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BVI Segregated Portfolios going from strength to strength

Thu, 03/11/2016 - 23:05

By Natalie Bell, Harneys, British Virgin Islands – Segregated Portfolio Companies (SPCs) are now well recognised and widely used corporate vehicles, and we are seeing increasing demand for them in the funds context, writes BVI-based law firm Harneys. A segregated portfolio company benefits from statutory segregation of its assets and liabilities in one segregated portfolio from those of any other segregated portfolio, and from the general assets and liabilities of the company, but is a single, legal entity. The SPC has only one set of constitutional documents, one board of directors and, importantly, one set of annual licence fees. »

Gina Miller, SCM Direct

Investment manager causes UK government to re-think Brexit plans

Thu, 03/11/2016 - 13:32

Investment manager Gina Miller (pictured) has won a High Court ruling forcing the UK government to hold a vote in Parliament over its plans to start the process of leaving the European Union. »

Steve Georgala, Maitland

Maitland restructures institutional client management team

Thu, 03/11/2016 - 12:47

Maitland, the global advisory and fund administration firm, has carried out a major organisational restructure of the leadership team of its institutional client services arm. »

Strong PEGAS volumes supported by new spot and futures records

Strong PEGAS volumes supported by new spot and futures records

Thu, 03/11/2016 - 12:43

PEGAS, the pan-European gas trading platform operated by Powernext, registered a total volume of 131.2 TWh in October 2016, an increase of 21 per cent compared to the previous year (108.8 TWh). »

NuWave launches Short-Term Futures Portfolio

NuWave launches Short-Term Futures Portfolio

Thu, 03/11/2016 - 11:37

NuWave Investment Management, an alternative investment manager specialising in the application of systematic investment strategies, has launched the NuWave Short-Term Futures Portfolio. »

Paul Humphrey, Euronext

Euronext and Algomi launch trading facility for pan-European corporate bond market

Thu, 03/11/2016 - 11:32

Euronext has agreed a 10-year partnership with fixed income technology provider Algomi to create a new trading facility aimed at improving liquidity in the pan-European corporate bond market. »

Cyprus positions itself as post-Brexit partner to UK funds industry

Cyprus positions itself as post-Brexit partner to UK funds industry

Thu, 03/11/2016 - 11:22

Fund managers have gathered in London to hear from the Cyprus Investment Funds Association (CIFA) about the opportunities in the country as an investment destination. »

Ben Upward, Synchronicity Futures

Synchronicity Futures launches commodity long-short programme

Thu, 03/11/2016 - 10:50

Synchronicity Futures, a licensed commodity trading adviser (CTA), has launched the Commodity Long-Short Programme with a USD10 million commitment from the Dickson Family of Detroit, Michigan. »

Steffen Köhler, EEX

EEX registers first trade in post 2020-EUA futures period

Thu, 03/11/2016 - 10:47

The European Energy Exchange (EEX) has registered its first trade in EUA Futures beyond 2020, thereby extending into the fourth trading period of the EU ETS. »

Bryan Mullin, RBC Wealth Management

RBC Wealth Management appoints head of alts platform

Wed, 02/11/2016 - 13:12

RBC Wealth Management-US has appointed Bryan Mullin as head of the firm’s alternative investment platform. »

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