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London at the crossroads as hedge fund industry ponders the future

London at the crossroads as hedge fund industry ponders the future

Mon, 02/02/2009 - 09:44

Reeling from a double whammy of losses last year that averaged nearly 20 per cent across the global industry and a wave of redemptions by investors disappointed by performance or in urgent need of »

Back to the future for prime broker survivors

Back to the future for prime broker survivors

Mon, 02/02/2009 - 09:41

The collapse of Lehman Brothers last September was the flashpoint of a year that saw the prime brokerage world - along with that of its hedge fund clients - transformed by the ongoing credit crisis »

Henderson clinches New Star with GBP115m acquisition

Henderson clinches New Star with GBP115m acquisition

Mon, 02/02/2009 - 07:04

Henderson Group has agreed to buy stricken asset management rival New Start Asst Management for a total price of around GBP115, which includes just »

Walkers SPV appoints senior vice president

Walkers SPV appoints senior vice president

Mon, 02/02/2009 - 06:02

Walkers SPV has completed its senior management team with the appointment of David Lloyd as a senior vice-president. »

Japaninvest strengthens Asia equities research and sales business with senior hires

Japaninvest strengthens Asia equities research and sales business with senior hires

Fri, 30/01/2009 - 15:56

Research and brokerage firm Japaninvest Group has announced that it has strengthened its Hong Kong-based Asia equities research and sales business Ji Asia with two senior appointments.< »

Nuveen Investments to form relationship with Harcourt Investment Consulting

Nuveen Investments to form relationship with Harcourt Investment Consulting

Fri, 30/01/2009 - 12:00

Nuveen Investments, a provider of investment services to institutions and high-net-worth investors, is forming a strategic relationship with Zurich-based fund of hedge funds manager Har »

US pension funds face funding gap, says report

US pension funds face funding gap, says report

Fri, 30/01/2009 - 06:03

US defined-benefit pension schemes could be in jeopardy as funds predict sharply reduced investment returns from major asset classes up to 2013, according to research from Greenwich Ass »

Eurex lowers first-year transaction and connection fees to attract new members

Eurex lowers first-year transaction and connection fees to attract new members

Fri, 30/01/2009 - 05:58

The international derivatives exchange Eurex has announced that it is to launch an enhanced incentive programme to acquire new participants. »

NYSE Euronext and Bids launch New York Block Exchange

NYSE Euronext and Bids launch New York Block Exchange

Fri, 30/01/2009 - 05:54

NYSE Euronext and Bids Holdings have announced the launch of their joint venture, the New York Block Exchange, a platform designed to maximize access to liquidity and improve execution »

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