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RWC renames Kodeeswaran’s UCITS long-short equity vehicle RWC Global Innovation Absolute Alpha Fund

Tue, 12/05/2015 - 11:00

The RWC Global Growth Absolute Alpha fund has renamed the RWC Global Innovation Absolute Alpha fund in order to better describe the opportunity set. There is no change to the fund’s focus or investment process.   »

research

NRI adds new functionality to I-STAR back-office solution

Tue, 12/05/2015 - 09:00

Nomura Research Institute has added new functionality to the I-STAR securities back-office solution for wholesale brokerage firms.  »

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MKM Partners hires specialty retail equity analyst

Tue, 12/05/2015 - 06:00

Roxanne Meyer has joined MKM Partners as Managing Director, Senior Research Analyst – Specialty Retail, an appointment designed to accelerate the expansion of the firm's consumer team.  »

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Financial services firms to increase risk-management investment over next two years

Mon, 11/05/2015 - 15:15

Nearly nine in 10 financial services firms plan to increase their investment in risk-management capabilities in the next two years in response to emerging risks of cyber security and fraud, according to a new report from Accenture. »

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Endowments and foundations focus on top performers when seeking exposure to alternatives

Mon, 11/05/2015 - 14:30

Institutions managing investments with a long or perpetual time horizon are increasingly looking across asset classes, liquid and illiquid, to capture long term returns.  »

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Exegy to support additional foreign exchange venues

Mon, 11/05/2015 - 14:15

Exegy, a provider of high-performance market data normalisation and distribution solutions, has introduced six new feed handlers for foreign exchange venues.   »

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Calamos International Growth Fund marks 10-year anniversary with top ranking for the period

Mon, 11/05/2015 - 09:00

Calamos Investments’ Calamos International Growth Fund has passed its tenth anniversary with its 10-year annualised return currently ranking it a No1 in its peer group, the Morningstar Foreign Large Growth Category. »

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Catella to sell Nordic Fixed Income

Mon, 11/05/2015 - 06:00

Catella has signed an agreement with Arctic Securities AS to sell all of the shares in its subsidiary Nordic Fixed Income AB. Catella owns 55 per cent of the shares in Nordic Fixed Income AB.  »

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European equity and bond funds stumble into May

Fri, 08/05/2015 - 17:00

With both oil prices and the euro's value climbing in early May nervous investors questioned their assumptions about inflation, the competitiveness of Eurozone exporters, the US Federal Reserve's restraint when it comes to hiking interest rates and the value of holding low-to-negative yielding US Treasuries and European sovereign bonds.  »

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Fifth Street Asset Management appoints Heilbrunn as MD and member of Management Committee

Fri, 08/05/2015 - 14:00

Fifth Street Asset Management has appointed David A Heilbrunn as a Managing Director and member of the firm's Management Committee.  »

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Special report
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... »

Special report
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... »

Special report
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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