Edhec creates research chair in alternative investment for institutional investors

The Edhec Risk and Asset Management Research Centre and Morgan Stanley Investment Management have announced the creation of a new research chair entitled Financial Engineering and Global A »


Salus Alpha launches alternative Ucits III funds based on Vienna-listed indices

Salus Alpha, which last year launched the first Ucits III-compliant long/short equity fund, Salus Alpha Equity Hedged, has introduced two further funds designed to enable private investors »


Sweden's IPM expands into Germany and the Middle East

Dominicus Freiherr von Mentzingen has joined Swedish-based quantitative manager Informed Portfolio Management in an advisory role to lead the firm's expansion into German-speaking Europe.< »


Tremont names Susan Crotty as managing director for investment management services

Fund of hedge funds manager Tremont Capital Management has announced the recruitment of Susan Crotty from Callan Associates to become managing director for investment management services. »


UMB Fund Services launches platform for registered funds of hedge funds

UMB Fund Services has launched a platform geared to the servicing needs of registered funds of hedge funds in the US, offering a technol »


An ear to the ground in Latin America

The Santander group has a long history serving the Latin American markets, with the bank a market leader in countries throughout the region. »


NYSE Euronext to launch independent valuation service Prime Source

NYSE Euronext has announced the launch of Prime Source, an independent valuation service supported by a web-based technical infrastructure »


Dechert advises ETF Securities on launch of new range of ETCs

Dechert has advised longstanding client ETF Securities, through its subsidiary ETFS Commodity Securities, on the proposed listing of its new platform of short and leveraged exchange-traded »


Financial software provider Fidessa to set up Belfast development centre

Fidessa group, which provides multi-asset financial trading, portfolio analysis, decision support, investment compliance, market data and global connectivity solutions to brokers and inves »


MSCI Barra to launch Asia-Pacific investible hedge fund index

MSCI Barra, a New York-based provider of investment support tools including indices and portfolio risk and performance analytics, has announced plans to launch the MSCI Asia-Pacific Hedge »


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