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Hong Kong voted top international financial centre by global corporate services industry

Mon, 18/03/2019 - 10:17

The latest report on the corporate services industry conducted by global trust, fund administration and corporate services provider Vistra, reveals that the trend towards onshore and mid-shore jurisdiction for doing business is continuing with Hong Kong the number one choice. »

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Bedford Row Capital appoints Philip Niemeyer as Head of Markets

Fri, 15/03/2019 - 10:04

Philip Niemeyer has been appointed as Head of Markets of Bedford Row Capital and will also be the general manager of the firm’s Amsterdam office. »

Michael Metcalfe, State Street

State Street Quarterly Brexometer Index reveals latest investor sentiment towards Brexit

Fri, 15/03/2019 - 09:14

After a slightly more muted response from investors in Q4 2018, investor appetite for holdings of UK assets has polarised during Q1 2019, with an increase in both the number of those looking to increase and decrease their exposure. »

Sebastian Ceria, Axioma

Charles River Development and Axioma partner to expand portfolio and risk analytics in Charles River IMS

Fri, 15/03/2019 - 09:11

Charles River Development and Axioma have formed a strategic partnership which will see Axioma’s risk and portfolio analytics integrated into the Charles River Investment Management Solution (Charles River IMS), a front and middle office platform used by more than 300 investment managers, asset owners and hedge funds globally. »

Craig Roberts, Apex

ADGM licensed ADGI selects Apex for middle office services

Fri, 15/03/2019 - 09:08

One of the latest managers to be granted an ADGM license, AD Global Investors (ADGI), has selected Apex Group Ltd (Apex) as its middle-office provider. »

Ben Dear, Osmosis

Northern Trust to provide asset servicing solutions for Osmosis IM’s MoRE World Sustainable Market Neutral Fund

Fri, 15/03/2019 - 09:03

Osmosis Investment Management, a USD1.5 billion AUM asset manager, has appointed Northern Trust (Nasdaq: NTRS) to support its MoRE World Sustainable Market Neutral Fund – a sustainable investment fund taking long positions in resource-efficient companies, and short positions in inefficient companies across developed markets. »

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South Yorkshire Pension Fund allocates GBP80m for regional investment

Thu, 14/03/2019 - 10:54

Following the success of the SCR JESSICA Fund over the last five years, which has seen GBP40.5 million invested into the Sheffield City region since 2013, the South Yorkshire Pension Fund has allocated GBP80 million for regional investment in South Yorkshire. »

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Former SEC regional head joins Morrison & Foerster as Partner in San Francisco

Thu, 14/03/2019 - 10:45

Jina Choi has joined Morrison & Foerster as partner in the firm’s Securities Litigation, Enforcement, and White-Collar Defense group in San Francisco. »

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FCA responds to ESMA statement on MiFID obligations and benchmarks regulation in event of no-deal Brexit

Thu, 14/03/2019 - 10:42

ESMA has published a statement clarifying its approach to aspects of the MiFID position limits regime, post-trade transparency requirements, derivatives trading obligation and benchmarks regulation if the UK leaves the EU without an implementation period (a no-deal scenario). »

Neil Matthews, Fieldfisher

Fieldfisher advised on GBP1.5 billion of capital markets deals in 2018

Thu, 14/03/2019 - 10:37

European law firm Fieldfisher advised on close to GBP1.5 billion-worth of equity capital markets (ECM) deals across the London and Paris capital markets in 2018. »


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