Technology and software solutions http://www.hedgeweek.com/taxonomy/term/64/interviews en Three-stage evolution of the hedge fund operating model http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/05/25/239922/three-stage-evolution-hedge-fund-operating-model <p><em><strong>Over the last decade the approach to running a hedge fund&rsquo;s operations has changed markedly, thanks largely to improvements in technology.</strong></em></p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-directory-company"> <div class="field-label">Company:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/gfmdirectory/broadridge-financial-solutions">Broadridge Financial Solutions</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-replacement-label"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> In Focus </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/05/25/239922/three-stage-evolution-hedge-fund-operating-model" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology and software solutions Wed, 25 May 2016 10:43:08 +0000 mkitchen 239922 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Grading your cloud provider: four critical criteria http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/05/16/239556/grading-your-cloud%C2%A0provider-four-critical-criteria <p><em>By Bob Guilbert &ndash; <strong>You&#39;re a new fund manager, and somewhere on your task list the letters &quot;IT&quot; are probably followed by a question mark. Odds are, you don&#39;t have a technology background, so as your firm&#39;s Chief Operating/Financial/Compliance Officer (or in some cases, Portfolio Manager), the sudden responsibility you&#39;ve undertaken as your firm&#39;s de facto IT Manager is intimidating at best.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/05/16/239556/grading-your-cloud%C2%A0provider-four-critical-criteria" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology and software solutions Mon, 16 May 2016 12:08:36 +0000 mkitchen 239556 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Chapter 4: Technology considerations http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/05/16/239555/chapter-4-technology-considerations <p><em>Cloud technology &ndash; <strong>The scale of a manager&#39;s IT infrastructure will largely depend on the type of trading strategy. A quantitative market neutral statistical arbitrage fund is likely going to spend more capital on front-office portfolio management, risk management systems and server storage capabilities than a specialist credit strategy that trades infrequently.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/05/16/239555/chapter-4-technology-considerations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology and software solutions Mon, 16 May 2016 12:05:14 +0000 mkitchen 239555 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Imagine Software reveals clients’ most popular risk apps http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/05/11/239373/imagine-software-reveals-clients%E2%80%99-most-popular-risk-apps <p><strong><em>Imagine Software, a provider of front-to-back office risk and portfolio management to asset managers, investment banks, prime brokers, hedge funds, and institutional investors, has revealed that more than 85 per cent of its clients are using apps or leveraging their financial platform to gain an edge in the market or to streamline operations.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/05/11/239373/imagine-software-reveals-clients%E2%80%99-most-popular-risk-apps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology and software solutions Wed, 11 May 2016 08:37:13 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 239373 at http://www.hedgeweek.com LME Steel Scrap contract sees first voice-brokered trade http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/05/10/239352/lme-steel-scrap-contract-sees-first-voice-brokered-trade <p><strong><em>The London Metal Exchange (LME) has executed the first voice-brokered trade of its LME Steel Scrap contract. The trade was executed on 4 May 2016 by INTL FCStone Ltd on behalf of Stemcor.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/05/10/239352/lme-steel-scrap-contract-sees-first-voice-brokered-trade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology and software solutions Trading & Execution Tue, 10 May 2016 15:25:15 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 239352 at http://www.hedgeweek.com New data on OTC equity trading now available, says FINRA http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/04/27/238941/new-data-otc-equity-trading-now-available-says-finra <p><strong><em>The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has gone live with expanded data on over-the-counter (OTC) trading in equity securities is now live, extending the authority&rsquo;s trading-volume transparency to all of the OTC market.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/04/27/238941/new-data-otc-equity-trading-now-available-says-finra" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology and software solutions Wed, 27 Apr 2016 14:55:01 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 238941 at http://www.hedgeweek.com RegTech companies are boosting Ireland’s technology ecosystem http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/04/22/238769/regtech-companies-are-boosting-ireland%E2%80%99s-technology-ecosystem <p><strong><em>Regulatory technology, or &lsquo;RegTech&rsquo; as it is known, is building momentum in Ireland as the country looks to embrace the Financial Technology revolution.&nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/04/22/238769/regtech-companies-are-boosting-ireland%E2%80%99s-technology-ecosystem" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology and software solutions Fri, 22 Apr 2016 08:51:01 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 238769 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Broadridge Financial Solutions - Best Risk Management Software Provider http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/04/05/238112/broadridge-financial-solutions-best-risk-management-software-provider <p><em><strong>Whereas previously investment managers might have looked at risk from a `check-the-box&#39; perspective, today&#39;s regulatory environment and the growing sophistication of institutional investors is requiring them take it more seriously. There is, according to Bennett Egeth, President of Broadridge Investment Management Solutions, a need to generate consistent, reproducible risk reporting for regulators.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/04/05/238112/broadridge-financial-solutions-best-risk-management-software-provider" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology and software solutions Tue, 05 Apr 2016 11:00:00 +0000 mkitchen 238112 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Capital Support - Best Global Cloud Services Provider http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/04/05/238113/capital-support-best-global-cloud-services-provider <p><em><strong>Capital Support is a leading managed IT services provider. Midway through 2015, it was acquired by Six Degrees Group. Being able to rely on a stronger balance sheet, coupled with the fact that Six Degrees Group owns data centres and network assets, has helped Capital Support win larger and more complex customers, according to COO, Carl&nbsp;Chapman.</strong></em></p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-directory-company"> <div class="field-label">Company:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/gfmdirectory/capital-support-limited">Capital Support Limited</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/04/05/238113/capital-support-best-global-cloud-services-provider" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology and software solutions Tue, 05 Apr 2016 10:04:51 +0000 mkitchen 238113 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Counselytics launches fund of funds AI technology http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/03/28/237851/counselytics-launches-fund-funds-ai-technology <p><em><strong>Counselytics has deployed its&nbsp; AI technology in the alternatives investment space. Using machine learning technology, Counselytics&nbsp;is aimed at providing&nbsp;a fast, economical and automated process to find and analyse limited partnership agreements wherever they reside.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/03/28/237851/counselytics-launches-fund-funds-ai-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology and software solutions Mon, 28 Mar 2016 11:50:09 +0000 mkitchen 237851 at http://www.hedgeweek.com ProTrak International releases CRM 11.0 software http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/03/18/237590/protrak-international-releases-crm-110-software <p><strong><em>ProTrak International has released a major upgrade to its CRM platform for investment managers, hedge funds and private equity firms, Release 11.0.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/03/18/237590/protrak-international-releases-crm-110-software" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology and software solutions Fri, 18 Mar 2016 09:11:25 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 237590 at http://www.hedgeweek.com AcadiaSoft unveils central margining hub for derivatives http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/03/09/237269/acadiasoft-unveils-central-margining-hub-derivatives <p><strong><em>Twenty-eight of the world&rsquo;s largest banks are participating in industrywide testing of the first ever Central Margining service for non-cleared OTC derivatives, which was released by AcadiaSoft and delivered in collaboration with TriOptima last month.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/03/09/237269/acadiasoft-unveils-central-margining-hub-derivatives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology and software solutions Wed, 09 Mar 2016 09:31:18 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 237269 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Hedgeweek names Broadridge Investment Management Solutions as Best Risk Management Software Firm http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/03/04/237117/hedgeweek-names-broadridge-investment-management-solutions-best-risk-management-so <p><strong><em>Broadridge Financial Solutions has been named as &quot;Best Risk Management Software Firm&quot; at the Hedgeweek&nbsp;Global Awards&nbsp;2016, which are voted on by industry participants and recognise excellence among hedge fund managers and global service providers.</em></strong></p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-directory-company"> <div class="field-label">Company:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/gfmdirectory/broadridge-financial-solutions">Broadridge Financial Solutions</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/03/04/237117/hedgeweek-names-broadridge-investment-management-solutions-best-risk-management-so" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology and software solutions Fri, 04 Mar 2016 09:13:20 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 237117 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Volante Technologies supports SWIFT Standards Release 2016 http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/02/29/236951/volante-technologies-supports-swift-standards-release-2016 <p><strong><em>Volante Technologies, a provider of software for the integration, processing and orchestration of financial messages, is supporting the latest SWIFT Standards 2016 update.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/02/29/236951/volante-technologies-supports-swift-standards-release-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology and software solutions Mon, 29 Feb 2016 09:13:04 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 236951 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Man AHL announces winner of inaugural coding prize http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/02/15/236523/man-ahl-announces-winner-inaugural-coding-prize <p><strong><em>Hamed Ahmadi from the University of Oxford, Linacre College has been named as the winner of the inaugural Man AHL Coder Prize, a coding competition for students aged 16 and over. Ahmadi picks up a cash prize of GBP5,000.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/02/15/236523/man-ahl-announces-winner-inaugural-coding-prize" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology and software solutions Mon, 15 Feb 2016 09:48:28 +0000 Leah.Cunningham 236523 at http://www.hedgeweek.com