Investments

TLC Capital Group to launch Salvus Hedged Yield Fund in late summer

Atlanta-based TLC Capital Group is preparing the launch of a new option-hedged market neutral fund, the Salvus Hedged Yield Fund, which will employ the firm’s proprietary hedged yield strategy. »


Trading screens

Eurex to launch variance futures based on EURO STOXX 50

Eurex is set to extend its product range by introducing a listed variance future on 22 September 2014, based on the EURO STOXX 50, the most prominent equity index in Europe. »


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Liquidnet names Rob Laible as head of global performance

Rob Laible has joined Liquidnet as head of the firm’s global performance team. »


Research

Titan Advisors appoints senior research analyst

Fund of funds specialist Titan Advisors has appointed Herman Laret, formerly of Credit Suisse, as a senior research analyst for the firm's manager research global macro team. »


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Euronext launches Spotlight Options on six Amsterdam companies

Euronext has launched Spotlight Options on six companies listed on its Amsterdam market: Telegraaf Media Groep, Sligro Food Group, Exact Holding, Accell Group, Altice and BE Semiconductor Industries.  »


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Liquidnet posts record quarter in Asia Pacific

Liquidnet saw record second quarter performance in Asia Pacific as the company benefited from strong demand across the region for safe access to block trading among large institutions. »


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Netagio launches first British Bitcoin, gold and sterling exchange

Netagio, the UK-based digital currency broker, has launched the first British exchange enabling retail customers and institutional investors to trade gold, Bitcoins and GBP on a single peer-to-peer platform. »


James Williams, Hedgeweek

Neuberger Berman real estate group hires former Standard Life Investments portfolio manager… Asia hedge funds makes gains of 1.69 per cent in June…

Asian hedge funds returned an average of 1.69 per cent in June according to early estimates by index data provider Eurekahedge. That leaves the average Asian hedge fund up a modest 1.99 per cent for the year and a long way off achieving last year’s returns of +14.91 per cent. »


Bitcoins

Global Advisors launches world’s first regulator approved Bitcoin Investment Fund

Global Advisors Jersey Limited (GAJL) has secured regulatory approval from the Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC) for a Bitcoin Investment fund.  »


Marketing

METIS Financial Network launches marketing and management platform for alt funds

METIS Financial Network has launched an alternative investment marketplace allowing private equity, venture capital and hedge funds to market their offerings to a global network of accredited investors and advisors. »


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