Gabelli Names Jamieson as President and COO

Douglas Jamieson has been named President and Chief Operating Officer of Gabelli Asset Management Inc. Gabelli Asset Management, based in Rye, New York, oversees about USD 27 billion in asse »

Investec offers outsourcing solution to SA hedge fund managers

Investec Prime Broking has developed an outsourced trading and portfolio management solution for clients of Investec Securities in South Africa. »

Man Investments launches Man RMF Multi-Style Series 2 Ltd

Man Investments this week launched Man RMF Multi-Style Series 2 Ltd (Series 2), a capital guaranteed structured product. The new product utilises the investment selection expertise, asset al »

Aviva FoHF posts positive returns for twelfth consecutive month

Aviva Alternative Funds celebrated its first anniversary in July 2004 by posting a positive return for the 12th consecutive month since launch. Aviva Alternative Funds comprises Alpha Optimu »

UK Tax Brief: Regulated Funds Discussion Paper: Change for the better?

Paul Hale and Martin Shah of Simmons & Simmons outline the implications of the Inland Revenue's discussion paper on the regulated funds regime. Change is one thing, progress another. »

Equity Driven Index takes the lead as indices gain ground

The Event Driven Index recorded a gain of 0.49% to lead the performance of the HFRX Indices in the week ended 24 August. The Merger Arbitrage Index took second place gaining 0.44%, followed »

Eurex expands Italian derivatives segment

Eurex is expanding its Italian derivates segment as of 6 September, adding options on the Dow Jones Italy Titans 30 index. This offer will make a liquid, cost-effective product range availab »

Ian Cadby to take CEO role at Liberty Ermitage Group

Ian Cadby, currently Chief Investment Officer of Liberty Ermitage Group, has been appointed Chief Executive Officer, with effect from 1 September. Cadby (42) is taking over the reins from Ro »

Wale joins Cardinal to launch multi-strategy fund

Cardinal Asset Management, the ISIS-partnered alternative asset investment firm, has appointed Phillip Wale to launch its multi-strategy equity hedge fund. Wale was formerly Global Head of P »

Eurex increases contract size for TeliaSonera equity options

Eurex has increased the contract size for equity options on TeliaSonera from 100 to 500 shares per contract as of 23 August. With this change, Eurex has adjusted the TeliaSonera contract siz »

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