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Shift from beta to alpha evident in rising alternatives allocations

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 06:00

With a relative paucity of attractively priced assets available to long-term investors, European institutional investors are diverting their focus and resources to alternative assets, according to Mercer’s 2015 European Asset Allocation survey.  »

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Ogier advises Integrated Diagnostic Holding in USD668m LSE IPO

Mon, 18/05/2015 - 20:30

Ogier has advised Integrated Diagnostics Holdings plc (IDH) on its recent listing on the main market of the London Stock Exchange (LSE). The USD668 million market capitalisation included an initial public offering which raised USD290 million. »

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City Noble appoints Gavin Moffatt as Associate

Mon, 18/05/2015 - 20:00

City Noble, an independent pensions and investments advisory firm, has strengthened its team with the appointment of Gavin Moffatt as Associate. »

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Redington and PwC join forces to address pensions industry challenges

Mon, 18/05/2015 - 17:45

PwC and Redington, two of the UK’s leading innovators in pension solutions, have formed a unique strategic alliance to help trustees and sponsors better eliminate deficits, improve funding levels, and manage pensions risk.  »

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Cybersecurity: A global legal perspective

Mon, 18/05/2015 - 17:30

On Wednesday 22 April, the House of Representatives passed a new cybersecurity bill – the Protecting Cyber Networks Act (PCNA) – to allow file sharing between government intelligence agencies and private companies and raise the overall awareness of hacking.  »

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North American institutional investors eyeing European property and infrastructure investments

Mon, 18/05/2015 - 17:00

North American institutions are planning long-term investments in foreign infrastructure and are pumping billions of pounds into Europe, according to a report from Armstrong International. »

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eFix Matching meets FX market’s need for auditable electronic fix execution

Mon, 18/05/2015 - 16:00

The eFix Matching solution – a collaboration between EBS, ICAP's electronic foreign exchange business and Global Broking – has seen growth of over 160 per cent in average daily volume (ADV), since its launch one year ago in May 2014.  »

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Elsen offers asset managers high performance computing in the cloud on Amazon Web Services

Mon, 18/05/2015 - 06:00

Elsen is leveraging the cloud infrastructure from Amazon Web Services (AWS) to accelerate processing of complex time-series calculations for institutional investors. »

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Sovereign wealth funds Investing in real estate

Sun, 17/05/2015 - 11:54

In an extract from the recently launched 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review, Lauren Mason, Amy Bensted and Oliver Senchal provide an insight into this secretive and exclusive subset of the investor community. »

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IFIA welcomes the EC’s Capital Markets Union Green Paper

Fri, 15/05/2015 - 21:00

The Irish Funds Industry Association (IFIA), the trade body representing the largest sector of the financial services industry in Ireland, has responded positively to the European Commission’s Green Paper on Capital Markets Union (CMU). »

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State Street Global Advisors – Volatility and the benefits of downside protection strategies

State Street Global Advisors has unveiled the results of an in-depth survey of 420 senior executives within global private and public pension plans, endowments, foundations and sovereign wealth funds, summarised in this keynote Hedgeweek Special Report... »

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Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Hedge Fund Technology 2015

Tue, 19/05/2015 - 11:00

This keynote Hedgeweek Special Report surveys the key technology products and software solutions available to hedge funds,, and drills down into each one through interviews and analysis to summarise their benefits to COOs, CTOs and CFOs at hedge funds... »

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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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