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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...

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...


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