Roger Denby-Jones joins Boyer Allan as CEO

Boyer Allan Investment Management Limited has appointed Roger Denby-Jones as the company's new chief executive officer. Denby-Jones will be responsible for both the »


RMF seeds Japanese long/short equity fund

RMF is to seed San Francisco-based start-up hedge fund manager GSB Capital's long/short equity fund, Phoenix Japan Master Fund L.P. The Phoenix Japan Fund, based in »


New MSG Diversified Opportunities fund aims to provide choice

Man Investments' new Diversified Opportunities hedge fund offers investors a choice of capital guaranteed bonds or share classes with dividends. The fund provides »


Fimat Canada launches inter-dealer brokerage business

Fimat Canada, part of global brokerage giant Fimat Group, has launched an inter-dealer brokerage business (IBD). Fimat's new Toronto Capital Markets Group (TCMG) wi »


MSCI launches first multiple-asset class index by a major provider

MSCI, a provider of international equity, US equity, fixed income and hedge fund indices, has launched a new multiple-asset class index. The MSCI Global Capital Ma »


Comment: Long/short equity funds under-performance in 2004 is due to low volatility and high market coherence rather than money overflows

Raphael Douady, Research director, Riskdata, looks at the reasons underlying last year's performance by long/sho »


New appointment confirms BNP's USA growth plans

BNP Paribas Asset Management has confirmed its US ambitions with the appointment of Pierre Lapomme as chief executive officer of BNP PAM US. Lapomme's main mission »


Deutsche Bank and Wharton announce USD 2.2bn 'Delta' CDO

Wharton Asset Management and Deutsche Bank are offering a USD 2.2 billion collateralized debt obligation of high-grade asset backed securities. The indicative capital structure of the Delta »


Regulatory Update: UK Financial Services Authority publishes draft rules on soft dollar and bundled brokerage

The FSA has published a further consultation paper on its proposals for the new soft dollar and bundled brokerage regime for UK authorised fund managers. The draft »


SEC charges Pollet with insider trading and fraud over PIPES

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged Guillaume Pollet, a former managing director of SG Cowen & Co, with insider trading and fraud. The charges »


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