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Custom House Fund Services acquires Clients of Dundee Leeds

Custom House Fund Services acquires Clients of Dundee Leeds

Tue, 21/07/2015 - 11:36

Custom House Fund Services, a provider of financial services to the alternative investment sector, has acquired the majority of the US clients of the former Dundee Leeds Management Services.   »

Behringer Securities to distribute Insignia Macro Fund

Behringer Securities to distribute Insignia Macro Fund

Tue, 21/07/2015 - 11:35

Behringer Securities is to distribute the Insignia Macro Fund, a daily-liquidity, open-end mutual fund managed by Meritage Capital. »

CFTC extends designation of DTCC-SWIFT as LEI Provider

CFTC extends designation of DTCC-SWIFT as LEI Provider

Tue, 21/07/2015 - 11:19

In order to continue the transition to a global system of legal entity identification, the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (Commission) has issued an Order extending the designation of the utility operated by DTCC-SWIFT as the provider of legal entity identifiers, or LEIs, pursuant to the Commission’s swap data recordkeeping and reporting rules. »

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Synthetic finance tech systems and operating models insufficient for increasing volumes, says survey

Tue, 21/07/2015 - 10:21

A survey of 56 market participants carried out by swaps technology provider 4sight and consultancy The Field Effect has revealed that 32 per cent of participants are currently booking Synthetic Financing transactions such as Total Return Swaps and Portfolio Swaps. A further 18 per cent plan to in the near future. Firms surveyed included a range of tier one and tier two investment banks and asset managers. »

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Guernsey’s key role in global investment

Mon, 20/07/2015 - 14:45

Guernsey Finance’s Head of Technical, Sinéad Leddy, discusses a recent KPMG report that showcases Guernsey’s role as a facilitator of global capital flows and the benefits that this brings to Europe. »

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Holland Clearing House renamed ICE Clear Netherlands

Mon, 20/07/2015 - 14:40

Holland Clearing House is to be renamed ICE Clear Netherlands, effective 27 July, 2015 following its acquisition by ICE in December 2014. ABN AMRO Clearing Bank holds a minority stake. »

Ole Rollag, Managing Principal at Murano Systems

Hedge funds and the costs of raising assets

Mon, 20/07/2015 - 14:39

Last week London ground to a halt. Tube drivers went on strike for 24 hours. Chaos ensued as city workers jumped on their bikes, hailed cabs or, worse, squeezed onto the next available bus to get to the office. »

Al Abroa

Kingsview Asset Management welcomes German Ramirez

Mon, 20/07/2015 - 14:30

German Ramirez has joined Kingsview Asset Management as a Senior Vice President of the Private Client Services Division. »

Paul Shea

Beechbrook Capital to launch a new credit fund to finance UK SMEs 

Mon, 20/07/2015 - 14:16

Beechbrook Capital, the specialist direct lender, is launching a new fund to support UK small and medium-sized businesses turning over between GBP5 million and GBP50 million.  »

Connor Smyth

MoneyMate Group’s Accudelta launches new regulatory reporting solution for asset managers

Mon, 20/07/2015 - 14:12

Data management platform provider Accudelta has launched a new regulatory reporting solution called ‘Runway to Regulation’, designed to help asset managers keep up with changing regulation requirements. »

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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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Hedgeweek Special Report: Hedge Fund Administration

Hedge Fund Administration 2015

Tue, 16/06/2015 - 09:57

Mergers and acquisitions in recent years have changed the face of hedge fund administration. Big custodial banks are likely to dominate the HFA space in years to come, forming one part of a barbell with a number of well-run, well-capitalised independent HFAs on the other end. This report examines the implications for both hedge funds and their administrators... »

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Private debt in North America

Fri, 05/06/2015 - 12:06

The North American private debt industry has seen substantial growth in assets over the last decade. This extract from the Preqin Special Report: Private Debt in North America looks at the current state of private debt fundraising and funds currently in market. ... »

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