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Ireland approves new corporate fund structure

Thu, 29/03/2012 - 10:00

The Irish Minister for Finance has approved, in principle, the development of legislation for a new corporate structure for funds which is intended to meet US ‘check the box’ requirements and reduce administrative costs. »

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JP Morgan launches alternative investment reporting portal

Thu, 29/03/2012 - 06:00

JP Morgan Worldwide Securities Services has launched Alternative Investment Reporting, a new interactive portal enabling alternative asset managers across Hedge Fund, Private Equity and Real Estate strategies to view, analyse and extract their fund administration data from dashboards, workflow tools and reports. »

Todd Smurl, Portfolio Manager,   Natural Resources Master Fund, Ascendant

Pyxis Capital launches Natural Resources Fund

Wed, 28/03/2012 - 16:00

Pyxis Capital has launched the Pyxis Natural Resources Fund, which will invest substantially all of its assets in the Ascendant Natural Resources Master Fund, managed by Ascendant Advisors. »

Stephen Mellas, Principal of AQR Capital Management.

AQR selects BNY Mellon's Eagle for portfolio performance measurement, GIPS

Wed, 28/03/2012 - 13:08

AQR Capital Management (AQR) has selected Eagle Investment System’s investment performance measurement solution and GIPS performance to help enhance efficiencies and automation in support of its composite and performance reporting. »

John Howard Smith, chief executive, PSigma

PSigma celebrates its 10th anniversary with strong growth in assets

Wed, 28/03/2012 - 12:00

PSigma Investment Management has seen 10 years of successive growth in the ten years since launch back in 2002. Assets under management now stand at GBP1.3bn, according to chief executive John Howard Smith (pictured). »

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Building the case for infrastructure investment companies

Wed, 28/03/2012 - 10:57

UK Infrastructure investment received a boost last week, following the government’s confirmation of its commitment to develop the UK’s road and rail network. »

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Man Group launches managed accounts system, Clarus, to give investors greater portfolio transparency

Wed, 28/03/2012 - 06:00

Man Group, the alternative investment manager, has launched Clarus, an online portal for investors in managed accounts to obtain greater transparency in their underlying investments. »

Dan Lefkowitz, Morningstar

Investors favour bond funds in Feb, says Morningstar

Tue, 27/03/2012 - 15:00

Investors added more than EUR15 billion in new assets to long-term European-domiciled funds in February, according to Morningstar’s European fund flow data for the month. »

Paul Lorentz, President, Manulife Investments,

Manulife launches new equity income solutions

Tue, 27/03/2012 - 10:00

Manulife Mutual Funds has launched seven new funds. with three available in both trust and corporate class. All of the new funds have portfolio management provided by portfolio advisor Manulife Asset Management, the asset management division of parent company Manulife Financial. »

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SEC establishes new supervisory cooperation arrangements with foreign counterparts

Tue, 27/03/2012 - 06:00

The Securities and Exchange Commission has established comprehensive arrangements with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) and the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) as part of a long-term strategy to improve the oversight of regulated entities that operate across national borders. »

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