Hans Schlaikier, Hedgeweek

Hedge funds record net outflows in September… American institutions lose faith in hedge funds…

Hedge funds recorded net outflows of USD9.5 billion as long/short equities, event-driven, and macro funds strategies reported the largest outflows, Eurekahedge’s preliminary data for September 2014 reveals. However, year-to-date, hedge funds are up 3.82 per cent, witnessing net inflows of USD60.7 billion in 2014. »


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Ivy High Income Opportunities Fund signs lending agreement with Pershing

Ivy High Income Opportunities Fund has entered into a lending agreement with Pershing, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation. »


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Crestbridge sees value of funds administered rise by 700 per cent

Independent corporate and fund services provider Crestbridge has seen the value of funds it administers grow from GBP1.84 billion in June 2013 to GBP15.06 billion in June 2014, representing an increase of more than 700 per cent. »


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EDF and Amundi set up a partnership in asset management aimed at financing energy transition

The EDF Group, a specialist in low carbon energy, and asset manager Amundi have teamed up to create a joint asset management company. »


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Arthur Levitt advises bitcoin companies BitPay and Vaurum

Arthur Levitt, former chairman of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), is to serve as advisor to bitcoin companies BitPay and Vaurum. »


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Schroders bolsters global and international equities

Following a review of the current investment philosophy, process and structure, Schroders’ head of global and international equities Alex Tedder has made a number of changes. »


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NYSE names Cunningham as president of governance services

The New York Stock Exchange has named Stacey Cunningham as president of NYSE Governance Services, a provider of corporate governance, risk, ethics and compliance services for public and privately held companies. »


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Deutsche Bank appoints head of FIC structuring and head of strategic analytics for CB&S

Deutsche Bank has appointed Sam Wisnia as head of fixed income and currencies (FIC) structuring and head of strategic analytics for corporate banking and securities (CB&S), effective 1 November 2014. »


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Aegon Asset Management Netherlands chooses SimCorp Dimension

Aegon Asset Management has chosen SimCorp Dimension as the new back-office platform for its Netherlands operations. »


Investments

Pershing adds new advisory and institutional share classes to FundVest platform

Pershing has added new advisory and institutional share classes from nine fund families to its FundVest no-transaction-fee mutual fund platform. »


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