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BATS files exclusive listings proposal

Thu, 07/05/2015 - 09:00

BATS Global Markets (BATS) has filed the “BATS Exclusive Listings Proposal” with the Securities and Exchange Commission, seeking to improve investors’ trading experience in thinly-traded securities. »

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Hedge funds step up financing of the economy, says AIMA paper

Thu, 07/05/2015 - 09:00

Hedge fund firms and other alternative asset managers are playing an increasingly important role in financing the economy, according to a new paper published by the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA). »

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CFTC charges two UAE residents with ‘spoofing’ in gold and silver futures markets

Thu, 07/05/2015 - 06:00

The US CFTC has filed a civil action against Heet Khara and Nasim Salim, residents of the United Arab Emirates, alleging that they engaged in ‘spoofing’ in the gold and silver futures markets – placing bids and offers with the intent to cancel them before execution. »

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TIG Advisors adopts Eze Software’s full investment suite

Wed, 06/05/2015 - 18:00

TIG Advisors, an investment management firm with approximately USD3 billion in assets under management, has gone live with Eze Software Group’s investment suite. »

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Euronext appoints interim CEO

Wed, 06/05/2015 - 17:00

Euronext has accelerated its transition plan following the announcement by Dominique Cerutti of his resignation on 22 April, by appointing Jos Dijsselhof as interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO). »

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Unigestion sees marked improvement in hedge fund managers’ approach to ESG

Wed, 06/05/2015 - 11:00

Institutional asset manager Unigestion has reported ‘encouraging’ results from a survey of hedge fund and private asset managers it invests in on their approaches to ESG. »

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Visium launches long/short US equities UCITS fund 

Wed, 06/05/2015 - 10:00

Visium Asset Management, a multi-strategy alternative investment firm with USD6.9 billion in assets under management, has launched the Visium US Equity Alpha UCITS Fund, a diversified, US-focused long/short equity fund. »

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Artivest raises USD15m in Series A funding round

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 10:00

Artivest, a digital platform that connects leading private equity and hedge funds with a wider audience of suitable investors, has completed a USD15 million round of funding led by KKR. »

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Wells Fargo’s first multi-strategy liquid alternatives fund celebrates one-year anniversary

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 09:00

Wells Fargo Funds Management’s multi-strategy Wells Fargo Advantage Alternative Strategies Fund, the result of a collaboration between Wells Fargo Asset Management and The Rock Creek Group, has passed it’s first anniversary. »

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Hedge fund assets up 0.35% in March

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 08:27

Total hedge fund assets increased 0.35 per cent in March of 2015 bringing the industry’s total assets under management to USD3.101 trillion, according to eVestment’s latest Hedge Fund Industry Asset Flows Summary Report. »

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