SunTrust's Trusco Capital Management takes minority stake in 130/30 specialist

Trusco Capital Management, an asset management subsidiary of the Atlanta-based SunTrust Banks financial group, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a minority equity interest in Al »


Award-winning prime broker receives USD20m investment from Sequoia Capital

Merlin Securities, a US broker-dealer specialising in technology-driven prime brokerage services, has received a USD20m investment from leading Silicon Valley venture capital firm Sequoia »


BlackSquare Capital launches global macro fund of funds

BlackSquare Capital, an independent London based asset management firm that specialises in alternative multi-manager investment products, has launched the BlackSquare Capital Global Macro »


Custom House receives SAS 70 Type II Report

Dublin-based hedge Custom House Administration & Corporate Services has announced that it has become one of the first administrators to receive a Statement on Auditing Standards 70 Typ »


HSBC appoints new head of alternative fund services in Singapore

HSBC has appointed Wout Kalis to head the Singapore operations for its alternative fund services business, the group's core provider of fund administration and custody to the alternative s »


Mourant expands International Finance Administration services with Dublin opening

Jersey-based international financial and legal service provider Mourant has opened a new office in Dublin, the group's 11th worldwide, to provide administration services to structured fina »


Société Générale splits global hedge fund relations leadership

Société Générale Corporate & Investment Banking has appointed Paul Wiltshire and Pascal Vallot as global heads of hedge fund relations, based in London and »


AJ Tranche added to off-the-run Markit CMBX indices

Markit Group, a provider of independent data, portfolio valuations and OTC derivatives trade processing and owner of the Markit CMBX index, has announced the addition of an AJ tranche to t »


Bermuda fund administrator Apex sets up Malta operation

The Apex Group, which launched as a provider of fund administration services in Bermuda in 2003 and has more than USD5bn in assets under administration, has announced the establishment of »


CFTC seeks to revoke registration of Worldwide Clearing

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has filed a notice of intent to permanently revoke the registration of Worldwide Clearing of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, as a futures commission m »


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