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Houlihan Lokey adds two senior hires

Thu, 17/01/2019 - 10:16

Houlihan Lokey (NYSE:HLI), the global investment bank, has added Christian Keller and Ann Sharkey to the firm’s European Financial Sponsors Group.  »

Gurvinder Singh, Indus Valley Partners

Indus Valley Partners enhances RAPTOR solution to support CAT regulation

Thu, 17/01/2019 - 10:13

Indus Valley Partners, a provider of technology solutions to the buy side, has launched a new CAT module for its global regulatory reporting platform, IVP RAPTOR.   »

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Fieldfisher launches hedge fund, derivative and alternative investment management-focussed law firm

Thu, 17/01/2019 - 10:10

European law firm Fieldfisher has launched Cummings Fisher, a specialist law firm focusing on hedge funds, derivatives and the alternative investment management sectors. »

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Barclay Hedge Fund Index down 2.61 per cent in December

Thu, 17/01/2019 - 10:05

Hedge funds dipped 2.61 per cent in December, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by BarclayHedge. The loss was less significant, however, than that of the S&P 500 Total Return Index, which dropped 9.03 per cent in December. »

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Richey May launches cybersecurity services to protect hedge funds from malicious attacks

Thu, 17/01/2019 - 09:05

Richey May Technology Solutions, a division of Richey May & Co, has developed a comprehensive cybersecurity program specifically designed to assist hedge fund managers in addressing critical cybersecurity compliance requirements, including NYDFS.NYCRR.500, GLBA, and SEC rules related to information security. »

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Thornburg launches Long/Short Equity UCITS Fund

Thu, 17/01/2019 - 09:03

Thornburg Investment Management (Thornburg), a global investment firm with USD41 billion in assets under management, has launched the Thornburg Long/Short Equity Fun, a UCITS fund domiciled in Dublin, Ireland. 

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New JPMorgan Chase Institute Research explores hedge fund trading during Swiss franc floor period

Wed, 16/01/2019 - 10:23

On the fourth anniversary of the Swiss National Bank’s (SNB) removal of the Swiss Franc (CHF) floor, the JPMorgan Chase Institute has released a new study exploring the trading behaviour of hedge funds during the SNB’s Minimum Exchange Rate policy period.   »

Hirander Misra, GMEX

GMEX Fusion adds pioneering Digital Asset Custodian and Vault capabilities

Wed, 16/01/2019 - 10:19

GMEX Technologies (GMEX), a provider of multi-asset exchange and post-trade business and technology solutions, has launched ForumCustody and ForumWallet, part of the GMEX Fusion product suite, to include Digital Custodian and Vault capabilities.  »

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Hedge funds down 3.85 per cent in 2018

Wed, 16/01/2019 - 08:45

The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index was down 3.85 per cent in 2018, outperforming the MSCI AC World Index (Local) which declined 10.18 per cent over the year. »

Portia Amato, Optima Partners

Optima Partners appoints compliance veteran

Wed, 16/01/2019 - 08:42

Optima Partners has appointed compliance industry veteran Portia Amato as a Director in the firm’s New York office.    »

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