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Granite Hall Partners holds first closing on fifth alt investment vehicle

Chicago-based alternative investment firm Granite Hall Partners has held a first closing on its fifth alternative investment vehicle. »


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LCH.Clearnet implements Calypso Collateral Management solution

LCH.Clearnet has completed its project to introduce the Calypso Collateral Management solution to its collateral and liquidity management offering. »


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BlueBay appoints alternatives strategy director - macro

BlueBay Asset Management, a manager of fixed income and alternative investments, has appointed Wike Groenenberg in the newly-created role of alternatives strategy director - macro. »


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Highwater appoints Yolanda McCoy as director

Cayman Islands-based boutique corporate governance services firm Highwater has expanded its team of directors with the appointment of Yolanda Banks McCoy.  »


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Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index up 0.88 per cent in August

The Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index finished up 0.88 per cent for the month of August with seven of the ten sub-strategies finishing the month in positive territory. »


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CFTC fines Morgan Stanley Smith Barney for supervision and records failures

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has fined Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, a CFTC-registered futures commission merchant, for improper supervision and records violations.  »


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Advent Capital hires Robert Gourlay as head of European business development

Advent Capital Management has appointed Robert Gourlay as managing director and head of European business development. »


Asia Pacific

Long/short equity and macro strategy hedge funds offer investment opps in Asia, says Cambridge Associates

Institutional investors performing due diligence on Asia-Pacific focused hedge funds may be best served homing in on long/short equity and macro strategies. »


Commodities

Euronext commodities exceed one million lots

Euronext open interest commodities exceeded one million lots on 11 September 2014 for the first time since the exchange separated from Liffe.  »


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Eyemaxx Real Estate bond opens for subscription

Eyemaxx Real Estate is issuing a corporate bond in the Entry Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. »


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