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2014-03-06 08:29:32

Despite increased importance investors continue to under research hedge fund directors during operational due diligence NEW YORK, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Corgentum Consulting, the leading provider of the industry's most comprehensive hedge fund operational due diligence reviews and background investigations, today announced the results of a survey that shows the majority of investors and operational due diligence analysts (73%) feel directors do not serve a useful function. Even a...

2014-03-04 08:28:16

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DMS Offshore Investment Services (DMS), the world's largest fund governance firm, has won the 2014 Best Offshore Advisory Firm Award from the influential international hedge funds magazine, Hedgeweek. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140304/NY76029 DMS was selected through a poll of the magazine's readers and the firm had no part in soliciting the award. More than 2,600 persons took part in the voting. Hedgeweek's...

2014-02-21 08:24:22

NEW YORK, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Capital IQ and New Legacy Group have announced this year's finalists for the second annual Global Emerging Manager Awards (GEMA), an industry-sponsored event that recognizes successful emerging hedge fund managers from around the world, and provides a forum for sharing best practices among colleagues within the institutional investor community. In addition to the awards ceremony, this year's GEMA event will also host a panel...

2014-02-12 08:36:08

NEW YORK, February 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Speakerbus, a pioneer in collaborative voice management solutions, today announced the strengthening of its New York operation with appointment of Dan Baker as Account Executive and promotion of Nicole D'Antuono to Director of Sales Americas. "Speakerbus has seen steady growth in the Americas working with existing as well as new clients and it's great to welcome Dan to the team. With a single unified platform, Speakerbus can...

2014-02-11 12:24:35

NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Anchin, Block & Anchin LLP has been named the U.S. Overall Accountancy Firm of the Year for the second year in a row in the annual International Hedge Fund Awards announced this week. Winners were selected by Acquisition International Magazine. Their circulation of 53,000 includes individual and institutional investors as well as managers and other industry professionals. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140129/NY55579LOGO)...

2014-02-10 12:25:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caissa, LLC has been named the Most Trusted Financial Risk Management Software in the annual International Hedge Fund Awards announced this week. Winners were selected by Acquisition International Magazine. Their readership includes institutional investors as well as managers and other industry professionals. Caissa, LLC works with institutions now representing in excess of $50B in assets. These allocators leverage Portfolio Navigator's...

2014-02-10 08:24:27

Dynamic tool helps sponsors and advisors harness big data to create effective plan design and improve employee outcomes. NEW YORK, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- J.P. Morgan Retirement Plan Services has developed a unique data visualization tool that gives sponsors and advisors a vastly improved view into the saving and investing behaviors of 401(k) plan participants. This "Plan Diagnostics Tool" visually presents the interaction of multiple plan design factors on employee outcomes....

2014-02-07 16:23:31

NEW YORK, Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recognizing the importance of global emerging markets and investors' heightened focus on them, S&P Capital IQ, a leading provider of multi-asset class data, research and analytics, has recently completed research on the historical drivers of return in emerging markets and developed a new stock picking model that leverages these insights. This research, authored by Temi Oyeniyi, Li Ma and Vivian Ning, follows the introduction earlier this year of a...

2014-02-04 12:24:44

NEW YORK, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Credit Suisse LAB Index was down 0.94% in January according to Dr. Jordan Drachman, Head of Alternative Beta Strategies at Credit Suisse. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20091204/CSLOGO) Dr. Drachman noted, "The Credit Suisse Liquid Alternative Beta Index ("CSLAB"), which aims to reflect the performance of the overall hedge fund industry, finished down 0.94% in January. The Event Driven strategy was the strongest performer for the month,...

2014-01-30 08:37:16

Offers Investment Management, Reference Data and Risk Technology Solutions LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Broadridge Financial Solutions (NYSE: BR), the leading provider of technology-driven solutions for financial services firms globally, today announced that it has appointed Bennett Egeth as President of its newly-expanded Investment Management business. Building on Broadridge's 2011 acquisition of Paladyne Systems, Inc., this business offers investment managers,...