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Mars Spencer, Predata

Predictive analytics platform Predata launches US equities offering

Thu, 20/06/2019 - 10:19

Predata, a predictive analytics company for anticipating geopolitical risk, has released a new suite of signals for US equities. The signals quantify online attention and concern to each of the eleven S&P equity sectors, as well as constituent companies and macro themes within those sectors. »

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Avelacom appoints Managing Director, Global Sales

Thu, 20/06/2019 - 10:16

Avelacom, a connectivity and IT infrastructure solutions provider for the financial services industry, has promoted Vincent Harrison to Managing Director, Global Sales, to drive business growth and further develop Avelacom’s low latency network across the Americas, EMEA and APAC. »

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Crystal Capital Partners reports 46 per cent growth in advisory relationships

Thu, 20/06/2019 - 10:15

Crystal Capital Partners, the operator of an alternative investments platforms for financial advisors and their qualified purchaser (QP) investors, has reported 46 per cent growth in its advisory partnerships since January 2018. »

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ALFI appoints new chairperson

Wed, 19/06/2019 - 15:04

The Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI) has appointed of Corinne Lamesch as the new Chairperson of ALFI following its annual general meeting. The appointment is effective immediately and will run for two years initially. In addition, a new Board of Directors has been elected. »

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Euronext competes acquisition of Oslo Bors VPS

Wed, 19/06/2019 - 10:33

Euronext has completed the acquisition of Oslo Bors VPS and now own 97.8 per cent of the total issued and outstanding share capital of the exchange. »

Craig Reeves, Prestige Funds

Prestige Funds adds distribution share classes for recently launched agricultural lending fund

Wed, 19/06/2019 - 10:30

Prestige Funds, is launching two new distribution share classes for its recently launched Prime Alternative Finance - Luxembourg SICAV. »

Pradeep Menon, Refinitiv

Refinitiv makes strategic investment in BattleFin

Wed, 19/06/2019 - 10:27

Refinitiv has made a strategic investment in alternative data platform and marketplace BattleFin forming a partnership which will provide customers with access to alternative datasets across its data platforms, including quantitative data management platform QA Direct in the Cloud. »

Jonathan Lourie, Cheyne Capital

Cheyne Capital closes Strategic Value Credit Fund at EUR1bn hard cap

Tue, 18/06/2019 - 14:30

Alternative asset manager Cheyne Capital Management (Cheyne Capital) has closed its inaugural European Strategic Value Credit Fund (SVC) having scaled back subscriptions to the Fund's capacity limit of EUR1 billion. »

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Lazard Asset Management expands quantitative equity platform with addition of US systematic team

Tue, 18/06/2019 - 14:17

Lazard Asset Management has expanded its quantitative equity platform with the addition of a San Francisco-based investment team. »

Carsten Kunkel, SimCorp

SIX partners with SimCorp for Sanctioned Securities Monitoring Service

Tue, 18/06/2019 - 14:15

Swiss data specialist SIX has partnered with SimCorp to provide financial institutions with greater global sanctions data coverage. »

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