ImQubator to work with SFM to source and seed APAC managers

ImQubator (IMQ), the Amsterdam-based hedge fund seeding platform, has agreed to work with Synergy Fund Management (SFM) in Hong Kong to source and seed Asia-Pacific managers.

Posted on: 10 Jan, 2012

Greater operational due diligence needs to be performed during M&A, highlights Aberdeen Asset Management COO

Asset managers acquiring or merging with other businesses need to perform more comprehensive operational due diligence during the takeover process, according to the chief operating officer (COO) at Aberdeen Asset Management.

Posted on: 05 Jan, 2012

Hedge funds face challenges to get to grips with Form PF, experts argue at COOConnect debate in New York

Hedge funds have been urged to hurry up and ensure they are fully compliant with all regulation before they file their Form PF, industry experts have said at an event on Dodd Frank registration hosted by COOConnect in New York.

Posted on: 05 Dec, 2011

FoHFs upping game as they compete with consultants

Funds of hedge funds (FoHFs), while facing growing competition from consultants, are raising their game, one manager has argued.

Posted on: 29 Nov, 2011

MarkitSERV offers enhanced services to BlackRock Solutions

MarkitSERV, an electronic trade processing platform for over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives transactions, has announced it will be a primary gateway to central clearing and will offer expanded services for electronic allocation delivery of derivati

Posted on: 07 Oct, 2011

Clearing house and dealer technology upgrades to cope with OTC reform could hit buy-side

Mandatory clearing of over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives will force clearing houses and dealers to push the technology costs onto the buy-side, a TABB Group report has warned.

Posted on: 03 Oct, 2011

Hedge funds to spend more than $2 billion on technology in 2011

Hedge funds are projected to spend up to $2.09 billion on technology infrastructure in 2011, according to a survey by Citi Prime Finance.

Posted on: 30 Sep, 2011

Arun Aggarwal, SWIFT

COOConnect Editorial: An interview with Arun Aggarwal, Managing Director UK, Ireland and Nordics at Swift.

Posted on: 22 Sep, 2011

BNY Mellon expand hedge fund stress test service to money market funds

BNY Mellon and Investor Analytics, a risk management provider, have expanded their hedge fund stress testing service to cater for money market funds in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

Posted on: 12 Sep, 2011

Hedge funds express greater interest in disaster recovery systems post-quake and hurricane

There has been renewed interest from hedge funds in disaster recovery systems following the onslaught of Hurricane Irene and the magnitude 5.8 earthquake on the US’s east coast, according to technology provider Eze Castle Integration.

Posted on: 05 Sep, 2011


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