Tech Update: Jefferies & Company selects Advent's Geneva to support prime brokerage business expansion

NY-based Jefferies & Company, Inc has selected Advent Software's Geneva to help manage and grow its expanding prime brokerage offering. »


AIMA highlights CRD impact on hedge funds

AIMA has highlighted the key changes set to be introduced by the EU Capital Requirements Directive (CRD) on 1 January 2007. »


Comment: Outlook for Europe: Ewen Cameron Watt, Head of Global Investment Strategy Research, Merrill Lynch Investment Management

Comment: Outlook for Europe: Ewen Cameron Watt, Head of Global Investment Strategy Research, Merrill Lynch Investment Management   »


BGI boosts global research team

Barclays Global Investors has announced the appointments of leading academic and industry experts who have joined its global research staff. »


Institutional market poised for take-off

The change of the law in 2004 allowed hedge funds and funds of hedge funds to be launched under German regulations for the first time. »


New OEICs track volatility as an asset class

Investment bank Dresdner Kleinwort and Kleinwort Benson, the private bank, are launching two new UCITS III funds on the Gresham Defined Funds platform. »


Frank Pusateri joins Fall River Capital

Fall River Capital has retained Frank Pusateri to lead its marketing efforts and advise on its product strategy. »


New ETFs improve index tracking and reduce trading costs

Exchange-traded funds allow investors to track the performance of specific market segments more efficiently and reduce costs, helping institutions to create more efficient po »


MD Sass and Macquarie Group launch JV for global manager incubation

MD Sass and the Macquarie Group have launched a joint venture to manage a fund that seeks out and seeds innovative alternative investment managers. »


Melvin leaves Gartmore for senior strategic role at MLIM

Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM) has appointed Sarah Melvin as its Director of Strategy and Business Development for the EMEA region. »


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