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Liquidnet builds out fixed income team with European senior sales hire

Thu, 14/05/2015 - 19:00

Mark Taylor (pictured) has joined Liquidnet as a senior member of the fixed income sales team. He will work with Constantinos Antoniades, Global Head of Fixed Income, Jonathan Gray, Head of Fixed Income EMEA, and the company's global sales team to grow Liquidnet's fixed income platform for buy-side institutions.  »

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Five out of seven IndexIQ investable hedge fund replication indexes positive in April

Thu, 14/05/2015 - 13:00

Five out of seven of IndexIQ’s proprietary family of investable hedge fund replication and alternative beta indexes recorded positive returns in April. »

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Working together for private equity

Thu, 14/05/2015 - 10:50

Guernsey Finance’s Dominic Wheatley (pictured) explains how the island is working with the BVCA for the future success of British private equity and venture capital. »

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Cyber security cited as No1 risk to financial markets, says DTCC

Thu, 14/05/2015 - 10:00

Almost half of the respondents (46 per cent) to the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation’s (DTCC) latest Systemic Risk Barometer Study cited cyber security as their top concern and 80 per cent of respondents rated it as a top five risk overall. »

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April proves a challenging month for CTAs

Thu, 14/05/2015 - 09:00

The challenging conditions experienced during April, particularly the last week of the month, saw all of the managed futures indices calculated by Societe Generale Prime Services post negative performance, ending a strong run of performance enjoyed so far during 2015. »

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SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index up 0.34% in April

Thu, 14/05/2015 - 06:00

The gross return of the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index for April 2015 measured 0.34 per cent, while hedge fund flows as measured by the SS&C GlobeOp Capital Movement Index advanced 0.92 per cent in May. »

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Emilio Barberá joins Mirabaud Asset Management

Wed, 13/05/2015 - 21:00

Mirabaud Asset Management has appointed Emilio Barberá as Senior Portfolio Manager/Analyst for Spanish equities. »

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SEC makes Grim choice for Director of the Division of Investment Management

Wed, 13/05/2015 - 18:00

The Securities and Exchange Commission has appointed David Grim as Director of the Division of Investment Management. Grim has been the division’s acting director since February, following the departure of former director Norm Champ. »

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Convergence report focuses on business trends amongst alternative asset managers

Wed, 13/05/2015 - 15:00

A proliferation of new products and new distribution channels along with increased demands for transparency have significantly altered the demands on the infrastructure of alternative asset managers.  »

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Investor research: Have your say!

Wed, 13/05/2015 - 11:29

The current economic climate is arguably difficult to read but it does present investment opportunities. Identifying these and the systems to support them is becoming an increasing challenge. »

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Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 11:00

This keynote Hedgeweek Special Report surveys the key technology products and software solutions available to hedge funds,, and drills down into each one through interviews and analysis to summarise their benefits to COOs, CTOs and CFOs at hedge funds... »

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Survey

Voting for the 5th edition of the Hedgeweek USA Awards, which recognise excellence among hedge fund managers and service providers around the world, is now open. ... »

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Locked door

Cybersecurity issues have existed as long as the internet. What seems to have changed in the last 18 months is not only that the nature of the breaches has become more sophisticated, but also the fact that hedge funds have become a much bigger target.  ... »

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Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015 – The Winners

Read the complete list of Winners and profiles at the sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, which brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2014... »

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