Ex-Security Trust official pleads guilty to aiding hedge funds

Nicole McDermott, a former executive with Phoenix-based Security Trust, has pleaded guilty to securities fraud related to illegal late trading of mutual fund shares by h »


Russian elections: Implications for investors

Julian Mayo of London-based emerging markets specialist Charlemagne Capital looks at the outcome of last week's elections in Russia and outlines the opportunities for invest »


Platinum Wealth Management AG opens in Switzerland

Platinum Wealth Management has opened a new office in Switzerland headed by Guna Mahalingam. Mahalingam will run Platinum Weal »


Bank of Bermuda opens San Francisco operation

Bank of Bermuda's Global Fund Services (GFS) division is expanding its global network of offices with a new office in San Francisco. »


Regulatory Brief: Guernsey's hedge fund consultation document

The Guernsey Financial Services Commission has issued a consultation document, setting out a range of practical issues faced by the growing number of hedge funds domicil »


Charlemagne Capital re-launches Asian long-short fund

London-based Charlemagne Capital has re-launched the Undervalued Assets Fund Asia under the new name OCCO Asia Fund. The re-l »


Platinum launches China-related long/short fund

Platinum Capital Management Ltd has launched Platinum Dynasty Fund Limited, a new hedge fund focused on long/short investment in publicly listed companies that will prof »


IAFE Releases White Paper to help investors with fund valuations

The Investor Risk Committee (IRC) of the International Association of Financial Engineers (IAFE) this week released a new White Paper aimed at helping investors evaluate »


Man acquisition trail takes in 25 per cent of BlueCrest

Man Group plc's capacity buy-in spree continued this week with the acquisition of 25 per cent of BlueCrest Capital Management from its principals for GBP 105 million. »


Market timing hedge fund firms named by Federated Investors

Federated Investors Inc., one of the largest US mutual fund firms with USD 202 billion in assets, has named two hedge fund firms which engaged in marketing timing practi »


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