Hedge Fund Standards Board appoints Antonio Borges as chairman

The London-based Hedge Fund Standards Board has appointed Antonio Borges, a former vice-chairman of Goldman Sachs and dean of French business school Insead, as its first permanent chairman »

Jersey lawyer criticises inconsistency of EU money laundering 'white list'

A Jersey lawyer specialising in the field of money laundering and financial services regulation has questioned the validity of the European Union's »

FRM Diversified Alpha raises GBP61.8m in share placing

The board of closed-ended multistrategy fund of hedge funds FRM Diversified Alpha has announced that it has received subscriptions totalling GBP61, »

GlobeOp sees assets under administration pass USD100bn

GlobeOp Financial Services, an independent provider of administration, financial technology services and analytics to hedge funds and other asset m »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Interest rate surprise threatens new hedge fund losses

Hedge funds and investment banks may have suffered fresh losses of up to USD5bn over the past month alone on exotic interest rate options, reports »

RWC Partners recruits Asian equity team to launch new hedge fund

RWC Partners, which recently changed its name from MPC Investors, has announced the recruitment of Carmel Peters and Kirsty McLaren from Sofaer Cap »

Aspect Capital opens office in Hong Kong

Systematic London-based investment manager Aspect Capital has announced the expansion of its global presence with the opening of a new office in Ho »

Alternative investment firms seek sell-side technology to support fund growth, says report

A new category of software vendor that has traditionally targeted the sell-side is moving into the alternative investments space, addressing various aspects of the trade life cycle of both »

Markit unveils European asset-backed securities transparency initiative

Markit, a provider of independent data, portfolio valuations and over-the-counter derivatives trade processing, has announced it is working with leading institutions to facilitate the dist »

Karim Vellani joins Polar Capital as chief risk officer

London-based hedge fund manager Polar Capital has appointed Karim Vellani, previously head of risk management for the global proprietary trading business at Credit Suisse, as chief risk of »

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