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IFIA welcomes first funds under new ICAV Act

Tue, 10/03/2015 - 09:00

The Irish Funds Industry Association (IFIA) has welcomed the enactment of the Irish Collective Asset-management Vehicle (ICAV) Bill, signed into Irish law by the Irish president late last week.  »

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ArthVeda’s Alpha India L50 ranked top HF strategy by Preqin

Tue, 10/03/2015 - 06:00

Smart Alpha-based Alpha India L50, the flagship strategy of Mumbai-based ArthVeda fund management is ranked as the No1 strategy out of 11,200 hedge funds across the globe, in Preqin’s Annual Global Hedge Fund Report 2015. »

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Fund of funds group Permal to launch onshore in Ireland

Mon, 09/03/2015 - 10:22

Permal is one of the first fund managers to take advantage of the new Irish Collective Asset management Vehicle or ICAV structure, with plans to use it to bring up to USD4bn of assets onshore.   »

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Event driven, equity hedge and energy hedge funds lead HFRI performance

Mon, 09/03/2015 - 09:00

The dissident voice of the outspoken shareholder activist may have grown slightly louder in February, as Event Driven hedge funds led a strong month of hedge fund industry gains, with the HFRI ED: Activist Index posting the strongest monthly gain in two years. »

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SS&C GlobeOp creates new group to service hybrid fund structures

Fri, 06/03/2015 - 10:00

Financial services software and software-enabled services provider SS&C GlobeOp has created a new group to support fund administration, accounting and reporting for hybrid fund structures. »

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Sandell sponsors launch of Sandell Re to invest in firm’s global event driven investment strategy

Fri, 06/03/2015 - 09:00

Sandell Asset Management has sponsored the launch of Sandell Re, a Bermuda based reinsurance company that can invest in the firm’s global event driven investment strategy. »

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Oil prices predicted to steady in 2015, says hedge fund survey

Fri, 06/03/2015 - 06:00

Members of the New York Hedge Fund Roundtable, a non-profit industry organisation committed to promoting ethics and best practices in the alternative investment industry, believe oil prices will remain steady for the rest of 2015. »

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PEGAS to offer STP registration service for all gas derivatives contracts

Thu, 05/03/2015 - 17:00

Powernext members will have the opportunity from 19 March to directly register their over-the-counter (OTC) transactions as exchange transactions for subsequent clearing with European Commodity Clearing (ECC).  »

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Short term traders lead CTA returns in February

Thu, 05/03/2015 - 16:00

The Newedge Short-Term Traders Index led CTA performance in February, posting returns of +0.14% – the seventh consecutive month of positive returns. The index is now up 3.31% for the year-to-date. »

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Temenos broadens banking software offering with Multifonds acquisition

Thu, 05/03/2015 - 12:00

Temenos Group, a provider of software to financial institutions globally, has acquired Multifonds, a global provider of fund administration software. »

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