08

By Bob Guilbert – You're a new fund manager, and somewhere on your task list the letters "IT" are probably followed by a question mark. Odds are, you don't have a technology background, so as your firm's Chief Operating/Financial/Compliance Officer (or in some cases, Portfolio Manager), the sudden responsibility you've undertaken as your firm's de facto IT Manager is intimidating at best.  »

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