First State Super selects BarraOne risk management platform

First State Super (FTC) has selected BarraOne, MSCI’s multi-asset class risk management and performance attribution platform, to help its investment process. »


Nikko Asset Management makes senior executive hire in institutional business

Stefanie Drews is joining Nikko Asset Management as global head of institutional marketing and proposition. »

Three fingers

Dreyfus makes portfolio manager changes for three funds

Dreyfus has made portfolio manager changes for three funds: Dreyfus Municipal Income (DMF), Dreyfus Strategic Municipal Bond Fund (DSM) and Dreyfus Strategic Municipals (LEO). »


StoneCastle Cash Management reports record asset levels

StoneCastle Cash Management has reported an increase in total assets to record levels, with total assets up 37 per cent year to date. »

Managed futures

Ramius and SSgA plan managed futures fund relationship

Ramius has filed a proxy statement with the US Securities and Exchange Commission seeking shareholder approval to hire State Street Global Advisors to serve as sub-advisor to the Ramius Trading Strategies Managed Futures Fund. »

Mutual funds

Context Alternative Strategies Fund added to three mutual fund platforms

Context Asset Management’s alternative mutual fund, the Context Alternative Strategies Fund, is now available for purchase on three mutual fund platforms – Fidelity Investments, Charles Schwab and Pershing. »


McMorgan and GrandFund launch McMorgan Infrastructure Fund I

McMorgan & Company and GrandFund Investment Group’s McMorgan Infrastructure Fund I has joined the Global Strategic Investment Alliance (GSIA) with USD1.325 billion in capital commitments. »

Fund administration

SGSS in Luxembourg secures Bedrock mandate

Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) in Luxembourg has secured a mandate from Bedrock to provide custody, fund administration and registrar services for its range of UCITS funds. »

Electronic trading floor

Nasdaq OMX Clearing appoints BNY Mellon to provide US Treasury clearing and custody

Nasdaq OMX Clearing has appointed BNY Mellon to provide EMIR-compliant clearing and custody services for US Treasuries within the Nasdaq OMX Group’s new European clearing business. »


Société Générale Private Banking selects Wolters Kluwer to help meet Basel III requirements

Société Générale Private Banking has selected Wolter’s Kulwers’ Risk Management and Regulatory Reporting solution to help facilitate compliance with the Capital Requirements Directive IV in Belgium. »

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