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Ramius Fund of Funds Group names Stuart Davies as chief investment officer

Ramius Fund of Funds Group names Stuart Davies as chief investment officer

Wed, 07/01/2009 - 06:00

Investment adviser Ramius Fund of Funds Group has appointed Stuart Davies as a managing director and chief investment officer, effective 20 January 2009. »

Marathon Asset Management expands partnership

Marathon Asset Management expands partnership

Wed, 07/01/2009 - 05:57

Alternative investment manager Marathon Asset Management has announced the appointment of five additional partners. »

Star manager quits Paulson to launch own hedge fund business

Star manager quits Paulson to launch own hedge fund business

Tue, 06/01/2009 - 16:44

An investment manager credited with helping Paulson & Co become one of the biggest and most successful hedge fund managers over the past two years has quit to set up his own investment »

Nasdaq OMX's IDCG launches clearing house for OTC interest rate swaps

Nasdaq OMX's IDCG launches clearing house for OTC interest rate swaps

Tue, 06/01/2009 - 16:00

International Derivatives Clearing Group, a majority-owned, independently operated subsidiary of the Nasdaq OMX Group, has begun accepting US dollar-denominated interest rate swap futur »

Eurex sees trading volume rise 14 per cent to 2.17 billion contracts in 2008

Eurex sees trading volume rise 14 per cent to 2.17 billion contracts in 2008

Tue, 06/01/2009 - 12:02

The international derivatives exchange Eurex closed out 2008 with a record turnover of more than 2.17 billion contracts, an increase of 14 per cent compared with 1.9 billion contracts in 2 »

Offshore law firm Harneys appoints eight partners

Offshore law firm Harneys appoints eight partners

Tue, 06/01/2009 - 06:00

Eight new partners have been made up at the offshore law firm Harney Westwood & Riegels. »

LME achieves another year of record volume

LME achieves another year of record volume

Tue, 06/01/2009 - 06:00

The London Metal Exchange achieved another record year in 2008 with over 113 million lots traded, representing a year-on-year increase of nearly 22 per cent. »

FSA announces end to short-selling ban but plans to extend disclosure regime

FSA announces end to short-selling ban but plans to extend disclosure regime

Mon, 05/01/2009 - 21:00

The Financial Services Authority has announced that it is not proposing to renew its ban on the short-selling of the stocks of UK financial sector companies, which is due to expire on Janu »

Morrison & Foerster elects ten lawyers to partnership

Morrison & Foerster elects ten lawyers to partnership

Mon, 05/01/2009 - 16:02

US-based law firm Morrison & Foerster has announced that ten lawyers have been elected to the partnership as of 1 January. »

Christian Klapproth leaves Eurex Bonds and Eurex Repo

Christian Klapproth leaves Eurex Bonds and Eurex Repo

Mon, 05/01/2009 - 15:58

Eurex Repo and Eurex Bonds have announced changes in the management team of both companies. »

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Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2015

Switzerland Hedge Fund Services 2015

Tue, 24/02/2015 - 19:14

New regulations are allowing hedge fund managers and institutional investors to take advantage of fresh opportunities in the Swiss market, from innovative new fund platforms to new fund strategies and structures that provide significant portfolio diversification opportunities... »

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The attraction of incubator platforms has increased noticeably in recent years. New hedge funds face a Sisyphus-like task getting up and running as global regulation and compliance pushes costs up, whilst investors simultaneously expect to see institutional quality operations in place from day one.     ... »

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How to Access Europe using third party AIFMs

Read how managers seeking to distribute in Europe can appoint a third party AIFM (or ManCo), and the fund distribution benefits this can bring, both for new fund launches and redomiciled funds... »

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Richard A Kimball Jr, CEO, HEXL

Healthcare costs continue to spiral out of control and yet still achieve relatively poor outcomes, says Richard A Kimball Jr (pictured), CEO of HEXL… ... »

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Six trends shaping the next generation

Tue, 10/02/2015 - 08:01

Just 20 years ago, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) were novelties. Now, after two decades of explosive growth, they are firmly entrenched in the asset management landscape. Total US-listed ETF assets reached a record-setting USD2.0 trillion at the end of 2014, up from USD1.7 trillion a year earlier, and inflows totaled USD244 billion for the year. European ETFs also saw record flows in 2014; they attracted USD61.4 billion in new assets, more than three times the 2013 total. ... »

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