Man Investments launches second guaranteed futures fund in Hong Kong

Man Investments has announced plans to launch a second futures and options product authorised by the Hong Kong financial regulator, the Securities and Futures Commission, with a guarantee »


Merrill Lynch closes investment in offshore research provider

Merrill Lynch has made an USD11m investment in Copal Partners, a provider of financial services analytics and research to investment banks, hedge funds and private equity funds, joining as »


Hong Kong announces easier licensing process to lure hedge fund managers

The Hong Kong financial regulator, the Securities and Futures Commission, has announced immediate changes to its licensing procedures for fund managers serving sophisticated investors in a »


Permal proposed to replace FRM as adviser to Dexion Trading

The board of London-listed hedge fund Dexion Trading is to place before the fund's shareholders a proposal that its sub-manager, FRM Investment Management, should be replaced by Legg Mason »


Hedgemedia's Weekly AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Share floats are the flavor of the month among alternative investment managers

This week, combative activist hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb of New York outfit Third Point announced plans to list his successful event-driven fund on the London Stock Exchange. »


Managers' ingenuity driving alternative investment consulting, says Citisoft

Citisoft, the London-based specialist investment management consulting firm, has launched its 15th systems evaluation and selection programme on behalf of onshore and offshore alternative »


Maples and Calder boosts London presence with new associates

Leading offshore law firm Maples and Calder has appointed six new associates across its key practice areas, promoted finance and capital markets specialist Stacey Overholt to the partnersh »


Tiedemann Investment Group spins off back-office accounting software specialist

New York-based alternative investment manager Tiedemann Investment Group has launched TKS Solutions as an independent software firm delivering a comprehensive back-office accounting soluti »


Investment Technology Group to acquire RedSky Financial

New York-based Investment Technology Group, a provider of technology-based trading services and transaction research, has agreed to acquire privately-held RedSky Financial, a Chicago-based »


Eurex Clearing encourages algorithmic trading with lower clearing fees

Eurex Clearing is to lower the fixed clearing fees for equity transactions on Xetra and the floor of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange with effect from July 1, with the fixed clearing fee for X »


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