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Risk appetite on the rise despite uncertain economic outlook

Tue, 24/03/2015 - 20:30

Investor appetite for risk increased in Q4 2014, according to the findings of the latest Risk Rotation Index by ING Investment Management (ING IM). »


ESG factors improve risk-adjusted returns and play important role in alt investment allocations

Tue, 24/03/2015 - 20:00

The majority of institutional investors actively consider ESG criteria when making alternative investment allocations, according to a survey by LGT Capital Partners and Mercer.  »

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Calastone expands Middle East coverage by connecting NBAD

Tue, 24/03/2015 - 19:30

Calastone has added the National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) Global Asset Management to its global order routing community. »

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Hotspot to launch London matching engine

Tue, 24/03/2015 - 19:00

Hotspot, an institutional foreign exchange (FX) market owned and operated by BATS Global Markets, is expanding its European presence with the launch of its first Europe-based FX matching engine. »

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S&P Predicts USD30bn corporate green bond issuance In 2015

Tue, 24/03/2015 - 18:00

Standard & Poor's (S&P) Ratings Services estimates that corporate green bond issuance could reach up to USD30 billion by the end of this year, a near 50% increase on the current size of the market (USD19.1 billion).  »

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GBST integrates SAP HANA platform with financial transaction tax product

Tue, 24/03/2015 - 17:00

GBST is to integrate and offer the in-memory computing capabilities of the SAP HANA platform with its financial transaction tax product, GBST Syn~FTT.  »

2015 Preqin Global Private Debt Report

Global private debt fund market approaches USD500bn in AUM

Tue, 24/03/2015 - 16:05

The private debt industry has more than tripled in size since 2006, with assets under management (AUM) increasing from USD152bn to USD465bn as of June 2014. Ryan Flanders, Executive Editor of the newly released 2015 Preqin Global Private Debt Report, examines the growth of the asset class. »

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Arlington appoints new CFO

Tue, 24/03/2015 - 15:30

Arlington Asset Investment Corp has appointed Richard E Konzmann as the Company's Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Treasurer, with immediate effect.  »

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Northern Trust donates more than USD15m in 2014

Tue, 24/03/2015 - 14:00

Northern Trust made USD15.4 million in cash contributions last year and its employees reported approximately 125,000 hours of volunteer work in support of nonprofit organisations worldwide. »


Principal funds launches emerging markets equity fund

Tue, 24/03/2015 - 13:30

As a complement to its global investment product lineup, Principal Funds has launched the Principal Origin Emerging Markets Fund, offering shares for Class A (POEYX), Class I (POEIX) and Class R6 (POEFX). »

Special report
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.... »


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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