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Nicolas Faller, UBP

UBP launches new technology-focused equity long/short strategy on alt UCITS platform

Tue, 15/10/2019 - 09:21

Union Bancaire Privée (UBP) is launching a new a technology-focused long/short strategy on its alternative UCITS platform in partnership with New York-based alternative investment manager Shannon River Capital Management (Shannon River). »

Sol Waksman, BarclayHedge

Hedge Funds up 0.32 per cent in September, says Backstop BarclayHedge

Tue, 15/10/2019 - 09:19

Hedge funds returned to the black in September, posting an industrywide monthly return of 0.32 per cent, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by BarclayHedge.  »

BNY Mellon's Pershing unveils centralised portal for investment managers

Tue, 15/10/2019 - 09:04

BNY Mellon's Pershing (Pershing) has launched its new manager gateway, a consolidated digital solution that features a centralised portal, delivering simplified account access and a seamless model delivery process. »

Stanislas de Bailliencourt, Sycomore

Sycomore Asset Management launches Sycomore Next Generation

Mon, 14/10/2019 - 17:45

Sycomore Asset Management (Sycomore AM) has broadened its range of SRI funds with the launch of SRI Next Generation, a fund with a focus on companies offering business models that are compatible with sustainable growth objectives. »

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ECC appoints Chief Information Officer

Mon, 14/10/2019 - 15:43

The Supervisory Board of European Commodity Clearing AG (ECC) has appointed Jens Rick as Chief Information Officer (CIO) effective 1 November with responsibility for the operation and development of ECC’s clearing systems and IT operations.   Rick also joins the Management Board of the clearing house.   The role of CIO is a new position at ECC before and reflects the growing importance of the IT landscape and its operation and development within EEX Group. Rick has been Chief Information Officer of European Energy Exchange AG (EEX) since 1 February 2019. »

Darren Bishop, IOWA Rocks

New Change FX joins IOWA.rocks community

Mon, 14/10/2019 - 15:39

New Change FX (NCFX), an independent data and analytics business, has joined IOWA.rocks, a new financial data marketplace. »

Patrice Rassou, Ashburton

Ashburton Investments appoints CIO

Mon, 14/10/2019 - 15:32

Patrice Rassou (pictured) has been appointed chief investment officer (CIO) of Ashburton Investments, the asset management business of FirstRand Limited. »

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Oil prices, production back to normal after Saudi Arabia attacks, but security concerns remain

Mon, 14/10/2019 - 11:01

By Beatrice Bedeschi – A month after the drone attacks on the Abqaiq and Khurais oil facilities, Saudi Arabia has surprised observers by being able to bring oil production capacity to nearly pre-attack levels, which has quickly stabilised oil prices after the spikes seen in the immediate aftermath of the incidents. »

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BlueBay launches Emerging Markets Short Duration Fund

Mon, 14/10/2019 - 10:50

Specialist fixed income manager, BlueBay Asset Management (BlueBay), has launched a new actively managed emerging markets short duration bond fund, The BlueBay Emerging Market Aggregate Short Duration Bond Fund. »

MUFG Investor Services acquires select divisions of Maitland’s hedge fund administration business

Mon, 14/10/2019 - 09:15

MUFG Investor Services, a global asset servicing arm of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG), is to acquire select divisions of the fund administration business of Maitland, a privately owned global advisory, administration and family office firm. »

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