George Ralph, RFA

RFA celebrates three decades of high performance at McLaren supercar showroom.

Thu, 18/07/2019 - 11:12

High-tech supercar manufacturer McLaren’s London showroom provided an appropriate venue for the 30th anniversary celebrations of RFA, a company at the leading edge of high-performance IT, financial cloud and cyber-security services for the alternatives industry, and an outfit that is leading the race to success. »

Gibraltar

Gibraltar remains attractive to funds industry, despite Brexit fears

Mon, 01/07/2019 - 10:19

Gibraltar is in a unique position for funds, despite the potential impacts of Brexit, according to a recent expert panel discussion entitled ‘Crypto Funds: The Gibraltar Solution’ moderated by a partner in Gibraltar law firm ISOLAS LLP, Jonathan Garcia. »

Emerging hedge fund managers consider ’Key Steps to Success’ at Hedgeweek event in NYC

Fri, 14/06/2019 - 08:20

Fund and fee structuring, operational due diligence, cybersecurity, selecting the right service providers and the fund raising process itself, were all hot topics at a Hedgeweek event for emerging hedge fund managers and service providers in New York yesterday (13 June). »

Music

A Leg To Stand On announces Rocktoberfest-London sponsors

Wed, 05/06/2019 - 16:02

BNF Capital, SteelEye, Talan, Lyxor Asset Management, Kreston Reeves, Sandler Capital, Hentu, GlobeTax, Wavestone, Margo Group, and Equita have all been confirmed as sponsors of the 2nd annual  Rocktoberfest-London which is due to take place on 19 June to raise funds for UK and US charity A Leg To Stand On (ALTSO). »

Loud hailer

iM Global Partner and Dynamic Beta investments launch Managed Futures Strategy ETF

Thu, 30/05/2019 - 14:28

iM Global Partner and Dynamic Beta investments (DBi) have launched the iM DBi Managed Futures Strategy ETF, one of the first actively-managed Managed Futures exchange traded funds (ETF) on the market.  »

Vinod Paul, Align

Align to sponsor 2019 SALT Conference

Mon, 06/05/2019 - 12:06

Align, a provider of technology infrastructure solutions and managed IT services, is sponsoring this year’s SALT Conference in partnership with eSentire, a specialist in managed detection and response (MDR). The forum will take place at the Bellagio in Las Vegas, 7-10 May, 2019. »

Music

ALTSO returns to London for second annual ‘Rocktoberfest-London’ fundraiser

Thu, 02/05/2019 - 10:34

A Leg To Stand On (ALTSO) is is holding its 2nd Annual Rocktoberfest concert in London on 19 June 2019 when members of the hedge fund and private equity communities will come together for a night of live rock & roll entertainment, with the aim of raising money to provide free orthopaedic care for children in the developing world. »

Richard Elston, CMC Markets

CMC Institutional continues to build profile with hedge funds

Fri, 26/04/2019 - 08:34

CMC Markets Institutional, a provider of liquidity and white label trading solutions, is to co-sponsor Informa’s Hedge Fund Emerging and Start Up Manager Forum, to be held in London at the end of the month. »

ABN AMRO AIF Event 2019 - Conclusion

Tue, 16/04/2019 - 14:22

Overall, there was a clear sense of optimism in the auditorium at this year’s AIF event. The feeling was that even if volatility spikes higher this year, there will still be new investment opportunities to explore, be they growth stocks in Asian frontier markets, trading different parts of the oil complex, or using alternative data sets to generate insights in global markets that managers may previously have overlooked.  »

ESG investing matures

Tue, 16/04/2019 - 14:15

One aspect of change that has started influence the way alternative fund managers think about their strategies is the increased focus on sustainable investing among institutional allocators. ESG considerations are becoming part of the manager selection process, as a way to determine what ESP principals are being applied, how this affects the investment process, and what tools, if any, can be used to benchmark performance.  »

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