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SGSS launches Irish UCITS platform Gateway

Thu, 02/07/2015 - 13:00

Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) has launched “Gateway”, its Irish UCITS platform solution which is designed to support asset managers seeking to establish and market UCITS in Europe. »

Amy Bensted, Preqin

SWFs in Latin America and Middle East consider their first hedge fund allocations

Thu, 02/07/2015 - 12:49

For any hedge fund manager, winning a mandate from a sovereign wealth fund (SWF) is the Holy Grail. These are the biggest institutional investors on the planet and also offer, potentially, the stickiest capital given their multi-year investment horizons.  »

Guy Stern

SLI expands multi-asset team

Thu, 02/07/2015 - 10:30

Standard Life Investments (SLI) has appointed Gerry Fowler as Investment Director, Idea Generation, within the Multi Asset Investment (MAI) Team. »

Richard R Hough III

Silvercrest Asset Management Group completes Jamison, Eaton & Wood acquisition

Thu, 02/07/2015 - 07:39

Silvercrest Asset Management Group has completed its previously announced acquisition of certain assets of Jamison, Eaton & Wood, for approximately USD11.3 million in cash, notes, stock and deferred consideration in the form of a cash earn-out.   »

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Fund managers express concern over Solvency II data and reporting requirements, says survey

Thu, 02/07/2015 - 06:00

More than one in three insurance professionals and fund managers (36 per cent) believe asset management companies are unprepared for providing the level of detailed data their insurance clients will require under Solvency II. »

Simon Shapland

Allfunds Bank hires Simon Shapland to head UK & Ireland office

Thu, 02/07/2015 - 06:00

Allfunds Bank has hired Simon Shapland (pictured) to head its office for UK and Ireland. »

Don MacQuattie

JP Morgan appoints new Head of Defined Contribution for Global Strategic Relationships

Thu, 02/07/2015 - 06:00

JP Morgan Asset Management has appointed Don MacQuattie (pictured) to its US Funds team as Head of Defined Contribution for Global Strategic Relationships (GSR). »

Robert Eccles

Harvard Business School Professor Robert Eccles is first Chairman of Arabesque Partners

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 21:00

Arabesque Partners, the London and Frankfurt-based asset management firm, has appointed Dr Robert G Eccles (pictured) as the company’s first Chairman with immediate effect. »

Beverly Chandler

Willis Group and Towers Watson announce USD18bn merger

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 17:41

Willis Group and Towers Watson are to merge to create a global advisory, broking and solutions firm. Incremental revenue growth through cost synergies is predicted at USD100 to USD125 million. »

Stephane Enguehard, Head of Product Development for Alternatives and Multi-Management at Lyxor Asset Management

Lyxor: A multi-management approach to fund selection and portfolio construction

Wed, 01/07/2015 - 16:33

Lyxor Asset Management has cemented a reputation for its hedge fund solutions expertise, but as regulation and investor preferences change, the firm has evolved to offer multi-management solutions to support investors in fund selection, portfolio construction and infrastructure services. »

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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... »

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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... »

Special report
Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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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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