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Kieran Lees appointed  at Lombard Risk

Kieran Lees appointed at Lombard Risk

Tue, 04/08/2015 - 14:27

Kieran Lees has joined Lombard Risk as Global Sales & Marketing Director. »

Schroders MAPS makes new appointments

Schroders MAPS makes new appointments

Tue, 04/08/2015 - 14:10

Schroders has made two further hires within the firm’s Multi-asset Investments and Portfolio Solutions (MAPS), a business which manages GBP75.5 billion (as at 30 June 2015) on behalf of its clients globally. »

FTSE350 pension scheme deficits jump by 17 per cent during July

FTSE350 pension scheme deficits jump by 17 per cent during July

Tue, 04/08/2015 - 14:09

Mercer’s Pensions Risk Survey data shows that the accounting deficit of defined benefit (DB) pension schemes for the UK’s 350 largest listed companies increased from GBP81 billion at the end of June to GBP95 billion on 31 July 2015.  »

Aggregate funded ratio of US corporate pension plans down slightly in July

Aggregate funded ratio of US corporate pension plans down slightly in July

Tue, 04/08/2015 - 14:07

The aggregate funded ratio for US corporate pension plans decreased to 86.1 per cent (-0.7 per cent) for the month of July 2015, according to Wilshire Consulting.  »

UCA Funds Management appoints Northern Trust as global custodian

UCA Funds Management appoints Northern Trust as global custodian

Tue, 04/08/2015 - 14:05

UCA Funds Management, Australia’s first fund manager dedicated to ethical investing, has appointed Northern Trust (NTRS) to provide global custody services for its range of Australian fund products. »

BNY Mellon appointed by Topdanmark to provide custody and securities lending for USD2.8 billion in assets

BNY Mellon appointed by Topdanmark to provide custody and securities lending for USD2.8 billion in assets

Tue, 04/08/2015 - 14:03

BNY Mellon has been appointed by Topdanmark A/S, Denmark's second largest insurance company, to provide custody and securities lending services for its international equity and bond portfolios which are valued at USD2.8 billion. »

Richard Ansyet, Intralinks

Information Rights Management allows hedge fund managers to better control data flow

Tue, 04/08/2015 - 13:50

Over the last 10 years, organisations have undergone a wholesale change in the way they run their businesses. Thanks to cloud-based platforms, wireless Internet, and the proliferation of desktop and mobile device applications, the perimeter of most businesses has moved beyond the four walls of their office. This has revolutionised the way people work: no longer tied to their desks they can be equally as effective aboard an aircraft or sitting next to the beach on vacation.  »

Columbia Threadneedle Investments hires Jim Bumpus to lead US national sales

Columbia Threadneedle Investments hires Jim Bumpus to lead US national sales

Tue, 04/08/2015 - 07:50

Jim Bumpus has joined Columbia Threadneedle Investments as National Sales Manager. »

American Century Investments expands liquid alternative capabilities and launches AC Alternatives brand

American Century Investments expands liquid alternative capabilities and launches AC Alternatives brand

Tue, 04/08/2015 - 07:36

American Century Investments has expanded its line of alternative mutual funds and created a new brand – AC Alternatives from American Century Investments.  »

Structured finance lawyer Rupert Wall joins Sidley in London

Structured finance lawyer Rupert Wall joins Sidley in London

Tue, 04/08/2015 - 07:34

Sidley Austin has appointed Rupert Wall as a partner in the firm’s Global Finance practice in London.  »

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Cybersecurty for Hedge Funds

Cybersecurity for Hedge Funds

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 11:00

Cybersecurity is no longer simply an IT issue, it is now a business issue. This is the conclusion of the experts and fund managers around the world whose opinions were polled for this landmark Hedgeweek Special Report, which outlines Best Practices for Cybersecurity in a fast-changing environment where managers need to keep several steps ahead of cyber criminals... »

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Ken MacCuish, Intralinks

A couple of years ago, the title Chief Information Security Officer, or CISO for short, was a foreign concept within the hedge fund community. The winds have changed, however, as hedge funds become increasingly targeted by cyber hackers, causing many to hire a CISO to uphold the network integrity of the firm.  ... »

Special report
State Street Global Advisors – Volatility and the benefits of downside protection strategies

State Street Global Advisors has unveiled the results of an in-depth survey of 420 senior executives within global private and public pension plans, endowments, foundations and sovereign wealth funds, summarised in this keynote Hedgeweek Special Report... »

Special report
Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 11:00

This keynote Hedgeweek Special Report surveys the key technology products and software solutions available to hedge funds,, and drills down into each one through interviews and analysis to summarise their benefits to COOs, CTOs and CFOs at hedge funds... »

Special report
AlphaQ – April 2015

AlphaQ – April 2015

Tue, 21/04/2015 - 10:00

The hunt for diverse streams of alpha is intensifying, and skill-based risk-adjusted returns are the Holy Grail for all investment managers. Global Fund Media (GFM) brings you AlphaQ, a bi-monthly compendium of investment ideas, skill and talent across all asset classes, and a network of the best asset management talent... »

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AlphaQ - June 2015

AlphaQ – June 2015

Tue, 23/06/2015 - 11:00

AlphaQ, a bi-monthly compendium of investment ideas, skill and talent across all asset classes, and a network of the best asset management talent... »

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