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Sol Waksman, BarclayHedge

Hedge funds down 0.78 per cent in August, says Backstop BarclayHedge

Fri, 13/09/2019 - 09:28

The hedge fund industry posted negative returns in August, dropping 0.78 per cent, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index, compiled by BarclayHedge, a division of Backstop Solutions. By comparison, the S&P Total Return Index was down 1.58 per cent in August. »

David Benamou, Axiom

Axiom Alternative Investments adds senior hire to portfolio management team

Fri, 13/09/2019 - 09:21

Axiom Alternative Investments, a French asset manager with USD 1.4 billion under management and offices in London and Paris, has appointed Bedis Gharbi as Senior Portfolio Manager, to support the continued development and diversification of its growing London office and fund range. »

Andrew Borowiec, IMDDA

IMDDA partners with Intelligo

Thu, 12/09/2019 - 15:12

The Investment Management Due Diligence Association (IMDDA), an investor-based organisation dedicated to the professionals who perform  investment and operational due diligence, has launched a new program giving its members access to background checks provided by Intelligo, a specialist in technology-driven background checks. »

Dave Kelly, TDAM

TD Asset Management launches of TD Greystone Real Asset Pooled Fund Trust

Thu, 12/09/2019 - 15:11

TD Asset Management (TDAM) has added the TD Greystone Real Asset Pooled Fund Trust to its existing suite of alternative investment solutions for accredited investors. »

Jen Nayar, Vela

Vela to invest in expansion of SuperFeed market data feed

Thu, 12/09/2019 - 10:41

Vela, an independent provider of trading and market access technology for global multi-asset electronic trading, has set out a new roadmap of investment for its market data feed, SuperFeed. »

Matthew Stauffer, DTCC

DTCC charts path for optimal ‘no-touch processing’

Thu, 12/09/2019 - 10:36

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), the premier post-trade market infrastructure for the global financial services industry, has outlined a vision for institutional trade processing that realises the goal of straight-through processing by eliminating inefficient manual touch points. »

Tony McManus, Bloomberg

Bloomberg launches real-time data in the cloud

Thu, 12/09/2019 - 10:32

B-PIPE, Bloomberg’s flagship real-time market data feed, will now be available to clients globally in the cloud through Amazon Web Services (AWS). »

Charlie Stout, ACA

ACA Compliance Group and Eagle launch 2020 GIPS compliance solution

Thu, 12/09/2019 - 10:28

ACA Compliance Group (ACA) and Eagle Investment Systems (Eagle), a BNY Mellon company and part of Data and Analytics Solutions, have partnered to help firms comply with the new 2020 Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS). »

Handshake

Hedge fund Livermore Partners adds to Advisory Board

Thu, 12/09/2019 - 10:10

Hedge fund Livermore Partners has added David Gould to its Advisory Board. Gould is currently a member of the Board of Directors of LetterOne Holdings, an international investment business focused on investment in the Energy, Retail, Health and Technology sectors, with over USD23 billion of assets under management. »

London Stock Exchange

HKEX makes offer to acquire London Stock Exchange Group

Wed, 11/09/2019 - 15:53

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX) has made a proposal to the Board of London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) to combine the two companies. The Board of HKEX says a combination with LSEG represents 'a highly compelling strategic opportunity to create a global market infrastructure leader'. »

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