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News & Commentary
Content tagged with Asset Management posted in December 2010
SEC Fines Hedge Fund for Self-Dealing
News  |  12/23/2010  | 
The fund has been ordered to pay $1.2 million for car-loan investments.
Former UBS Quant Named CIO of ProManage
News  |  12/22/2010  | 
Blackstone Raises $15 Billion for Buyout Fund: Report
News  |  12/21/2010  | 
Blackstone is close to completing a $15 billion buyout fund, which would be its largest since the financial crisis, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing sources familiar with the matter.
Meet the Less-threatening Hedge Fund
News  |  12/21/2010  | 
Fidelity Launches App For Android
News  |  12/20/2010  | 
With the new Android app, investors can access up-to-the-minute domestic and world market data, streaming news headlines, full news stories with graphical content, real-time quotes, interactive charting, and links to Fidelity's Twitter and Facebook pages.
Will Dodd-Frank Be DOA With GOP Congress? Don’t Bet on It
Commentary  |  12/16/2010  | 
Dodd-Frank, and particularly the Volcker Rule, are just as much alive as they day the Act was signed into law and we expect it will have some "teeth" in efforts to curtail systemic risk.
AlphaMetrix Buys Spectrum Global Hedge Fund
News  |  12/15/2010  | 
I-Banking, Trading Push Wall Street Over the Top
Commentary  |  12/14/2010  | 
Just two years after the nation’s financial sector nearly fell off a cliff, only to be rescued by an unprecedented bailout, the industry’s titans have roared back.
BofA Merrill Global Research Hits the iPad
News  |  12/14/2010  | 
The research library app is aimed at institutional clients.
Hiring Rebounds In Wealth Management Industry
News  |  12/14/2010  | 
As firms focus more on product development and research, hiring activity around CIOs and CTOs increased.
DTCC Unveils OTC Derivatives Matching Service; G14 Dealers Go Live
News  |  12/13/2010  | 
The Depositary Trust & Clearing Corp. announced the launch of a global over-the-counter equity derivatives cash flow and netting platform, a service it said is now being used by the 14 largest international dealers.
Bonus Round: A 90 Percent Tax?!
Commentary  |  12/10/2010  | 
If any US bankers are still licking their wounds from the insults they received since the Crash of 2008, perhaps they should shed a tear for their brothers and sisters in Ireland.
Tabb Report Says New Algos for Buy Side Need to Adopt HFT Techniques
News  |  12/9/2010  | 
The buy side should look to algorithmic providers that mimic high frequency traders, according to Tabb analyst Cheyenne Morgan, report's author.
Merrill Lynch Navigates the New Relationship-Centric Paradigm
News  |  12/9/2010  | 
With investors decidedly shifting away from products and toward relationships, Merrill Lynch and other financial firms are adopting new types of real-time predictive analytics solutions to help them build stronger ties with clients.
Morgan Stanley to Slash Executive Pay
Commentary  |  12/9/2010  | 
In addition to the standard yuletide revelry, December is a time for fatter wallets on Wall Street since firms typically reward employees with hard-earned bonuses at year's end.
Russell Investments: Managing Risk in a Recession
News  |  12/8/2010  | 
With the release of new indexes, the dual-role investment firm discusses how it stays within the lines.
Orc Provides Market Access To Brazil Exchange
News  |  12/8/2010  | 
The tech provider will connect to BM&FBOVESPA's new low-latency framework.
BBH Capital Partners Invest $22 Million in Scivantage
News  |  12/8/2010  | 
Scivantage's Maxit product helps firms comply with new IRS cost-basis reporting requirements.
Buy Side Firms Face Scrutiny in Expert Network Probe
Commentary  |  12/7/2010  | 
Expert research networks are being accused of passing non-public material information to hedge funds and mutual fund companies.
Are You WikiLeaks Proof?
Commentary  |  12/7/2010  | 
Just because Julian Assange has surrendered to British officials it doesn't mean that the story of WikiLeaks is over. Especially for your buy side firm.
Code Red Rolls Out iPad App and Mobile Web App for PDAs
News  |  12/7/2010  | 
Buy-side subscribers to its RedAlerts research product can view, access and enter research on their investments and ideas from anywhere.
Bloomberg & Information Mosaic Tackle Corporate Actions
News  |  12/7/2010  | 
In a new partnership, clients will have access to Bloomberg data and IM's corp actions tools.
Broadridge Introduces Mobile ProxyVote Platform
News  |  12/3/2010  | 
The platform will be available on mobile data devices such as smartphones and tablets in early 2011.
Diamondback Portfolio Manager on Leave
News  |  12/2/2010  | 
The hedge fund told clients it was subject to an FBI raid but focus is on research analyst.
Asset Manager Henderson to Deploy Bloomberg’s TCA
News  |  12/2/2010  | 
Investment management firm Henderson Global Investors, which has more than $90 billion in assets under management, announced it will use Bloomberg’s transaction costs analysis for its equity business.
Holidays Arrive Early for JPMorgan's Investment Bankers
Commentary  |  12/1/2010  | 
In addition to the fat year-end bonuses it doles out in either good markets or nasty recessions, JPMorgan & Chase Co. has another pricey stocking stuffer in mind for its investment bankers this year: Apple Inc.'s iPad.
State Street Set to Cut 1,400 Jobs
News  |  12/1/2010  | 
The third-largest custody bank will cut staff by 5 percent and trim real estate costs.
SunGard Launches Hosted Version of Front Arena
News  |  12/1/2010  | 
Lowers infrastructure costs for hedge funds and asset managers facing constraints on infrastructure and IT budgets.

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