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Mark Yusko, Morgan Creek

Pension-backed Morgan Creek Digital makes strategic investment in Ikigai Asset Management

Thu, 21/03/2019 - 10:29

Morgan Creek Digital is to be the lead anchor investor in Ikigai Asset Management’s flagship fund focused on executing systematic and fundamental liquid hedge fund strategies as well as opportunistic venture-stage crypto asset investments.  »

Richard Baker, MFA

MFA President and CEO to retire

Thu, 21/03/2019 - 10:25

Former US Congressman Richard H Baker, the President and CEO of Managed Funds Association (MFA), is to step down from his positions, effective 31 December, 2019.  »

Stephen Murphy, Genesis

genesis teams with Linear Investments to deliver Real-time Portfolio Margin (RPM) solution

Thu, 21/03/2019 - 10:23

genesis, an international capital markets software firm, has worked with Linear Investments, a specialist prime broker and hedge fund incubator, to launch Real-time Portfolio Margin (RPM), a new scalable solution for cash & margin management in real-time. »

Survey

Eze Castle Integration survey explores investment industry tech and cybersecurity priorities

Wed, 20/03/2019 - 15:05

A new survey by Eze Castle Integration has highlighted the current technology and cybersecurity priorities for investment management firms. »

Auerelie Fouilleron Masson, La Francaise AM

La Francaise AM appoints MD

Wed, 20/03/2019 - 15:03

The Supervisory Board of La Française AM (formerly Veritas Investment) has appointed Aurélie Fouilleron Masson as Managing Director, effective as 18 March.  »

Team building

Three senior lawyers join Ogier's growing Luxembourg funds and corporate team

Wed, 20/03/2019 - 14:07

Ogier has added three senior lawyers to its Luxembourg team, which has grown by 16 in the past six months. »

Artificial intelligence

AI models imperative for the future of asset management

Wed, 20/03/2019 - 14:06

The need to implement artificial intelligence (AI) into daily practices in order to cope with regulatory pressures and data management, were reoccurring themes during this year’s TSAM London event.  »

Trade Informatics, Andrew Shortland

Trade Informatics appoints CEO EMEA

Wed, 20/03/2019 - 14:04

Trade Informatics (TI), an independent provider of quantitative analytics and systematic trading solutions to institutional asset managers, has appointed Andrew Shortland as Chief Executive Officer EMEA. »

US dollars

Alt-data provider Thinknum secures USD11.6 million in Series A funding round

Wed, 20/03/2019 - 14:00

Thinknum, a leading provider of web-sourced alternative data, has secured USD11.6 million in Series A funding round. Participants included Green Visor Capital, one of the original investors in the firm’s USD1 million seed round in 2014.  »

Spiro Giannaros, IHS Markit

Pzena Investment Management opts for IHS Markit’s EDM

Wed, 20/03/2019 - 13:58

Pzena Investment Management, a USD37 billion equity manager based in New York, is to implement IHS Markit’s Enterprise Data Management (EDM) solution.  »

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