Bill Stone, chairman and chief executive officer, SS&C Technologies

Ares Management completes Form PF filing using SS&C GlobeOp’s Form PF solution

Ares Management, a multi-billion dollar asset manager, has completed its initial filing of Form PF in line with the August deadline, using SS&C GlobeOp’s Form PF reporting solution. »


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Swiss fund market stable at just under CHF700bn

Assets under management in Swiss investment funds reached CHF699bn in August, an increase of CHF4.8bn month-on-month, according to the Swiss Funds Association. »


Electronic trading

Vega-Chi to launch institutional high-yield bond marketplace in October

Vega-Chi US is to launch its US high-yield bond electronic trading platform for institutional investors on 24 October. »


Greg Johnson, chief executive of Franklin Templeton Investments

Franklin Templeton to acquire majority stake in fund of hedge funds specialist K2

Franklin Resources, which operates as Franklin Templeton Investments, has agreed to acquire a majority stake in K2 Advisors, an independent fund of hedge funds manager. »


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Newedge Commodity Trading Index up 0.92 per cent in August

The Newedge Commodity Trading Index finished August up 0.92 per cent, completing a recent run of three consecutive positive months. »


Mike de Verteuil, Linedata’s business development director

Linedata launches hedge fund technology platform

Linedata has launched Linedata Global Hedge, a platform supporting the full investment lifecycle for hedge funds and alternative investment managers. »


Jürg Spillmann, deputy chief executive officer of Eurex Clearing

ECC establishes risk committee

European Commodity Clearing (ECC) has held the first meeting of its newly established risk committee. »


Sean Tully, managing director of interest rate products at CME Group

CME Group to launch deliverable interest rate swap futures

CME Group is to launch deliverable interest rate swap futures contracts on 13 November 2012. »


Managed futures

Barclay CTA Index down 0.33 per cent

Managed futures lost 0.33 per cent in August, according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by BarclayHedge. »


Matthäus Den Otter, chief executive, SFA

SFA welcomes partial revision of CISA by Swiss parliament

The Swiss Funds Association says the solution reached by the Swiss parliament over the partial revision of the Federal Act on Collective Investment Schemes (CISA) is a balanced compromise between investor protection, market access and competitiveness. »


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