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Notenstein Private Bank chooses SimCorp Dimension software

Notenstein Private Bank, which has assets under management of CHF20bn, has selected SimCorp Dimension as its new software solution for front- and middle-office operations. »


EMEA

UBS Global Asset Management appoints head of global liquidity management, EMEA

UBS Global Asset Management has appointed James Finch as head of global liquidity management, EMEA. »


Emerging market

Loomis Sayles adds two to emerging markets investment team

Loomis Sayles has made two additions to its emerging markets team – Michael McDonough joins as senior equity portfolio manager, while Joshua Demasi, most recently a senior sovereign analyst on the macro strategies team, joins as a portfolio manager and emerging markets strategist. »


Mark Makepeace

FTSE issues Statement of Compliance with respect to IOSCO Principles

FTSE Group has published its Statement of Compliance with the recommendations made by the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) in the Principles for Financial Benchmarks published in July 2013. »


Hans Schlaikier, Hedgeweek

Hedge funds see strongest inflows in H1 2014 since 2006… ex Macquarie manager planning global hedge fund…

2014 has been good for long/short equity funds, asset-wise – investors poured USD51.6 billion (net) into them in H1 2014, the strongest inflows since H1 2006. »


Newspaper and money

Sussex Partners to distribute Credit Suisse (Lux) Small and Mid Cap Alpha L/S Fund

Sussex Partners has signed an agreement with Credit Suisse to introduce the Credit Suisse (Lux) Small and Mid Cap Alpha Long/Short Fund to selected clients in Switzerland, Liechtenstein, the UK and the Netherlands.   »


Mutual funds

Abbey Capital launches Futures Strategy Fund

Abbey Capital has launched The Abbey Capital Futures Strategy Fund (ABYIX), the firm’s first liquid alternative mutual fund designed for US investors. »


Risk

US-based Rocaton adopts RiskFirst’s PFaroe risk analytics platform

Rocaton Investment Advisors has adopted RiskFirst’s PFaroe web-based platform to help clients better analyse and manage pension plan risk. »


Thumbs up

Invesco, First State and Fidelity top the charts in FE Crown Fund Ratings

The FE Crown Fund Ratings’ bi-annual rebalancing has seen nine funds awarded the top score of five FE Crowns in their first ever rating. »


Green world

Bonds linked to climate change solutions total USD502.6bn

The total universe of bonds linked to key climate change solutions stands at USD502.6bn, compared to last year’s estimate of USD346bn, according to the Climate Bonds Initiative’s 2014 market sizing report. »


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