Strong EU leadership required to manage uncertain times ahead

It has been suggested that a difficult period for both Europe and the UK within Europe could be set to follow the elections that will be taking place over the coming months.

Posted on: 23 Mar, 2015
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Asset manager interest in Stock Connect to increase

The Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect initiative enabling international investors to trade in onshore Chinese equities is likely to see a surge in fund manager interest once regulators fix some of the issues surrounding securities ownership and trade settlements, according to HSBC Securities Services.

Posted on: 23 Mar, 2015
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Skin in the game at CCPs

The announcement by Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) that it is to infuse a chunk of its own capital into some of its default funds across the world is welcome news as a growing percentage of the notional $700 trillion over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives market is pushed onto centralised clearing houses (CCPs) as mandated under the Dodd-Frank Act in the US and the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR).

Posted on: 19 Mar, 2015
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Alternative investors: preparing for the unknown entity

23 Dec, 2014

Mark Davies, General Manager of Avox, a wholly owned subsidiary of DTCC, discusses the long-term considerations firms must make in managing their legal entity data to meet AIFMD reporting requirements.

Interview with Tom Zdon, Advent Software, on the technology firm's new suite of products

COOConnect spoke to Tom Zdon, vice president at Advent Software, about the technology firm’s new suite of products, at the company’s client conference in Barcelona.

Posted on: 09 Oct, 2014
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Stuart Fiertz of Cheyne Capital finds reasons to be cheerful about European investment opportunities

Stuart Fiertz, co-founder, president and director of research at Cheyne Capital Management, delivered the keynote address at the ABN Amro Investor Forum in Amsterdam on Wednesday.

Posted on: 14 Feb, 2014
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Dominic Hobson reviews Kevin Mirabile's new book

Kevin Mirabile, Hedge Fund Investing: A Practical Approach to Understanding Investor Motivation, Manager Profits and Fund Performance, 350 pages, John Wiley, 2013.

Posted on: 05 Apr, 2013
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20 thoughts about independent collateral management for fund managers

COOConnect today brought together three banks and one vendor to discuss the increasingly topical issue of collateral management for the buy-side.

Posted on: 12 Oct, 2012

Prime Custody and Asset Protection - Webinar Replay

Our Prime Custody and Asset protection Webinar took place on Monday 30th July in London.

Posted on: 03 Aug, 2012

COOConnect Editorial: Interview with Marlin Naidoo, head of the hedge fund capital group in APAC for Deutsche Bank, on whether Asia is over-rated

Asia, as a region, has witnessed a level of wealth creation unseen anywhere else since the US baby boom, making it a prime target for hedge fund managers keen on raising assets.

Posted on: 24 May, 2012
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