Fund Management

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 »

ABN AMRO Clearing organises AIF conference for investor community

On the 7th and 8th March 2017, ABN AMRO Clearing will be hosting the 6th Amsterdam Investor Forum (AIF) at its head office. The pre-day focus session on the 7th March will host roundtables for managers and investors and offer more intimate discussions and knowledge sharing opportunities. The conference’s main day on the 8th March will include panel sessions and key notes as well as the AIF Factor. The AIF factor is a competition where 5... more Read more »

Linedata upgrades Mfact solution

 Linedata the global solutions provider dedicated to the investment management and credit industries, has launched a new version of its award winning fund accounting solution, Linedata Mfact. Read more »

qbeats Welcomes Morningstar into the Fold

qbeats has announced the addition of articles from Morningstar, Inc., one of the leading providers of independent investment research in North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia to its publishing platform. For the first time, qbeats customers (investors, financial advisors, asset managers, and retirement plan providers and sponsors) will be able to access Morningstar content on a pay-per-view basis, powered by qbeats' 'QMV'*.  Read more »

Mackey adds new functionality to RMS Platform

MackeyRMS today unveiled major enhancements to its research management software (RMS) through an updated user interface and overall enhanced user experience. Read more »

Ovamba wins FinTech Africa Award 2016

Ovamba Cameroon Solutions (“Ovamba”), an online African funding and logistics services provider for SMEs (small and medium sized businesses), has been recognised as the ‘Best African Lending & Finance company’ of 2016 at the African FinTech Awards and secured a spot in the top-15 for the African FinTech 100. The awards are part of the largest exhibition and conference for finance professionals, Finance Indaba Africa, held annually in... more Read more »

Abel Noser Releases Ambitious Expansion Program

Abel Noser announced today it has finalized the previously announced management-led buyout of the firm along with private equity fund Estancia Capital Partners, L.P. The transition of the business to the second generation of senior management after the retirement of its founding partners will empower Abel Noser to continue to grow its existing businesses, including trade analytics services, transaction compliance, and agency-only brokerage... more Read more »

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