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Doug McDonald, CIBC

CIBC Asset Management launches CIBC Active Global Currency Pool for institutional investors

Mon, 26/06/2017 - 07:54

CIBC Asset Management has launched the CIBC Active Global Currency Pool for institutional investors seeking an uncorrelated source of alpha in a liquid, absolute-return solution for their alternatives portfolios. »

Sean Murray, Sanne

Sanne appoints new Head of Fund Services for EMEA

Fri, 23/06/2017 - 10:56

Sanne has appointed Sean Murray as its new head of fund services for the EMEA region.  »

Chris Jenkins, Tora

TORA partners with LSE Group’s UnaVista for MiFID II transaction reporting

Fri, 23/06/2017 - 10:21

TORA, provider of a cloud-based order and execution management system (OEMS), has joined the London Stock Exchange Group’s UnaVista Partner Programme to help clients meet the transaction reporting requirements of MiFID II. »

Sean Capstick, GPP

GPP enhances client offering through Edgefolio’s Cap Intro services

Thu, 22/06/2017 - 10:36

GPP has formed a joint venture with Edgefolio to provide a Capital Introduction service to its prime brokerage clients. Edgefolio’s platform connects investors and hedge funds, creating technology-driven solutions for a traditionally conservative and fragmented industry.  »

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Velocity Trade opens Johannesburg office

Thu, 22/06/2017 - 10:33

Velocity Trade, an equity, foreign exchange and precious metals broker dealer, has opened a new office in Johannesburg.   »

Jeremy Davies, RSRCHXchange

Eighty five per cent of asset managers expect to comply with MiFID II in Q4 or later, says RSRCHXchange

Thu, 22/06/2017 - 10:04

A new survey by RSRCHXchange shows a significant slippage in terms of timing for MiFID II compliance, with the vast majority of asset managers leaving this until Q4 or later, despite the regulations coming onto effect in January 2018. »

Bill Neuman, Eze Software

Eze Software launches MiFID II commission management platform

Thu, 22/06/2017 - 08:49

Eze Software is rolling out a new cloud-based commission management platform designed to help the buy-side manage MiFID II requirements. »

Mike Delano, PwC

Luxembourg has the tools to support global distribution ambitions

Wed, 21/06/2017 - 18:19

Luxembourg is one of the world's leading onshore domiciles where, over the last 30 years, it has become the default option for managers wishing to establish UCITS funds. It is, by size, the world's second largest fund centre after the US, and, from a funds expertise perspective, offers managers everything they need; not just for UCITS funds but also unregulated or regulated alternative fund structures under AIFMD.  »

Williams Jones, MPL Management

The ‘Anti-ManCo’ ManCo

Wed, 21/06/2017 - 18:13

MPL Management (Luxembourg) SA is a third-party `Super Management Company' providing fund governance, operational support and oversight to both UCITS funds and AIFs. It is part of MPL Group, founded by William Jones in 2006, who has, over the past 26 years, helped set up more than 100 funds in his career.  »

Shah Sunay Shah, Axioma

Axioma partners with Omega Point to enable ‘quantamental’ approach in fundamental investing

Wed, 21/06/2017 - 08:33

Axioma, a global provider of risk and portfolio management solutions, has formed a new partnership with Omega Point (, a portfolio intelligence tool for fundamental-style managers. »


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