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San Francisco 49ers team up with Hedge Funds Care to prevent child abuse

Fri, 05/04/2013 - 14:02

San Francisco 49ers chief executive Jed York, players, coaches, alumni and cheerleaders will attend the 12th Annual San Francisco “Open Your Heart to the Children” benefit organised by Hedge Funds Care and the San Francisco 49ers Foundation. »

John Zader, chief executive of UMBFS

UMB Fund Services makes changes to business development team

Fri, 05/04/2013 - 12:05

UMB Fund Services (UMBFS) has made leadership changes and appointed a new representative for its business development team. »

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CBOE Futures Exchange plans extended trading hours

Fri, 05/04/2013 - 12:00

CBOE Futures Exchange plans to expand CBOE Volatility Index (VIX index) futures trading hours – currently 7:00 am CT to 3:15 pm CT – in two phases, beginning in May. »

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CYMBA Technologies launches CYMBA Centurion

Fri, 05/04/2013 - 10:04

CYMBA Technologies, a supplier of business software solutions for the asset management, multi manager and hedge fund communities, has lifted out its pre and post trade compliance engine into a standalone product. »

Joshua Friedman, Canyon Capital Advisors

Lyxor launches event-driven, credit-oriented UCITS fund with Canyon Capital Advisors

Fri, 05/04/2013 - 06:03

Lyxor Asset Management has launched the Lyxor/Canyon Credit Strategy Fund, a UCITS-compliant vehicle designed to access Canyon Capital Advisors’ event-driven and credit-oriented strategies across a broad spectrum of asset classes. »

Deborah Prutzman, chief executive and founder of RFG

Regulatory Fundamentals Group launches FATCA Watch

Thu, 04/04/2013 - 14:18

The Regulatory Fundamentals Group (RFG), a New York-based firm that provides business and regulatory insights for alternative funds, institutional investors and their advisers, has released FATCA Watch, a customised "issue spotting" tool to help advisers and fund managers quickly determine their exposure to the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act. »

Noël Amenc, director of Edhec-Risk Institute

UCITS hedge funds underperform their non-UCITS rivals, says Edhec-Risk study

Thu, 04/04/2013 - 14:07

UCITS hedge funds are typically more volatile and underperform their non-UCITS hedge fund rivals, according to a comparative study by the Edhec-Risk Institute. »

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Five out of six Market Vectors investable hedge fund beta indices positive in March

Thu, 04/04/2013 - 12:04

Five out of six of Market Vectors investable hedge fund beta indices recorded positive returns in March, according to figures released by Market Vectors Index Solutions (MVIS). »

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SEC streamlines rule filing requirements for dually registered clearing agencies

Thu, 04/04/2013 - 12:00

The Securities and Exchange Commission has adopted a final rule that streamlines the process for rulemaking by clearing agencies that are registered with both the SEC and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). »

Steve Nadel, partner in Seward & Kissel’s investment management practice

Jump in new hedge funds with equities strategies in 2012, says Seward & Kissel study

Thu, 04/04/2013 - 11:19

Some 64 per cent of new hedge fund funds covered by a recent study carried out by Seward & Kissel had equity or equity-related strategies, up 14 per cent from the 2011 study. »

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