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Peter Hughes, Apex Fund Services

Apex Fund Services nearly doubles AuA with latest acquisition

Tue, 17/10/2017 - 10:24

With offices in 35 locations worldwide, Apex Fund Services has grown into one of the financial industry’s largest independent fund administrators since it first opened its doors in Bermuda back in 2003. »

Andrew Junkin, Wilshire Consulting

Wilshire Consulting assists IPERS in “alpha search” RFP

Tue, 17/10/2017 - 08:35

Wilshire Consulting, the institutional investment advisory and outsourced-CIO (OCIO) business unit of Wilshire Associates, is to support the Iowa Public Employees’ Retirement System (IPERS) in conducting its “Alpha Search” which seeks to identify managers based on their ability to deliver alpha regardless of the manager’s ‘beta’ (ie, benchmark). »

Rob Friend, Bloomberg

CMi2i’s shareholder ID analysis available on Bloomberg Terminal

Mon, 16/10/2017 - 10:49

CMi2i’s shareholder identification analysis can now be accessed through Bloomberg’s investor relations (IR) functionality within the Bloomberg Terminal. »

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Axon launches Application Compliance Tool

Fri, 13/10/2017 - 10:07

Axon financial systems, a specialist in technology-enabled market data management, has launched its new Application Compliance Tool (ACT), which gives customers a better handle on managing their market data application workflows and compliance reporting obligations. »

Brian Collings, Torstone

Peel Hunt adopts Torstone’s Inferno in the US

Fri, 13/10/2017 - 10:05

Peel Hunt, an independent corporate broking, advisory and trading house focusing on mid & small-cap companies, is expanding its use of Torstone Technology’s Inferno post-trade securities and derivatives processing platform, for its US business, Peel Hunt Inc. »

Thomas de Sainte Seine, RAM AI

RAM Active Investments to absorb research costs to the benefit of clients under MiFID II

Fri, 13/10/2017 - 09:42

Active and alternative asset manager RAM Active Investments (RAM AI) is to absorb the cost of external research commissioned on behalf of investors. The announcement has come ahead of MiFID II, the new European Union rules which are due to come into effect in January 2018. »

Mahesh Narayan, Thomson Reuters

Thomson Reuters adds MiFID II-focused features to Eikon

Thu, 12/10/2017 - 09:58

Thomson Reuters has added additional research management and search capabilities to its flagship desktop product, Eikon aimed at meeting the challenges of MiFID II requirements, set to be implemented on 3 January, 2018. »

Russell Napier, ERIC

DC Thomson invests in ERIC to enhance MIFID II ready unbundled research provision

Thu, 12/10/2017 - 08:11

DC Thomson is partnering with Electronic Research Interchange (ERIC) to develop its bespoke investment research offering for the post-MiFID II world. This transaction will see DC Thomson acquire a material stake in ERIC. 

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Michael Corcione, Cordium

Cordium extends Cybersecurity and Data Protection Consulting Services to help investment firms comply with GDPR

Thu, 12/10/2017 - 08:02

Cordium, a provider of governance, risk and compliance services, has expanded its Cybersecurity and Data Protection Consulting Services to the UK to help investment firms prepare for and manage the requirements of the EU’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which comes into effect in May 2018. »

Jamie Grossman, SandPointe

SandPointe selects NAV for fund admin

Wed, 11/10/2017 - 08:23

SandPointe Asset Management has selected NAV Fund Administration Group (NAV) to provide full service fund administration to six SandPointe private funds. »

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