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January 13

News Instinet continues to build its U.S. Equity Research boutique with three senior hires

Instinet, LLC announced today that it is continuing to strategically grow its U.S. Equity Research and U.S. Equity Research Sales offering with three senior hires. Mike Wood joins as a senior equity research analyst covering the Building Products sector. David Gingeleskie (...)

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Amundi Energy Transition completes its first energy transition-related financing transaction

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iShares leads global ETF industry with record inflows of $140bn Growth in 2016 powered by moves into bond, Core and smart beta ETFs

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January 10

News 2017 Hedge Funds Outlook: Better prospects, but too early for champagne

An uneventful week for hedge funds. Amid reduced trading volumes and a pause in the Reflation trade, most Lyxor indices were about flat. CTAs and Macro funds stood out, in symmetry. The former lost on US yields and equities, the latter gained on their long US bonds and short (...)

January 9

News CTAs Move Higher At The Turn of The Year

It would be an understatement to say that active investing has been challenged in 2016. Political risks loomed large and the switch from deflation fears to reflation hopes in H2 led to sizeable trend reversals across the board. This took most investors by (...)

January 5

News GIC completes €2.4 billion acquisition of P3 - one of the largest property deals in 2016

GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, has completed the purchase of P3, one of the a leading pan-European owners, developers and managers of logistics properties, from TPG Real Estate and Ivanhoé Cambridge...

January 5

News S&P Global Announces Agreement to Sell QuantHouse

S&P Global announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell Quant House SAS (QuantHouse) to a company owned by Pierre Feligioni, one of QuantHouse’s original founders. The terms of the transaction were not (...)

January 4

News Euronext makes irrevocable cash offer to acquire LCH.Clearnet SA

Euronext, the leading pan-European exchange in the Eurozone, has signed a binding offer and been granted exclusivity to acquire 100% of the share capital and voting rights of Clearnet. Clearnet is a leading, multi-asset, Eurozone-based Central Counterparty (CCP) serving (...)

January 2

News Axioma Completes the Acquisition of ConceptONE’s Risk-Reporting Unit

Axioma reported the completion of its previously announced acquisition of the risk-reporting unit of ConceptONE, a global provider of back-office investment services. The transaction follows Axioma’s acquisition of ConceptONE’s regulatory-reporting unit in March. Terms were (...)

January 2

News AFT will maintain its flexible and innovative issuance strategy in 2017 with the launch of a green OAT

In a 2017 market environment where the ECB sustains quantitative easing throughout the year, Agence France Trésor will continue to adapt its issuance policy to market developments. AFT will continue its policy of adjusting issuance to investor demand during the year to (...)

December 2016

News Euronext closes acquisition of a 20% stake in EuroCCP

Euronext today announced it has completed the acquisition of a 20% equity stake in EuroCCP, for an amount of €13.4m, after having received regulatory approvals. This follows the announcement of August 17th on the signing of a definitive agreement with the existing (...)

December 2016

News Unigestion selected by Kirstein A/S to subadvise new fund with reduced CO2 emissions

Unigestion, the boutique asset manager with scale, was recently selected as subadvisor of K Invest Low Carbon Global Equity fund, co-developing the low carbon approach with Kirstein A/S, a leading financial consultant in Denmark. The fund aims to achieve above average (...)

December 2016

News European ETF Market flows increased in November 2016.

Net New Assets (NNA) during this month amounted to EUR4.3bn, above the year to date average of EUR3.7bn. Total Assets under Management are up 10% vs. the end of 2015, reaching EUR497bn, and including a limited market impact (...)

December 2016

News Amundi reinforces its European leadership position with the acquisition of Pioneer Investments from UniCredit

Amundi announces that it has signed a binding agreement with UniCredit in order to acquire Pioneer Investments for an all-cash consideration of €3,545 million. As part of the transaction, Amundi will form a long term strategic partnership with UniCredit for the distribution (...)

December 2016

News AnaCap signs agreement to acquire Barclays’ French retail banking operations

AnaCap Financial Partners (“AnaCap”), the specialist European financial services private equity firm, has today announced that it has signed an agreement with Barclays plc to acquire its French Retail Banking operations including its branch network, life insurance (...)

December 2016

News Cost-cutting European Banks Fail to See Efficiency Gains

In spite of the sustained effort European banks are making to reduce costs, their key measure of efficiency has continued to worsen since the global financial crisis, S&P Global Market Intelligence data shows.

December 2016

News Euro surpasses RMB in traditional trade finance

Since the launch of the first SWIFT RMB Tracker in November 2011, the RMB has shown stellar growth for payments, whilst RMB usage by value in traditional trade finance – letters of credit and collections – has been decreasing since 2014. The Chinese currency is now the (...)

December 2016

News Performance Sees Hedge Fund Assets Grow Despite Investor Redemptions

Preqin’s latest on asset flows in the hedge fund industry finds that across the first three quarters of 2016 assets held by hedge fund managers increased by 2.9%, taking total industry AUM to $3.24tn. Across most strategies, strong returns have been the central driver of (...)

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News AnaCap acquires €2 billion NPL portfolios from GE and RBS

AnaCap Financial Partners (“AnaCap”), the specialist European financial services private equity firm, has announced the successful completion of the acquisition of two portfolios of Italian non-performing loans (NPLs) with a face value of more than €2 (...)

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News Swiss Re Corporate Solutions joins forces with Seguros Confianza, Colombia’s leading specialty insurer, and acquires a majority stake

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions and owners of Compañía Aseguradora de Fianzas S.A. Confianza ("Confianza") have signed an agreement under which Corporate Solutions will acquire a 51% stake in Confianza. This arrangement will provide Colombian corporate clients local access to (...)

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News GIC completes €2.4 billion acquisition of P3 - one of the largest property deals in 2016

GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, has completed the purchase of P3, one of the a leading pan-European owners, developers and managers of logistics properties, from TPG Real Estate and Ivanhoé Cambridge...

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News The market for catastrophe bonds (« Cat bonds ») remains dynamic!

Over the 12 months, the market for Cat bonds - bonds issued by securitization structure to refinance insurance risks related to natural disaster - remains dynamic, both in terms of volume and performance...

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News Monthly European ETF Market Trends - March 2016 in brief

European ETF Market flows reached a one-year record low in February 2016. Outflows during this month amounted to EUR271M. Total Assets under Management are down 5% vs. the end of 2015, reaching EUR428.5bn, and including a negative market impact (...)

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News Legg Mason and Permal Announce Acquisition of Fauchier Partners

Legg Mason, Inc. and affiliate Permal have announced a definitive agreement to acquire Fauchier Partners, a leading European based manager of funds of hedge funds, from BNP Paribas Investment Partners. Fauchier Partners will be combined with Permal, one of the largest (...)

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News African Development Bank (AfDB) launched a new SEK Green Bond transaction

On Thursday, 24th November 2016, the African Development Bank (AfDB) launched a new SEK Green Bond transaction. The transaction is AfDB’s first Green Bond issuance since the USD 500 million 3-year Green Bond issued in December 2015 and marks AfDB’s third appearance in the SEK (...)

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News State Street Agrees to Acquire GE Asset Management

The transaction is expected to increase SSGA’s assets under management by approximately $100 billion upon closing and add new alternatives capabilities, while strengthening existing fundamental equity and active fixed income (...)

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News CalPERS Cuts Costs and Saves Pension Fund $922.5 Million Over a Five-Year Span

The California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) Board of Administration (Board) released the Annual Cost Efficiency and Effectiveness Report (PDF), detailing several initiatives that resulted in cost savings for the Pension Fund of $922.5 million over the past (...)

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News ORIX completes acquisition of Robeco

ORIX Corporation (ORIX), Coöperatieve Centrale Raiffeisen-Boerenleenbank B.A., (Rabobank) and Robeco Groep N.V. (Robeco) announce, further to the press release dated February 19th, 2013 and earlier than expected, that the acquisition of Robeco by ORIX has been completed. ORIX (...)

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News Chinese rating agency Dagong downgrades the U.S rating

The Chinese rating agency Dagong Global Credit Rating Co. has downgraded last Thursday the credit rating of the United States to A +, on negative watch for possible downgrade. The agency had already downgraded the rating of France and (...)

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News Successful Debut of Portuguese Treasury Bonds dedicated to retail

Euronext today announced the first issue of Treasury Bonds, dedicated to retail investors, to be listed in its regulated market on May 19. Initially set at €350 million, the Portuguese Treasury and Debt Management Agency, increased the total amount to €750 million based on the (...)

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News Crédit Agricole CIB to withdraw from equity derivatives and commodities activities.

The french bank unveils a new corporate and investment banking model centred on serving major clients and the closure of operations in 21 countries

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News Julius Baer to acquire Merrill Lynch’s International Wealth Management business outside the United States from Bank of America

BofAML will provide certain products and services to Julius Baer, including the provision of global equity research, product offerings, as well as structured and advisory products. In addition there will be cross-referral of clients between both (...)

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News French Legion of Honour awarded to Nicole El Karoui

Nicole El Karoui, a mathematics professor and expert on probability, received, on October 15th 2006, the French Legion of Honour for her pioneering work in the field of mathematics applied to finance.

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News Institutional investor appetite is back for quant funds

The recent CTA performances encourage institutional investors to more closely monitor this type of hedge fund. Thus, according to Preqin, 52% of them wish to increase their exposure to this type of alternative strategy this year (vs 14% last (...)

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