• Connecting

    SIA and Colt awarded contract to connect Hungarian CSD

    Network providers SIA and Colt have been awarded the contract to connect the Hungarian central securities depository (CSD) Keler to Target2-Securities (T2S), the new European platform for

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  • Africa map

    Private equity investment set to grow in Africa after solid 2014

    After a strong 2014, with $8.1 billion (€7.2 billion) worth of deals completed, Africa's private equity market looks set to grow this year.

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  • Hedge maze

    Hedge fund assets set to surpass $3 trillion in 2015

    Hedge fund industry assets are set to rise above $3 trillion (€2.7 trillion) by the end of the year according to a survey by Deutsche Bank.

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  • Frankfurt map

    Capital Group launches German branch

    America's Capital Group has recruited the former head of German asset management at Credit Suisse to run Capital's institutional business in Germany and Austria.

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  • Profit

    Tobam assets boosted by over 50% in 2014

    Tobam, a Paris-based manager that runs strategies related to smart beta, has seen an increase of over 50% in its assets under management (AUM) since the start of 2014.

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