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Reid Baker appointed chair of CIFSC

Fri, 30/01/2015 - 09:00

Reid Baker, Manager, Analytics and Data at Fundata Canada, has been elected as Chair of the Canadian Investment Funds Standards Committee (CIFSC) for the coming year, effective 1 January. »

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Bridge Trustees adopts FTSE UK DC Benchmarks for Lighthouse Pensions Trust

Fri, 30/01/2015 - 06:00

Bridge Trustees Limited, the independent Trustee of Lighthouse Pensions Trust, is adopting the FTSE UK DC Benchmarks as part of its Investment Governance Process. »

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ICI Global adds MD for Europe

Thu, 29/01/2015 - 19:30

ICI Global has named Patrice Bergé-Vincent to the newly created position of managing director, ICI Global Europe.  »

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Manulife Asset Management appoints Roger Renaud President, Canada

Thu, 29/01/2015 - 18:30

Manulife Asset Management has announced that Roger Renaud will become President, Canada, upon close of Manulife's acquisition of the Canadian-based assets of Standard Life. »

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Natixis joins EurexOTC Clear

Thu, 29/01/2015 - 17:00

Natixis has become a clearing member of Eurex Clearing’s Securities Lending central counterparty (CCP) as well as EurexOTC Clear. The Lending CCP now has six clearing members, while EurexOTC Clear has more than 40. »

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Wellesley Investment Advisors launches two new mutual funds

Thu, 29/01/2015 - 16:30

Wellesley Investment Advisors has launched two new mutual funds – the Miller Convertible Plus Fund and the Miller Intermediate Bond Fund. »

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Altana Wealth launches Directors’ Dealings Systems Fund

Thu, 29/01/2015 - 16:00

Altana Wealth has launched a new UCITs fund, The Altana Directors’ Dealings System Fund (ADDS), which is now open to external investors. »

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Clearbrook appoints Manit Rye as MD and Head of Hedged Index Strategies

Thu, 29/01/2015 - 15:00

Clearbrook Global Advisors has appointed Manit Rye as Managing Director and Head of Hedged Index Strategies. Rye will be based in the firm’s New York headquarters and report to Elliott Wislar, Chief Executive Officer of Clearbrook.   »

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BATS Global markets to acquire Hotspot FX market

Thu, 29/01/2015 - 11:30

BATS Global Markets (BATS) is to acquire Hotspot FX, an institutional spot foreign exchange market, in a cash transaction valued at USD365 million.   »

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Columbia Management launches Adaptive Alternatives Fund

Thu, 29/01/2015 - 10:00

Columbia Management has launched a liquid alternative mutual fund, the Columbia Adaptive Alternatives Fund (CLAAX) providing investors with access to a multi-strategy fund from Blackstone Alternative Investment Advisers. »

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Read how prime brokers of all shapes and sizes are becoming both operational and balance sheet-efficient, and broadening out their product suites for hedge fund managers... »

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This Hedgeweek Special Report explains not only why managed futures should be reconsidered by investors, but also how a more effective risk allocation strategy can benefit investor portfolios in both correlated and non-correlated markets... »

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Christopher ELvin, Preqin

977 private equity funds held a final close throughout the year raising a total of USD486bn, higher than any annual amount between 2009 and 2012, and on track to match the 2013 total. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin (pictured) reviews a year of private equity fundraising:  ... »

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Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 10:24

With service providers reporting growth in hybrid funds, funds for single investors and bespoke managed accounts, this report examines the regulations and new services being developed in Cayman to tackle the fast-changing offshore funds market... »

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Over half of infrastructure funds that closed in 2014 exceeded their fundraising target, up from 37% of funds in 2013. Andrew Moylan, Preqin’s Head of Real Assets Products, takes a look at infrastructure fundraising over the last 12 months: ... »

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