Deals and Transactions http://www.hedgeweek.com/taxonomy/term/567/0 en EEX registers first trade in dry bulk freight http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/05/04/239118/eex-registers-first-trade-dry-bulk-freight <p><strong><em>The European Energy Exchange (EEX) has registered its first dry bulk freight derivative trade for clearing last Friday, marking an important milestone for its new global commodities segment.&nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/05/04/239118/eex-registers-first-trade-dry-bulk-freight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Deals and Transactions Wed, 04 May 2016 08:23:16 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 239118 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Purdue and CME Group to take monthly 'barometer' of confidence in agricultural economy http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/05/04/239117/purdue-and-cme-group-take-monthly-barometer-confidence-agricultural-economy <p><strong><em>Purdue University&#39;s Center for Commercial Agriculture and the derivatives marketplace CME Group are partnering to produce the Purdue/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer, a monthly nationwide measure of the health of the US agricultural economy.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/05/04/239117/purdue-and-cme-group-take-monthly-barometer-confidence-agricultural-economy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Deals and Transactions Wed, 04 May 2016 08:21:53 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 239117 at http://www.hedgeweek.com ESMA amends MiFID II standards on non-equity transparency and position limits http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/05/03/239056/esma-amends-mifid-ii-standards-non-equity-transparency-and-position-limits <p><strong><em>The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has issued two Opinions proposing amendments to its draft Regulatory Technical Standards (RTSs) under the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) and Regulation (MiFIR). &nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/05/03/239056/esma-amends-mifid-ii-standards-non-equity-transparency-and-position-limits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Deals and Transactions Tue, 03 May 2016 08:40:38 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 239056 at http://www.hedgeweek.com UnaVista partners with Kaizen http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/04/29/239032/unavista-partners-kaizen <p><strong><em>UnaVista, London Stock Exchange Group&rsquo;s global regulatory reporting platform, has partnered with regulatory reporting testing and compliance firm, Kaizen Reporting giving UnaVista clients access to Kaizen Reporting&rsquo;s ReportShield service, which offers quality assurance testing of MiFID transaction reports at a field level, </em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/04/29/239032/unavista-partners-kaizen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Deals and Transactions Fri, 29 Apr 2016 10:06:09 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 239032 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Barak Fund Management chooses TFG Complete for real time risk management support http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/04/28/238957/barak-fund-management-chooses-tfg-complete-real-time-risk-management-support <p><strong><em>Barak Fund Management, an Africa-focused alternative fund management company, has chosen TFG Financial Systems to provide it with TFG Complete, TFG&rsquo;s fully integrated middle office and risk management system.&nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/04/28/238957/barak-fund-management-chooses-tfg-complete-real-time-risk-management-support" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Deals and Transactions Thu, 28 Apr 2016 08:36:45 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 238957 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Docupace now independent from RCS Capital http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/04/21/238725/docupace-now-independent-rcs-capital <p><strong><em>Docupace Technologies, a financial services sector digital compliance and cyber security company, is now independent from RCS Capital Corporation.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/04/21/238725/docupace-now-independent-rcs-capital" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Deals and Transactions Thu, 21 Apr 2016 08:10:17 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 238725 at http://www.hedgeweek.com EBS BrokerTec expands NDF offering http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/04/20/238711/ebs-brokertec-expands-ndf-offering <p><em><strong>EBS BrokerTec, ICAP&#39;s electronic foreign exchange (FX) and fixed income business, has added a new non-deliverable forward (NDF) instrument &ndash; one month against the fix, to be called TOD/TOM.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/04/20/238711/ebs-brokertec-expands-ndf-offering" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Deals and Transactions Wed, 20 Apr 2016 14:50:04 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 238711 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Eurex and Korea Exchange extend cooperation http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/04/20/238710/eurex-and-korea-exchange-extend-cooperation <p><strong><em>Eurex and Korea Exchange (KRX) has signed a contract to extend their cooperation by listing Mini KOSPI 200 index futures during Eurex trading hours. </em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/04/20/238710/eurex-and-korea-exchange-extend-cooperation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Deals and Transactions Wed, 20 Apr 2016 14:45:35 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 238710 at http://www.hedgeweek.com SGSS secures mandate from Ellipsis AM http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/04/19/238670/sgss-secures-mandate-ellipsis-am <p><strong><em>Ellipsis Asset Management (Ellipsis AM) has retained Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) to provide master-feeder solutions to support the distribution of its French flagship funds in Europe.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/04/19/238670/sgss-secures-mandate-ellipsis-am" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Deals and Transactions Wed, 20 Apr 2016 07:30:00 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 238670 at http://www.hedgeweek.com BlackRock closes transfer of USD80bn of client assets from BofA Global Capital Management http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/04/19/238665/blackrock-closes-transfer-usd80bn-client-assets-bofa-global-capital-management <p><strong><em>BlackRock and Bank of America&rsquo;s asset management business, BofA Global Capital Management, have completed a transaction transferring investment management responsibilities of approximately USD80 billion of AUM currently managed by BofA Global Capital Management to BlackRock.&nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/04/19/238665/blackrock-closes-transfer-usd80bn-client-assets-bofa-global-capital-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Deals and Transactions Tue, 19 Apr 2016 15:14:03 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 238665 at http://www.hedgeweek.com CFTC adds 23 companies to RED list http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/04/19/238606/cftc-adds-23-companies-red-list <p><strong><em>The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission&rsquo;s (CFTC) has added 23 companies to its Registration Deficient or RED list.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/04/19/238606/cftc-adds-23-companies-red-list" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Deals and Transactions Tue, 19 Apr 2016 08:18:18 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 238606 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Trades via DTCC’S Global Transaction Services up 16 per cent in 2015 http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/04/18/238586/trades-dtcc%E2%80%99s-global-transaction-services-16-cent-2015 <p><strong><em>The Depository Trust &amp; Clearing Corporation&rsquo;s (DTCC) Global Transaction Services, a full-service straight-through-processing (STP) offering automating trade lifecycle events between firms, processed 817 million trades in 2015, up 16 per cent since the end of 2014.&nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/04/18/238586/trades-dtcc%E2%80%99s-global-transaction-services-16-cent-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Deals and Transactions Mon, 18 Apr 2016 15:32:59 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 238586 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Elliott announces support for Mitel-Polycom transaction http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/04/18/238549/elliott-announces-support-mitel-polycom-transaction <p><strong><em>Multi-strategy hedge fund manager Elliott Management Corporation, which holds an approximately 6.6 per cent interest in Polycom, Inc common stock and an approximately 9.7 per cent interest in Mitel Networks common stock has announced its support for the Mitel-Polycom transaction.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/04/18/238549/elliott-announces-support-mitel-polycom-transaction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Deals and Transactions Mon, 18 Apr 2016 08:22:58 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 238549 at http://www.hedgeweek.com CONCERT Global expands alternative investments offering via alliance with iCapital Network http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/04/15/238536/concert-global-expands-offers-alternative-investments-alliance-icapital-network <p><strong><em>CONCERT Global, a Silicon Valley-based advisory technology firm, has formed an alliance with iCapital Network to deliver a complete alternative investments solution to CONCERT&rsquo;s growing network of independent advisors and broker/dealers.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/04/15/238536/concert-global-expands-offers-alternative-investments-alliance-icapital-network" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Deals and Transactions Fri, 15 Apr 2016 15:24:01 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 238536 at http://www.hedgeweek.com SGSS mandated by Linear Investment for global broker-dealer services http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/04/14/238484/sgss-mandated-linear-investment-global-broker-dealer-services <p><strong><em>Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) in the UK has been mandated by Linear Investment Limited (Linear), a full-service mini-prime broker servicing international asset managers and hedge funds, to provide its Global Broker-Dealer Services (GBDS) outsourcing solution.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/04/14/238484/sgss-mandated-linear-investment-global-broker-dealer-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Deals and Transactions Thu, 14 Apr 2016 15:15:17 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 238484 at http://www.hedgeweek.com