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Amundi enlarges ‘Smart Beta’ offering with first Multi Smart Beta open-ended index fund

Wed, 24/06/2015 - 06:00

Amundi is further expanding its index range with the launch of a new index fund, Amundi Index Equity Global Multi Smart Allocation Scientific Beta, which is now available in France, the UK and main European markets. »

Asia

Strong fundamentals driving opportunities in Asia, says Barings

Tue, 23/06/2015 - 15:36

Rising consumption, positive political and market reforms, and the strength of the technology sector are three fundamental developments pointing to superior investment opportunities in Asia, according to Baring Asset Management. »

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McKay Brothers International launches lowest known latency microwave routes from Interxion London

Tue, 23/06/2015 - 15:24

McKay Brothers International has chosen Interxion’s Central London data centre campus to deploy the lowest known latency connections between the City of London & Slough and the City of London & Frankfurt. »

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Charles Stanley Direct strengthens management team and offering

Tue, 23/06/2015 - 15:22

Charles Stanley has made changes to Charles Stanley Direct’s management team and operations, designed to strengthen the business for future challenges. »

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NN IP hires new convertible bond specialist and celebrates three-year track record

Tue, 23/06/2015 - 15:21

NN Investment Partners (NN IP, formerly ING Investment Management) has appointed Ivan Nikolov as a Senior Portfolio Manager in the firm’s Convertible Bonds team. »

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Union Group and China Communication Construction Company agree deal to develop Latin America infrastructure

Tue, 23/06/2015 - 15:17

Union Group and China Communication Construction Company, one of the biggest engineering and construction companies in the world, have signed a deal to develop infrastructure projects across the Latin America region. »

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Activist hedge funds continue to outperform in 2015

Tue, 23/06/2015 - 11:47

Preqin currently tracks 519 activist hedge funds collectively managing over USD140 billion in assets, an increase from the USD127 billion as of December 2014. Activists take an approach to investment which is akin to that of private equity, an approach which typically involves a long time horizon. »

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Greg Ehret named president of SSGA

Tue, 23/06/2015 - 11:30

State Street Global Advisors (SSGA), the asset management business of State Street Corporation has appointed Greg Ehret, 45, as president. He will continue to report to Ron O’Hanley, chief executive officer of SSGA. »

Beverly Chandler, AlphaQ

Welcome to the second edition of AlphaQ – The Journal & Network for Institutional Investors, Wealth Advisers and Asset Managers

Tue, 23/06/2015 - 11:00

Welcome to the second edition of Global Fund Media's AlphaQ, the digital magazine focused on skill-based, risk adjusted returns.  »

High seas investing

High seas investing

Tue, 23/06/2015 - 11:00

Beverly Chandler looks at routes into investing in shipping for the institutional investment manager. »

features
Article
Ken MacCuish, Intralinks

A couple of years ago, the title Chief Information Security Officer, or CISO for short, was a foreign concept within the hedge fund community. The winds have changed, however, as hedge funds become increasingly targeted by cyber hackers, causing many to hire a CISO to uphold the network integrity of the firm.  ... »

Special report
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... »

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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AlphaQ - June 2015

AlphaQ – June 2015

Tue, 23/06/2015 - 11:00

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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