Fund Management

Olymp Capital Launches First Comprehensive European Blockchain And Crypto Asset Fund

Alternative Investment Fund Manager Olymp Capital (AIF) today announces the launch of the first European investment fund to cover the entire blockchain and crypto asset ecosystem. The fund, managed by Olymp Capital, will include blockchain-related Private Equity, Initial Coin Offering (ICO) activity and a fund-of-fund activity centred on crypto hedge funds. The fund accepts investment both in fiat and crypto currencies (eg bitcoin, ether).  Read more »

Esme Loans partners with Pollen Street Capital

Esme Loans, the digital lending platform for SMEs and scale up businesses, today announced that it has entered into a partnership with Pollen Street Capital, a London-based private equity and credit manager, further enhancing Esme’s ability to serve UK SMEs. The partnership, through Pollen Street’s Honeycomb Investment Fund, will accelerate and expand Esme’s product offering, whilst helping Esme to achieve its strategic growth ambitions. Read more »

Launch of CoAssets Stirling Fort Absolute Return Fund (CASFAR)

CoAssets Limited (CoAssets or the "Company") (ASX: CA8), a financial technology platform specialising in providing funding solutions for small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), is pleased to announce the launch of the CoAssets Stirling Fort Absolute Return Fund (CASFAR Fund or Fund) by its wholly owned Singapore based subsidiary CoAssets International Pte Ltd. Read more »

AK Jensen Group Awarded Best Hedge Fund Platform for Third Successive Year

AKJ Traditional platform, the leading turnkey, tier one hedge fund platform was announced 'Winner of Best Hedge Fund Platform - Emerging Funds' at the 2018 HFM European Services Awards. Owned and managed by AK Jensen Group, the AKJ Traditional platform provides a single, integrated legal and regulatory infrastructure, enabling fund managers - from start-up to the highest level - to setup and run viable funds. Read more »

FundedByMe Moves Into Poland

FundedByMe, the fastest growing equity crowdfunding platform in Scandinavia, with a network of 110,000 investors, is expanding into Poland. The launch of FundedByMe in Poland will take place on 17 April at Google Campus in Warsaw. The new office in Poland is the fifth international market location beyond Sweden where the platform is headquartered. Read more »

New version of Linedata Capitalstream enhances the user interface and expands functionalities

Linedata (Euronext Paris: LIN) is pleased to announce the latest release of Linedata Capitalstream, an award winning and best-in-class lending & leasing solution. This version, available now, marks a turning point in the story of Linedata Capitalstream: it is new in its design and user benefits, and brings deeper technology changes. Read more »

Quant Insight Makes Macro Research Available via RSRCHXchange

Quant Insight’s macro research provides quantitative analysis and actionable investment ideas to hedge funds, asset managers, asset allocators, pension funds and wealth managers. Their investment expertise, combined with high-quality data, proprietary algorithms and AI driven machine learning models helps investors make sense of complex trading environments and make better investment decisions.  Read more »

SEB and Nasdaq to Build Blockchain for Swedish Mutual Fund Market

SEB, the Nordic financial services group, and Nasdaq, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) have announced a joint project to test a developed prototype for a  mutual fund trading platform based on blockchain technology. Read more »

SETL and four asset management firms launch IZNES

SETL and four asset management firms announced today the launch of IZNES, the pan-European fund record-keeping platform based on blockchain technology. The platform provides investors, asset management firms, distributors and wealth management advisers with easy and rapid access to fund units. The platform enables firms to enter into new relationships with investors, manage KYC processes, handle subscription / redemption instructions, and settle... more Read more »

BNP Paribas Securities Services Unveils a Next-generation Fund Distribution Platform

BNP Paribas Fund Link aims to make the fund distribution process easier and more efficient, by facilitating the flow of information between fund buyers and sellers thanks to blockchain and smart contract technology. One of the main objectives of the platform is to speed up the onboarding process for both fund buyers and asset managers. Fund buyers using BNP Paribas Fund Link will only have to upload their profile and investor onboarding... more Read more »

Incofin Investment Management Teams Up with New Investors

Launched in 2015, the agRIF fund seeks to address the scarcity of financial services adapted to the needs of smallholder farmers, an economic segment representing the largest portion of those living on less than $2 per day. It does this by investing equity in financial intermediaries that target the agricultural sector. Read more »

Second Consecutive Year the Best: EY the Leading Global Provider of Services to Hedge Funds

For its superior experience and breadth of offerings to hedge fund space managers, EY was recognized by The Hedge Fund Journal Awards 2017 as Leading Global Provider of Services to Hedge Funds for the second year in a row.   The Hedge Fund Journal Awards recognize excellence in the European service provider community over the previous 12 months, celebrating organizations that pioneer innovation and growth in the hedge fund industry. This marks... more Read more »

Northern Trust is Selected to Perform Administrative Functions of Alpine Global Master Fund

Alpine Global Master Fund, a long/short market-neutral hedge fund, has appointed Northern Trust (Nasdaq: NTRS) to provide hedge fund administration services and middle office outsourcing. The fund has a fundamental based quantitative investment methodology and is managed by BOCOM International Asset Management Limited, with Huatai-PineBridge Fund Management Co., Ltd. as the investment advisor. Read more »

CoInvestor Platform Evolves to Include Funds as Business Grows

CoInvestor has announced the addition of funds to their platform building on its existing service allowing direct and advised investors to co-invest alongside leading tax-efficient fund managers on the same terms. The evolution of the platform to enable investment into funds, in addition to direct co-investment opportunities, is driven by the desire to provide investors and advisers with a ‘one stop shop’ for tax-efficient investing. Read more »

Horizon Nominated for Best Trading System by FStech Awards 2017

Horizon Software, the leading provider of electronic trading solutions and algorithmic technology to the world’s exchanges, banks, brokers and fund managers, today announced that it has been shortlisted for Best Trading System by the FStech Awards 2017. Winners will be announced during a ceremony to be held on March 23rd at the London Mariott Hotel, Mayfair. Read more »

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