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HSBC appoints Tony McDonnell as MD of Securities Services Ireland

Mon, 08/09/2014 - 12:45

HSBC has appointed Tony McDonnell as managing director for HSBC Securities Services (Ireland) Limited (HSSI). »


Lyxor appoints Kunjal Shah as senior investment professional

Mon, 08/09/2014 - 09:31

Lyxor Asset Management has appointed Kunjal Shah as senior investment professional. »


361 Capital names director of portfolio solutions and product management

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 12:10

361 Capital, an asset management firm specialising in liquid alternative mutual funds, has appointed Clifford Stanton as director of portfolio solutions and product management. »

Stu Taylor

Baymarkets names Algomi CEO as non-exec director

Fri, 05/09/2014 - 08:37

Baymarkets AB, the over-the-counter derivatives, fixed income and commodities market systems provider, has appointed Stu Taylor, chief executive of Algomi, as a non-executive director. »


BlueBay Asset Management hires credit and rates expert

Thu, 04/09/2014 - 16:00

Fixed income and alternatives investment specialist BlueBay Asset Management has appointed Kerry Hugh-Jones as institutional portfolio manager, working with the global leveraged finance team. »


Crestbridge appoints director in Luxembourg

Thu, 04/09/2014 - 11:23

Administration and corporate services firm Crestbridge has appointed Gren Carr-Jones as a director in its Luxembourg office. »


Investcorp hedge funds group hires cross asset strategist

Thu, 04/09/2014 - 10:30

Investcorp, a provider and manager of alternative investment products, has appointed Rebecca Hellerstein as a managing director in the firm’s hedge fund business in a newly created role as a cross asset strategist. »

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Saxo Capital Markets UK appoints non-executive director

Thu, 04/09/2014 - 06:10

Saxo Capital Markets UK (SCML), the UK subsidiary of Saxo Bank A/S, has appointed Anthony Belchambers, former chief executive of the Futures & Options Association, as a non-executive director.  »

Asia Pacific

State Street appoints head of alternative investment solutions for Asia Pacific

Wed, 03/09/2014 - 12:04

State Street Corporation has appointed Bob Keogh as head of alternative investment solutions (AIS) for the Asia Pacific region. »

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AIMA Canada appoints new board for 2014-2016

Wed, 03/09/2014 - 10:01

AIMA Canada, the national group of the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) in Canada, has appointed its board for 2014-2016. »


Common Sense Investment Management appoints president

Mon, 01/09/2014 - 12:00

Common Sense Investment Management (CSIM), an independent, privately-held investment manager, has appointed Marc Lorin as president. »


Citi names Chris Cox as securities services head for EMEA

Fri, 29/08/2014 - 16:00

Citi has appointed Chris Cox as the securities services head for EMEA, leading both investor services and direct custody and clearing (DCC) franchises. »


SmartStream hires Tom Dalglish to head transformation services

Fri, 29/08/2014 - 06:10

SmartStream Technologies has hired Tom Dalglish to manage transformation projects for post-trade processing and data management services for global clients. »


PrimeOne Solutions appoints global head of synthetic equities

Thu, 28/08/2014 - 10:04

PrimeOne Solutions, a division of CoreOne Technologies, has appointed Thomas Benevento as global head of synthetic equities, reporting to EJ Liotta, head of PrimeOne Solutions. »


bfinance strengthens Middle East presence

Wed, 27/08/2014 - 16:00

bfinance, an independently owned investment consultancy, has added to its service and advisory capabilities in the Middle East with the hire of a senior consultant. »


CBOE promotes five to officer positions

Wed, 27/08/2014 - 12:11

The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) has promoted five staff members to officer positions. »

South East Asia

KKR strengthens Southeast Asia team with new hires

Wed, 27/08/2014 - 06:04

KKR has appointed Jaka Prasetya, former managing partner and founder of Leafgreen Capital Partners, as managing director to lead the firm’s Indonesia efforts as well as credit and special situations initiatives in Southeast Asia. »

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Quantifi moves to larger Australian office

Tue, 26/08/2014 - 16:01

Quantifi, a provider of analytics, trading and risk management solutions, is expanding its office space in Australia. »


CFTC names Christopher J Kirkpatrick as secretary

Tue, 26/08/2014 - 08:35

Christopher J Kirkpatrick has been named as secretary of the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). »

New York

JTC Group opens new office in New York

Mon, 25/08/2014 - 14:12

JTC Group has opened a second representative office in the US, adding New York City to its presence in Miami. »

Board room

CIFC appoints new member to board of directors

Mon, 25/08/2014 - 13:33

CIFC Corp has appointed Jeffrey S Serota to its board of directors. »

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SuMi TRUST Global Asset Services consolidates Asian operation

Thu, 21/08/2014 - 16:10

SuMi TRUST Global Asset Services, a provider of operational and administration support services to institutional asset managers, has completed the enhancement of its Asian business. »


Northern Trust strengthens hedge fund investment team

Thu, 21/08/2014 - 10:03

Tristan Thomas has joined Northern Trust’s alternatives group as director of portfolio strategy for hedge funds and Greg Jones has joined as a hedge fund analyst. »


Thomas Conheeney to step down as Point72 president

Tue, 19/08/2014 - 14:04

Thomas Conheeney will step down as president of Point72, a family office managing the assets of its founder and chief executive officer, hedge fund manager Steven A Cohen. »

Board table

Philippe Teilhard de Chardin joins Common Sense Investment Management

Mon, 18/08/2014 - 16:02

Philippe Teilhard de Chardin, chief executive officer of Advisors & Partners, has agreed to join the advisory board of Common Sense Investment Management. »


Jersey Finance names chairman

Mon, 18/08/2014 - 06:02

Jersey Finance has appointed Robert Christensen as the new chairman of its board in succession to Jonathan White. »

Hong Kong

Chartwell Capital appoints senior advisor

Fri, 15/08/2014 - 06:01

Hong Kong-based asset management company Chartwell Capital has appointed Joe Wan as senior advisor. »

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BNP Paribas Securities Services appoints Nick Jenkins to UK depositary bank

Thu, 14/08/2014 - 12:20

BNP Paribas Securities Services has appointed Nick Jenkins as head of technical for trustee and depositary services in the UK. »


Preqin appoints non-executive director

Thu, 14/08/2014 - 11:41

Preqin, the alternative asset industry data and intelligence specialist, has appointed David Brierwood as a non-executive director. »

San Francisco

WTAS appoints managing director in San Francisco

Thu, 14/08/2014 - 06:10

Marc Lim has joined tax firm WTAS as a managing director in the commercial and alternative investment funds practices in the San Francisco office. »


Asia-based fund manager outlook

Fri, 09/10/2015 - 09:29

In June 2015, Preqin surveyed 61 Asia-based private equity and venture capital fund managers to gain insight into their attitudes towards the fundraising environment, deals landscape and issues affecting the private equity industry as a whole. This extract from the Preqin Special Report: Asian Private Equity analyses the key findings from the survey, highlighting the overarching trends and outlook for Asian GP activity for the next 12 months.  ... »

Special report
US Hedge Fund Services 2015

US Hedge Fund Services 2015

Wed, 30/09/2015 - 11:21

A rising tide of regulation is threatening to swamp US hedge funds with significant trading, distribution and reporting issues.This Hedgeweek Special Report unravels these issues, guides managers through the solutions currently available to them, and examines the challenges of running activist hedge funds, where assets have grown to USD120 billion over the past decade... »

Special report
The TYVIX Index: Navigating through interest rate volatility

With interest rates set to rise, this Hedgeweek Special Report examines the the latest tools available to fixed income investors and traders in the form of the CBOE/CBOT 10-year US Treasury Note Volatility Index (The TYVIX Index) and TYVIX futures, which give traders an effective way to hedge, gain exposure to, or trade interest rate volatility.... »

Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook – Augst 2015

Unrealised assets in tail-end funds

Mon, 28/09/2015 - 14:40

Distributions from private equity funds have improved greatly in recent years as managers have taken advantage of improving market conditions to realise value from remaining assets in their portfolios. This has gone some way to alleviating concerns regarding the overhang of unrealised value in ageing funds; however, the issue has not yet been fully rectified, particularly as funds raised in the boom years of 2005-2008 reach the 10-year mark. ... »

Index options & futures

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Interest rate volatility is like a storm cloud building on the horizon. The US Federal Reserve has kept rates stable for nigh on a decade, but global asset managers are now preparing for their fixed income portfolios to feel the impact of a rate rise later this year.  ... »

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