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Jersey fund industry proving its resilience, says Lipper

Jersey fund industry proving its resilience, says Lipper

Wed, 05/11/2008 - 06:03

Jersey's fund servicing industry amounted to assets of USD270.3bn (GBP135.8bn) in 1,605 funds and sub-funds at the end of June, up more than 160 per cent from USD102.3bn (GBP57.3bn) five y »

Citi appointed hedge fund administrator by Fortelus Capital Management

Citi appointed hedge fund administrator by Fortelus Capital Management

Wed, 05/11/2008 - 05:49

Citi has been appointed by Fortelus Capital Management to provide hedge fund administration services to Fortelus' distressed debt fund. »

Appleby to open Zurich office in December

Appleby to open Zurich office in December

Tue, 04/11/2008 - 05:41

Appleby says it will become the first member of the 'offshore magic circle' of international law firms to establish a presence in Switzerland when it opens an office in Zurich on December »

IMS Consulting launches verification service for hedge fund standards

IMS Consulting launches verification service for hedge fund standards

Thu, 30/10/2008 - 05:42

IMS Consulting, a UK-based independent financial services regulation and compliance consultancy, has launched a new verification service to help hedge funds understand and meet the Hedge F »

Tally of new Jersey fund service providers moves into double figures

Tally of new Jersey fund service providers moves into double figures

Wed, 29/10/2008 - 14:45

With the number of fund service providers that have opened offices in Jersey during the last 12 months moving into double figures, Geoff Cook, chief executive of industry promotional body »

Ogier expands international network with new offices in Bahrain and Tokyo

Ogier expands international network with new offices in Bahrain and Tokyo

Wed, 29/10/2008 - 14:34

Ogier, a member of the 'offshore magic circle' of legal and fiduciary service providers, has expands its international network with new offices in Bahrain and Tokyo. »

Crisis alters landscape in European corporate and investment banking, says Greenwich report

Crisis alters landscape in European corporate and investment banking, says Greenwich report

Tue, 28/10/2008 - 05:55

A relatively small handful of banks including JPMorgan, HSBC and BNP Paribas have the opportunity to significantly expand their reach among companies and institutions in Europe as financia »

Guernsey fund industry continues to grow despite tricky market conditions, says Lipper

Guernsey fund industry continues to grow despite tricky market conditions, says Lipper

Tue, 21/10/2008 - 06:56

Guernsey's fund servicing industry grew by 20 per cent over the past year to reach USD331.4bn (GBP166.5bn) in net assets as of June 30, according to the latest edition of Lipper's Guernsey »

Conifer Securities launches prime brokerage through JPMorgan

Conifer Securities launches prime brokerage through JPMorgan

Thu, 16/10/2008 - 06:44

Conifer Securities, a San Francisco-based provider of business and operations solutions to asset managers and institutional investors, has entered the prime brokerage business, in co-opera »

Hedgeweek Comment: Sub-prime brokerage

Hedgeweek Comment: Sub-prime brokerage

Wed, 08/10/2008 - 07:00

The tales of woe are growing from the many hedge fund managers that were prime brokerage clients of Lehman Brothers. »

Former Man executives launch platform for emerging hedge fund managers

Former Man executives launch platform for emerging hedge fund managers

Tue, 07/10/2008 - 13:31

A group of former Man Group executives has launched a new hedge fund platform, Revere Capital Advisors, which aims to allow emerging hedge fund managers to focus on their core investment a »

Guernsey fund administrator Legis appoints managing director

Guernsey fund administrator Legis appoints managing director

Wed, 01/10/2008 - 18:30

Guernsey-based fiduciary and fund administration firm Legis Group has announced the appointment of Alison Mahoney from Barclays Wealth as managing director of Legis Trust. »

Phoenix Fund Services wins Lindsell Train offshore long/short funds mandate

Phoenix Fund Services wins Lindsell Train offshore long/short funds mandate

Fri, 26/09/2008 - 07:38

Phoenix Fund Services, a specialist provider of offshore and onshore traditional and alternative fund administration services, has won a mandate to service Lindsell Train's USD30m offshore »

Financial institutions face further write-downs in second half, says S&P

Financial institutions face further write-downs in second half, says S&P

Tue, 23/09/2008 - 07:02

The world's financial institutions will face more securities write-downs combined with rising loan losses in the second half, according to a new report from Standard & Poor's Ratings S »

Butterfield Fulcrum Group completes merger to become USD100bn administrator

Butterfield Fulcrum Group completes merger to become USD100bn administrator

Wed, 17/09/2008 - 08:38

Butterfield Fund Services, formerly a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bermuda's Butterfield Bank, and Fulcrum Group, an independent fund administrator also with headquarters on the island, back »

Thomson Reuters launches independent valuation risk service

Thomson Reuters launches independent valuation risk service

Tue, 16/09/2008 - 16:38

Thomson Reuters has launched a global service that aims to provide financial institutions with independent valuations across various asset classes and instrument types, and which it says m »

Société Générale Securities Services opens new office in Hong Kong

Société Générale Securities Services opens new office in Hong Kong

Wed, 03/09/2008 - 15:27

Société Générale Securities Services has opened a new office in Hong Kong to offer transfer and registrar agent services. »

Exotix strengthens structuring capabilities in Africa with new hire

Exotix strengthens structuring capabilities in Africa with new hire

Wed, 20/08/2008 - 06:51

Vicente Pons has joined Exotix, a London-based frontier market investment banking boutique, as a director in the structured products team, an appointment that strengthens the firm's struct »

Hedgeweek Comment: Banks tighten lending grip on hedge funds

Hedgeweek Comment: Banks tighten lending grip on hedge funds

Tue, 19/08/2008 - 13:09

Investment banks are implementing tough internal rules, perhaps in a very practical way, to streamline the way they lend to hedge funds. »

Crederian Fund Services launches alternative fund administration business in Philadelphia

Crederian Fund Services launches alternative fund administration business in Philadelphia

Mon, 18/08/2008 - 06:41

Crederian Fund Services has announced the launch of its operations providing full-service fund administration for the alternative asset management industry from its offices in the Philadel »

Julius Finance launches independent CDO and credit derivatives valuation service

Julius Finance launches independent CDO and credit derivatives valuation service

Tue, 12/08/2008 - 06:48

Julius Finance, which specialises in model fusion for the USD58trn credit derivatives market, has launched an independent valuation service for an alphabet soup of credit derivatives inclu »

Clontarf Capital and Beryl Consulting Group announce strategic alliance

Clontarf Capital and Beryl Consulting Group announce strategic alliance

Sun, 10/08/2008 - 20:50

London-based alternative asset advisory firm Clontarf Capital and Beryl Consulting Group, a boutique hedge fund research firm from New Jersey, have formed a strategic alliance to develop a »

Hedgeweek Comment: Global needs drive fund services consolidation trend

Hedgeweek Comment: Global needs drive fund services consolidation trend

Wed, 06/08/2008 - 07:09

Two Bermuda-based fund administrators, Fulcrum Group and Butterfield Fund Services, have announced plans to merge their businesses under the majority ownership of private equity group 3i.< »

3i merges fund administrator Fulcrum with Bermuda neighbour Butterfield Fund Services

3i merges fund administrator Fulcrum with Bermuda neighbour Butterfield Fund Services

Tue, 05/08/2008 - 21:06

Private equity firm 3i, owner of hedge fund administrator Fulcrum Group, has announced the signing of an agreement for the Bermuda-based firm to merge with near neighbour Butterfield Fund »

Citi raids Lehman for senior prime finance executives

Citi raids Lehman for senior prime finance executives

Tue, 22/07/2008 - 21:02

Citi has announced the appointments of Christopher Greer, Sean McGinty and Norman Escoffery to senior roles in its Americas prime finance business, hires that the group says underscore its »

Société Générale appoints head of hedge fund relations for Asia-Pacific

Société Générale appoints head of hedge fund relations for Asia-Pacific

Mon, 21/07/2008 - 23:32

Société Générale Corporate & Investment Banking has announced the appointment of Grégoire Déchy as head of hedge fund relations for the Asia-P »

Spectrum Global Fund Administration consolidates client services in Columbus

Spectrum Global Fund Administration consolidates client services in Columbus

Tue, 15/07/2008 - 21:05

Hedge fund service provider Spectrum Global Fund Administration has announced plans to consolidate further its primary administration service functions in its Columbus, Ohio facility, whic »

PFPC becomes PNC Global Investment Servicing

PFPC becomes PNC Global Investment Servicing

Mon, 14/07/2008 - 21:42

Wilmington, Delaware-based PNC Financial Services Group has announced that its PFPC fund administration business has been renamed PNC Global Investment Servicing. »

Goldman Sachs opens hedge fund administration operation in Toronto

Goldman Sachs opens hedge fund administration operation in Toronto

Tue, 08/07/2008 - 07:00

Goldman Sachs, one of the top five hedge fund administrators in the world, has opened its latest Goldman Sachs Administration Services office in Toronto to offer fund accounting and invest »

InteDelta adds risk resourcing product to consultancy services

InteDelta adds risk resourcing product to consultancy services

Tue, 08/07/2008 - 00:50

InteDelta, a niche consultancy focusing on risk management and quantitative finance, has announced the launch of a new risk resourcing product, in addition to its core service of deliverab »

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