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Cim Fund Services goes live with eFront’s FrontInvest solution

Fri, 22/05/2015 - 16:00

Cim Fund Services, one of the largest fund administrators in Mauritius, is going live with the eFront’s flagship FrontInvest solution.  »

James Williams, Hedgeweek

Cybersecurity threat to hedge funds requires closer communication between legal and IT teams

Thu, 21/05/2015 - 12:18

By James Williams – Global law firms need to work closely with hedge funds to improve their cybersecurity risk management by identifying at-risk assets and coming up with a legal risk mitigation response.  »

Lena Ng, Intralinks

Cybersecurity: A global legal perspective

Mon, 18/05/2015 - 17:30

On Wednesday 22 April, the House of Representatives passed a new cybersecurity bill – the Protecting Cyber Networks Act (PCNA) – to allow file sharing between government intelligence agencies and private companies and raise the overall awareness of hacking.  »

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Changes to Significant Investor Visa program good news for Australian startups and SMEs

Mon, 18/05/2015 - 06:00

Startups and small to medium-sized enterprises stand to be the big winners from an expected increase in the pool of much-needed investment capital, according to the Australian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCAL).  »

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Tullett Prebon launches screen-based matching engine for alternative assets

Tue, 12/05/2015 - 19:00

Tullett Prebon Alternative Investments (TPAI) has developed and launched a screen-based matching engine called TP-AIME (Tullett Prebon Alternative Investments Matching Engine) to better facilitate transactions in alternative investments.  »

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Lock up the front door: cybersecurity perspectives of FoHF managers

Thu, 07/05/2015 - 09:37

Cybersecurity issues have existed as long as the internet. What seems to have changed in the last 18 months is not only that the nature of the breaches has become more sophisticated, but also the fact that hedge funds have become a much bigger target.  »


Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC adopts Omgeo ALERT

Wed, 06/05/2015 - 18:30

Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC Private Limited (GIC) has adopted Omgeo ALERT, a web-based global database for the maintenance and communication of account and Standing Settlement Instructions (SSIs). »


Mercia launches start-up competition for Life Sciences sector

Tue, 28/04/2015 - 18:30

UK-based technology investor Mercia Fund Management (MFM) has launched its quarterly start-up competition, The Pitch, with the chance for the winner to receive GBP3000. »

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Cybersecurity: Walking a tight rope between transparency and control

Mon, 20/04/2015 - 11:02

Trevor Chisholm, Director of Alternative Investments at Intralinks has appeared in a new video on Asset TV. The interview discusses how managers can achieve transparency whilst still maintaining control.  »


Cordium launches new compliance software solution Pilot

Wed, 15/04/2015 - 17:00

Cordium, a provider of compliance consulting, accounting, tax and software to the financial services industry, has launched Pilot, its latest compliance software solution. »


Wealth management match-maker secures GBP500,000 from angel investors

Wed, 15/04/2015 - 06:00, an online ‘dating’ service that matches affluent individuals with wealth managers, has secured GBP500,000 from angel investors to finance its development and business expansion. »


UBS Fund Services implements SunGard’s Investran Insight

Thu, 26/03/2015 - 18:00

UBS Fund Services has implemented SunGard’s Investran Insight to provide investment managers and investors with interactive reporting, advanced analytics, and data visualisation across its private equity value chain.  »


Intralinks launches Intralinks Dealmanager

Tue, 24/03/2015 - 14:30

Intralinks Holdings has launched Intralinks Dealmanager which is aiming to improve corporate development teams’ capacity and ability to evaluate deals properly by giving them a centralised place to manage deal processes, assign tasks, and report on deal progress.  »


MUGC Lux Management implements Linedata AIFMD regulatory reporting tech

Wed, 18/03/2015 - 16:30

MUGC Lux Management, the management company of Mitsubishi UFJ Global Custody, has implemented Linedata AIFMD Regulatory Reporting. »


Blue Pillar secures USD14m investment round led by EnerTech Capital

Tue, 17/03/2015 - 10:00

Blue Pillar, a provider of software-based solutions that increase real time visibility and control into distributed energy assets, has secured a USD14 million financing led by EnerTech Capital.  »


Investindustrial Selects SunGard’s Investran

Mon, 23/02/2015 - 09:00

Investindustrial Advisors, investment manager to the Investindustrial private equity funds, has chosen SunGard’s Investran private equity software solution to provide a centralised accounting and reporting solution.  »

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New angel network to invest in early-stage life science companies

Tue, 10/02/2015 - 09:00

The newly-launched Bio/Med Investor Network is to focus on early-stage investments in bioscience, medical technologies and digital health companies.  »

Jonathan Broch, SunGard

New models of efficiency for private equity general partners

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 16:11

By Jonathan Broch (pictured), Head of Strategy for Private Equity, SunGard – While operational efficiency is a concern for most financial institutions today, private equity general partners (GPs) face their own unique challenges. As the demands for information continue to mount, to what extent can specialist private equity software and the right operating model create a winning combination? »


Abacus launches Cloud Panel

Tue, 25/11/2014 - 11:00

Abacus Group, LLC, a provider of hosted IT solutions for hedge funds and private equity funds, has launched the Abacus Cloud Panel »

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Social media for asset managers

Tue, 18/11/2014 - 13:05

SEI’s Lori White explains how social media platforms such as Twitter and LinkedIn can help investment managers market their business. »


Abacus Group teams up with Varonis Group

Wed, 12/11/2014 - 16:01

Varonis Systems is to supply Abacus Group, a provider of hosted IT solutions for hedge funds and private equity funds, with a platform to monitor, manage and capture unstructured data in the Abacus private cloud. »

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Emerging Crowd to unlock investment opportunities in frontier and emerging markets

Wed, 12/11/2014 - 06:30

A new online platform is, for the first time, giving UK-based investors the chance to invest in some of the most exciting frontier and emerging growth companies in the world. »

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Kelso Selects iLEVEL for portfolio monitoring

Thu, 06/11/2014 - 16:01

Middle market private equity firm Kelso has selected the iLEVEL Private Capital Data Platform to automate its quarterly review process and track its investment performance in greater detail. »

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Meeschaert implements Linedata for front-to-back asset management workflows

Mon, 03/11/2014 - 14:00

Meeschaert Asset Management has implemented Linedata Front Office Platform to manage its complete front-to-back asset management workflow across its business. »

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First Reserve selects iLEVEL to monitor portfolio

Tue, 28/10/2014 - 12:03

First Reserve has selected the iLEVEL Private Capital Data Platform to streamline its portfolio data collection process and to manage the performance data of its portfolio of energy assets. »

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NICE Actimize partners with Alacra

Wed, 22/10/2014 - 13:03

NICE Actimize has partnered with Alacra to integrate Alacra's customer onboarding and Know-Your-Customer tool, Alacra Compliance Enterprise (ACE) and Alacra's Reference Data Platform, into NICE Actimize's Customer Due Diligence (CDD) anti-money laundering solution. »

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Pacific Fund Systems delivers automated AIFMD Annex IV reporting solution

Tue, 21/10/2014 - 11:54

Pacific Fund Systems (PFS) has delivered an automated AIFMD Annex IV reporting solution in the latest release of its PFS-PAXUS fund accounting and share registry software platform. »

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FlashFunders launches no-fee online equity funding platform

Fri, 17/10/2014 - 14:05

FlashFunders has launched a no-fee, online equity funding platform aimed at helping start-ups raise capital efficiently, while also opening up access to start-up investing for accredited investors. »

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eFront and Methys extend partnership

Tue, 14/10/2014 - 10:08

eFront, a software provider of financial solutions for managing alternative investments, has extended its partnership with international technology consulting firm Methys, naming it the integrator for all eFront solutions in Africa. »

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Comvest Partners selects iLEVEL for portfolio monitoring

Fri, 03/10/2014 - 11:21

Comvest Partners has selected the iLEVEL Private Capital Data Platform to monitor and analyse portfolio performance. »

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Cybersecurity issues have existed as long as the internet. What seems to have changed in the last 18 months is not only that the nature of the breaches has become more sophisticated, but also the fact that hedge funds have become a much bigger target.  ... »

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Private equity fundraising through the first quarter is examined in this extract from the Preqin Quarterly Update: Private Equity, Q1 2015. ... »

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Hedgeweek Special Report: The Bahamas – How it continues to evolve its funds industry

The Bahamas is taking steps to raise its profile as an attractive funds centre, continuing to build out the popular SMART Fund model template to provide a range of solutions for investment managers, plus its new ICON structure designed to appeal specifically to Brazilian investment managers and advisers.... »


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