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SLI launches fourth EMD fund

Thu, 23/04/2015 - 10:00

Standard Life Investments has launched a fourth strategy in the suite of Emerging Market Debt (EMD) products it currently has available to retail and institutional investors.  »

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Macro Risk Advisors expands risk strategy team

Thu, 23/04/2015 - 09:00

Macro Risk Advisors (MRA) has expanded its Risk Strategy team with the addition of Ling Zhou as an Equity Derivatives Strategist.  »

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DigitalTangible relaunches as Serica

Thu, 23/04/2015 - 06:00

DigitalTangible, a decentralised gold, precious metals and bitcoin exchange has rebranded as Serica as it broadens its investment platform offerings to global traders, investors, and merchants.  »

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Societe Generale launches new multi-asset collateral management solution

Wed, 22/04/2015 - 18:00

Societe Generale has launched Tempo, a collateral management outsourcing solution aimed both at buy-side and sell-side market participants, including traditional and alternative asset managers, institutional investors, banks and major corporates.  »

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David L Fitzgerald joins Gabelli Securities as CCO

Wed, 22/04/2015 - 14:00

Gabelli Securities, a 94 per cent owned subsidiary of GAMCO Investors, has appointed David L Fitzgerald as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of the firm’s alternative investment fund business, Gabelli & Partners.  »

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Ada Investments appoints Nikhil Sudan as principal and COO

Wed, 22/04/2015 - 13:00

Ada Investment Management, an investment manager offering alternative equities-based investment programs to institutional investors, has appointed Nikhil Sudan as a Principal and Chief Operating Officer (COO). »

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Columbia Threadneedle Investments launches Columbia US Social Bond Fund

Wed, 22/04/2015 - 12:00

Columbia Threadneedle Investments has launched the Columbia US Social Bond Fund (CONAX), a fixed income mutual fund that seeks total return through investments that aim to support and fund socially beneficial activities and developments. »

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DTCC’s Omgeo’s ProtoColl links with GlobalCollateral’s Margin Transit Utility

Wed, 22/04/2015 - 11:00

The Depository Trust & Clearing (DTCC) is linking its front-end collateral management system Omgeo ProtoColl with GlobalCollateral’s Margin Transit Utility (MTU), a straight through processing solution for the settlement of margin obligations.  »

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Institutional Investors should look to insurance for investment opportunities, says Twelve Capital  

Wed, 22/04/2015 - 10:30

Investors will increasingly be forced to take on more risk and even turn to less familiar asset classes to generate healthy returns as the risk premium on conventional assets has narrowed significantly over the last twelve months, according to specialist insurance investment manager Twelve Capital. »

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Over half of private debt investors expect to increase allocation in the next 12 months

Wed, 22/04/2015 - 10:26

Investors’ plans for future activity in the private debt space are revealed in this extract from the Preqin Quarterly Update: Private Debt, Q1 2015. »

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AlphaQ – April 2015

AlphaQ – April 2015

Tue, 21/04/2015 - 10:00

The hunt for diverse streams of alpha is intensifying, and skill-based risk-adjusted returns are the Holy Grail for all investment managers. Global Fund Media (GFM) brings you AlphaQ, a bi-monthly compendium of investment ideas, skill and talent across all asset classes, and a network of the best asset management talent... »

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Commodities 2015: The outlook for investors

Investing in commodities can yield handsome returns, but investors need to focus sharply on timing and diversify their portfolios away from traditional safe havens and into sectors such as agriculturals and products such as ETFs. As one expert reveals in this special report, "Gold is not the only yellow commodity one should have in their portfolio"... »

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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015 – The Winners

Read the complete list of Winners and profiles at the sixth edition of the Hedgeweek Awards, presented in London's Mayfair and sponsored by Morgan Stanley, which brought together the leading names in the global hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers in 2014... »

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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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