The Reserve Funds names Patrick Ledford as CIO

The Reserve Funds, the USD 35bn asset management complex behind the world's first money market fund, has hired Patrick Ledford as Chief Investment Officer. Ledford, »


KGR Capital to launch first UK-listed fund of Asian hedge funds

KGR Capital is to launch the first UK-listed Asian fund of hedge funds, the KGR Absolute Return PCC Limited. Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein is acting as Sponso »


Ireland's financial sector looks to the future

Last year Deloitte & Touche was commissioned by Ireland's Industrial Development Agency to examine future opportunities for the country's international financial services sector. »


The Silverado Strategy: Enhanced-return event-based investing with options

Silverado has designed an innovative means to enhance returns from event-based opportunities through the use of individual stock options. Over the last five years, »


Merrill Lynch launches new commodities investment trust

Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM) is launching a new investment trust, the Merrill Lynch Commodities Income Investment Trust plc. The new trust will be manag »


AdvantHedge to market Synthesis offshore fund in Europe

AdvantHedge Capital Advisors has been appointed by Ranger Investment Management, LP to market its Synthesis Fund (Offshore) Ltd in Europe. The US domestic version »


Evaluated pricing key to fixed income transparency

Global evaluated fixed income pricing is becoming increasingly accepted as an essential price source, according to a survey commissioned by Reuters. Traditionally, »


Borsa Italiana launches of new functions on BIt Club Service for Borsa Italiana

Borsa Italian has added two new functions to its Bit Club Service, the online platform for communication between the exchange and its clients. With effect from 7 No »


Investors take a fresh look at Lat Am Hedge Funds

Investors who traditionally were shy about viewing Latin American investments as much more than an opportunistic play are taking a second look. »


Retail demand drives European structured derivatives growth

Institutional investors in Europe have stepped up their investment in customized OTC and securitized equity derivative products, according to Greenwich Associates. »


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