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bfinance grows client coverage team

Thu, 26/03/2015 - 21:00

bfinance has appointed two new advisory professionals. Alexandra Martinez joins as a Director and William Nicholson as an Associate, both in the UK and Ireland Client Coverage team. »

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EM growth to bottom out in second half, says ING IM

Thu, 26/03/2015 - 16:30

After five years of growth adjustment, the risks look more balanced now within the emerging markets, according to Maarten-Jan Bakkum, Senior Emerging Market Strategist at ING Investment Management (ING IM). »

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O'Shaughnessy Asset Management expands Portfolio Management Team

Thu, 26/03/2015 - 13:00

O’Shaughnessy Asset Management (OSAM), a quantitative money management firm with approximately USD7 billion in assets under management, has expanded its portfolio management team. »

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RW Pressprich & Co expands energy team

Thu, 26/03/2015 - 11:00

RW Pressprich & Co, a New York-based institutional broker dealer, announced today the addition of two senior professionals to its team. »

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BNP Paribas Securities Services depositary bank business reaches EUR1tn in assets

Thu, 26/03/2015 - 09:00

BNP Paribas Securities Services has reached over EUR1 trillion in assets held in its depositary bank in Europe, in its network covering 12 fund domiciles on the continent.  »

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Citizens Financial Group names Donald H McCree Vice Chairman and Head of Commercial Banking

Thu, 26/03/2015 - 09:00

Citizens Financial Group has appointed Donald H McCree as Vice Chairman and Head of Commercial Banking.  »

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VicSuper awards AUD100m mandate to AB

Thu, 26/03/2015 - 06:00

Investors who are concerned about the short-to–medium–term outlook for emerging markets but reluctant to disengage from the asset class entirely can explore ways to diversify their exposure, according to global asset manager AllianceBernstein (AB). »

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CME Group's Duffy to appear before US House Agriculture Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit

Wed, 25/03/2015 - 20:00

CME Group Executive Chairman and President Terry Duffy will appear before the US House Agriculture Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit, Wednesday, 25 March, to discuss reauthorising the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). »

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Equity funds led record inflows of USD1.3tn in 2014, says Morningstar report

Wed, 25/03/2015 - 18:00

Global open-end and ETP assets stood at nearly USD30 trillion at the end of 2014, up from USD27 trillion in 2013, according to the third annual Morningstar Global Flows Report. »

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Vontobel to acquire majority stake in TwentyFour Asset Management  

Wed, 25/03/2015 - 16:30

Vontobel Asset Management is to acquire a 60 per cent stake in TwentyFour Asset Management LLP (TwentyFour), an independent fixed income specialist based in London. »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: The Bahamas – How it continues to evolve its funds industry

The Bahamas is taking steps to raise its profile as an attractive funds centre, continuing to build out the popular SMART Fund model template to provide a range of solutions for investment managers, plus its new ICON structure designed to appeal specifically to Brazilian investment managers and advisers.... »

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State Street Global Markets – Fund Connect

This Special Report unveils the ways in which State Street Global Markets' Fund Connect ETF platform is bringing new levels of efficiency to the the ETF marketplace, and includes expert comment from the perspective of an AP.... »

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Work patterns in the alternative investments space have seen a significant shift over the years —from working in the office on a computer, to collaborating remotely via mobile applications and bring your own devices (BYOD). To remain competitive, an enormous amount of data must be shared on-the-go to facilitate investment decisions, but with minimal IT oversight, this trend towards mobile could open the door for increased risk of information leakage. ... »

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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... »

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