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Hedge fund liquidations increase in Q4 2015

Hedge fund liquidations increase in Q4 2015

Thu, 17/03/2016 - 16:40

Hedge fund liquidations increased in the last quarter of 2015, as volatility and turmoil from the second half of 2015 resulted in falling investor risk tolerance and capital redemptions from underperforming hedge funds, according to the latest HFR Market Microstructure Report. »

Equinox Fund Management to pay over USD5.65m to settle CFTC charges

Equinox Fund Management to pay over USD5.65m to settle CFTC charges

Thu, 17/03/2016 - 16:37

Commodity Pool Operator (CPO) Equinox Fund Management is to pay a USD250,000 penalty and disgorgement of USD5,404,004 to settle CFTC charges that it made misstatements and omissions in disclosure documents and reports for the Frontier Fund (TFF). »

Deutsche Börse and London Stock Exchange Group agree to merger

Deutsche Börse and London Stock Exchange Group agree to merger

Thu, 17/03/2016 - 09:06

Deutsche Börse and London Stock Exchange Group have reached agreement on the terms of a recommended all-share merger of equals which the companies believe will result in a significantly enhanced product offering for customers. »

Gemini Hedge partners with Hedge Connection to expand distribution capabilities

Gemini Hedge partners with Hedge Connection to expand distribution capabilities

Wed, 16/03/2016 - 16:34

Gemini Hedge Fund Service has expanded its suite of distribution channels and relationships, by partnering with Hedge Connection to help managers strengthen their engagement with accredited investors. »

Quaero Capital’s Real Assets fund gains UCITS status

Quaero Capital’s Real Assets fund gains UCITS status

Wed, 16/03/2016 - 15:43

Quaero Capital’s Real Assets fund has been made available in a UCITS wrapper following a three year ‘incubation’ period. The ‘Argos Real Assets Fund’ invests primarily in equities and REITs in developed markets across the world. »

SimCorp survey reveals significant struggles with risk and performance analytics in the front office

SimCorp survey reveals significant struggles with risk and performance analytics in the front office

Wed, 16/03/2016 - 09:23

A recent survey released by SimCorp has revealed that portfolio managers are facing significant challenges when it comes to data accuracy and risk and performance analytics in the front office.  »

CFTC charges two binary options firms with fraud

CFTC charges two binary options firms with fraud

Wed, 16/03/2016 - 09:19

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has charged two foreign web-based binary options firms, Vault Options, Ltd (Vault) and Global Trader 365 (GT 365), both Israeli web-based companies with fraud. »

NSE and SGX to launch the world’s first offshore Indian sector futures

NSE and SGX to launch the world’s first offshore Indian sector futures

Tue, 15/03/2016 - 14:25

India Index Services & Products Limited (IISL), a National Stock Exchange (NSE) group company, and Singapore Exchange (SGX) are to introduce futures on Indian sector-specific index futures on SGX. »

Hedge funds post mixed results in February

Hedge funds post mixed results in February

Tue, 15/03/2016 - 09:01

The hedge fund industry improved on losses of 2.69 per cent in January, but still posted negative performance of -0.06 per cent in February, according to figures released by Preqin. »

Fund manager migration to Jersey highlighted as exciting trend at annual conference

Fund manager migration to Jersey highlighted as exciting trend at annual conference

Mon, 14/03/2016 - 16:28

Shifts in regulation and changes in attitudes towards reputation are prompting a rise in the inward migration of alternative fund managers to Jersey, delegates at a major annual funds conference have heard. »

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