EMEA

Citi names Chris Cox as securities services head for EMEA

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


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Deutsche Bank fined GBP4.7m for failing to properly report transactions

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined Deutsche Bank AG London Branch GBP4,718,800 for incorrectly reporting transactions between November 2007 and April 2013.   »


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Gar Wood Securities and Axxcess to introduce emerging hedge fund managers to investors

Gar Wood Securities and Axxcess Wealth Management have formed a strategic relationship and joint marketing effort to introduce emerging US hedge fund managers to institutional clients, ultra-high net worth individuals and family offices. »


Dollars

Private wealth inflows buoy hedge fund assets to USD2.9trn

Three quarters (73 per cent) of hedge fund managers say competition in fundraising has increased in the past 12 months, according to a survey by Preqin. »


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SmartStream hires Tom Dalglish to head transformation services

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


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Investor confidence up 7.2 points in August to 122.8, says State Street ICI

State Street’s Global Investor Confidence Index (ICI) rose to 122.8 in August, up 7.2 points from July’s revised reading of 115.6. »


Hans Schlaikier, Hedgeweek

Indian hedge funds fare best globally thanks to PM Modi… Blackstone in talks to back distressed fund…

Hedge funds investing in India have become the world's best performers this year on expectations that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will revive Asia's third- largest economy. »


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Carlyle Group closes USD816m CLO fund

Alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group has closed a collateralised loan obligation (CLO) fund in the US totalling approximately USD816 million. »


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Hedge funds positive as markets rebound, says Lyxor

After a challenging beginning in August, on the back of higher risk aversion, markets started their rebound and progressively recouped their losses, according to Philippe Ferreira, head of research at Lyxor’s Managed Account Platform. »


Regulation

SEC adopts asset-backed securities reform rules

The SEC has adopted revisions to rules governing the disclosure, reporting, and offering process for asset-backed securities (ABS) to enhance transparency, better protect investors and facilitate capital formation. »


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