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Oaktree's US Convertibles Strategy head Keele to retire in June

Fri, 16/01/2015 - 20:00

Larry Keele, head of the Oaktree Capital’s US Convertibles strategy, has decided to retire from the firm effective 30 June, 2015 to pursue his personal interests full-time.  »

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Alpari insolvency driven by Swiss franc moves

Fri, 16/01/2015 - 16:35

Alpari has filed for insolvency after the majority of the retail currency broker’s clients sustained losses brought about by the Swiss National Bank’s (SNB) decision to scrap the Swiss franc’s currency cap against the euro. »

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SEC charges UBS subsidiary over dark pool violations

Fri, 16/01/2015 - 16:00

The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged a subsidiary of UBS with disclosure failures and other securities law violations related to the operation and marketing of its dark pool. »


Fiserv partners with HedgeACT to provide access to hedge funds in managed accounts

Fri, 16/01/2015 - 13:00

Fiserv has partnered with HedgeACT, based in Chicago, to deliver access to an array of hedge funds to asset managers and investors within their managed account portfolios.  »

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Alternatives Insight – A Survey of Hedge Funds: US Stocks To Remain Powered By “Patient” Fed In 2015

Fri, 16/01/2015 - 11:53

In this report, we discuss the results of a survey of more than 80 hedge fund managers (total AuM above USD 1,000bn) conducted at end-December 2014. Managers were asked to express their views for 2015 on global monetary policy, equities, fixed income, credit and FX. They were also asked to provide their views on the hedge fund industry. »

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Man FRM wins mandate to manage hedge fund allocation for Cornwall Pension Fund

Fri, 16/01/2015 - 11:00

JLT Employee Benefits (JLT) has advised the GBP1.5 billion Cornwall Pension Fund on the appointment of Man FRM to manage its hedge fund allocation, which has a target size of 8% of the fund. »


Hedge funds deliver worst annual performance since 2011, says Preqin

Fri, 16/01/2015 - 10:00

The Preqin All-Strategies Hedge Fund benchmark gained just 3.78% in 2014, the lowest annual return since the 1.85% loss seen in 2011, according to data from Preqin’s forthcoming 2015 Global Hedge Fund Report. »


Misys extends trade reporting capabilities to DTCC Global Trade Repository

Fri, 16/01/2015 - 09:00

Misys, a provider of software solutions to financial services institutions, has added connectivity to DTCC for its Misys Regulatory Reporting Service.  »

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Man Group appoints John Cryan as non-executive director

Thu, 15/01/2015 - 21:00

Man Group has appointed John Cryan to the Board as a non-executive director with immediate effect. »

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DeAWM hires two portfolio managers for hedge fund advisory business

Thu, 15/01/2015 - 20:00

Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management (DeAWM) has hired Mihir Meswani and Nicolas Laporte as Portfolio Managers to further strengthen the firm’s Hedge Fund Advisory business.  »

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