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Madoff Trustee seeks release of USD1.249bn from customer fund reserves

Fri, 17/04/2015 - 06:00

The Trustee for the liquidation of Bernard L Madoff Investment Securities (BLMIS), is seeking the release of USD1.249 billion out of a total USD1.499 billion being held in reserve under a September 2012 Bankruptcy Court order. »

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SciBeta Developed Low Liquidity Diversified Multi-Strategy is top performing ERI Scientific Beta smart beta index in March

Thu, 16/04/2015 - 15:00

The SciBeta Developed Low Liquidity Diversified Multi-Strategy index, with a relative return of 1.10 per cent compared to the broad cap-weighted index, was the top performing ERI Scientific Beta smart beta index in March. »


Wilshire Liquid Alternative Index dips 0.13 per cent in March

Thu, 16/04/2015 - 09:00

The Wilshire Liquid Alternative Index, which provides a representative baseline for how the broad liquid alternative investment category performs, returned -0.13 per cent in March. »

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Maitland acquires Phoenix Fund Services

Thu, 16/04/2015 - 06:00

Global advisory, fund administration and fiduciary services firm Maitland has acquired 100 per cent of Phoenix Fund Services, a UK based company offering bespoke outsourced fund administration services to investment managers in the UK and offshore. »


PFS-CONNECT now provides full online fund order placement capabilities

Wed, 15/04/2015 - 16:00

Pacific Fund Systems (PFS) has released a new version of its web portal, PFS-CONNECT, which now enables existing investors, their agents and employees to place fund transaction orders online.   »

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Alternative funds under administration up 16.5% in 2014

Wed, 15/04/2015 - 10:00

Alternative assets under administration (AUA) stood at USD6.862 trillion at the end of 2014, compared to USD5.873 trillion at the end of 2013, according to eVestment’s Alternative Fund Administrator Survey 2015. »


CBOE MSCI index options to debut on 21 April

Wed, 15/04/2015 - 09:00

CBOE Holdings is planning to launch options on the MSCI Emerging Markets and MSCI EAFE Indexes on Tuesday, 21 April. The ticker symbols will be MXEF and MXEA respectively. »

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US CFTC and APRA sign MoU on supervision of cross-border regulated firms

Wed, 15/04/2015 - 06:00

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on the supervision of cross-border regulated firms. »

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Bondcube fixed income trading platform goes live

Tue, 14/04/2015 - 19:00

Bondcube, the fixed Income trading platform, is now live in Europe and the US, offering full match, negotiation and trading functionality for all to all bond trading. »


SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index up 1.30% in March

Tue, 14/04/2015 - 18:00

The gross return of the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index for March 2015 measured 1.30%, while hedge fund flows as measured by the SS&C GlobeOp Capital Movement Index declined 1.14% in April. »

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