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Fidelity Digital Asset Services seeing increased interest from crypto native hedge funds From Asset Servicing Times: Fidelity Investment's Bitcoin custody service is seeing a large interest from crypto native hedge funds, according to Tom Jessop, head of the business at Fidelity Investment. Jessop ...
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(Bloomberg) Kate Holleran, head of U.S. capital solutions at Barclays, discusses the firm’s 2019 outlook for hedge funds. She speaks on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas.” To see this story:


No one expected Jay Powell & co. to raise interest rates yesterday. And, indeed, they did not. Still, the non-move managed to both surprise (again) and anger people, and most especially the person who has both made his distaste for Fed rate hikes particularly clear, and who is also quite quick ...


Insurers and Hedge Fund Form Creditor Group in PG&E Bankruptcy  Wall Street Journal

A group of insurance companies and a hedge fund have formed a creditor group to attempt recouping the billions of dollars in insurance payouts from PG&E ...


A Practical Guide to the Regulation of Hedge Fund Trading Activities - Chapter 4: Key Requirements and Timing Considerations of Hart-Scott-Rodino  JD Supra

The Hart-Scott-Rodino Act and Section 8 of the Clayton Act may not receive the same level of focus and attention in the context of Hedge Fund investing as other ...


Did Hedge Funds Hurt GM?  Institutional Investor

Demands for billions in buybacks have forced tough decisions on the automaker, a new report argues.


Hedge fund Numerai raises $11 million in funding from Placeholder, Paradigm  The Block Crypto

Hedge fund Numerai has announced closing on an $11 million investment from Placeholder and Paradigm. Numerai will use the funds to develop its Erasure ...





Meet the BlackRock Multifactor Rotation ETF: Actively Managed Hedge Fund(esque)  24/7 Wall St.

Source: Spencer Platt / Getty Images The king of the exchange-traded fund (ETF) world is BlackRock Inc. (NYSE: BLK) with its ownership of the $1.5 trillion or so ...


Our monthly update of performance for many of the world's leading funds.

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Mathias Bussman has been replaced by PM Jesper Nyberg

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The After Suffering Bruising Losses, Ackman Pursues Quiet Recovery [WSJ] The WSJ apparently decided to check in on ol' Bill Ackman, and what it found was ...not much: About a year after the shareholder activist stopped raising money for his private hedge fund in the wake of a pair of ...


Ken Griffin’s Chicago-based firm outpaced its peers last year, even as it reshuffled investment teams.

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Here's Who May Have Been Crushed in Biogen's $18 Billion Plunge  Bloomberg

Several large hedge funds are likely reeling Thursday after a failed study in Alzheimer's disease erased more than $18 billion from Biogen Inc.'s market value.


Prime broker to remain ‘agnostic’ on execution management systems

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Incumbent Cliffwater proposing changes to Alternative Investment Fund

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PanAgora Asset Management PM outlines how to use alternative data better  Business Insider

Mike Chen, a portfolio manager at PanAgora Asset Management, said firms need to develop an investment question before diving into alternative data.


Jay Powell is still not fluent in FedSpeak, but he has improved at the fine art of talking a lot but saying quite little. After announcing that the FOMC had decided to maybe take it easy in 2019 because, data or whatever, Big Jay gave an admirably vanilla press conference. Yet, one moment did stand ...


Richard Baker to step down as MFA leader  Pensions & Investments

Richard H. Baker will step down from his roles as president and CEO of the Managed Funds Association, effective Dec. 31.


A 28-year-old hedge fund star who took on Bill Ackman slammed a 'bizarre' ban on short selling a $14 billion German company  Business Insider

Short seller Fahmi Quadir has criticized a regulator for banning shorts of payment processing firm Wirecard, and says she is short the stock. Quadir splashed on ...


A 28-year-old hedge fund star who took on Bill Ackman slammed a 'bizarre' ban on short selling a $14 billion G  Business Insider India

Short seller Fahmi Quadir has criticized a regulator for banning shorts of payment processing firm Wirecard, and says she is short the stock. Quadir splashed on ...


After Suffering Bruising Losses, Ackman Pursues Quiet Recovery  The Wall Street Journal

William Ackman, once an omnipresent rabble-rouser, is barely visible these days. About a year after the shareholder activist stopped raising money for his ...


A 28-year-old hedge fund star who took on Bill Ackman slammed a 'bizarre' ban on short selling a $14 billion German company  New Haven Register

A star short seller who is one of the youngest female hedge fund managers on Wall Street just penned an explosive critique of German regulators' "bizarre, ...


Hedge funds extend winning streak to a second month, says BarclayHedge  HedgeWeek

Hedge funds extended their winning streak to a second month with a February return of 1.24 per cent, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by ...


Northern Trust, Crypto Hedge Funds Find Welcoming Atmosphere Amongst Traditional Institutions  Bitcoin Exchange Guide

The traditional finance world has been predominantly opposed to the cryptocurrency world, feeling threatened by the impact it can make on fiat currency.


Michael Gelband's ExodusPoint adds Carlson team  Business Insider

Carlson's former head of fixed income, Ivan Ross, is running a new fund as a part of Michael Gelband's ExodusPoint and has two former Carlson investment ...


The Hart-Scott-Rodino Act and Section 8 of the Clayton Act may not receive the same level of focus and attention in the context of Hedge Fund investing as other reporting regimes, but they should. ...


The Exchange Council of the European Energy Exchange (EEX) has welcomed the news that EEX has been awarded Recognised Overseas Investment Exchange (ROIE) status for the United Kingdom by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). 


The SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator for March 2019 measured 3.49 per cent, up from 3.42 per cent in February.


Broadridge Financial Solutions has integrated SWIFT global payments innovation (gpi) for its corporate clients and is now on-boarding users. 


Fintech company Quoine is to integrate KRM22’s market surveillance product on its Liquid platform which provides trading, exchange and next generation financial services powered by blockchain technology. 


Hedge fund Numerai has announced closing on an $11 million investment from Placeholder and Paradigm. Numerai will use the funds to develop its Erasure protocol which facilitates the transaction of ...


There’s not much left to LumX, the fund of hedge funds shop formerly known as Gottex following its acquisition of EIM. Certainly not its Swiss mutual fund license, which it’s just given up, or 85 of the 133 people it employed five years ago, plus the handful of Swiss it just laid off. It does, ...


China, Australia and Asia inc-Japan managers all pressed ahead with solid performances

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Prominent U.S. hedge fund manager builds short position in Canadian bank stocks  The Globe and Mail

A roundup of what The Globe and Mail's market strategist Scott Barlow is reading today on the Web. A prominent U.S. hedge fund manager has announced a ...


Legendary hedge fund manager Michael Steinhardt was accused of a pattern of sexual harassment in a joint report published Thursday by the New York Times and journalism non-profit ProPublica. ...


Platinum Asset Management, an equity-focused global investment manager based in Australia, has gone live using Catena technology’s TRACE Reporting solution to meet its OTC derivatives transaction ...


The king of the exchange-traded fund (ETF) world is BlackRock Inc. (NYSE: BLK) with its ownership of the $1.5 trillion or so iShares ETF family. BlackRock has been issuing more and more ETFs under the ...


Bob Baur, Chief Global Economist, Principal Global Investors, comments on the latest FOMC statement…


Andrew Baker leaves Vikram Kumar’s firm after over two years

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Platinum Asset Management, an equity-focused global investment manager based in Australia, has gone live using Catena technology’s TRACE Reporting solution to meet its OTC derivatives transaction reporting requirements for European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR).  


Eze Castle Integration has added new features to the Eze Client Portal allowing clients to visually explore and analyse data associated with their IT environment and operations and create interactive dashboards and reports.


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Morgan Creek Digital is to be the lead anchor investor in Ikigai Asset Management’s flagship fund focused on executing systematic and fundamental liquid hedge fund strategies as well as opportunistic venture-stage crypto asset investments. 


US fund battles with Hyundai; Sovereign wealth funds cut UK investment ahead of Brexit; and more

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Former US Congressman Richard H Baker, the President and CEO of Managed Funds Association (MFA), is to step down from his positions, effective 31 December, 2019. 


genesis, an international capital markets software firm, has worked with Linear Investments, a specialist prime broker and hedge fund incubator, to launch Real-time Portfolio Margin (RPM), a new scalable solution for cash & margin management in real-time.


Carlos Cerezo, CIO at Belgravia Capital, discusses global markets and the hedge fund industry.


Michael Steinhardt, a Leader in Jewish Philanthropy, Is Accused of a Pattern of Sexual Harassment  The New York Times

Several women said Mr. Steinhardt made sexual requests of them while they were relying on or seeking his support. He denies many of the actions attributed to ...


Like trying to drink water straight from a fire hydrant, investors are having difficulty sifting through the massive amounts of alternative data providers to find insight that can quench their thirst ...


More than a third of global allocators are increasing exposure to regional managers, according to annual DB cap intro team survey

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Most folks don’t realize that . . . “The stock market takes the stairs up, and the elevator down.” On the way up, stocks slowly and steadily crawl higher. Yet on the way down, the market plunges lower ...


A star short seller who is one of the youngest female hedge fund managers on Wall Street just penned an explosive critique of German regulators' "bizarre, backwards" ban on short selling and what she ...


Exclusive: KKR raising first Asia real estate fund, targeting $1.5 billion - sources  Reuters

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Global investment powerhouse KKR & Co Inc is raising its first Asia-focused real estate fund, targeting $1.5 billion as it looks to deepen ...


Millennium Management's former fixed-income head, Michael Gelband, has hired Carlson Capital's former fixed-income head, Ivan Ross, to his new firm, sources tell Business Insider. Ross will run a ...


Al Breach's hedge fund rockets to $1.4bn in assets  bne IntelliNews

A hedge fund founded by former Russian star strategist Al Breach has seen its assets under management rocket by 70% last year to almost $1.4bn, bne ...


Image Credit: Fabian Oefner "The voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes." - Marcel Proust “Learn how to see. Realize that everything connects to everything else.” - Leonardo DaVinci In my mind, memories of the childhood home are dominated by those of vast spaces. A colossal stairway, a [...]


A prominent U.S. hedge fund manager has announced a significant short position on Canadian banks, “Steve Eisman, a portfolio manager at Neuberger Berman, is among a growing number of short-sellers ...


Asian Hedge Funds Will Drive Investor Demand in 2019  HedgeCo.net

(Opalesque) Asian hedge funds, specifically China equity long short as well as distressed strategies, and distressed debt strategies will drive investor demand in ...


  By David Drake   Adoption of blockchain technology has been rising gradually in different sectors. Beyond the financial sector, several companies in the logistics, shipping, legal and manufacturing sector have started applying the technology to develop innovative solutions to problems they face. But it is the gaming industry that has recently emerged as a strong blockchain adopter. Increasingly, gaming […]


Here is how FX hedge funds are trying to make a buck in this low volatility time (gold!)  ForexLive

An on the low volatility in forex and what some funds are doing to make some money interesting item from Bloomberg - Price fluctuations across currencies ...


  By David Drake   The cryptocurrency industry was largely affected in 2018 after its market capitalization dropped to $127 billion in December, from a high of $741 billion recorded at the start of the same year. Its most dominant coin, Bitcoin, shed over 74% of its value in the same period to close the year at about $3892. Similarly, […]


MNG says outside firm endorses its ability to finance proposed Gannett acquisition  USA TODAY

A hedge fund-owned newspaper company seeking to acquire Gannett Co. said Wednesday that an outside investment firm had endorsed its ability to finance ...


Hogan Lovells Successfull Defends Hedge Fund Client in Insider Trading Case  Lawfuel

Global law firm Hogan Lovells successfully represented hedge fund client Technology Crossover Ventures in a long-fought insider trading action in the Northern ...


Gannett shares jump on hedge fund's confidence in takeover deal  New York Post

Gannett's stock popped Wednesday after controversial newspaper conglomerate MNG Enterprises said that hedge fund Oaktree Capital is “highly confident”...


Matthias Knab, Opalesque for New Managers: Launched in 2011, the ABN AMRO Amsterdam Investor Forum (AIF) is a landmark event in the Netherlands for the Alternative Investment Industry and organized by ABN AMRO Clearing. One highlight of the conference is the popular "AIF Factor", ...
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Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: Despite slowing growth, the private debt market continues to flourish and is expected to top $1.4tn within the next five years, said a report. Approximately $100bn was raised by private debt funds in 2015 and again in 2016, matching the high watermark previously seen in...
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B. G., Opalesque Geneva: The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) reported that the EU alternative investment funds (AIF) sector in 2017, as measured by net asset value (NAV), amounted to €4.9tn (US$5.56tn) or nearly one third of the total EU fund industry - based on data from 2...
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From Forbes: The computer geeks are taking over Wall Street. During a disappointing year that saw the average hedge fund manager lose money, elite quantitative traders stood out in 2018 from the rest of the trading crowd. More than half of the 20 highest-earning hedge fund managers and traders in 20...
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Ardian closes latest infrastructure fund at $6.9bn From PIonline.com: Ardian closed its latest infrastructure fund, Ardian Infrastructure Fund V, at its hard cap of euro;6.1 billion ($6.9 billion), which was also the fund's target, a spokesman said. Closed less than six months after it was launche...
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Wall Street's appetite for alternative data has turned into a gold rush, but investors say there's more dirt than nuggets From Business Insider: Alternative data might be one of the hottest industries on Wall Street, but data experts at quantitative hedge funds said the booming space has been diffi...
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From Bloomberg: Hedge funds focused on the $5.1 trillion-a-day foreign exchange market are trying to circumvent the dearth of volatility by going farther afield to find an edge. GCI Asset Management is tapping managed futures -- often leveraged instruments -- for Japanese clients willing to invest...
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Opalesque Industry Update - The SS C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator for March 2019 measured 3.49%, up from 3.42% in February. "SS C GlobeOp's Forward Redemption Indicator for March 2019 was 3.49%, an uptick from the record low March redemptions of 2.91% reported for the same period ...
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Illinois Teachers, LACERA terminate Capri Capital Partners real estate strategies From PIonline.com: Illinois Teachers' Retirement System, Springfield, terminated Capri Capital Partners from management of a $1.028 billion core real estate portfolio. Trustees of the $49.1 billion defined benefit pla...
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From Bloomberg: Years after leaving the New York-based hedge fund Elliott Management Corp., Mark Brodsky often found the firm he later started, Aurelius Capital Management, aligned with his old employer. The two fought side by side in many high-profile trades including a grueling, decade-long batt...
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Head of top hedge fund association to step down From The Hill: Former House lawmaker Richard Baker, who has led the Managed Funds Association (MFA) for more than a decade, announced Wednesday that he will step down at the end of the year. MFA, which represents the hedge fund industry, said its b...
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Facecoin: Will Facebook's cryptocurrency deliver? From Independent: Facebook is reportedly preparing to launch its own version of bitcoin for use in its messaging applications, WhatsApp, Messenger and Instagram. Could this "Facecoin" be the long-awaited breakthrough by a global te...
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Oaktree Capital expresses confidence in Digital First's bid for Gannett From WSJ: Digital First Media took a step forward in its hostile bid for Gannett Co., with a debt specialist indicating Digital First could raise the funds needed to pay for the $1.4 billion takeover. Oaktree Capital Manageme...
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Activist investing invades Europe From Barrons: Pernod Ricard , the world's second-biggest alcoholic-beverage company, had once been considered safe from the claws of activist investors. Not only was it one of France's oldest businesses, tracing its roots back to 1805-when Henri-Louis set up an ab...
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Singapore's Tembusu Partners to launch Chinese funds worth $149m in Guizhou Opalesque Industry Update - Singapore-based Tembusu Partners Pte Ltd said it will launch several investment funds totalling at least RMB 1.0 billion (approx. $149m) after securing the first Qualified Foreign Limited Partner...
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Hedge fund Petrus to vote against Medco takeover of Ophir From FT: Hedge fund Petrus Advisers said it plans to vote against Indonesian oil group Medco Energi's recommended takeover of Ophir Energy, because it believes recent newsflow shows the offer undervalues the London-listed explorer and produc...
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How to get the most interesting jobs at hedge fund Point72 From eFinancial Careers: If you aspire to get a job at Point72 in 2019, you might need to change your approach. Jonathan Jones, head of investment talent development at Point72, is transitioning out of the firm, so you probably don't want t...
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John Stracquadanio and Al D’Onofrio take on new roles

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Bill Ackman's hedge fund gains 30% this year after recent losing streak  CNBC

Bill Ackman's hedge fund is roaring back from a recent losing streak. Pershing Square is up 31.9 percent so far this year as of Wednesday, according to the New ...


When someone self-identifies as a lawyer, a hedge-fund legal consultant and an opera-lover, it’s not a great leap to assume that this person is probably an asshole. And so it seems! It’s Engler’s account that he asked the 42-year-old lawyer — a former partner at London law firm Withers, according ...


Operatically Chivalrous Hedge Fund Lawyer Defends Right To Defend Wife’s Sullied Coat  Dealbreaker

When someone self-identifies as a lawyer, a hedge-fund legal consultant and an opera-lover, it's not a great leap to assume that this person is probably an ...


Remember when Mexico was going to pay for Trump's border wall with...Mexico? And then Mexico was going to pay for via tariffs? And then American taxpayers were going to pay for it but it would be cool because...economic growth? And then no one was going to pay for it because the Democrats took back ...


Industry association to start looking for replacement soon

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AQR veteran wins ABN AMRO's 'AIF Factor' for most convincing hedge fund pitch in Amsterdam  Opalesque

Mumbai, India based Greenland Investment Management, a systematic asset manager focusing on global arbitrage strategies, won ABN AMRO's 'AIF Factor' for ...


Vikram Arora mulling possible equity fund

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Vikram Arora mulling possible equity fund

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Ateeq Asif joins WTW platform in London office

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Hedge fund lawyer 'punched Covent Garden operagoer'  Slipped Disc

It was alleged today that a city lawyer assaulted a fellow-ROH operagoer in a dispute over a woman's coat. Westminster Magistrates' Court was told that Matthew ...


A lawyer and hedge fund director punched a fashion designer in a row over a seat at the Royal Opera House, a court has been told. Matthew Feargrieve, 43, a solicitor and barrister with a degree from ...


Head of top hedge fund association to step down | TheHill  The Hill

Former House lawmaker Richard Baker, who has led the Managed Funds Association (MFA) for more than a decade, announced Wednesday that he will step ...


Deutsche Bank: Allocators Look To China Hedge Funds  AlphaWeek

Deutsche Bank's latest annual survey of hedge fund investors - its seventeenth - has found that appetite for exposure to Asian hedge funds, specifically China ...


Plug Power is raising $23.5M in stock sale to hedge fund  Albany Business Review

After Plug's first-ever break-even quarter, a London-based hedge fund is in line to buy 10 million shares of the Latham-based fuel cell company.


Short the Dow for 2019’s Coming Recession, Says Top Hedge Fund  CCN

The Dow Jones is set for an epic collapse, plunging the US into a recession as early as this year, according to Crescat Capital. The hedge fund, which ...


A new survey by Eze Castle Integration has highlighted the current technology and cybersecurity priorities for investment management firms.


Barclay CTA Index turns upward for February but still down year to date; #EnergyMarkets continue uptrend and help sectors trading oil to a positive month - https://www.barclayhedge.com/barclay-cta-index-turns-upward-for-february-but-still-down-year-to-date-energy-markets-continue-uptrend-and-help-sectors-trading-oil-to-a-positive-month/ #managedfutures


The Supervisory Board of La Française AM (formerly Veritas Investment) has appointed Aurélie Fouilleron Masson as Managing Director, effective as 18 March. 


Hedge fund lawyer ‘repeatedly punched’ fellow opera-goer in row over seat, court hears  Legal Cheek

A high-flying hedge fund lawyer “repeatedly punched” a fellow opera-goer in the shoulder after a row broke out over a coat on a seat, Westminster Magistrates' ...


Washington, DC, March 18, 2019 – Managed Funds Association (MFA) and SIFMA Asset Management Group (SIFMA AMG) today submitted comments to several […]

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Trade of the Century is to Sell Stocks, says one Hedge Fund, Time to Hoard in Gold & Bitcoin  Bitcoin Exchange Guide

The “trade of the century” according to one of the last year's best-performing hedge funds is to sell stocks as risk assets are due for another meltdown and start ...


Ogier has added three senior lawyers to its Luxembourg team, which has grown by 16 in the past six months.


The need to implement artificial intelligence (AI) into daily practices in order to cope with regulatory pressures and data management, were reoccurring themes during this year’s TSAM London event. 


3 Stocks the World's Best Investors Are Buying Right Now  The Motley Fool

From Buffett to hedge funds, here's what the seasoned pros are scooping up.


3 Stocks the World's Best Investors Are Buying Right Now  Motley Fool

From Buffett to hedge funds, here's what the seasoned pros are scooping up.


Trade Informatics (TI), an independent provider of quantitative analytics and systematic trading solutions to institutional asset managers, has appointed Andrew Shortland as Chief Executive Officer EMEA.


Thinknum, a leading provider of web-sourced alternative data, has secured USD11.6 million in Series A funding round. Participants included Green Visor Capital, one of the original investors in the firm’s USD1 million seed round in 2014. 


Pzena Investment Management, a USD37 billion equity manager based in New York, is to implement IHS Markit’s Enterprise Data Management (EDM) solution. 


Fonetic has launched new enhancements to its communications surveillance and trade reconstruction platform Trade Comms Suite.


Medalist Partners, an alternative asset management firm specialising in structured credit and asset-backed lending, has acquired a majority stake in JMP Credit Advisors (JMP Credit Advisors), a US-based investment manager with expertise in managing collateralised loan obligations (CLOs), from a subsidiary of JMP Group.


We knew that things in European banking were a bit grim these days, but had no idea that it had gotten this bad. Swiss bank UBS is cutting an extra $300 million from 2019 costs after investment banking revenues plunged and wealth management remained under pressure in the first quarter, its chief ...


The Highest-Earning Hedge Fund Managers And Traders  Forbes

The 20 highest-earning hedge fund managers and traders made $10.3 billion combined in 2018. That's a big number, but it is still the lowest such combined ...


Investors who believe the market's gotten too calm right now could use these ETFs to hedge  CNBC

The Cboe Volatility Index, or the VIX, hit its lowest level since October on Tuesday, but periods of calm like this don't last for long.


The shape of the European industry after a tumultuous final quarter will be revealed

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LOS ANGELES, March 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — In a new paper posted on DoubleLine.com, Ryan Kimmel reviews the history of the differentiated performance of stocks, Treasuries, corporate credit and ...


Firms eyeing opportunity in weed face a turbulent, unpredictable but profitable market

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From legislation to service providers, how funds are accessing the burgeoning cannabis industry

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Hedge Fund Titans Aurelius and Elliott Clash in Distressed Deal  Investing.com

(Bloomberg) -- Years after leaving the New York-based hedge fund Elliott Management Corp., Mark Brodsky often found the firm he later started, Aurelius Capital ...


Green Visor Capital and major investment bank  lead funding round for alternative data provider

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Financial service companies have committed to move £1trn of assets out of the UK into Europe as the industry triggers…

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Activist Investing Invades Europe  Barron's

In Europe, the number of activist campaigns last year reached a record of 58, accounting for 23% of global activity, according to Lazard.


Hedge fund Petrus to vote against Medco takeover of Ophir  Financial Times

Hedge fund Petrus Advisers said it plans to vote against Indonesian oil group Medco Energi's recommended takeover of Ophir Energy, because it believes ...


Overall assets drop during tough period for markets and hedge funds

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Tomorrow, Fed Chair Jay Powell will deliver a message to the markets. This is something he’s not particularly good at, although he is getting better. Still, even when he does exactly what he says he’s gonna do, traders freak out. Luckily for Powell, tomorrow’s probably not going to be a repeat of ...


Janney Montgomery Scott, a full-service wealth management, capital markets, and asset management firm, is to acquire FIG Partners, an Atlanta-based investment banking and research firm.


Hedge Fund Titans Aurelius and Elliott Clash in Distressed Deal  BloombergQuint

(Bloomberg) -- Years after leaving the New York-based hedge fund Elliott Management Corp., Mark Brodsky often found the firm he later started, Aurelius Capital ...


Plug Power plans to raise $23.5 million by selling 10 million shares of its common stock to a current shareholder at a price of $2.35 per share. The shares were offered — and are expected to be sold — ...


Acuris, a BC Partners and GIC-backed provider of global data, intelligence, research and analysis, has acquired Blackpeak, an investigative research firm.


Former House lawmaker Richard Baker, who has led the Managed Funds Association (MFA) for more than a decade, announced Wednesday that he will step down at the end of the year. MFA, which ...


Learnlight, a global language, intercultural skills and soft skills training provider, has acquired Arenalingua, a leading German language training company, as part of its European expansion strategy.


SmartStream Technologies, the financial Transaction Lifecycle Management (TLM) solutions provider, has partnered with Cassini Systems, a lading provider of pre and post trade margin analytics for buy side derivatives trading, to help financial institutions comply with BCBS-IOSCOmargin requirements for uncleared OTC derivatives.


Maitland, a global family office, administration and advisory firm, has appointed David Hathorn as Deputy Chairman with effect from 1 February 2019 as part of the firm’s ongoing succession planning.


Investing Lessons From the Activist Playbook.  Barron's

More companies are being targeted by activist investors, who are notching more victories. While their record on returns is mixed, they offer *fresh* value ideas.


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Hedge Fund Titans Aurelius and Elliott Clash in Distressed Deal  Bloomberg

Years after leaving the New York-based hedge fund Elliott Management Corp., Mark Brodsky often found the firm he later started, Aurelius Capital Management, ...


Titans of Distressed Elliott, Aurelius Gird for Windstream Duel  Bloomberg

Years after leaving the New York-based hedge fund Elliott Management Corp., Mark Brodsky often found the firm he later started, Aurelius Capital Management, ...


White to focus solely on enhancing equity investing in the flagship macro strategy

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This panel discussion looked at PE allocation, portfolio construction, manager selection, fee negotiation, position monitoring and performance benchmarking both from an LP’s and GP’s perspective


Hedge funds extend winning streak with a 1.24 gain in February as rising inflation fears are quickly put to rest  Opalesque

Hedge funds extended their winning streak to a second month with a February return of 1.24%, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by ...


Hedge funds continue strong start to 2019 with gains in February  Opalesque

Opalesque Industry Update - The Preqin All-Strategies Hedge Fund benchmark gained +1.91% in February, continuing hedge funds' strong start in 2019.


Odey rubbishes Channel 4's 'Brexit Millionaires' investigation  Financial News

Prominent UK hedge fund manager Crispin Odey has described a Channel 4 investigation into how his firm has sought to profit from the country's Brexit turmoil ...


A high-flying hedge fund lawyer “repeatedly punched” a fellow opera-goer in the shoulder after a row broke out over a coat on a seat, Westminster Magistrates’ Court heard. Matthew Feargrieve, a lawyer ...


Hedge Funds Doing Their Utmost to Defy Volatility Collapse  Bloomberg

Hedge funds focused on the $5.1 trillion-a-day foreign exchange market are trying to circumvent the dearth of volatility by going farther afield to find an edge.


(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission has announced that Wedbush Securities Inc. will pay a $250,000 penalty and has agreed to be censured to settle its failure to supervise charge in a pending administrative proceeding. According to the SEC’s March […]


Hedge fund managers and service providers rethink business models in the era of low fees  Opalesque

Delegates at the recent Opalesque Cayman Roundtable say that managers and *service* providers are rethinking business models in response to growing ...