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Backstop acquires PerTrac CMS

Tue, 07/05/2013 - 06:03

Backstop Solutions Group, a Software-as-a-Service provider to the alternative asset management industry, has acquired the PerTrac CMS product line, a customer relationship management tool built exclusively for the institutional investment community. »

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Credit Suisse Liquid Alternative Beta Index up 1.11 per cent in Apri

Fri, 03/05/2013 - 14:01

The Credit Suisse Liquid Alternative Beta Index was up 1.11 per cent in April, according to Dr Jordan Drachman, head of alternative beta strategies at Credit Suisse. »

Financial results

Och-Ziff reports net income of USD26.1m in Q1

Fri, 03/05/2013 - 12:05

Och-Ziff Capital Management Group has reported GAAP net income of USD26.1m, or USD0.17 per basic and diluted class A share, for the first quarter ended 31 March 2013. »

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HFRX Global Hedge Fund index up 0.6 per cent in April

Fri, 03/05/2013 - 10:02

Hedge funds performed well in April, with the HFRX Global Hedge Fund index closing up 0.6 per cent for the month and up 3.8 per cent for the year-to-date. »

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Liquidity Finance appoints Davydova to emerging markets fixed income team

Fri, 03/05/2013 - 06:01

Liquidity Finance has appointed Marina Davydova to its emerging markets fixed income team, expanding the company’s focus on the CIS market. »

Fund administration

TwentyFour Asset Management appoints Northern Trust for fund administration

Thu, 02/05/2013 - 16:06

TwentyFour Asset Management has selected Northern Trust to provide custody, fund accounting, financial reporting, compliance and company secretarial services to a new asset-backed securities fund domiciled in Guernsey. »

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JOBS ACT to benefit investors, says Agecroft’s Don Steinbrugge

Thu, 02/05/2013 - 16:01

Mary Jo White, who became chairman of the US Securities and Exchange Commission on 10 April, is pushing to adopt the JOBS ACT without major changes and potentially adding additional investor protections at a later date.  »

Document signing

Sterling Trust changes name to Equity Institutional

Thu, 02/05/2013 - 14:24

Sterling Trust, a custodian of alternative assets, has completed a name change to Equity Institutional, a Division of Equity Trust Company. »

Report

Hedge Fund OPG provides blueprint for institutional-quality infrastructure using ‘co-sourcing’

Thu, 02/05/2013 - 14:21

A white paper produced by the Hedge Fund Operational Peer Group, a group of hedge fund CFOs and COOs and service providers, provides a blueprint for managers to think about when working with service providers. »

Traders

CBOE, C2SM and CFE trading volume totals 102.70 million contracts in April

Thu, 02/05/2013 - 14:13

April trading volume for options contracts on Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and C2 Options Exchange (C2SM) and futures contracts on CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) totalled 102.70 million contracts. »

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