October 19, 2013

Seth Merrin

Liquidnet hedges its bets with private markets service

(Pictured: Seth Merrin) Liquidnet, the global off-market trading network for asset managers, is looking to emulate its coverage of the listed space my moving into unlisted transactions. Headline-grabbing IPOs mask the fact that private companies are staying private longer. On a

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Ian Robertson

Robbo departs super… not with a whimper, but a bang

(Pictured: Ian Robertson) Ian Robertson, the secretary of the depa trade union and former chair of AIST, has resigned his long-standing position on the board of NSW’s Local Government Super, where he was also chair of its investment committee. The union

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John Schaffer

Time to get serious about manager selection

Comment by John Schaffer* On October 14, Investor Strategy News published an article entitled: “What value is manager research and selection?”  Whilst the article purported to have an even-handed expose of views on the subject, it could easily have left

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Marianne Brown

Asia an outlier of growth for revamped Omgeo

(Pictured: Marianne Brown) Trading in OTC derivatives in the US has become as close to real time as is technologically possible, thanks largely to regulation from the Federal Trade Commission. According to Omgeo, there will be a domino effect in other

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Damian Hill

REST Super takes top award, warns about pensions

(Pictured: Damian Hill) REST Super won the Super Fund of the Year Award plus the Pension of the Year Award at the SuperRatings annual event last week. But Damian Hill, REST’s chief executive, predicted the pensions category would change dramatically in

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Paul Woolley

Paul Woolley Centre gives finance industry a serve

(Pictured: Paul Woolley) There is no evidence that today’s finance industry is more efficient than it was in the 1960s, the annual conference of the Paul Woolley Centre for the Study of Capital Market Dysfunctionality was told last week. Professor Thomas

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US hedge funds pay most for compliance – AIMA

A global survey of hedge fund managers reveals they are making significant investments in their firms’ infrastructure to comply with new regulations. The managers in the US pay the most and managers in Asia pay the least. The survey results

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US hedge funds pay most for compliance – AIMA

A global survey of hedge fund managers reveals they are making significant investments in their firms’ infrastructure to comply with new regulations. The managers in the US pay the most and managers in Asia pay the least. The survey results

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