MarketAxess teams up with Markit to drive CDS trading

MarketAxess has subscribed to Markit's RED service to drive the company's client-to-dealer electronic trading platform for credit derivative indices. Markit RED is »


Japonica expands Top Quartile Hurdle with global indices

Japonica Partners has expanded its Top Quartile IRR Hurdle Rates with a global stock index alternative -- the MSCI World index plus 500 basis points. »


Comment: There are opportunities beyond capacity constraints

Forsyth Partners remains bullish about future opportunities, despite widespread concerns over increasing capacity constraints in the hedge fund industry. The company's view is that capacity »


FinSource expands alternative investments admin business

Maitland has merged its USD 1.5 billion international fund administration business with FinSource, the SA-based specialist admin services provider. The deal will boost funds under administra »


RMF seeds Climate Change Capital Carbon Fund

RMF, a core investment manager of Man Investments, has agreed a seeding arrangement with the CCC Carbon Fund. The fund is an investment vehicle that acquires emissi »


Eurex launches options on Swiss Nobel Biocare bearer shares

Eurex is set to launch options contracts on Nobel Biocare (NOBE) bearer shares on 22 August. The derivatives market is thus providing liquid and transparent trading in options on the equity »


Growing trend for back office outsourcing by Swiss family offices

Swiss family offices are changing their attitudes on outsourcing back office custody and fund administration operations to specialist providers. A study undertaken »


KGR Capital to launch new 'dynamic' Asian fund of funds

KGR Capital is launching the KGR Capital Asian Dynamic Absolute Return Fund, a multi-manager, multi-strategy fund of Asian hedge funds. The fund, which is due to la »


Credit Suisse UK appoints new Head of Hedge Fund Advisory Group

Credit Suisse UK (CSUK) has appointed Eleonore Dachicourt as Head of the Hedge Fund Advisory Group for private clients advised out of London.  Dachicourt, who will report to Craig Lewis, Di »


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