Africa

ALTX Africa Group to launch first exchange in partnership with GMEX

ALT Xchange Ltd (ALTX Uganda) is to operate a securities and derivatives market, initially in Uganda, to service the East African region. »


Handshake

Newedge appoints head of US OTC energy

Multi-asset brokerage and clearing specialist Newedge has appointed Edward Kevelson as head of US OTC energy. »


Mutual funds

Context to provide alternative mutual funds to retail and institutional investors

Context Asset Management, a new alternative mutual fund, is aiming to give investors access to cutting-edge alternative investment strategies with the ease and simplicity of traditional mutual funds. »


Rob Mirsky

KPMG's global hedge fund leader Rob Mirsky relocates to New York

Robert Mirsky, global head of KPMG's hedge fund practice, has relocated to New York from London where he will join the US firm to help further strengthen its alternative investments team. »


KPMG logo

The next operational hurdle for hedge funds - collateral management

By Sue McGillion-Moore, Director (KPMG in the US) – The consequences of the market collapse of 2008 are still overshadowing the market today. Gone are the days when hedge funds or buy-side firms would rely heavily on their counterparts’ data for the aggregation, deployment, and settlement of their margin calls. Gone are the days of a single prime broker, where the re-hypothecation of assets was plentiful and profitable. The world is now a different place in the realm of collateral management.  »


London Stock Exchange

TCA Global Credit to float on London's AIM

TCA Fund Management Group is to float TCA Global Credit on London's AIM. »


Survey

Hedgeweek USA Awards 2014 reader survey – last chance to vote…

Voting for the 4th edition of the Hedgeweek USA Awards, which recognise excellence among hedge fund managers and service providers around the world, is due to close soon. »


New York

OTAS Technologies expands New York and London teams

OTAS Technologies has hired Nick Lieder as head of its US operations. »


Handshake

Mark Gonzalez joins Newedge as head of OTC clearing sales Americas

Multi-asset brokerage and specialist Newedge has appointed Mark Gonzalez as head of OTC clearing sales Americas. »


Electronic trading floor

Interactive Brokers offers TOM access to its brokerage clients

Interactive Brokers will offer trading on TOM, a trading venue in The Netherlands, to its brokerage clients as of 24 March 2014. »


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