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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2018

Hedgeweek Global Awards 2018 - Vote now!

Fri, 20/10/2017 - 12:35

Voting for the for the 2018 edition of the annual Hedgeweek Global Awards is now open. These prestigious awards recognise excellence among hedge fund managers and service providers around the world. »

Majdi Chammas, AP1

Hermes Investment Management secures USD400m AP1 Global High Yield mandate

Fri, 20/10/2017 - 10:39

Hermes Investment Management has been appointed to manage a USD400 million Global High Yield credit investment mandate by Första AP-Fonden (AP1), one of five buffer funds in the Swedish national income pension scheme. »

Matt Smith, SteelEye

SteelEye joins EY’s Fast Growth Platform

Fri, 20/10/2017 - 10:37

SteelEye, a compliance technology and data analytics firm, has joined EY’s Fast Growth Platform, which provides a unique suite of services and support to drive the development of fast-growing tech companies. »

Azer Mamedov, BCS

BCS Global Markets completes first IPO

Fri, 20/10/2017 - 10:34

BCS Global Markets (BCS), a Russian independent financial house, has completed its first initial public offering (IPO) on the Moscow Exchange.   »

Leon Lobo, NPL

UK financial services sector risks EUR5m MiFID II fines through lack of awareness, says NPL

Fri, 20/10/2017 - 08:01

New research from NPL, the UK’s National Measurement Institute, has shown a lack of awareness in the UK financial services sector around the new European Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) ahead of its imminent deadline, and many firms may fall short of compliance by employing inefficient means of timestamping. »

Andrew Housden, Colt

Colt to provide direct connectivity between Tokyo and Chicago

Fri, 20/10/2017 - 08:00

Colt Technology Services is to provide direct connectivity between trading venues in Tokyo and Chicago for the Japan Exchange Group’s new inter-exchange service dubbed JPX-Chicago Co-Location Direct. »

Peter Cherecwich, Northern Trust

Transparency in alternative assets requires ‘collaborative partnership’ between investors and asset managers, says Northern Trust

Thu, 19/10/2017 - 16:56

Northern Trust has released a white paper outlining key steps investment managers and investors can take to potentially achieve greater transparency in alternative investments such as hedge funds, private equity, infrastructure, real estate and natural resources. »

Stuart Harris, SANNE

SANNE appoints new Director of Global Facilities

Thu, 19/10/2017 - 16:49

SANNE has appointed Stuart Harris as Director of Global Facilities to support the ongoing enhancement of the firm’s growing services and strategic development. »

Emeric Preaubert, Sycomore

Sycomore AM adds two to investment team

Thu, 19/10/2017 - 16:45

Sycomore AM has appointed Brice Prunas and Jessica Poon as senior global analysts. Both join the investment team, which now includes 19 professionals. »

Brian Collings, Torstone

CLSA goes live with Torstone’s Inferno

Thu, 19/10/2017 - 16:43

Asian capital markets and investment group CLSA has signed a multi-year deal to use Torstone Technology’s Inferno post-trade securities and derivatives processing solution; and is now live with the solution, which will bring greater efficiencies to its post-trade processes. »

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