Bardin Hill Investment Partners, a credit-focused and event-driven investment management firm with more than USD8.5 billion in assets under management, has chosen SS&C Technologies' Eze OMS to manage its fixed income strategies.
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Systematic asset manager RAM Active Investments has chosen EFA to support the launch and administration of the new RAM Stable Climate Global Equities Fund.
Apex Group has partnered with Calypso technology to provide front to back office solutions to Ardent Financial Limited.
CB Insights has named CloudMargin, creator of a collateral and margin management solution native to the cloud, to the third annual Fintech 250, a prestigious list of emerging private companies working on groundbreaking financial technology.
By A Paris – Alternative data and data science techniques can help give hedge funds a competitive edge but, it is the symbiotic integration of human and machine which ultimately underpins managers’ success or failure in their use of these techniques.
Using order book data to drive investment decisions was historically the domain of high frequency trading hedge funds. However, as these datasets are being aggregated, harmonised and made searchable, a whole host of hedge funds and investment managers can seek to benefit from insights drawn from order book data to improve their back-testing techniques and enhance their alpha generation capabilities.
As various pharmaceutical companies around the world endeavour to find a workable vaccine against the coronavirus, alternative data could help funds take an investment view on where the value lies in this global race.
RQSI launches new software platform to provide enhanced customisation and transparency for systematic strategy
Ramsey Quantitative Systems (RQSI) has announced a major shift in its core offerings with the introduction of a new software platform engineered to provide investors with enhanced product customisation and transparency into the firm’s systematic strategy.
QuantConnect, an algorithmic trading platform that connects hedge funds to its community of 110,000-plus DIY quant traders, has expanded access to its pioneering Alpha Streams market, a marketplace for alpha where funds can shop for and license algorithmic trading strategies.
Firms can have a belts and braces approach to the security of the systems and tools they deploy, but staff training and communication can make or break their chances of success.