Handshake

Jersey Finance names chairman

Jersey Finance has appointed Robert Christensen as the new chairman of its board in succession to Jonathan White. »


Electronic trading floor

Options completes expansion into NYSE Euronext’s Mahwah facility

Private financial cloud provider Options has completed the expansion of its hosting platform into the NYSE, NYSE MKT, Arca, Arca Options and Amex Options exchange colocation facility in Mahwah. »


Dollars

Hedge funds get USD7.7bn in June, says TrimTabs and BarclayHedge

The hedge fund industry took in USD7.7 billion, or 0.3 per cent of assets, in June, down from USD19.1 billion (0.8 per cent of assets) in May, according to BarclayHedge and TrimTabs. »


Team meeting

Jeff Sica launches alt investments firm for RIAs

Jeff Sica has launched Circle Squared Alternative Investments, a firm dedicated to providing financial advisors with access to alternative investments previously available only to institutions and ultra-high net-worth investors. »


Hong Kong

Chartwell Capital appoints senior advisor

Hong Kong-based asset management company Chartwell Capital has appointed Joe Wan as senior advisor. »


Computer screen

Accelerate Product Partners launches video due diligence platform

Accelerate Product Partners has launched a video due diligence platform – accelerateproduct.com – for accredited investors and alternative funds. »


Kate Storey, Appleby

Investment funds and insurance linked securities

Kate Storey (pictured) from Appleby assesses how insurance linked securities are a growing alternative asset classes for investors, including investment funds… »


Report

Fixed income dealers differ in efforts creating integrated cross-asset pricing models, says TABB Group

As more markets go electronic, the move forward must include integrating pricing and flow across asset classes, leveraging a firm’s investment and experience in technology in mature markets. »


UK flag

BNP Paribas Securities Services appoints Nick Jenkins to UK depositary bank

BNP Paribas Securities Services has appointed Nick Jenkins as head of technical for trustee and depositary services in the UK. »


Female

HNW women see alternatives as core investment holding in next few years, says study

High net worth (HNW) women are turning to non-traditional investments as they look to generate income, drive capital growth, and achieve portfolio diversification. »


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