Institutional Asset Manager - Daily News en Direct clearing in futures trading is reshaping role of 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Surveys & research Trading & Execution Tue, 23 Aug 2016 13:10:12 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242915 at PensionDanmark yields DKK3.8bn investment return in 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Companies Tue, 23 Aug 2016 12:54:14 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242914 at BMO Financial Group reports net income of CAD1.2bn for 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Companies Tue, 23 Aug 2016 12:41:25 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242909 at Aviva partners with 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investments Technology and software solutions Tue, 23 Aug 2016 09:29:00 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242897 at Alpha FMC appoints Adrian Keen as CFO <p><em><strong>Asset management consultancy Alpha FMC has appointed Adrian Keen as chief financial officer.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Moves & Appointments Tue, 23 Aug 2016 08:53:57 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242893 at MEM and Gunkul working on 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investments Tue, 23 Aug 2016 08:51:29 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242892 at TIM Group hires three in 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Moves & Appointments Tue, 23 Aug 2016 08:00:58 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242876 at Schroders US strengthens credit team with 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Moves & Appointments Tue, 23 Aug 2016 07:58:14 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242875 at Bats Europe encourages industry harmonisation for 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Europe Mon, 22 Aug 2016 13:43:05 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242867 at Redline Trading Solutions supports India’s 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology and software solutions Trading & Execution Mon, 22 Aug 2016 09:48:55 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242851 at Wilmington Trust opens institutional custody office in 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Moves & Appointments Mon, 22 Aug 2016 09:46:50 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242849 at Satuit selects CenturyLink as 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology and software solutions Mon, 22 Aug 2016 09:10:48 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242846 at Report finds that 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Surveys & research Mon, 22 Aug 2016 08:41:56 +0000 beverlychandler 242837 at Infrastructure fundraising market dominated by USD1bn Club investors and fund managers <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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investments Launches & Fundraising Mon, 22 Aug 2016 07:17:49 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242829 at 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Moves & Appointments Fri, 19 Aug 2016 08:21:49 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242815 at Blue Sky names new MD as 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Moves & Appointments Fri, 19 Aug 2016 08:09:54 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242810 at Substance continues to be a key focus for 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> White papers Offshore Fri, 19 Aug 2016 07:08:28 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242807 at Oak Ridge adds three new funds to product line-up <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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Launches & Fundraising Fri, 19 Aug 2016 06:53:19 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242804 at Nasdaq extends market surveillance contract with BM&F 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Markets Technology and software solutions Fri, 19 Aug 2016 06:49:22 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242803 at HSBC acts as trustee to 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia-Pacific Thu, 18 Aug 2016 14:23:13 +0000 Emily.Perryman 242795 at