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Cyril Meilland appointed Head of Investor Relations at Amundi

Cyril Meilland appointed Head of Investor Relations at Amundi

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 14:19

Cyril Meilland has been appointed Head of Investor Relations for Amundi in the run up to the Group’s IPO.  »

Four ways to protect fixed income portfolios as liquidity drought continues

Four ways to protect fixed income portfolios as liquidity drought continues

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 14:18

Fixed income investors must take action to protect themselves from stresses in bond markets as the squeeze on liquidity continues to plague the sector, according to Kames Capital’s Adrian Hull (pictured). »

Deutsche Börse receives full regulatory approval from Monetary Authority of Singapore for clearing house

Deutsche Börse receives full regulatory approval from Monetary Authority of Singapore for clearing house

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 14:07

 Deutsche Börse Group has received full regulatory approval from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) to operate Eurex Clearing Asia.  »

MFA to hold inaugural European Conference in London

MFA to hold inaugural European Conference in London

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 14:03

The Managed Funds Association (MFA) inaugural European Conference, the Global Summit 2015, will be held on 27 October in London. »

SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator at 2.08 per cent for July

SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator at 2.08 per cent for July

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 14:02

The SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator for July 2015 measured 2.08 per cent, down from 4.72 per cent in June. »

Permal builds out investment team

Permal builds out investment team

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 11:55

Alternative asset manager Permal Group has made three new senior hires: Terrence Purcell, EVP, Portfolio Management; Robert Discolo as EVP, Investments; and Marc Blieden, EVP, Chief Risk Officer.  »

DTCC appoints Stephen Scharf as chief security officer

DTCC appoints Stephen Scharf as chief security officer

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 11:45

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has appointed Stephen Scharf to the newly-created position of Chief Security Officer (CSO). »

100WHF Institute partners with the Institute of Banking to offer CIFD Programme scholarship

100WHF Institute partners with the Institute of Banking to offer CIFD Programme scholarship

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 11:44

100 Women in Hedge Funds (100WHF) has partnered with the Institute of Banking for one Certified Investment Fund Director Programme scholarship as part of 100WHF’s Women on Boards initiative. »

Maples Fund Services opens San Francisco Office

Maples Fund Services opens San Francisco Office

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 07:45

Maples Fund Services has opened an office in San Francisco, the firm’s first on the west coast. The expansion further solidifies the firm’s North American presence and bolsters its service offering for clients in the region.  »

LME Clear receives BoE approval for trade-compression service

LME Clear receives BoE approval for trade-compression service

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 07:41

LME Clear, the clearing house for the London Metal Exchange market, has received approval from the Bank of England (BoE) to launch a trade-compression service, giving members the opportunity to reduce the notional value of their positions and simplify their portfolio management. »

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Cybersecurty for Hedge Funds

Cybersecurity for Hedge Funds

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 11:00

Cybersecurity is no longer simply an IT issue, it is now a business issue. This is the conclusion of the experts and fund managers around the world whose opinions were polled for this landmark Hedgeweek Special Report, which outlines Best Practices for Cybersecurity in a fast-changing environment where managers need to keep several steps ahead of cyber criminals... »

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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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