Buy-Side Technology - 2007-04-01

Start-up specialist

Anthony Clemente, chief executive of Manhattan-based Canaras Capital, speaks about the challenges facing new start-ups, the unavailability of third-party software to support the trading activities of firms like Canaras, and the difference between his…

A case in point

Over the past several months, copious amounts of editorial ink have been devoted in this and other buy-side publications to the increasing interest of investment and hedge fund managers in execution management systems (EMS). Interest has, in turn, given…

The changing face of OMSs

The global investment management industry is experiencing an increasingly rapid rate of change, creating a challenge for portfolio managers, traders and providers of trading systems alike. LatentZero's Richard Hooke explains how buy-side order…

Implementation

Fund of hedge funds signs with Cogency for integrated suite to expand business

Linedata upgrade focuses on ease of use

Linedata Services, the Paris-based provider of trading systems for asset management firms, has released the latest version of its flagship products, LongView Trading and Linedata Compliance.

Spotlight on Paul Migliore

Paul Migliore, recently appointed chief executive of Citisoft’s North American practice, speaks with Stewart Eisenhart about his new role at Citisoft, and how its clients’ approaches to strategy and technology have evolved

Reaching for the buy side

InfoReach, the Chicago-based provider of execution management and FIX systems that has garnered significant buy-side support in the US since its founding in 1995, is the subject of this month’s product overview.

The cost of oblivion

What happened to the dream of starting a hedge fund with a few million dollars, a phone and a PC?

Month in Numbers

'Alternative asset and hedge fund strategies do not have off-the-shelf software packages that you can necessarily buy, which fully wrap around your investment process – it is a different type of business after all'

Islamic asset management set for substantial growth

Islamic asset management set for substantial growth – we summarise a Celent Report on the Middle East buy-side industry set against the backdrop of sharia-compliant investments and primed for substantial growth.

FX algorithms gather steam

Algorithmic trading has taken equities by storm and now an increasing number of institutions are looking to apply trading algorithms to manage their foreign exchange (FX) transactions. Several firms kicked off FX algorithm initiatives last year to…

The middle way

Tony Swei of Tradar looks at the benefits and potential pitfalls for hedge funds that have decided to outsourcing certain middle-office functions including accounting

Concept Capital signs with Paladyne

Concept Capital, the prime brokerage services unit of Sanders Morris Harris which provides technology outsourcing, back-office support and administrative services to small- and mid-tier hedge funds, is implementing Paladyne Systems' product suite to…

Editor’s letter: Been there, done that

I can't help but feel that the EMS boom that the buy side is currently experiencing is another example of a passing fad. I hope I am wrong on this score – and by writing this I am by no means trivialising or casting doubt on the efforts that a number of…

Sterling Capital automates billing process with new Advent system

Sterling Capital Management, a Charlotte, North Carolina-based long-only investment manager with $10.5 billion in fixed-income and equity assets under management, is live on Advent Software's new billing and revenue management application, Advent Revenue…