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Venture capital industry witnesses performance revival

Thu, 04/12/2014 - 16:01

Venture capital funds produced average returns of 27% in the year to March 2014, higher than any other private equity strategy over the same period. Preqin's Christopher Elvin comments: »

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European Capital acquires majority stake in Cordium

Thu, 04/12/2014 - 13:45

European Capital is to acquire a majority stake in Cordium, subject to change of control consent by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Malta Financial Services Authority. 

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Hedge fund and other alternative investments increase with wealth, says Spectrem report

Thu, 04/12/2014 - 13:00

Wealthy investors continue to invest in hedge funds as an alternative to the stock market, seeking greater return on investment while shielding their portfolios against the volatile nature of stocks and bonds trading. »

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Hedge fund performance positive in November as market volatility subsided, says GAM

Thu, 04/12/2014 - 12:00

Global equity markets continued on their upward trend from mid-October, finishing November up 2.1%, as measured by the MSCI World index in US dollars. »

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Investcorp hedge funds group boosts manager research team

Thu, 04/12/2014 - 11:30

Gregory LaFiura has joined the Investcorp’s hedge  funds business as a Principal in the Manager Research Team with a focus on long/short equity strategies. »

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Demand for smart beta investments on the increase, says Invesco Powershares

Thu, 04/12/2014 - 11:00

Demand for smart beta indices across Europe is growing, according to research conducted for ETF provider Invesco PowerShares. »

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Deutsche Börse expands offering of Eurex Exchange analytics with new options liquidity data

Thu, 04/12/2014 - 09:00

Deutsche Börse Market Data + Services has launched “Eurex IOC Liquidity Indicator for Options,” an analytics product that provides insight into the liquidity of the most widely traded options available on Eurex Exchange. »

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Intercontinental Exchange acquires majority stake in Holland Clearing House

Thu, 04/12/2014 - 09:00

Intercontinental Exchange has completed its previously announced strategic investment in the Holland Clearing House, a continental European derivatives clearing house, to support its comprehensive clearing strategy. »

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Record day in Euronext milling wheat commodities

Thu, 04/12/2014 - 06:00

Euronextss commodities franchise achieved record daily volumes in milling wheat futures with 88,194 contracts traded and, simultaneously, record daily volumes in milling wheat options with 45,949 contracts traded on 2 December 2014.  »

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LSEG completes acquisition of Frank Russell Company

Wed, 03/12/2014 - 16:00

London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG), following satisfactory completion of all outstanding conditions, has completed its acquisition of Frank Russell Company (Russell). »

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