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Joe Jegener, Five Star Funds

Five Star launches hedge fund targeting Las Vegas wealthy

Fri, 06/12/2019 - 09:13

Five Star Funds, an asset management and advisory firm, has launched the Flamingo All Weather Fund, the first hedge fund of its kind to be based in Las Vegas, Nevada. »

Global asset management 2020 outlook remains stable amid structural headwinds, says Moody’s

Thu, 05/12/2019 - 16:38

The 2020 outlook for the global asset management sector is stable, reflecting high profit margins, manageable debt burdens, and sustained risk appetite among investors, Moody’s Investors Service says in its annual outlook. »

Stephen Velotti, Pillar Capital

Stable growth from focused reserving practices

Thu, 05/12/2019 - 11:27

Valuation is a key discussion point in the collateralised reinsurance and catastrophe insurance-linked securities market right now. Over the course of the loss years of 2017 and 2018, Pillar Capital Management Limited (Pillar Capital) has been very focused on its reserving practices and making sure it allocates changes to the NAV into the month that they occur with limited variability. This has been done while following a growth trajectory expected to continue into the year ahead. »

Robert Quinn, Robert Quinn Consulting

Capricorn Fund Managers to acquire significant interest in Robert Quinn Consulting

Thu, 05/12/2019 - 10:31

Robert Quinn Consulting Limited (RQC) and Capricorn Fund Managers Limited (CFM) have strengthened their long-standing partnership with CFM taking a significant interest in RQC. »

John Plansky, Charles River

Charles River Development appoints President

Thu, 05/12/2019 - 10:27

Charles River Development has appointed Spiros Giannaros as president of Charles River Development (CRD) with responsibility for day-to-day operations of the company including product, development, sales and services for the Charles River Investment Management Solution (Charles River IMS). »

Siebert Financial Corp completes acquisition of Weeden Prime Services

Thu, 05/12/2019 - 09:59

Siebert Financial Corp (Siebert), a provider of financial services, has completed the acquisition of Weeden Prime Services (Weeden Prime), a prime brokerage services provider for hedge funds and family offices. »

Integral reports average daily volumes of USD34bn for November 2019 

Thu, 05/12/2019 - 09:57

Forex trading solutions provider Integral has reported average daily volumes (ADV) across its platforms of USD34 billion in November 2019.  »

FINBOURNE Technology makes TraderMade data available to LUSID clients

Thu, 05/12/2019 - 09:51

TraderMade, a provider of FX research, data and charting applications, has signed a partnership with FINBOURNE Technology to make its data available on LUSID, an open investment data platform. »

Financial services firms struggle to use data to support business decisions

Thu, 05/12/2019 - 09:44

More than two-thirds (69 per cent) of asset managers claim that the data management systems and processes that they use today are not ‘very effective’ at supporting business and operational decision-making. »

PEGAS reports new record spot volumes for ZTP and CEGH VTP

Thu, 05/12/2019 - 09:42

PEGAS, the pan-European gas trading platform of EEX Group operated by Powernext, registered a total volume of 195.0 TWh in November.   »


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