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John P Fraunces, Jr named co-portfolio manager of Turner Global Medical Sciences Fund

Fri, 27/03/2015 - 19:00

John P Fraunces, Jr has been named Co-Portfolio Manager of Turner Investments Global Medical Sciences strategies, bolstering the firm’s healthcare sector investment team.  »

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The Divergence of fortunes between US and European funds of hedge funds in 2014

Fri, 27/03/2015 - 16:35

The fortunes of European and US funds of hedge funds have become increasingly polarized over the past year, as the 2015 Preqin Global Hedge Fund Report found. In an extract from March’s edition of Preqin’s Hedge Fund Spotlight, we look at this trend and assess whether it is likely to persist in the longer term. »

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UK advisers taking on responsibility for pension transfer business from overseas advisers

Fri, 27/03/2015 - 16:00

A significant number of overseas advisers have taken steps to link up with UK advisers in preparation for the new pension changes, a survey by Old Mutual International reveals. »

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Societe Generale Securities Services enhances offering in Germany

Fri, 27/03/2015 - 15:00

Societe Generale Securities Services has enhanced its administration and accounting service offering for direct investments.  »

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Russell Investments adds Eidelman to team of investment strategists

Fri, 27/03/2015 - 14:30

Russell Investments has appointed Paul Eitelman to the firm’s global team of investment strategists, whose research and views help guide the firm’s multi-asset portfolios and services for institutional and retail investors.  »

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ATG partners with SS&C to distribute Latin American algo strategies

Fri, 27/03/2015 - 14:00

SS&C Technologies Holdings has partnered with Americas Trading Group (ATG) to provide advanced algorithmic trading strategies to SS&C MarketTrader Order Management System (OMS) clients and FIXLink electronic trading community participants.  »

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UK investment firms focus on data and analytics more than global counterparts

Fri, 27/03/2015 - 09:00

Almost half (48 per cent) of senior executives at UK investment organisations believe the institutions they represent see investment data and analytics as their most important strategic issue. The figure for the rest of the world is 34 per cent. »

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Sourcing liquidity takes centre stage as confidence in equity inflows returns

Fri, 27/03/2015 - 08:18

Sourcing sufficient liquidity to get large trades done is the top concern of institutional traders globally, according to a survey conducted by Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network.  »

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QROPS changes create inconsistencies but opportunities still exist

Fri, 27/03/2015 - 06:00

The recent Statutory Instrument has confirmed QROPS (Qualifying Recognised Overseas Pension Schemes) will temporarily be unable to benefit from the full UK pension flexibilities. However, this does not apply to all QROPS.  »

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Gentoo Fund Services expands into Europe

Thu, 26/03/2015 - 21:30

Gentoo Fund Services has expanded into Europe with the acquisition of SHRM Financial Services (Luxembourg), a Luxembourg-based provider of fund administration and domiciliation services.  »

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Special report
Hedgeweek Special Report: The Bahamas – How it continues to evolve its funds industry

The Bahamas is taking steps to raise its profile as an attractive funds centre, continuing to build out the popular SMART Fund model template to provide a range of solutions for investment managers, plus its new ICON structure designed to appeal specifically to Brazilian investment managers and advisers.... »

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State Street Global Markets – Fund Connect

This Special Report unveils the ways in which State Street Global Markets' Fund Connect ETF platform is bringing new levels of efficiency to the the ETF marketplace, and includes expert comment from the perspective of an AP.... »

Article

Work patterns in the alternative investments space have seen a significant shift over the years —from working in the office on a computer, to collaborating remotely via mobile applications and bring your own devices (BYOD). To remain competitive, an enormous amount of data must be shared on-the-go to facilitate investment decisions, but with minimal IT oversight, this trend towards mobile could open the door for increased risk of information leakage. ... »

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Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2015

Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2015

Tue, 24/02/2015 - 19:14

New regulations are allowing hedge fund managers and institutional investors to take advantage of fresh opportunities in the Swiss market, from innovative new fund platforms to new fund strategies and structures that provide significant portfolio diversification opportunities... »

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