Eurex turnover Climbs to around 90 million contracts in August

Eurex saw turnover increase by around 19 percent to 90 million contracts against the same period last year (August 2004: 75.7 million contracts). At 821 million con »


The Hedgeweek Interview: David Lavers, CEO, Chaser Capital LLP.

London-based Chaser Capital launched its first currency fund on 14 February. »


Nationwide launches US-based alternative investment platform

New Jersey-based Nationwide Planning Associates (NPA) has created an alternative investment platform aimed at high net worth and institutional investors. NPA's regi »


New report examines market for alternative investments in Europe

Dublin-based Research and Markets has added a new survey, 'Alternative Investments for Private Clients in Europe 2005' to its research offering. This strategic insi »


Man offers new opportunity to access flagship product

Man Investments is giving investors a fresh opportunity to access Man-IP 220 Limited, a flagship structured product, through new EUR and USD bond classes. When it w »


CACEIS: Need for flexibility guides choice of hedge fund structure

Crédit Agricole-Caisse d'Epargne Investor Services (CACEIS) examines the issue of structuring for hedge funds distributed in Europe. Luxembourg and other hedge fund »


Life Settlement Fund capitalisation ahead of expectations

The Life Settlements Fund Ltd has closed to new investors having exceeded expectations and plans are underway to launch a Series II version shortly. Registered in t »


Thomas Widener joins Bear Stearns Investment Banking Group

Bear, Stearns & Co has appointed Thomas W Widener as the new senior managing director of the Global Industries Group within Investment Banking. Widener will lead t »


GFI Group to acquire leading oil derivatives broker

GFI Group Inc is to acquire Starsupply Petroleum LLC, a leading broker of oil products and related derivative and option contracts. GFI Group is a leading inter-dea »


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