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Chairman appointed at Hermes BPK Partners

Chairman appointed at Hermes BPK Partners

Mon, 06/04/2009 - 16:49

Glyn Jones has been appointed chairman of Hermes BPK Partners, the alternative multi-manager advisory and fund of hedge fund boutique, formed earlier this year as a partnership between »

Raiffeisen Centrobank first Austrian issuer on Scoach

Raiffeisen Centrobank first Austrian issuer on Scoach

Mon, 06/04/2009 - 13:05

Scoach has announced that all certificates issued by the Austrian Raiffeisen Centrobank are tradable on Scoach with effect from today. »

Henderson Group receives shareholder approval to acquire New Star Asset Management

Henderson Group receives shareholder approval to acquire New Star Asset Management

Mon, 06/04/2009 - 13:00

The shareholders of Henderson Group have approved the proposed acquisition of New Star Asset Management Group for GBP107m. »

Société Générale Asset Management completes sale of SGAM UK to GLG Partners

Société Générale Asset Management completes sale of SGAM UK to GLG Partners

Mon, 06/04/2009 - 07:04

Société Générale Asset Management has announces the completion of the sale of its London-based long-only asset management subsidiary, SGAM UK, to London-based b »

Iosco welcomes G20 communiqué

Iosco welcomes G20 communiqué

Fri, 03/04/2009 - 16:59

The International Organization of Securities Commissions has welcomed the statement of the G20 as an endorsement of its recent work to close the regulatory gaps in financial securities »

PwC hedge fund leader queries G20 pledge on hedge fund regulation

PwC hedge fund leader queries G20 pledge on hedge fund regulation

Fri, 03/04/2009 - 16:54

Robert Mellor, UK hedge fund leader at PricewaterhouseCoopers, says the G20 communiqué is unclear as to whether the aim is to have further regulation and oversight of hedge funds »

Fair value revisions would hurt hedge fund industry, says Pluris

Fair value revisions would hurt hedge fund industry, says Pluris

Fri, 03/04/2009 - 12:57

Proposed revisions to the 'fair value' accounting standard, FAS 157, would weaken the standard and create inconsistencies in valuations, according to Espen Robak, president of Pluris Va »

CFTC obtains USD86m order against commodity futures and options fraudster

CFTC obtains USD86m order against commodity futures and options fraudster

Fri, 03/04/2009 - 12:44

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has obtained a federal court order against Texas resident George D. »

Industry welcomes G20's focus on financial stability, but says funds not to blame

Industry welcomes G20's focus on financial stability, but says funds not to blame

Fri, 03/04/2009 - 07:03

Hedge fund industry representatives have welcomed the agreement among the G20 leaders in London to work toward stabilisation of the global financial system and emphasised the role the indu »

Number of hedge funds down 1.3 per cent in 2008, says PerTrac

Number of hedge funds down 1.3 per cent in 2008, says PerTrac

Fri, 03/04/2009 - 07:03

There was a 1.3 per cent drop in the number of hedge funds and funds of hedge funds included in major hedge fund databases over 2008, according to a study by PerTrac Financial Solutions »

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