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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.   »

Sean Sullivan, LiquidityBook

First New York selects LiquidityBook as POEMS

Wed, 04/12/2019 - 17:10

FNY Investment Advisers (First New York), a multi-strategy investment firm, has implemented LiquidtyBook’s SaaS-based LBX Buy Side as its POEMS (portfolio, order and execution management system). »

Adrian Lee & Partners launches Global Macro Alpha offering

Wed, 04/12/2019 - 17:05

Adrian Lee & Partners (AL&P), an active currency and Global Macro Manager for institutional investors, has launched a Global Macro Alpha Fund, which seeks to generate consistent excess return through diversification of macro asset class, region and alpha source, while minimising risks and volatility. »

Walter Group acquires Quadra Capital stake

Wed, 04/12/2019 - 10:36

Walter Global Asset Management (WGAM), the Walter Group's private equity firm focused on asset management, has acquired a minority stake in Quadra Capital Partners (Quadra Capital) – an asset management firm specialising in alternative investments, with offices in London, Paris and Madrid. »

Troy Gayeski, SkyBridge Capital

Alternative thinking – A conversation with SkyBridge Co-CIO Troy Gayeski

Wed, 04/12/2019 - 10:35

With 2020 on the horizon and fears of a recession looming, SkyBridge Capital Co-CIO Troy Gayeski explains why he believes the economy tied to the US consumer is still in good shape and what investors can do to maximise returns while protecting against a potentially more volatile market in the year ahead.   »

TIG Advisors selects SS&C for portfolio accounting

Wed, 04/12/2019 - 10:33

Tiedemann Investment Group (TIG Advisors) has selected SS&C Geneva for portfolio accounting. »

Bitfinex supports Lightning Network

Wed, 04/12/2019 - 10:30

Digital asset trading platform trading platform Bitfinex has launched support for the Lightning Network.  »

Peter Rippon, OpenGamma

PIMCO adopts OpenGamma analytics to reduce margin costs for derivatives

Wed, 04/12/2019 - 09:32

Global investment management firm PIMCO is using OpenGamma’s analytics as part of its operational processes to optimise derivatives margin for its clients. »

IQ-EQ appoints new MD of Bermuda and the Cayman Islands

Wed, 04/12/2019 - 09:00

Global investor services group, IQ-EQ, has appointed Colin Targett as Managing Director of its Bermuda and Cayman Islands operations.  »


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