Options market structure highlights need for sophisticated technology, says Tabb report

The changes sweeping through the options markets are resulting in considerable challenges for market-makers, according to a research report from the Tabb Group, a research and strategic ad »


Silver Creek hires executive to launch London office

Seattle-based fund of hedge funds manager Silver Creek Capital Management has announced that Gideon Nieuwoudt, former head of European and Asia research for Union Bancaire Privée Al »


Hedgeweek Comment: In search of common standards

A fortnight ago, two private-sector committees set up under the auspices of the President's Working Group on Financial Markets released sets of best practice in the US for the hedge fund i »


London Metal Exchange launches steel futures trading

Trading in steel futures has begun on the London Metal Exchange Ring following the successful test phase trading on its telephone and electronic market, LME Select, with the launch of two »


NautaDutilh appoints new partner to head funds practice in Luxembourg

Benelux law firm NautaDutilh has announced the appointment of Pierre Reuter, 37, as a partner in the firm's Luxembourg office, responsible for leading and developing the firm's recently es »


New Maculus fund boosts ADM Capital assets to USD2.4bn

Asia Debt Management Hong Kong, an investment advisor specialising in distressed debt, has announced the launch of ADM Maculus Fund V, a five-year private equity-style fund that has closed »


Nicholas-Applegate Capital Management unveils 130/30 strategies

Nicholas-Applegate Capital Management, a diversified San Diego-based institutional asset manager belonging to the Allianz group, has launched three 130/30 strategies in order to capitalise »


Polar Capital announces plans to launch UK Absolute Return Fund

Polar Capital has announced plans to launch the UK Absolute Return Fund, which will invest predominantly in equities of UK companies and to a much smaller degree European and global equiti »


Thames River Hedge+ seeks GBP200m through new share issue

The board of Thames River Multi Hedge PCC, a closed-ended Guernsey-domiciled protected cell company, has announced plans to raise up to GBP200m through the issue of new shares in the Thame »


Private equity sector well set to ride the storm

Guernsey has been home to international private equity funds for well over a decade, but the sector's vigorous growth over the past few years, coupled with a series of reforms to the island's regul »


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