Olivier Lecler named as chief executive of SGAM Alternative Investments

Société Générale Asset Management has announced the appointment of Olivier Lecler as chief executive of its wholly-owned subsidiary, SGAM Alternative Investment »


Low-touch electronic trading in Europe to generate EUR2.1bn by 2010, report says

Low-touch electronic trading across European equity markets will account for nearly EUR2.1bn in commission revenue by 2010, up from 1.8bn in 2008, according to European Equity Trading 2008 »


Tennyson Fund Solutions opens in North America

Tennyson Fund Solutions, a Bermuda- and UK-based provider of full service fund administration services to hedge funds and funds of hedge funds, has announced the launch of its North Americ »


Managed futures maintain 2008 gains as Barclay CTA Index rises 1.37 per cent in May

Managed futures rebounded in May after two consecutive losing months, gaining 1.37 per cent, according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by Fairfield, Iowa-based index provider BarclayHedg »


Absolute Capital shares plummet after shareholders approve Argo demerger

Absolute Capital Management, the London-listed hedge fund manager that has been under a shadow since the dramatic walk-out last September of co-founder Florian Homm and the subsequent disc »


Advent showcases compliance product at EMEA client conference

Advent Software, a provider of software and services to the investment management industry, has unveiled its new compliance product, Advent Rules Manager, at its eighth annual conference f »


CFTC challenges FSA by imposing position limits on London crude oil contract

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has announced a series of restrictions on trading by US investors on the ICE Futures Europe market in London, setting up a potential jurisdictio »


Jon Thompson joins Fall River to manage trading desk operations

In recognition of the increasing complexity and opportunity offered by efficient global futures execution, Mequon, Wisconsin-based Fall River Capital has recruited Jon Thompson, who has mo »


Valiance appoints Rufus Warner as chairman

Valiance, a specialist UK pensions funding and alternative investment boutique, has appointed as chairman Rufus Warner, most recently chief executive at Close Investments. »


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