Banking groups launch custody and fund administration giant

CACEIS, the giant custody and fund administration company jointly owned by Crédit Agricole and Groupe Caisse d'Epargne, is now operational. CACEIS is the fruit of b »

Comment: Market conditions good for natural resources

The world's natural resources industries are enjoying the best market conditions for a generation, according to Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM). Strong glo »

Andre du Plessis joins Watson Wyatt Investment Consulting

Andre du Plessis, the ex-chief executive of Coronation Fund Managers, is to join Watson Wyatt Investment Consulting as a senior investment consultant. He said: "It is interesting to see how »

Natexis hires non-bank FI relationship head for London

The London branch of Natexis Banques Populaires has hired a Head of Non-Bank Financial Institutions. Steve Day will develop the bank's corporate banking relationsh »

3A appoints new head of UK business development

Marie-Claire Panayiotopoulos has been appointed Head of UK Business Development at 3A Alternative Asset Advisors. Panayiotopoulos's appointment comes during a perio »

Horizon adds portfolio manager to growing trading team

Horizon Cash Management LLC, a leading cash manager to alternative investment funds, has appointed Brian D Brocious as a portfolio manager. Brocious, who reports to »

CDW and Dow Jones Indexes finalise composition of indexes

CDW and Dow Jones Indexes have finalised the composition for several indexes including the new Dow Jones CDX US Crossover Index. The Dow Jones CDX US Crossover Index will consist of 35 equal »

Ivy Asset Management boosts London investment staff

Ivy Asset Management Corp has strengthened its presence in London by appointing two new senior members of staff - Stuart Davies and Peter Rose. Davies, who will re »

SFC publishes results of consultation on Hedge Fund Guidelines

Hong Kong's SFC has made minor revisions to its Hedge Fund Guidelines following the publication of consultation results this week. The SFC published the conclusions »

State Street Global Advisors expands hedge fund strategies team

State Street Global Advisors (SSgA), has appointed Yacine Bechikh as senior hedge fund manager in the hedge fund strategies team. Bechikh, who will be based in Lond »

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