The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index gained 0.86 percent in February, supported by the global equity market which continued to rebound over a potential resolution of the US-China trade friction.
Alternative Investment Funds based in the EU was worth €4.9 trillion in 2017, as measured by Net Asset Value (NAV), according to The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) first statistical report on the sector. That is nearly one third of the total EU fund industry.
The Cayman Islands recorded 31% of all offshore M&A transactions and 26% of total deal value in 2018, maintaining its spot as the top jurisdiction for offshore deal making last year, according to a report released by offshore law firm Appleby.
The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) has opened applications for The Thomas Jefferson Memorial Scholarship.
Two-thirds of alternative investment professionals believe that investing in innovation should be the top priority for CEOs and C-suite executives, according to the results of a survey by the Cayman Alternative Investment Summit (CAIS) at its sixth annual conference, which took place in February in the Cayman Islands.
The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the Bank of England, including the Prudential Regulation Authority (BoE) and the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) have issued a statement regarding derivatives trading and clearing activities between the United Kingdom (UK) and United States (US) after the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union (EU).
ThreatAware has launched a new software platform aimed at asset managers designed to allow directors with no specialist IT skills to monitor the whole of their cybersecurity.
Some 52 per cent of senior decision-makers in financial services organisations in the US and Europe update or replace in-house solutions because they become technologically outdated, according to a new report by Asset Control.
Lucena Research, a specialist in predictive analytics for financial markets, and Wall Street Horizon, the leading provider of corporate earnings and events data to institutional investors, have launched a new combined offering designed to deliver actionable signals for investment.
SMP Group, which provides a range of fund services globally, has announced a management buyout, as part of a planned leadership succession process, backed by Palatine Private Equity. The MBO is subject to regulatory approval.