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New Managers January 2014

SERVICERS' SPOT: New products and services for new managers

London prime broker who incubates hedge funds wants to launch in Singapore

Linear Investments, the specialist prime brokerage run by City of London veterans Jerry Lees and Paul Kelly, is looking to launch a Singapore operation, reports Financial News. The company, which incubates small hedge funds and brokers, has benefited over the past two years as the top-tier investment banks have trimmed their smaller, less profitable clients.

Lees told the paper: "The regulators in Singapore are very keen to attract external investors and operators on a more systematic basis than in Hong Kong. Singapore also has a lot of smaller hedge funds and a lot are coming over from Switzerland." Liquid Holdings starts simulator program for emerging managers

Liquid Holdings Group, Inc. announced a new "simulator" program that allows emerging hedge fund managers to beta test their fund strategies on the Liquid OERMS platform under the guidance of Liquid's Solutions Specialists. In Liquid's new corporate headquarters in midtown Manhattan, the Client Service Center was built in part to provide emerging hedge funds with a unique opportunity to test-drive their investment strategies on the Liquid platform.

Liquid Holdings Group is a provider of a single platform that integrates order and execution management with real-time risk, reporting, shadow accounting, and managed services in the cloud for the financial services community. Sturgeon can help managers navigate the EU

The ‘patchwork quilt' of regulatory requirements resulting from European Union member states exercising discretion under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive is likely ......................

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