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Report on U.S. Portfolio Holdings of Foreign Securities at End-Year 2012

This survey measured the value of U.S. portfolio holdings of foreign securities at year-end 2012 as approximately $7.9 trillion, with $5.3 trillion held in foreign equity, $2.3 trillion held in foreign long-term debt securities (original term-to-maturity in excess of one […]

ResCap Securities in Mongolia is the First Client to Use the Joint Offering

TOKYO – November 1, 2013 – Nomura Research Institute (NRI), Ltd., a leading provider of consulting services and system solutions, today announced that its subsidiary Nomura Research Institute Financial Technologies India Pvt. Ltd. (NRI FT India) has entered into a […]

Nirvana Solutions Winner in HFMWeek’s Annual Hedge Fund Services Award Ceremony

Nirvana Solutions is proud to announce its recent recognition in HFM Week’s Annual US Hedge Fund Services Award Ceremony, as the ‘Best Technology Company for Emerging Managers.’ The ceremony recognizes and celebrates those service providers who have outperformed their peers […]

SYZ & CO targets Chilean & LatAm pension funds with OYSTER funds range

The Swiss banking group SYZ & CO is moving into the Latin-American institutional markets with the registration in Chile of the OYSTER European Opportunities fund. The clientele being targeted is mainly local pension funds, a fast-developing category of investors in […]

Performance Chasing

Matthias Knab - Particularly since the global financial crisis, institutions find that they have more or less made the same investments with the same, brand name managers. How could such a level of herding have happened? Which investor groups have invested […]

GLG Appoints Peter J. Grondin as a Senior Research Analyst

GLG, the discretionary investment management division of Man Group plc (“Man”), has appointed Peter J. Grondin as a Senior Research Analyst.  Peter will join the North American Equities team, reporting to John Gisondi.  He will focus on industry sectors including […]

Hedge Funds Gain in Strong Market with Low Net Exposures

“Hedge funds generated solid performance in September as assets rallied on reduced Syrian tensions and assurances that the fed would not be tapering in September.” commented Charles Gradante, Co-Founder of Hennessee Group LLC. “The Hennessee Hedge Fund Index was up […]


Perseus Telecom and CME Group, the world’s leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced a new service offering called High Precision Time™. This enables customers to synchronize their time systems across a multitude of data centers where Perseus offers this […]

Hedgebay launches electronic settlement service for the hedge fund secondary market

Hedgebay Trading Corporation, a pioneer of the secondary hedge fund market, has launched a first of its kind electronic settlement service for the hedge fund secondary market. The new electronic functionality will be available on Hedgebay’s website and will assist […]

100% of Hedgeopolis New York Profits To Go To Charity

Hedge fund advisor Agecroft Partners has said that it will donate 100% of its share of the profits generated from the 2013 Hedgeopolis in New York this year to a Charitable Trust that will make contributions to various nonprofit organizations […]

Fair Value Considerations Related to the Accounting for Embedded Derivatives

User Contributed News – Accounting guidance around embedded derivatives is a reasonably mature topic with SFAS 133, Accounting for Derivative Instruments and Hedging Activities, released in 1998 (now ASC Topic 815). Still, this remains a complex area of accounting due […]

Should Hedge Funds Advertise?

As the ban on hedge fund, private equity fund, and venture capital fund “advertising” is set to lift on Monday, September 23, most funds are wondering if they should take advantage of the opportunity, or sit it out. Of most […]

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