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10 Oct. 2018 Tourbillon returns money to investors [more]
Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: Jason Karp's Tourbillon Capital Partners is winding down. In a letter to investors first reported on in the Wall Street Journal and reviewed by Opalesque
09 Oct. 2018 UK opens up access to Hong Kong funds [more]
Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: UK's Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding on Mutual Recognition of Funds (MoU). The MoU will allow eligible Hong Kong public funds and United Kingdom retail f
09 Oct. 2018 Northern Trust hires Wouter Sturkenboom as chief investment strategist [more]
Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: The $1.1 trillion global fund manager Northern Trust Asset Management appointed Wouter Sturkenboom as new chief investment strategist for Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific regions. The investment management firm said in a press release that Sturken
09 Oct. 2018 Issuance to lauch BlockEstate tokenized real estate fund to its network of investors [more]
Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: A marketing platform for digital securities, Issuance, announced that it has signed a marketing agreement with BlockEstate, a tokenized real estate fund using predictive analytics to drive returns for investors. This comes after the cmpany recently announced a list
09 Oct. 2018 CTAs move up in the hedge fund space, thanks to high treasury yields: Lyxor [more]
Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: CTAs benefitted the most on account of the strong market movements as treasury yields reach multi-year highs, Lyxor said in its Weekly Brief. Their short positions on U.S. Treasuries and long positions on crude oil were highly rewarding, according to the weekly rep
08 Oct. 2018 Hedge fund performance in September: HFRI Fund Weighted Composite Index fell -0.2% [more]
Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: Hedge funds posted mixed performance for September as U.S.bonds yields increased, with strategy gains led by fixed income-based relative value arbitrage, while macro currency led sub-strategy performance as the U.S. Dollar gained against the Japanese Yen, said a report
08 Oct. 2018 70% of Americans surveyed are emotionally uncertain on cryptocurrencies [more]
Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: According to a fresh survey released by Clovr, a blockchain oriented research firm, almost 70 percent of respondents felt "uncertainty" summed up their emotions regarding cryptocurrencies. The research report sampling over 1,000 American adults found tha
08 Oct. 2018 Amsys Capital launches actively-managed digital assets hedge fund [more]
Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: Amsys Capital has announced the launch of its first Digital Asset Fund. The actively-managed hedge fund seeks to manage growth within a volatile crypto-currency market. According to a release from the company, the Amsys Digital Asset Fund's goal is to actively
05 Oct. 2018 U.S. Bank Global Fund Services brings on Mastriano [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - U.S. Bank Global Fund Services has hired Peter Mastriano as executive director and global head of product management for private equity, real estate and alternative investment funds. In this role, Mastriano will develop our private equity, real estate and alternative inve
05 Oct. 2018 Federal Court ruling defines virtual currencies as commodities [more]
Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) released a press statement announcing federal courts would recognize virtual currencies as commodities and that CFTC had the power to prosecute fraud involving them. The US District Court for the District of Massachus
05 Oct. 2018 Liquidnet launches trading of Brazilian equities [more]
Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: Liquidnet's global institutional trading network has announced that its global buy-side community of more than 930 member firms can now trade Brazilian equities anonymously through its platform. The institutional equities marketplace said that the launch comes am
05 Oct. 2018 Caspian partners B2C2 to enhance institutional cryptocurrency liquidity [more]
Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: Crypto trading platform Caspian has partnered with the cryptocurrency market maker and liquidity provider B2C2 as part of a drive to attract more institutional investors wanting to increase their exposure to cryptocurrency markets. A press release from Caspian said
04 Oct. 2018 EFAMA calls on the European Commission to urgently postpone the UCITS exemption to protect consumers [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - EFAMA, the European Fund and Asset Management Association, has called on the European Commission to postpone the UCITS exemption within the PRIIPS regulation, following a letter issued yesterday by the European Supervisory Authorities (ESMA, EIOPA and EBA). The lette
04 Oct. 2018 BNY multi-asset builds out quant team [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - BNY Mellon Investment Management's U.S. Multi-Asset Manager, has hired an investment team managing quantitative strategies including Risk Parity, Managed Futures and Alternative Risk Premia. Roberto Croce Ph.D., Berto Brauns and Xuan Huan joined the firm's Boston o
04 Oct. 2018 eVestment acquires RedQuarry, a research tool for institutional investors [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - eVestment, a global leader in institutional investor data and analytics, has acquired RedQuarry. RedQuarry offers an easy-to-use, cloud-based investment research management solution that seamlessly retains notes, ranking assessments and documents while offering consistenc
04 Oct. 2018 Asset management industry launches diversity project [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - "The Diversity Project," an initiative focused on increasing diversity within the asset management industry, was launched today in North America by 14 leading financial services firms. NICSA, a non-profit trade association for the global asset management industry, is the
04 Oct. 2018 Local Pensions Partnership launches $972.66m hedge fund vehicle [more]
Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: The Local Pensions Partnership (LPP) has announced it had established the LPPI Diversifying Strategies fund, pooling together GBP 750m ($972.66m) of assets. A press release from the UK local government pension services provider said that the multi-manager, multi-s
04 Oct. 2018 Northern Trust launches integrated trading solutions for Institutional Investors [more]
Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: Northern Trust has reached an agreement to invest in Parilux Investment Technology as a key step in the development of its Front Office Solutions business designed to meet the operational and technology needs of in-house investment teams managing complex, global multi-
04 Oct. 2018 Abra rolls out top ten crypto token backed by investment fund [more]
Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: Digital currency wallet and exchange Abra has launched a new Bit10 token, short for Bitwise 10 Crypto Index Token, created by San Francisco-based Bitwise Asset Management and is tied to the top 10 coins on the market cap list. "When investors buy this new tok
04 Oct. 2018 Asia becomes world's fastest-growing asset-management market with AUM leaping 11% to $16tn [more]
Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: Asia is the world's fastest-growing asset-management market. The region captured nearly 45 percent of global flows over the past five years. Assets under management leapt by 11 percent year-on-year to a record $16 trillion by the end of 2017. Over the past decade, AUM
03 Oct. 2018 PIMCO to acquire industry-leading muni bond investment firm Gurtin Municipal Bond [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - PIMCO, one of the world's premier fixed income investment managers, announces that it has agreed to acquire Gurtin Municipal Bond Management (Gurtin), a specialist municipal bond manager. Combined, PIMCO and Gurtin will manage $38 billion in dedicated municipal bond a
03 Oct. 2018 Franklin Templeton Investments appoints Shane Clifford as senior managing director, alternative strategies [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - Franklin Templeton Investments announced the appointment of Shane Clifford as senior managing director, Alternative Strategies. In this new role, Clifford will focus on the global growth strategy and business development for Franklin Templeton's Alternatives business.
03 Oct. 2018 Investment advisors enjoy higher revenue, says study [more]
Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: The registered investment advisor (RIA) revenues have improved compared to 2015, said a study. However, according to the study published by BNY Mellon, the assets under management (AUM) growth is predominantly driven by market performance. Further, even as firms hav
03 Oct. 2018 VC Investments in blockchain and crypto up 280% this year: Study [more]
Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: Traditional venture capital (VC) investment in blockchain and crypto firms has grown by almost 280% to nearly $ 3.9 billion, in the three quarters of 2018, as compared to last year. In its latest report, blockchain research group Diar said that the number of deals
02 Oct. 2018 Northern Trust rolls out integrated trading solutions [more]
Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: Northern Trust Corporation has launched an outsourced trading capability designed to help asset owners and asset managers achieve better overall trading and performance outcomes. The Chicago-based asset manager which has assets under custody/administration of $10.7
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