Institutional Asset Manager - Daily News en PMI and APPT launch joint consultation to introduce Diploma in Pension Trusteeship <p><strong><em>The Association of Professional Pension Trustees (APPT) Council and the Pensions Management Institute (PMI) have launched a joint consultation document regarding the introduction of a Diploma in Pension Trusteeship which has been welcomed by the Pensions Regulator.&nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Launches & Fundraising Mon, 27 Jun 2016 15:34:25 +0000 leahrenee09 240994 at Brexit and markets: What next? <p><em><strong>Larry Hatheway (pictured), Group Chief Economist and Head of Multi Asset Portfolio Solutions at GAM, looks at what happens next following the UK&rsquo;s vote to leave the EU&hellip;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Markets Mon, 27 Jun 2016 15:31:31 +0000 leahrenee09 240993 at New margin regulations for the non-cleared OTC derivatives to reduce systemic risk across financial markets <p><strong><em>EDHEC-Risk Institute has released an overview and analysis of the forthcoming framework to be used by financial institutions to determine initial margin (IM) and variation margin (VM) payments when trading non-cleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.&nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Deals and Transactions Mon, 27 Jun 2016 15:28:21 +0000 leahrenee09 240991 at UBS, Credit Suisse, Julius Baer & fundinfo launch fund data dissemination standard “openfunds” <p><strong><em>After two years of intensive collaboration, two dozen financial institutions led by UBS, Credit Suisse and Julius Baer together with fundinfo AG have agreed on publishing the openfunds standard, version 1.0, on</em></strong></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Launches & Fundraising Mon, 27 Jun 2016 15:26:35 +0000 leahrenee09 240990 at JO Hambro Capital Management strengthens US presence with three new hires <p><strong><em>JO Hambro Capital Management Limited (JOHCM) has strengthened its US presence with the appointment of three senior professionals.&nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Moves & Appointments Mon, 27 Jun 2016 08:43:26 +0000 leahrenee09 240965 at MediciNova added to Russell 3000 Index and Russell Global Index <p><strong><em>MediciNova, a biopharmaceutical company traded on the Nasdaq Global Market and the Jasdaq Market of the Tokyo Stock Exchange, has been added to the Russell 3000 Index and the Russell Global Index as a result of the annual Russell index reconstitution. &nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Indexes Mon, 27 Jun 2016 08:39:56 +0000 leahrenee09 240963 at Foreside acquires Beacon Hill Fund Services <p><strong><em>Foreside Financial Group, a provider of distribution and compliance services for open- and closed-end funds, exchange traded products, commodity pools, private placements, investment advisers and registered broker-dealers, has acquired Beacon Hill Fund Services,&nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Acquisitions Fri, 24 Jun 2016 14:59:00 +0000 leahrenee09 240953 at Brexit: UK recession, but NO global recession <p><em><strong>The vote to leave the EU is the start, not the end, of a process that could take up to a decade or more, says Marie Owens Thomsen&nbsp;(pictured), Chief Economist at Indosuez Wealth Management, Credit Agricole&rsquo;s private banking arm.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Macro Fri, 24 Jun 2016 11:21:21 +0000 mkitchen 240950 at Brexit: Talk of Sterling freefall is overblown, but uncertainty now has no end date attached to it <p><em><strong>&ldquo;Amid the hyperbole and today&rsquo;s vertiginous fall, Sterling&rsquo;s one saving grace is that the Euro is likely to be hit almost as hard by a Brexit,&rdquo; says David Lamb, head of dealing at&nbsp;FEXCO Corporate Payments.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Macro Fri, 24 Jun 2016 11:02:34 +0000 mkitchen 240949 at Brexit to have significant impact on asset managers <p><em><strong>The asset management industry faces a period of uncertainty while we wait to see how the UK/EU relationship will look, according to Owen Lysak of Clifford Chance.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 24 Jun 2016 10:53:20 +0000 mkitchen 240948 at Macro Thoughts: Thanks a 1.27 million <p><strong><em>Keith Grindlay&nbsp;of Macro Thoughts comments that as if 1.27 million more UK voters voting to leave Europe than to stay wasn&rsquo;t shock enough, David Cameron has proven that UK unemployment would</em> go higher with a vote to leave, by increasing unemployment by one, announcing his resignation as Prime Minister by October.&nbsp;</strong></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Exits Fri, 24 Jun 2016 10:44:17 +0000 beverlychandler 240947 at Advisors Asset Management expands strategic partnership with Rothschild Asset Management <p><strong><em>Advisors Asset Management (AAM) is to become the distributor for several Rothschild Asset Management separately managed accounts (SMAs), including Rothschild&#39;s US Large-Cap Core, US Large-Cap Value and US Balanced strategies.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Deals and Transactions Fri, 24 Jun 2016 08:46:30 +0000 leahrenee09 240938 at Irish Funds Annual Conference marks 25 years of investment funds industry in Ireland <p><strong><em>Irish Funds, the representative body for the cross-border investment funds industry in Ireland, kicked off its annual funds conference on Thursday, celebrating 25 years of the Association.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Funds Fri, 24 Jun 2016 08:31:10 +0000 leahrenee09 240926 at UMB Fund Services launches electronic subscription agreements <p><strong><em>UMB Fund Services (UMBFS) now offers electronic subscription agreements to alternative investment clients, allowing fund investors to electronically complete, sign and submit subscription agreements for investments in interests of the fund.&nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Launches & Fundraising Fri, 24 Jun 2016 08:27:59 +0000 leahrenee09 240925 at TOM MTF welcomes Wolverine Trading as a new member <p><strong><em>Wolverine Trading UK Ltd (Wolverine&rsquo; has become a Member on TOM MTF as of 23 June 2016 and will start quoting as Market Maker in options.</em></strong></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trading & Execution Fri, 24 Jun 2016 08:23:28 +0000 leahrenee09 240924 at State Street Global Advisors wins annual charity five-a-side football trophy <p><em><strong>State Street Global Advisors has won the sixth annual Funds Industry Football Charity Shield five-a-side tournament beating Smith &amp; Williamson 2-1 in the final game held on Thursday in Shoreditch, London.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Funds Fri, 24 Jun 2016 08:21:56 +0000 leahrenee09 240923 at S3 Partners launches real-time short interest analytics on Bloomberg App portal <p><em><strong>S3 Partners has launched its Blacklight Apps Crowding Kit (Black App) on the Bloomberg APP Portal at. The Black App uses S3 Blacklight financing rate data, which is already available on the Bloomberg Professional service, to deliver real-time analytics on crowded trades.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Launches & Fundraising Fri, 24 Jun 2016 08:20:04 +0000 leahrenee09 240922 at AXA Investment Managers boosts insurance solutions team <p><em><strong>AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM) has appointed Chris Price (pictured) as Head of Insurance Solutions UK.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Moves & Appointments Fri, 24 Jun 2016 08:18:44 +0000 leahrenee09 240921 at Brexit: the impact on UK financial institutions <p><em><strong>Financial institutions are facing a multitude of issues folowing the UK&#39;s vote to leave the EU, says law firm Eversheds, with passporting/mutual fund recognition likely to be a major concern for banks, investment managers and insuranace companies.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Macro Fri, 24 Jun 2016 08:05:45 +0000 mkitchen 240917 at Senior appointment strengthens Estera’s risk and compliance expertise <p><strong><em>Estera has bolstered its risk and compliance offering with the appointment of Risk and Compliance Director, Tui Iti who will be responsible for ensuring the company consistently adopts the highest global compliance standards across each of its international offices.&nbsp;</em></strong></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Moves & Appointments Thu, 23 Jun 2016 15:14:27 +0000 leahrenee09 240914 at