Infiniti Capital appoints Ian Shearer as chief executive

Infiniti Capital has announced the appointment of Ian Shearer, previously the firm's head of business development and a member of its executive committee, as chief executive. »

Signina Capital expands senior management team

Zurich-based Signina Capital, a specialist in structured asset management, has expanded its senior management team with the addition of two new partners, Malcolm Paterson and Thomas Flury, »

Data provider Markit opens third Asia-Pacific office in Sydney

Markit, a provider of independent data, portfolio valuations and OTC derivatives trade processing, has opened an office in Sydney, its first in Australia and its third in the Asia-Pacific »

FRM launches hedge fund seeding business

Fund of hedge funds manager Financial Risk Management has launched a new business to provide seed capital to early-stage and start-up hedge fund managers, with its own capital and dedicate »

Nara Capital launches 'new alternatives' drive with asset-based lending strategy

Geneva-based Nara Capital, established last October to offer institutional investors access to so-called 'new alternative' hedge fund strategies, has announced the seeding »

PCE Investors appoints Clive Warburton to head compliance

PCE Investors, a London-based infrastructure platform for hedge fund managers, has appointed Clive Warburton to manage its compliance department. »

Consolidation hands more power to end-consumers

Betting on consolidation among listed exchanges has been a profitable strategy for event driven hedge funds. »

Acropole Asset Management launches long/short convertibles fund

Acropole Asset Management, a Paris-based specialist convertible bond manager launched 18 months ago and now with EUR600m in assets under management, has extended its range of products with »

BVI law firm Harneys appoints four new partners

Leading British Virgin Islands law firm Harney Westwood & Riegels has announced the appointment of Tim Clipstone, Kissock Christopher Laing, Ross Munro and Chris Young as partners in t »

Barclay Hedge Fund Index up 10.40 per cent in 2007

Hedge funds gained 10.40 per cent in 2007 according to year-end data compiled by Fairfield, Iowa-based Barclay Hedge, nearly double the 5.49 per cent return of the S&P 500 Total Return »

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