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SCORPEO opens Boston office and expands with senior hires in London and US

User Contributed News – SCORPEO, an independent, multi asset class service provider that captures and delivers value to investors, has recruited Jack McNally as Managing Director of SCORPEO US LLC, based in the firm’s newly opened US office in Boston […]


The General Council for Islamic Banks and Financial Institutions (CIBAFI) and the Emirates Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA) announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that serves as the foundation for future cooperation towards the enhancement of knowledge […]

National Philanthropic Trust report reveals total charitable assets in DAFs grew nearly 20% to a record $53.74 billion

The 2014 Donor-Advised Fund Report, the most complete source for U.S. donor-advised funds (DAFs) statistics, found that grants from DAFs to qualified charities reached a record high of $9.66 billion in 2013, a 12.6 percent increase over 2012. Total DAF […]

Magnus Carlsen vs. Seniority

By Andrew Lerner Managing Partner, IA Capital Group Last year Magnus Carlsen defeated Viswanathan Anand to become world chess champion. Carlsen, 22, convincingly beat Anand, 44, a top grandmaster since 1988, two years before Carlsen was born. A chess […]

ABC Quant Launches a New Cloud Risk Platform Powered by LuxHedge Database

LuxHedge S.A., a premier provider of Alternative UCITS funds’ data, today announced that ABC Quant, LLC, a leading provider of risk management analytical solutions for the hedge fund industry, launched Risk Shell LuxHedge Edition. The new cloud-based application, powered by […]

Why Obama’s Policies Are Killing Small Financial Services Businesses

By Andrew Lerner Managing Partner, IA Capital Group I like President Obama, but despite my personal views I have to be honest: the regulations he has championed have been devastating to small businesses in financial services. Here’s a sector-by-sector breakdown: […]

SS&C unveils integrated front- to back-office solution for hedge funds

SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: SSNC), a global provider of financial services software and software-enabled services, today unveiled its integrated front- to back-office technology platform for hedge funds. The end-to-end offering features a comprehensive Order Management System (OMS), including state-of-the-art […]

NRI Launches NRI Financial Technology Team in Mumbai

Nomura Research Institute, Ltd., (NRI) a leading provider of consulting services and system solutions, today announced the expansion of NRI Financial Technologies India Pvt. Ltd (NRI FinTech) through the establishment of a new team in Mumbai. NRI FinTech, an NRI […]

Natural Resource Partners L.P. to Acquire Additional Williston Basin Oil and Gas Interests for $340 million

PRNewswire – Natural Resource Partners L.P. today reported that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire non-operated working interests in oil and gas properties located in the Bakken/Three Forks play of the WillistonBasin from an affiliate of Kaiser-Francis Oil Company for $340 […]

A Leg To Stand On (ALTSO) Less Than One Week Away From 3rd Annual Rocktoberfest in Chicago on Wednesday, October 8

A Leg To Stand On (ALTSO) will hold its third annual Rocktoberfest-Chicago on Wednesday, October 8 at City Winery at 1200 W. Randolph Street in Chicago. Financial industry professionals will perform rock and roll music to raise funds for ALTSO, which provides […]

Dillon Eustace Expands Cayman And Dublin Offices With New Hires

Dillon Eustace, a leading international law firm, announces further expansion of its global practice, with the senior hire of Jonathan Law to its Cayman office, and the addition of Fionnán Gannon who has joined the firm’s Dublin office. Jonathan joins […]

Hedge Fund Association Appoints Robert Kim and Raymond Kang as Korea Chapter Regional Co-Directors

The Hedge Fund Association (“HFA”), a leading global nonprofit trade and nonpartisan lobbying organization, announced today two new leadership appointments focused on the expanding hedge fund community and institutional investor demand in Korea, demonstrating HFA’s enduring commitment to growth and […]