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Cambridge Associates adopts PFaroe in the UK

Wed, 25/02/2015 - 18:00

Cambridge Associates is expanding its use of RiskFirst’s real-time analytics and reporting platform, PFaroe, and will now adopt the platform in the UK as well as the US. »

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Investor confidence falls in February by 1.4 points to 105.2

Wed, 25/02/2015 - 16:00

The State Street Investor Confidence Index (ICI) for February 2015 decreased to 105.2, down 1.4 points from January’s revised reading of 106.6.  »

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DeAWM launches CROCI Europe fund

Wed, 25/02/2015 - 15:30

Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management (DeAWM) has expanded its CROCI (Cash Return on Capital Invested) range of ‘real value’ investments with the launch of the DB Platinum IV CROCI Europe fund. »

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BATS Global Markets names Chris Colcannon as CEO, Joe Ratterman as chairman

Wed, 25/02/2015 - 14:30

BATS Global Markets’ (BATS) President Chris Concannon is to be appointed to the additional role of chief executive officer, effective 31 March31, 2015.  »

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Annual Hedge Fund Investor Survey: What the evolving investor landscape means to an emerging manager

Wed, 25/02/2015 - 13:33

Once again, Global Prime Partners and Bougeville Consulting joined forces to prepare this third annual survey for Hedgeweek. We spent the back end of last year compiling and analysing feedback, thoughts and remarks gathered from the world of hedge fund investors, with a view to anticipating trends in the demand for hedge fund products. »

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Investors will turn to corporate credit for returns, says BNY Mellon IM

Wed, 25/02/2015 - 12:00

With yield continuing to be in demand from income-hungry investors and ‘easy’ market gains unlikely, corporate credit is expected to once again take centre stage, according to BNY Mellon’s Fixed Income Special Report. »

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Volante Technologies hires two new senior executives and expands development team

Wed, 25/02/2015 - 11:00

Volante Technologies has appointed Nadish Lad as Head of Payments Product and Peter McKenna as Global Marketing Director.   »

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Lanware gains Cyber Essentials certification

Wed, 25/02/2015 - 10:45

Lanware, the rapidly growing cloud based outsourced technology service provider for investment management firms and financial institutions, has been awarded Cyber Essentials certification by CREST, the UK government approved accreditation body under the Cyber Essentials scheme.  »

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Trade Informatics launches TI Fact

Wed, 25/02/2015 - 10:00

Quantitative analytics firm Trade Informatics has launched TI Fact, a routing analysis technology that eliminates the agency information advantage, thereby levelling the field for buy-side institutions and asset managers.  »

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National Stock Exchange Holdings completes acquisition of National Stock Exchange

Wed, 25/02/2015 - 09:00

National Stock Exchange Holdings has completed its acquisition of National Stock Exchange (NSX), a national securities exchange. »

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Fund managers and investors are in a tug-of-war over the issue of transparency. Once content with a performance update, basic valuation and general market commentary, Limited Partners (LPs) are now digging deeper, asking more questions and requiring more information from General Partners (GPs) than ever before. ... »

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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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Richard Hoey, BNY Mellon

Global gross domestic product (GDP) growth should accelerate somewhat in 2015 and 2016 from the pace of the last three years because of much lower oil prices, the avoidance of special drags on the world economy, and continuing easy monetary policies from global central banks, according to  BNY Mellon Chief Economist Richard Hoey. Hoey (pictured) made the comments in his February outlook.  ... »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: Prime Brokerage 2015

Read how prime brokers of all shapes and sizes are becoming both operational and balance sheet-efficient, and broadening out their product suites for hedge fund managers... »

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Christiopher Elvin, Preqin

55% of private equity firms surveyed by Preqin at the end of 2014 stated they would deploy greater levels of capital in 2015, although 39% suggested it is more difficult to find attractive investments. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin comments: ... »

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