Operations

NatWest says time is ripe for funds to appoint independent depositaries

A serious conflict of interest has arisen in the European funds industry.

Posted on: 07 Jul, 2016

AltX hedge fund platform forms distribution partnership with Northern Trust

Hedge fund market intelligence platform AltX has evolved.

Posted on: 27 Jun, 2016

Convergence data shows alternative industry growing but productivity faltering

Convergence Inc., the Connecticut-based data, analytics and surveillance platform for the alternative investment management industry, has published a summary of the insights it has derived f

Posted on: 09 May, 2016

Sovereign wealth funds, central banks and collateral liquidity

The way that collateral is being used, and indeed needed, in financial markets has altered significantly since the financial crises.

Posted on: 06 May, 2016

The reverse inquiry marketplace

Three years ago, former asset manager and capital markets professional, Peter Hans launched a public platform for fund managers and RIAs hoping to be discovered by investors.

Posted on: 03 May, 2016

The impact of regulation upon asset managers and investors

We spoke to Robert Goldbaum, SVP product & market strategy at Backstop Solutions about how regulation

Posted on: 29 Apr, 2016

Blockchain and settlement - what's the future?

Blockchain is already having a profound affect upon the banking industry, but what changes can it, and will it, bring about to the settlement landscape?

Posted on: 27 Apr, 2016

How fund managers could cut their FX costs by 2,500 per cent

An asset owner recently agreed with its custodian bank what fees it would pay to buy and sell currencies.

Posted on: 18 Apr, 2016

Establishing a Foundation for Social Media Screening as a Due Diligence

It’s easy now to condemn Martin Shkreli by pointing at his fraud indictment, purported lies he told investors and his childish behavior before Congress.

Posted on: 12 Apr, 2016

The Culture is as important as the return

You get a certain vibe when you enter a place. Whether it's a shop, a bar, restaurant, a dentist's office, a friend’s home or an investment manager – each offers a unique atmosphere that usually hits you the minute you walk through the door.

Posted on: 05 Apr, 2016

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