Nikko AM adds senior management roles to global investment team

Three investment professionals are taking on expanded roles to bolster the global management capability of Nikko Asset Management’s investment team. »

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Gibraltar Stock Exchange approved and ready

GSX Limited, Gibraltar’s first ever regulated stock exchange, has been granted authorisation by the Financial Services Commission of Gibraltar to commence its operations.   »

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FTSE launches benchmarks for UK DC pensions market

FTSE Group has launched the FTSE UK DC Benchmark Index Series, a suite of indices developed in conjunction with investment research and advisory firm Elston Consulting. »

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Clearstream opens office in Cork to boost hedge fund processing business

Clearstream is opening its new office in Cork, Ireland this week, following the company’s acquisition of Citco’s hedge fund sub-custody business for financial institutions in April 2014. »

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Ortec Finance implements Investment Performance Service for USS

Ortec Finance has implemented its Investment Performance Service at Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS), one of the UK's largest pension funds. »


American Century Investments helps fund cancer breakthrough

Global asset manager American Century Investments, which channels almost half of its profits into medical research, has helped fund a potential breakthrough in the treatment of inoperable cancerous tumours. »

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Cambridge University and Newton Investment Management partner on long-horizon investing

Cambridge University Judge Business School’s Centre for Endowment Asset Management has entered into a five-year partnership with Newton Investment Management, part of BNY Mellon. »


bfinance adds equities specialist to public markets research team

Investment advisory firm bfinance has appointed Justin Preston as a senior associate for equities research with the firm’s public markets research team in London. »


Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan to acquire Bridon Limited

The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan has agreed to acquire Bridon Limited, a manufacturer of wire rope, from Melrose Industries. »

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Blackstone to spin off financial advisory business

Blackstone’s board of directors has approved a plan to spin off its financial and strategic advisory services, restructuring and reorganisation advisory services and its Park Hill fund placement businesses. »

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