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2014-04-16 08:28:00

Named best large FoHF administrator by HFMWeek and largest FoHF servicer, according to eVestment survey NEW YORK and LONDON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BNY Mellon, a global leader in investment management and investment services, has been recognized as the best large fund of hedge funds (FoHF) administrator in HFMWeek's 2014 European Hedge Fund Services Awards. The company also was listed as top FoHF administrator by assets under administration (AUA) in the Q4 2013 eVestment Fund...

2014-04-14 23:09:17

New module brings an automated supervisory approach to personal trading oversight, monitoring, and reporting — allows private funds and investment advisers to use technology and outsource consulting expertise for an integrated solution to personal securities trading. Skokie, IL (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 National Regulatory Services (NRS), part of Accuity, today announced the release of a new module for the NRS ComplianceGuardian™ technology platform. The Personal Securities Trading...

2014-04-10 16:12:47

Your financial advisor calls you up to suggest a new investment scheme. Drawing on 20 years of data, he has set his computer to work on this question: If you had invested according to this scheme in the past, which portfolio would have been the best? His computer assembled thousands of such simulated portfolios and calculated for each one an industry-standard measure of return on risk. Out of this gargantuan calculation, your advisor has chosen the optimal portfolio. After briefly reminding...

2014-04-08 12:36:32

Survey Identifies Succession Planning as Long-Term Viability Issue Among Major Hedge Funds NEW YORK, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Institutional investors view activism as a successful tool used among hedge fund managers to increase returns and stimulate growth in their investments, according to a new survey conducted by Novus at the PartnerConnect / HedgeWorld East Conference in New York City, held March 25-27, 2014. "With institutional investors under increasing pressure to add value and...

2014-04-08 04:21:39

DUBAI, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There is good news for investors looking to capitalise on the highly valued Technology Metals market [http://electio-invest.com/what-are-technology-metals ] as Electio Invest expands its current portfolio of Rare Earth Metal (REM) and Industrial Mineral offerings in Middle East & Africa [http://electio-invest.com/contact-us ]. Commodity Investment Group, Electio-Invest [http://electio-invest.com ], have announced the inclusion of...

2014-04-02 08:34:39

LONDON and NEW YORK, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pamplona Capital Management LLP "Pamplona" is pleased to announce that it has acquired a majority stake in Alvogen, one of the fastest growing generics companies in the pharmaceutical industry. The stake was acquired from legacy shareholders through Pamplona's Private Equity Fund III. The value was not disclosed. Robert Wessman, the Founder and CEO of Alvogen and the existing management team, will continue to operate...

2014-03-25 08:27:47

NEW YORK, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hedge fund managers voted EY as the top global accounting organization in this year's Institutional Investor's Alpha 2014 Alpha Awards. As with the overall global ranking, EY also captured the crown in all five of the aspects of service on which hedge fund professionals were asked to rate accounting firms: audit, tax, regulatory and compliance, client service and hedge fund expertise. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130701/NY40565LOGO-b...

2014-03-25 08:23:11

NEW YORK, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hedging EM risks? Think gold, one of a series of papers published today by the World Gold Council, highlights how gold can be used by investors to mitigate systemic risks, act as a cost-effective currency hedge and reduce tail risks in emerging markets. Over the past decade, the paper notes, investors have profited from exposure to emerging markets, owing to their strong economic growth, favourable demographics and industry deregulation. However...

2014-03-24 08:25:26

Telcoms and Healthcare Trump Competitors / Infotec Sells Off NEW YORK, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Capital IQ, a leading provider of multi-asset class research data and analytics, today released a study of 4th quarter 2013 13F filings by pure play hedge funds in the U.S. which indicates that Telecoms and Healthcare were the sectors' major buys. In fact, Telecoms saw $2.9 billion worth of buys and Healthcare $2.8 billion. S&P Capital IQ performs its hedge fund analysis quarterly...

2014-03-19 08:32:08

Investment firms can now leverage the team of industry professionals at WPG Advisory for a variety of advisory, support and research capabilities in the telecommunications sector. DALLAS, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WPG Advisory LLC, a management & consulting services firm primarily focused on serving clients in the telecommunications sector, announced today that it is expanding its practice to serve the needs of hedge funds, private equity firms and family offices with existing or...