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Hedge fund liquidations rise more than 15 per cent in first half, says HFR

Hedge fund liquidations rise more than 15 per cent in first half, says HFR

Thu, 18/09/2008 - 16:54

Volatile financial markets continued to impact the hedge fund industry in the second quarter of the year, contributing to more than 180 hedge fund liquidations, according to Chicago-based »

Aima opposes ban on short selling as cure for financial market volatility

Aima opposes ban on short selling as cure for financial market volatility

Thu, 18/09/2008 - 16:48

The Alternative Investment Management Association, the London-based hedge fund industry association, has spoken out against calls for a ban on short selling of bank stocks in the wake of t »

SEC unveils new permanent rules to curb naked short selling

SEC unveils new permanent rules to curb naked short selling

Thu, 18/09/2008 - 07:10

The Securities and Exchange Commission has announced various measures that it says will strengthen investor protection against 'naked' short selling and that apply to the securities of all »

Enhanced Investment Products hires David Lau as head of finance and operations

Enhanced Investment Products hires David Lau as head of finance and operations

Thu, 18/09/2008 - 07:00

Hong Kong-based asset manager Enhanced Investment Products has appointed David Lau as head of finance, administration and operations as it moves it »

GLG Partners shifted funds' prime brokerage exposure away from Lehman

GLG Partners shifted funds' prime brokerage exposure away from Lehman

Wed, 17/09/2008 - 13:30

New York-listed hedge fund manager GLG partners says it had already taken steps to shift the prime brokerage exposure of its funds away from Lehman Brothers before the US investment bank f »

Butterfield Fulcrum Group completes merger to become USD100bn administrator

Butterfield Fulcrum Group completes merger to become USD100bn administrator

Wed, 17/09/2008 - 08:38

Butterfield Fund Services, formerly a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bermuda's Butterfield Bank, and Fulcrum Group, an independent fund administrator also with headquarters on the island, back »

SecFinex and LCH.Clearnet to launch central counterparty for stock borrowing and lending

SecFinex and LCH.Clearnet to launch central counterparty for stock borrowing and lending

Wed, 17/09/2008 - 08:33

SecFinex, a European electronic trading platform for equity finance, and LCH.Clearnet, an independent central counterparty, have announced that they will launch central counterparty servic »

Risk to financial institutions of investment bank failures overblown, say analysts

Risk to financial institutions of investment bank failures overblown, say analysts

Wed, 17/09/2008 - 07:03

The Chapter 11 filing of Lehman Brothers on Monday may have been a seismic event in the global financial markets, according to a report from Standard & Poor's Ratings Services, but the »

Citadel expands distribution in Europe, Middle East and North Africa through Merrill hires

Citadel expands distribution in Europe, Middle East and North Africa through Merrill hires

Wed, 17/09/2008 - 06:54

Alternative investment manager Citadel Investment Group has announced two senior hires from Merrill Lynch to lead the firm's capital development efforts in Europe, the Middle East and Nort »

Russia turmoil presents incredible buying opportunity, says Hexam Capital

Russia turmoil presents incredible buying opportunity, says Hexam Capital

Tue, 16/09/2008 - 17:25

The turmoil in the Russian stock market has created once-in-a-lifetime buying opportunity, with huge disparities between company results and share price performance, according to emerging »

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