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Evenlode adds analyst to investment team

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 18:30

Oxfordshier-based independent fund manager Evenlode has strengthened its investment team with the addition of analyst Chris Elliott. »

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S&P DJI and NZX enter into strategic index agreement

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 18:10

S&P Dow Jones Indices (A&P DJI) and NZX have entered into a strategic agreement to develop, produce and commercialise co-branded investable indices featured on NZX platforms and related data products.  »

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Landesbank Baden-Württemberg becomes new clearing member of EurexOTC Clear

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 11:30

Landesbank Baden-Württemberg (LBBW) has become a further clearing member of EurexOTC Clear for Interest Rate Swaps.  »

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Silverfinch appointed by Franklin Templeton as Solvency II data deadline looms

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 10:50

Silverfinch, has been appointed by asset manager Franklin Templeton Investments to handle the huge quantity of look-through data requests the firm expects to receive from its insurer clients as a result of Solvency II. »

London

Tournant joins Advisors & Partners as managing partner

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 10:30

Former Amstrong Investment Managers COO and Newedge top executive, Vincent TOURNANT, has joined Advisors & Partners LLP in London as managing partner. »

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Advent expands UCITS offering with Global Absolute Return Strategy

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 10:00

Advent Capital Management is to launch a new UCITS regulated umbrella fund domiciled in Ireland, which will include the Advent Global Absolute Return Strategy, during the second quarter of 2015.  »

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FCA fines Aviva Investors GBP17.6m for systems and controls failings

Thu, 26/02/2015 - 09:00

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined Aviva Investors Global Services (Aviva Investors) GBP17,607,000 for systems and controls failings that meant it failed to manage conflicts of interest fairly.  »

Brazil

BNP Paribas Securities Services appoints Andrea Cattaneo as head of Brazil

Wed, 25/02/2015 - 21:00

BNP Paribas Securities Services has appointed Andrea Cattaneo as head of Brazil.  »

Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s Value Partners Group selects Charles River’s Investment Management Solution

Wed, 25/02/2015 - 20:00

Value Partners Group has selected The Charles River Investment Management Solution (Charles River IMS) for portfolio management, trading, compliance, and performance measurement and attribution. »

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Xignite to distribute MSCI Global Equity Indices via cloud API platform

Wed, 25/02/2015 - 19:30

Xignite, a provider of market data from the cloud, has become a distributor of the MSCI Global Equity Indexes via its cloud API platform. »

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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... »

Comment
Richard Hoey, BNY Mellon

Global gross domestic product (GDP) growth should accelerate somewhat in 2015 and 2016 from the pace of the last three years because of much lower oil prices, the avoidance of special drags on the world economy, and continuing easy monetary policies from global central banks, according to  BNY Mellon Chief Economist Richard Hoey. Hoey (pictured) made the comments in his February outlook.  ... »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: Prime Brokerage 2015

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... »

Special report
Lyxor Asset Management - Why trend-following strategies are back on track

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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Christiopher Elvin, Preqin

55% of private equity firms surveyed by Preqin at the end of 2014 stated they would deploy greater levels of capital in 2015, although 39% suggested it is more difficult to find attractive investments. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin comments: ... »

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