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Hansberger growth team to join Madison Asset Management

Madison Asset Management plans to partner with the Toronto-based international growth equity team of Hansberger Global Investors, manager of USD4 billion in assets. »


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Industry welcomes European Parliament’s vote on long-term investment funds

The European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA), the European Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (EVCA) and the Federation of European Securities Exchanges (FESE) have welcomed the adoption by the European Parliament of its report on European long-term investment funds (ELTIFs) on 17 April. »


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Understanding risk and diversification in your portfolio is essential, says Barings

Research into the best and worst performing asset classes over the past seven years shows that European equities, the top performer in 2012, continued to outperform in 2013. »


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iFexx launches algorithmic investment programme for auto forex trading

Forex signals provider iFexx has launched an algorithmic investment programme (AIP) for auto forex trading. »


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Institutional Real Estate gives investors access to FundTracker database

Institutional Real Estate now provides qualified institutional real estate investors with unlimited, 24/7/365 access to its exclusive FundTracker database. »


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Clearstream acquires Citco’s hedge fund custody processing business

Clearstream is acquiring Citco’s Cork-based financial institution hedge fund custody processing business for a sum in the mid double digit million euro range. »


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Allfunds Bank reaches GBP100bn AuA as BWCI comes on board in the UK

Allfunds Bank’s worldwide asset under administration (AuA) have reached GBP100bn as the latest Channel Islands’ client, BWCI, is taken on board by Stephen Mohan’s new UK management team. »


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SSgA makes new hires in UK, Italy and Benelux region

State Street Global Advisors (SSgA) has made three new appointments to its institutional business in the UK, Italy and Benelux region. »


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Bob Garrett joins Liquidnet as head of technology

Liquidnet, the global institutional trading network, has appointed Bob Garrett as head of technology and a member of the leadership team. »


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China, the Ukraine and corporate earnings roil the waters for equity funds in mid-April

Heading into the Easter weekend EPFR Global-tracked emerging markets equity and bond funds were both on course to post a third consecutive week of inflows. »


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