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Mark Spina, Russell Investments

Russell Investments appoints lead for US adviser-focused business

Wed, 30/11/2016 - 13:07

Global asset manager Russell Investments has appointed Mark Spina as head of its US private client services (PCS) business. »

Raj Mody, PwC

UK pension funding deficits remain at nearly one-third of UK GDP

Wed, 30/11/2016 - 13:04

The deficit of defined benefit (DB) pension funds improved by GBP50 billion in November 2016, leaving the total deficit at GBP580 billion, still more than GBP100 billion higher than the start of the year, according to figures released from PwC’s Skyval Index. »

Darius A Gill, Northern Trust

Northern Trust to manage investment programme for American Film Institute

Wed, 30/11/2016 - 13:02

Northern Trust has been selected to provide investment services for the American Film Institute (AFI), a non-profit educational arts organisation. »

Pat Lardner, Irish Funds

Irish Funds welcomes proposals to amend loan fund rules

Wed, 30/11/2016 - 10:39

Irish Funds, the representative body for the international cross-border investment funds industry in Ireland, has welcomed the Central Bank of Ireland’s announcement on its intention to amend the requirements for Loan originating Qualifying Investor AIFs (L-QIAIFs), as set out in the AIF Rulebook. »

Dean Godwin, Sanne Group

Sanne to acquire Mauritius fund and corporate administration business

Wed, 30/11/2016 - 10:34

Sanne, a provider of outsourced corporate, fund and private client administration, reporting and fiduciary services, is to acquire International Financial Services and IFS Trustees for a total consideration of approximately USD127.3 million (GBP101.9 million). »

Richard Teng, Abu Dhabi Global Market

Abu Dhabi Global Market and Egyptian Securities Commission sign MoU

Wed, 30/11/2016 - 10:31

The Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) of the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) and the Egyptian Financial Supervisory Authority (EFSA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to enhance regulatory cooperation and foster cross-border activities. »

Igor Pikovsky, Jetstone Asset Management

Jetstone Asset Management appoints chief risk officer

Wed, 30/11/2016 - 09:48

Jetstone Asset Management has appointed Igor Pikovsky as its chief risk officer. »

Kenneth Froot, State Street

Investor confidence down 0.3 points in November

Wed, 30/11/2016 - 09:46

State Street Global Exchange’s Global Investor Confidence Index (ICI) decreased to 98.9 in November, down 0.3 points from October’s revised reading of 99.2. »

Tom Lehrkinder, TABB

USD4.5bn in revenue available for US FCMs in 2016, says TABB Group

Wed, 30/11/2016 - 07:55

The US future commission merchant (FCM) community has been under constant pressure for the last eight years from new regulation, stifling capital rules, declining number of players, a challenging interest rate environment and increasing costs that are all adversely affecting profitability. »

Stuart Holmes, AFEX

AFEX appoints head of international payments integration programme

Tue, 29/11/2016 - 13:58

AFEX, one of the world’s largest non-bank providers of global payment and risk management solutions, has appointed Ramnath Ramhit as head of integrated solutions for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. »

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Special Reports

Alternative UCITS 2016

Alternative UCITS 2016

Wed, 23/11/2016 - 13:57

GFM Special Report: Luxembourg Fund Services 2016

Luxembourg Fund Services 2016

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 10:46

Hedge Fund Administration M&A 2016

Hedge Fund Administration M&A 2016

Wed, 26/10/2016 - 12:04

US Hedge Fund Services 2016

US Hedge Fund Services 2016

Thu, 06/10/2016 - 09:28

The Bahamas – Destination of choice

The Bahamas – Destination of choice

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AIFs and UCITS - What's next? Part One

AIFs and UCITS - What's next? Part One

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Hedgeweek USA Awards 2016

Hedgeweek USA Awards 2016

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