Institutional Asset Manager - Daily News http://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk/ en Direct clearing in futures trading is reshaping role of FCMs, says TABB Group http://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk/2016/08/23/242915/direct-clearing-futures-trading-reshaping-role-fcms-says-tabb-group <p><em><strong>Exchanges are recognising the changing futures commission merchant (FCM) landscape and are willing to look to new and innovative ways to serve their client base, according to a report by TABB Group.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk/2016/08/23/242915/direct-clearing-futures-trading-reshaping-role-fcms-says-tabb-group" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Surveys & research Trading & Execution Tue, 23 Aug 2016 13:10:12 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242915 at http://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk PensionDanmark yields DKK3.8bn investment return in first half http://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk/2016/08/23/242914/pensiondanmark-yields-dkk38bn-investment-return-first-half <p><em><strong>PensionDanmark yielded an investment return of DKK3.8 billion in the first six months of the year, equating to a return of 1.3 per cent for members age 40 and 3.2 per cent for members age 65, before taxes.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk/2016/08/23/242914/pensiondanmark-yields-dkk38bn-investment-return-first-half" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Companies Tue, 23 Aug 2016 12:54:14 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242914 at http://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk BMO Financial Group reports net income of CAD1.2bn for Q3 2016 http://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk/2016/08/23/242909/bmo-financial-group-reports-net-income-cad12bn-q3-2016 <p><em><strong>BMO Financial Group has reported net income of CAD1,245 million or CAD1.86 per share on a reported basis and net income of CAD1,295 million or CAD1.94 per share on an adjusted basis, for the third quarter ended 31 July.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk/2016/08/23/242909/bmo-financial-group-reports-net-income-cad12bn-q3-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Companies Tue, 23 Aug 2016 12:41:25 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242909 at http://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk Aviva partners with Plug and Play http://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk/2016/08/23/242897/aviva-partners-plug-and-play <p><em><strong>Aviva is to partner with Plug and Play, a global digital start-up accelerator headquartered in Silicon Valley.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk/2016/08/23/242897/aviva-partners-plug-and-play" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investments Technology and software solutions Tue, 23 Aug 2016 09:29:00 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242897 at http://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk Alpha FMC appoints Adrian Keen as CFO http://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk/2016/08/23/242893/alpha-fmc-appoints-adrian-keen-cfo <p><em><strong>Asset management consultancy Alpha FMC has appointed Adrian Keen as chief financial officer.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk/2016/08/23/242893/alpha-fmc-appoints-adrian-keen-cfo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Moves & Appointments Tue, 23 Aug 2016 08:53:57 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242893 at http://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk MEM and Gunkul working on three Thai wind power projects http://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk/2016/08/23/242892/mem-and-gunkul-working-three-thai-wind-power-projects <p><em><strong>Modern Energy Management (MEM) has been working&nbsp;with Gunkul Engineering, a Thai renewable electricity producer, to bring three wind projects to financial close.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk/2016/08/23/242892/mem-and-gunkul-working-three-thai-wind-power-projects" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investments Tue, 23 Aug 2016 08:51:29 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242892 at http://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk TIM Group hires three in New York office http://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk/2016/08/23/242876/tim-group-hires-three-new-york-office <p><em><strong>TIM Group, a provider of software, services and platforms for institutional investors, has added three new staff members to work in its New York office</strong></em>.</p> <p><a href="http://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk/2016/08/23/242876/tim-group-hires-three-new-york-office" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Moves & Appointments Tue, 23 Aug 2016 08:00:58 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242876 at http://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk Schroders US strengthens credit team with three hires http://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk/2016/08/23/242875/schroders-us-strengthens-credit-team-three-hires <p><em><strong>Schroders has made three senior appointments in the US to underpin the growth of its US fixed income business.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk/2016/08/23/242875/schroders-us-strengthens-credit-team-three-hires" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Moves & Appointments Tue, 23 Aug 2016 07:58:14 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242875 at http://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk Bats Europe encourages industry harmonisation for MiFID II order record keeping http://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk/2016/08/22/242867/bats-europe-encourages-industry-harmonisation-mifid-ii-order-record-keeping <p><em><strong>Bats Europe has made available for testing on its platform its MiFID II compliant process for order record keeping, which the exchange is proposing as the industry approach to encourage harmonisation.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk/2016/08/22/242867/bats-europe-encourages-industry-harmonisation-mifid-ii-order-record-keeping" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Europe Mon, 22 Aug 2016 13:43:05 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242867 at http://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk Redline Trading Solutions supports India’s BSE http://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk/2016/08/22/242851/redline-trading-solutions-supports-india%E2%80%99s-bse <p><em><strong>BSE &ndash; formerly Bombay Stock Exchange &ndash; is now supported by Redline&rsquo;s market data and order execution gateway solutions, enabling firms trading on the exchange to receive and act upon real-time price and order book information faster than before.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk/2016/08/22/242851/redline-trading-solutions-supports-india%E2%80%99s-bse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology and software solutions Trading & Execution Mon, 22 Aug 2016 09:48:55 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242851 at http://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk Wilmington Trust opens institutional custody office in Jacksonville, Florida http://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk/2016/08/22/242849/wilmington-trust-opens-institutional-custody-office-jacksonville-florida <p><em><strong>Wilmington Trust has opened an institutional custody office in Jacksonville, Florida, as part of an expansion of corporate and institutional services in the south-eastern US.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk/2016/08/22/242849/wilmington-trust-opens-institutional-custody-office-jacksonville-florida" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Moves & Appointments Mon, 22 Aug 2016 09:46:50 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242849 at http://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk Satuit selects CenturyLink as its hosting partner http://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk/2016/08/22/242846/satuit-selects-centurylink-its-hosting-partner <p><em><strong>Satuit Technologies, a provider of software solutions for the professional investment market, has partnered with CenturyLink to offer cloud-based hosting of its SatuitCRM and SatuitCRA software.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk/2016/08/22/242846/satuit-selects-centurylink-its-hosting-partner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology and software solutions Mon, 22 Aug 2016 09:10:48 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242846 at http://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk Report finds that active asset managers outperform http://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk/2016/08/22/242837/report-finds-active-asset-managers-outperform <p><em><strong>A new report from Northill Capital entitled &lsquo;Nowhere to hide: Focused active asset managers outperform&rsquo;, finds that active asset managers focused on a single core skillset have significantly outperformed both generalist active asset managers and passive mandates across multiple asset classes over the past five years.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk/2016/08/22/242837/report-finds-active-asset-managers-outperform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Surveys & research Mon, 22 Aug 2016 08:41:56 +0000 beverlychandler 242837 at http://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk Infrastructure fundraising market dominated by USD1bn Club investors and fund managers http://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk/2016/08/22/242829/infrastructure-fundraising-market-dominated-usd1bn-club-investors-and-fund-manager <p><em><strong>The USD1bn Club of infrastructure investors, a group of 69 institutional investors that have allocated USD1 billion or more to the asset class, have become dominant players in the infrastucture fundraising market, according to research by Preqin.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk/2016/08/22/242829/infrastructure-fundraising-market-dominated-usd1bn-club-investors-and-fund-manager" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investments Launches & Fundraising Mon, 22 Aug 2016 07:17:49 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242829 at http://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk Advisory Research adds Cupps investment team http://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk/2016/08/19/242815/advisory-research-adds-cupps-investment-team <p><em><strong>The investment team of Chicago-based asset management firm Cupps Capital Management is joining Advisory Research.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk/2016/08/19/242815/advisory-research-adds-cupps-investment-team" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Moves & Appointments Fri, 19 Aug 2016 08:21:49 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242815 at http://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk Blue Sky names new MD as founder Mark Sowerby steps down http://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk/2016/08/19/242810/blue-sky-names-new-md-founder-mark-sowerby-steps-down <p><em><strong>A decade after starting Blue Sky Alternative Investments, founder Mark Sowerby will hand over the reins to the company&rsquo;s current chief operating officer, Robert Shand, on 30 September 2016.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk/2016/08/19/242810/blue-sky-names-new-md-founder-mark-sowerby-steps-down" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Moves & Appointments Fri, 19 Aug 2016 08:09:54 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242810 at http://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk Substance continues to be a key focus for funds sector, says white paper http://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk/2016/08/19/242807/substance-continues-be-key-focus-funds-sector-says-white-paper <p><em><strong>Substance in the fund management sector, particularly in the context of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) and Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) initiative, is of increasing importance, according to a Guernsey Finance white paper.</strong></em></p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-directory-company"> <div class="field-label">Company:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/gfmdirectory/guernsey-finance">Guernsey Finance</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk/2016/08/19/242807/substance-continues-be-key-focus-funds-sector-says-white-paper" target="_blank">read more</a></p> White papers Offshore Fri, 19 Aug 2016 07:08:28 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242807 at http://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk Oak Ridge adds three new funds to product line-up http://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk/2016/08/19/242804/oak-ridge-adds-three-new-funds-product-line <p><em><strong>Oak Ridge Investments has expanded its product offering with the launch of three funds aimed at diversifying its mutual fund line-up with new strategies which will drive additional asset growth.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk/2016/08/19/242804/oak-ridge-adds-three-new-funds-product-line" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Launches & Fundraising Fri, 19 Aug 2016 06:53:19 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242804 at http://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk Nasdaq extends market surveillance contract with BM&F Bovespa http://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk/2016/08/19/242803/nasdaq-extends-market-surveillance-contract-bmf-bovespa <p><em><strong>Nasdaq has extended its contract with BM&amp;F Bovespa &ndash; the largest stock exchange in Latin America &ndash; for the use of the SMARTS Market Surveillance platform across Brazil&#39;s equities, commodities and futures markets.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk/2016/08/19/242803/nasdaq-extends-market-surveillance-contract-bmf-bovespa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Markets Technology and software solutions Fri, 19 Aug 2016 06:49:22 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242803 at http://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk HSBC acts as trustee to four approved MRFs http://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk/2016/08/18/242795/hsbc-acts-trustee-four-approved-mrfs <p><em><strong>HSBC Securities Services is acting as trustee to four of the six Hong Kong-domiciled funds approved to date for distribution in mainland China under the Mutual Recognition of Funds (MRF) scheme.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk/2016/08/18/242795/hsbc-acts-trustee-four-approved-mrfs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia-Pacific Thu, 18 Aug 2016 14:23:13 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242795 at http://www.institutionalassetmanager.co.uk