Manulife Asset Management posts USD3.2bn in net institutional sales in H1 2014

Manulife Asset Management continued to build momentum in its institutional business in the first half of 2014, generating more than USD3.2 billion globally in net new institutional sales. »


Gar Wood Securities and Axxcess to introduce emerging hedge fund managers to investors

Gar Wood Securities and Axxcess Wealth Management have formed a strategic relationship and joint marketing effort to introduce emerging US hedge fund managers to institutional clients, ultra-high net worth individuals and family offices. »

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DH Corporation launches new release of CreditPath lending platform

DH Corporation has launched a new release of CreditPath, the company's integrated lending platform for commercial and industrial lending, commercial real estate lending, small business lending, consumer lending and equipment finance. »


SmartStream hires Tom Dalglish to head transformation services

SmartStream Technologies has hired Tom Dalglish to manage transformation projects for post-trade processing and data management services for global clients. »

Hans Schlaikier, Hedgeweek

Indian hedge funds fare best globally thanks to PM Modi… Blackstone in talks to back distressed fund…

Hedge funds investing in India have become the world's best performers this year on expectations that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will revive Asia's third- largest economy. »


Guggenheim Securities expands healthcare coverage

Guggenheim Securities has hired veteran equity analyst Charles "Tony" Butler as a managing director and senior equity analyst. »

Credit rating agencies

SEC adopts credit rating agency reform rules

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has adopted new requirements for credit rating agencies to enhance governance, protect against conflicts of interest and increase transparency.  »


C&W appoints James Beckham to lead London capital markets

Global property adviser Cushman & Wakefield has hired investment agent James Beckham from JLL to lead its London capital markets practice. »


KBL epb half-year net profit up 19 per cent to EUR50 million

KBL European Private Bankers (KBL epb) has reported a net profit of EUR50 million for the first half of 2014, an increase of over 19 per cent on the same period last year (EUR41.9m). »

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Most managers view increasing focus on ESG strategies as secular trend

The majority (87 per cent) of asset managers view the increase in attention to environmental, social, governance (ESG) strategies as a secular trend, according to the August 2014 issue of The Cerulli Edge – US Monthly Product Trends. »

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