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UnaVista partners with Kaizen

UnaVista partners with Kaizen

Fri, 29/04/2016 - 11:06

UnaVista, London Stock Exchange Group’s global regulatory reporting platform, has partnered with regulatory reporting testing and compliance firm, Kaizen Reporting giving UnaVista clients access to Kaizen Reporting’s ReportShield service, which offers quality assurance testing of MiFID transaction reports at a field level, »

Abu Dhabi Global Market establishes appeals panel

Abu Dhabi Global Market establishes appeals panel

Wed, 27/04/2016 - 15:58

The Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) Board of Directors has established an Appeals Panel in accordance with ADGM Financial Services & Markets Regulations 2015.  »

EIB provides GBP56m funding for seven new schools in Yorkshire

Tue, 26/04/2016 - 16:40

The European Investment Bank has agreed to provide GBP56 million to build seven new secondary schools in Bradford, Harrogate, Keighley, Bradford and Huddersfield.  »

USS selects RiskFirst’s PFaroe for risk analysis

USS selects RiskFirst’s PFaroe for risk analysis

Tue, 26/04/2016 - 16:32

Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS), one of the largest pension schemes in the UK, will use RiskFirst's risk management platform PFaroe to support its regular liability valuations and ongoing risk analysis.  »

Golding Capital Partners wins mandate to build another private debt portfolio

Golding Capital Partners wins mandate to build another private debt portfolio

Tue, 26/04/2016 - 09:33

Golding Capital Partners (GCP) has been mandated by TÜV SÜD Pension Trust to assemble and manage a portfolio of private debt investments. The managed account has a volume of some EUR100 million, which is to be invested in a portfolio of assets diversified by region and strategy.  »

Genpact and NFU Mutual agree long-term wealth management partnership

Genpact and NFU Mutual agree long-term wealth management partnership

Fri, 22/04/2016 - 09:56

NFU Mutual and Genpact have agreed a long-term partnership to deliver enhanced NFU Mutual advised and direct-to-consumer offerings, powered by Genpact's OpenWealth business process as a service (BPaaS) solution. »

Dallas Police and Fire Pension System selects Maples Fund Services for performance and risk reporting

Dallas Police and Fire Pension System selects Maples Fund Services for performance and risk reporting

Fri, 22/04/2016 - 09:55

Dallas Police and Fire Pension System (DPFP) has selected Maples Fund Services, a division of MaplesFS, to provide consolidated performance and risk reporting services to its USD3 billion pension plan. »

First labelled ABS green bond issued in Australia

First labelled ABS green bond issued in Australia

Fri, 22/04/2016 - 09:54

Australian based FlexiGroup has issued a landmark green Asset Backed Security (ABS) of AUD50 million (USD39 million) for refinancing of residential rooftop solar PV systems. The green ABS has received certification against the international Climate Bonds Solar Standard.   »

Terrawatt Initiative and Climate Bonds form new partnership

Terrawatt Initiative and Climate Bonds form new partnership

Thu, 21/04/2016 - 15:52

Terrawatt Initiative (TWI) and the Climate Bonds Initiative have formed a new partnership to help accelerate global financing of solar energy. The partnership will be announced at the Terrawatt Initiative/International Solar Alliance, “Trillion Dollar Opportunity” Roundtable in New York on 22 April. »

Docupace now independent from RCS Capital

Docupace now independent from RCS Capital

Thu, 21/04/2016 - 09:10

Docupace Technologies, a financial services sector digital compliance and cyber security company, is now independent from RCS Capital Corporation. »

EBS BrokerTec expands NDF offering

EBS BrokerTec expands NDF offering

Wed, 20/04/2016 - 15:50

EBS BrokerTec, ICAP's electronic foreign exchange (FX) and fixed income business, has added a new non-deliverable forward (NDF) instrument – one month against the fix, to be called TOD/TOM.  »

Eurex and Korea Exchange extend cooperation

Eurex and Korea Exchange extend cooperation

Wed, 20/04/2016 - 15:45

Eurex and Korea Exchange (KRX) has signed a contract to extend their cooperation by listing Mini KOSPI 200 index futures during Eurex trading hours. »

SGSS secures mandate from Ellipsis AM

SGSS secures mandate from Ellipsis AM

Wed, 20/04/2016 - 08:30

Ellipsis Asset Management (Ellipsis AM) has retained Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) to provide master-feeder solutions to support the distribution of its French flagship funds in Europe. »

BlackRock closes transfer of USD80bn of client assets from BofA Global Capital Management

BlackRock closes transfer of USD80bn of client assets from BofA Global Capital Management

Tue, 19/04/2016 - 16:14

BlackRock and Bank of America’s asset management business, BofA Global Capital Management, have completed a transaction transferring investment management responsibilities of approximately USD80 billion of AUM currently managed by BofA Global Capital Management to BlackRock.  »

Trades via DTCC’S Global Transaction Services up 16 per cent in 2015

Trades via DTCC’S Global Transaction Services up 16 per cent in 2015

Mon, 18/04/2016 - 16:32

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation’s (DTCC) Global Transaction Services, a full-service straight-through-processing (STP) offering automating trade lifecycle events between firms, processed 817 million trades in 2015, up 16 per cent since the end of 2014.  »

CME Group completes clearing of first interest rate swaptions trade

CME Group completes clearing of first interest rate swaptions trade

Wed, 13/04/2016 - 09:14

CME Group has cleared its first interest rate swaptions trade  and in doing so become the forst  clearing house to offer swaptions clearing. »

Emerald Asset Management and Lend Academy Investments for strategic partnership

Emerald Asset Management and Lend Academy Investments for strategic partnership

Tue, 12/04/2016 - 09:31

Emerald Asset Management and Lend Academy Investments have announced a strategic partnership to develop an investment management business to be focused on opportunities in the marketplace lending industry.  »

Climate Bonds reconvenes Low Carbon Buildings Technical Working Group

Climate Bonds reconvenes Low Carbon Buildings Technical Working Group

Tue, 12/04/2016 - 09:14

The Climate Bonds Low Carbon Buildings Technical Working Group (TWG) is reconvening to expand the reach of the ground-breaking Low Carbon Buildings Standard (LCBS) for investors, originally launched in 2014. »

AXA IM leverages State Street PriceStats Inflation Series and MKT MediaStats’ Big Data Analytics to improve investment decision-making process

AXA IM leverages State Street PriceStats Inflation Series and MKT MediaStats’ Big Data Analytics to improve investment decision-making process

Mon, 11/04/2016 - 16:28

AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM) has partnered with State Street and MKT MediaStats to evaluate data-driven indicators that help analyse economic and market information. »

Japanese online broker Monex adopts Broadridge processing solution

Japanese online broker Monex adopts Broadridge processing solution

Tue, 05/04/2016 - 16:29

Monex, one of Japan’s largest online trading brokers, has chosen Broadridge Financial Solutions to support its Japanese equity and investment trust processing business.  »

Schroders enters into market for SME direct lending through a strategic relationship with NEOS

Schroders enters into market for SME direct lending through a strategic relationship with NEOS

Tue, 05/04/2016 - 09:24

Schroders has entered into a strategic relationship with Dutch direct lending firm NEOS Business Finance. Schroders has acquired a 25 per cent stake in the business. »

BMO Global Asset Management joins Responsible Investment Association

BMO Global Asset Management joins Responsible Investment Association

Mon, 04/04/2016 - 09:20

BMO Global Asset Management has joined the Responsible Investment Association, which focuses on the integration of environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria into the selection and management of investments.  »

Principal Global Investors selects Eagle solution to support global IBOR

Principal Global Investors selects Eagle solution to support global IBOR

Thu, 31/03/2016 - 09:27

Principal Global Investors (PGI), the asset management arm of the Principal Financial Group, has selected Eagle Investment Systems to provide a portfolio accounting solution hosted on Eagle ACCESS, to implement an investment book of record (IBOR). »

Americas Trading Group joins with Fidessa to offer Brazilian algorithms to global audience

Americas Trading Group joins with Fidessa to offer Brazilian algorithms to global audience

Wed, 30/03/2016 - 09:19

Americas Trading Group (ATG) has announced a new alliance with sell-side equities trading platform provider Fidessa Group which provides Fidessa OMS users with access to ATG's algorithmic trading models in the Brazilian market. »

Financial services sector aiming for cultural change

Financial services sector aiming for cultural change

Mon, 28/03/2016 - 12:28

Companies in the financial services sector are increasingly investing in specialists to help them drive cultural change in their organisations. »

Archimedes Private Office awards EUR200m mandate to Lombard Odier

Archimedes Private Office awards EUR200m mandate to Lombard Odier

Wed, 23/03/2016 - 16:43

Archimedes Private Office, an international Multi-Family Office with locations in Geneva, London and Dublin, has awarded Lombard Odier (Suisse) a significant mandate following a thorough assessment of proposals from a number of top tier private banks. »

Danske Bank signs three-year contract extension with SEI Wealth Platform

Danske Bank signs three-year contract extension with SEI Wealth Platform

Tue, 22/03/2016 - 16:30

SEI UK Private Banking has extended its contract for an additional three years with Danske Bank, the trading name of Northern Bank Limited and part of the Copenhagen-headquartered Danske Bank Group.  »

TIAA rebrands as TIAA Global Asset Management

TIAA rebrands as TIAA Global Asset Management

Tue, 22/03/2016 - 09:28

Financial services provider TIAA is rebranding its investment organisation as TIAA Global Asset Management. »

Neuberger Berman signs partnership agreement with Fideuram

Neuberger Berman signs partnership agreement with Fideuram

Mon, 21/03/2016 - 15:44

Neuberger Berman has signed a partnership agreement with Italian private bank Fideuram - Intesa Sanpaolo Private Banking SpA. This partnership brings Neuberger Berman’s UCITS fund range to the Fideuram and Sanpaolo Invest networks. »

Kommuninvest prices USD600 million Green Bond issue

Kommuninvest prices USD600 million Green Bond issue

Wed, 16/03/2016 - 15:47

Kommuninvest, the Swedish local government debt office, has priced its inaugural USD600million long 3-year RegS/144A Green Bond transaction. The new issue has a final maturity of 23 April 2019, pays a semi-annual coupon of 1.50 per cent and has an issue price of 99.972 per cent to give a spread of +35.5 basis points over the UST 1.00 per cent due March 2019, equivalent to 33bps above mid-swaps. »

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Awards

Hedgeweek Global Awards 2016

Hedgeweek Global Awards 2016

Tue, 05/04/2016 - 10:29

Special Reports

Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2016

Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2016

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AIFMD Fund Services 2016

AIFMD Fund Services 2016

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BVI Hedge Fund Services 2016

BVI Hedge Fund Services 2016

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Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2016

Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2016

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