B&G Holding to create sterling share class and seek dual listing in London

Listed hedge fund Boussard & Gavaudan Holding will this month ask shareholders to approve the creation of a sterling class of ordinary shares to be listed and traded alongside its exis »


Apex Fund Services establishes office in Isle of Man

International fund administration business Apex Fund Services has established an office in the Isle of Man headed by Tim Parkes, a former managing director at Barclays Wealth and Barclays »


CFTC and SEC approve trading of futures and options on gold ETF

The US financial regulators, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the Securities and Exchange Commission have announced that each has approved the trading and clearing of two novel »


Man Investments launches Man AHL Guaranteed Futures 3 in Hong Kong

Man Investments has launched Man AHL Guaranteed Futures 3 to meet demand from Hong Kong investors for products that can generate returns independently of traditional markets while protecti »


Electronic foreign exchange trading struggles to keep pace with market surge

Electronic foreign exchange trading volumes increased by 21 per cent from 2006 to 2007, but this was not enough to keep pace with the surge in global foreign exchange markets last year - a »


Gissing Software hedge fund data system integrates algorithms with real-time prices

Gissing Software, which specialises in the routing and transformation of real-time market and trade data, has launched a new cost-effective market data integration platform for hedge funds »


Fortis builds on heritage to meet new client challenges

Fortis Prime Fund Solutions, the largest hedge fund administrator on the Isle of Man and one of the biggest worldwide, is building on an established heritage - down to the historic listed building »


Thames River Hedge+ raises barely half GBP200m target for new share issue

The board of Thames River Multi Hedge PCC, a closed-ended Guernsey-domiciled protected cell company, has received applications for GBP106.6m in new shares through the placing and offer for »


GLG Partners hires distressed situations expert Galia Velimukhametova

GLG Partners has announced that Galia Velimukhametova is to join its London office as a portfolio manager, working alongside Steve Roth, portfolio manager for the GLG Credit Fund and Marke »


Eurex trading volumes up by 24.5 per cent in year to May

The international derivatives exchange Eurex has reported that trading volumes reached 194.6 million contracts last month, an increase of 24.5 per cent from 156.3 million in May 2007, whil »


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