James Bryant, Highvern

Highvern selects Altareturn fund administration software

Wed, 21/03/2018 - 09:35

Highvern’s funds team is to be the first administrator in Jersey to sign up with private capital software Altareturn. The move comes just a matter of months after Highvern launched its funds business. »

Olivia Munro, Eze Castle Integration

Four common misconceptions about the hybrid cloud

Wed, 14/03/2018 - 13:39

By Olivia Munro, Eze Castle Integration – Financial institutions and firms continue to embrace cloud computing technology. While the hybrid cloud is rising in popularity for firms, there are still some common misconceptions about the methodology. »

Partners Group Selects thinkFolio by IHS Markit

Thu, 08/03/2018 - 17:33

Business information provider IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) today announced that Partners Group, a EUR62 billion global private markets investment manager, has selected IHS Markit’s thinkFolio as its cross-asset order management and portfolio modelling system. »

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Koger enhances compliance software for complete financial crime prevention

Tue, 06/03/2018 - 10:49

Koger has enhanced its compliance technology to provide a comprehensive tool for financial crime prevention.  The company’s KURE software handles all aspects of Anti-Money Laundering and Know Your Client (AML/KYC) due diligence, as well as complete Customer Lifecycle Management (CLM). »

Ramon van Heusden, TMF Group

Technology drives transparency in real estate investing

Tue, 27/02/2018 - 10:34

Ramón van Heusden has seen a lot of changes in real estate investing over the last 14 years he has worked in Luxembourg. Over that time, van Heusden has held three different roles, each one of which has involved working with international real estate and private equity funds.  »

Mark Coriaty, Eze Castle Integration

Eze Castle Integration - Best Technology Outsourcing Cloud Provider

Thu, 22/02/2018 - 13:19

Fund managers face a multitude of pressures today, ranging from regulatory to investor demands for improved transparency and evidence that their data is being stored and secured to the highest standards. »

eFront and PitchBook form strategic data partnership

Thu, 22/02/2018 - 10:38

eFront, a technology provider to alternative investment professionals, and PitchBook, a data provider for the private and public equity markets, have formed a strategic partnership to integrate PitchBook data within the recently announced eFront Insight solution. »

J Christopher Giancarlo, CFTC

US CFTC and UK FCA to collaborate on FinTech innovation

Tue, 20/02/2018 - 08:26

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) are to collaborate and support innovative firms through each other’s financial technology (FinTech) initiatives – LabCFTC and FCA Innovate. »

Eva March, advinda

advinda launches first capital raising app for the alternatives industry

Mon, 12/02/2018 - 10:21

General partners (GPs) in the alternative investment industry now have a single app that combines CRM tailored for capital raising and investor relations with global institutional investor intelligence. »

Anthony Cowell, KPMG

Digitise or jeopardise says KPMG report

Thu, 08/02/2018 - 08:28

A new report entitled ‘Alternative Investments 3.0 – digitize or jeopardize’ from KPMG International and CREATE-Research finds that digital technologies are radically reshaping the alternative investment industry, but a large majority of hedge funds and private equity firms appear to be too slow to respond. »

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