London Stock Exchange's new trading system goes live

The London Stock Exchange says TradElect, its new electronic trading system, will allow market participants to benefit from significant increases in both speed of trading and system capaci »


Hedge funds propose voluntary code to resist pressure for regulation

A group of 13 mostly London-based hedge fund managers has proposed establishing a working group to examine the possibility of a voluntary code of practice for the industry amid calls from »


Stenham Asset Management passes USD2bn in assets

Stenham Asset Management, which since 1988 has been constructing diversified hedge fund portfolios via managed accounts and funds of funds with an emphasis on downside protection, has reac »


Augustus Asset Managers names Gary Droscoski to lead US sales drive

Augustus Asset Managers, the London-based specialist fixed-income and currency asset management firm that won its independence from Julius Baer in January, has appointed Gary Droscoski to »


Reuters launches risk management system tailored for hedge funds

Reuters is launching JRisk On Demand, a tailored risk management solution for the hedge fund industry that it says delivers real-time risk management tools directly to the individual manag »


Henderson appoints Hodges to hedge fund sales team

Henderson Global Investors has appointed Jill Hodges, previously director of marketing at MT Thaler Investment Management, as hedge fund sales manager, reporting to director of global hedg »


Managing Partners appoints head of institutional sales

Cayman Islands-based fund management group Managing Partners, which specialises in managing portfolios of traded life policies, has appointed Pierre Capitaine as head of institutional sale »


Schroders' NewFinance Capital opens Hong Kong office

NewFinance Capital, a London-based fund of hedge funds manager acquired by Schroders last year, has opened a research office in Hong Kong in order to benefit from opportunities in the Asia »


Thames River multi-manager hedge funds top USD1bn

The multi-manager hedge fund division of Thames River has passed the USD1bn mark for assets under management following significant growth over the past four years under the leadership of K »


Rand Merchant Bank selects Advent's Geneva for prime brokerage operation

Rand Merchant Bank, the Johannesburg-based investment bank with operations in the UK, Ireland, Australia and US, has licensed Advent's Geneva investment management and accounting system to »


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