01/16/2012

Conifer expands reach of cloud services in hedge fund management

Conifer iCon provides a full scope of asset servicing processes, including a data repository and in-depth attribution reporting through a fully customizable portal. All investment operations can be carried out from any location through a browser.

01/06/2012

State Street Global Advisors Launches Online ETF Education Resource

Featuring commentary, research, and thought leadership from State Street Global Advisors, ETF Fact or Fiction will detail nuances of the ETF product structure, address common questions and misconceptions, and highlight key industry trends to help investor

01/06/2012

Hedge fund administrator GlobeOp in takeover talks

GlobeOp Financial Services is in talks with private equity firms Advent International Corporation and TPG over possible takeover offers, as the hedge fund services firm carries out a strategic review to try and boost its share price.

01/04/2012

Hedge fund manager battles to save Sears

Eddie Lampert, one of America's wealthiest hedge fund managers, is battling to save Sears after one of the country's oldest department chains saw sales plunge over Christmas.

12/30/2011

Men Take Lead In Financial Decisions, Reveals HSBC Report

HSBC’s The Future of Retirement programme is a leading independent study into global retirement trends. It provides authoritative insights into the key issues associated with ageing populations and increasing life expectancy around the world.

12/27/2011

Hedge funds hammered in one of worst years on record

Hedge funds have suffered their second worst year on record as volatile markets, plunging commodities and political uncertainty torpedoed the investment plans of even the $2 trillion (£1.28 trillion) sector's biggest stars.

12/23/2011

Hedge Fund Chief Falcone Rejects an Offer to Settle by SEC

Prominent hedge-fund manager Philip Falcone has rejected a Securities and Exchange Commission settlement offer that would have banned him from the securities industry and essentially ended his career, people familiar with the matter said.

12/19/2011

Layoffs hit Soros investment company

Still, the fund continues to rank as one of the world's biggest and most powerful investors with some $25 billion in assets and some 300 employees putting that money to work.

12/08/2011

Aberdeen Israel Fund shutters sub-adviser

Aberdeen's investment philosophy with respect to equity investing is based on the belief that strong long term returns are achieved by identifying and buying good quality stocks at reasonable valuations and holding them for the long term.

12/05/2011

State Street Global Advisors unveils two new ETFs

The addition of these two exchange traded funds (ETFs) strengthens State Street’s family of fixed income ETFs, which now includes 26 SPDR ETFs that provide precise access to a wide range of fixed income investments.