Richard Corrigan

Jersey Finance appoints new deputy chief executive

Jersey Finance has appointed Richard Corrigan as its new deputy chief executive officer. »


Florence Barjou, Lyxor Asset Management

Lyxor Asset Management – Best Absolute Return Manager

Lyxor Asset Management offers a range of risk-balanced funds in its Absolute Return Multi Assets (ARMA) strategy: ARMA was launched in May 2010 and aims to deliver EONIA plus 2 per cent p.a. with a volatility target of 3 per cent; ARMA 8 is a more aggressive version targeting returns of EONIA plus 6 to 10 per cent with a volatility target of 8 per cent. »


Mark Decil, Jabre Capital Partners

Jabre Capital Partners – Best Relative Value Convertible Bond Manager

Philippe Jabre has been successfully managing convertible bonds for 30 years. Whilst at GLG Partners (between 1997 and 2006), Jabre honed his convertible bond strategy resulting in five funds with a combined AuM of USD7bn at its peak. In 2007, Jabre branched out and launched the JABCAP Convertible Bond Fund with founding partners, Mark Cecil (pictured) and Philippe Riachi. »


José Luis Pérez, Cygnus Asset management

Cygnus Asset Management – Best Event Driven Multi-Strategy Manager

The Europa Event Driven Fund is managed by José Luis Pérez. Pérez (pictured) aims to capture investment opportunities around corporate activity in Europe through inefficiencies and under or over-valuations relating to M&A, capital structure changes, spin-offs, regulatory changes, recapitalisations, restructurings and bankruptcies. »


James Williams, Hedgeweek

European economic recovery drives optimism in 2014

The Hedgeweek Global Awards 2014 event, sponsored by Lyxor Asset Management and held at the end of February, featured winners from across the hedge funds spectrum who gathered in London’s Mayfair to celebrate a year of illustrious achievement. »


Hedgeweek Global Awards 2014

Hedgeweek Global Awards 2014 – The Winners

The winners of the Hedgeweek Global Awards 2014, as voted for by our readers… »


Report

OTC derivatives regulators issue report to G20

The Over-the-Counter (OTC) Derivatives Regulators Group (ODRG) has issued a report that identifies the current list of remaining cross-border implementation issues related to global reform of OTC derivatives markets. »


Computer screen

Abacus Group forms partnership with LiquidityBook

Abacus Group, a provider of hosted IT solutions for hedge funds and private equity funds, has formed a strategic partnership to host LiquidityBook’s complete buy-side solution, LBX, in the AbacusFLEX private cloud. »


Survey

Fund managers still concerned about AIFMD reporting, says Confluence

More than two-thirds (67 per cent) of alternative investment fund managers say they are still concerned about reporting to local regulators, despite nearly all (95 per cent) saying they feel informed on the requirements of AIFMD. »


Singapore

SGX proposes new electricity futures

Singapore Exchange (SGX) is consulting the public on the proposed introduction of SGX Uniform Singapore Energy Price (USEP) Quarterly Base Load Electricity Futures. »


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