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Souza Barros Securities outsources FIX connectivity and monitoring operations to ConnEx Tue, 22/07/2014 - 14:00

ConvergEx Group’s outsourced hosted FIX connectivity business ConnEx is to provide a full suite of connectivity, pre-trade risk management and post-trade compliance services to Souza Barros Securities (SBS).

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European charities turn to alternatives, says Cerulli

Since 2008 nearly one-third of European charities have restructured their investment portfolios to increase their exposure to alternative products, according to a survey by Cerulli Associates. »

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Lazard Asset Management appoints portfolio manager, small cap growth equities

Lazard Asset Management (LAM) has expanded its US equity capabilities with the addition of Frank Sustersic as director and portfolio manager. »

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Global banks face fines of up to GBP250bn by 2020

The multi-million pound fines levied to date against global banks for breaking anti-money laundering (AML) rules and sanctions violations are the tip of the iceberg, according to Data-as-a-Service provider, Anomaly42. »

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Arbitrage Event-Driven Fund rated 5-stars overall by Morningstar

The Arbitrage Event-Driven Fund, which is advised by Water Island Capital, has been rated 5-Stars Overall out of 94 market neutral funds by Morningstar based on risk-adjusted returns performance. »


BNP Paribas Securities Services secures EUR180 billion mandate from Generali

BNP Paribas Securities Services has won a EUR180 billion pan-European mandate from insurance company Generali Group. »


Manulife Asset Management expands institutional sales team

Manulife Asset Management has expanded its institutional sales team with the addition of Nathaniel L Hennigar as managing director covering a segment of the Midwest region.  »


Natixis funds USD1m investor behaviour project at MIT

Natixis Global Asset Management is funding a three-year, USD1 million research project at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) focused on investor behaviour and personal benchmarks. »


Wellington Management selected as manager of John Hancock International Growth Fund

John Hancock Investments has hired Wellington Management to manage the John Hancock International Growth Fund (GOIGX). »


Alain Demarolle appointed non-executive chairman of LCH.Clearnet SA

Alain Demarolle has been appointed as non-executive chairman of the board directors of LCH.Clearnet SA, the group's French-based entity, effective immediately. »

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AIFMD will bring ‘greater stability’
Mon, 21/07/2014 - 14:54

Arnaud Claudon, head of depositary banking,...

India's budget shows positive signs
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Mon, 14/07/2014 - 18:20

Following the announcment of the first...

BoE no-change decision is no surprise
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Ben Brettel, senior economist at Hargreaves...

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