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Aima issues new capital adequacy guidance to UK hedge fund managers

Aima issues new capital adequacy guidance to UK hedge fund managers

Wed, 22/10/2008 - 20:17

The London-based hedge fund industry body, the Alternative Investment Management Association, has issued updated guidance to its members on how to implement an internal capital adequacy as »

Citadel names Rohit D'Souza as chief executive of capital markets business

Citadel names Rohit D'Souza as chief executive of capital markets business

Wed, 22/10/2008 - 07:16

Citadel Investment Group has announced the appointment of Rohit D'Souza as chief executive of its capital markets business. »

FRM Capital Advisors seeds Beechbrook Capital mezzanine fund

FRM Capital Advisors seeds Beechbrook Capital mezzanine fund

Wed, 22/10/2008 - 07:15

FRM Capital Advisors, the hedge fund seeding business of fund of hedge funds manager Financial Risk Management, has agreed to provide USD75m in seeding for Beechbrook Capital's inaugural l »

Gottex Fund Management sees assets slip in third quarter

Gottex Fund Management sees assets slip in third quarter

Wed, 22/10/2008 - 07:11

Gottex Fund Management Holdings, an independent alternative asset management group, has announced that its assets under management declined by 13.6 per cent in the third quarter, from USD1 »

Corporate executives want tighter restrictions on short selling, says NYSE study

Corporate executives want tighter restrictions on short selling, says NYSE study

Wed, 22/10/2008 - 07:02

A study commissioned by NYSE Euronext, operator of the New York Stock Exchange, has found support for tighter restrictions on short selling of stocks, going as far as an outright ban in ce »

Markit launches iTraxx Europe Total Return indices

Markit launches iTraxx Europe Total Return indices

Tue, 21/10/2008 - 07:08

Financial information services provider Markit has announced the launch of the Markit iTraxx Europe Financial Total Return indices, which it has licensed to Deutsche Bank as the underlying »

NCB Capital acquires Capital Partnership to strengthen wealth and asset management

NCB Capital acquires Capital Partnership to strengthen wealth and asset management

Tue, 21/10/2008 - 07:05

Riyadh-based NCB Capital, the investment banking arm of National Commercial Bank, Saudi Arabia's largest bank, has acquired the Capital Partnership, a specialist asset manager to instituti »

CF Partners launches carbon emissions hedge fund strategy

CF Partners launches carbon emissions hedge fund strategy

Tue, 21/10/2008 - 07:02

London-based CF Partners (UK), an environmental finance firm specialising in carbon advisory and trading, is launching a carbon emissions hedge fund strategy. »

Guernsey fund industry continues to grow despite tricky market conditions, says Lipper

Guernsey fund industry continues to grow despite tricky market conditions, says Lipper

Tue, 21/10/2008 - 06:56

Guernsey's fund servicing industry grew by 20 per cent over the past year to reach USD331.4bn (GBP166.5bn) in net assets as of June 30, according to the latest edition of Lipper's Guernsey »

Dow Jones-AIG Commodity Indexes licensed to Eurex to underlie futures and options

Dow Jones-AIG Commodity Indexes licensed to Eurex to underlie futures and options

Tue, 21/10/2008 - 06:42

Global index provider Dow Jones Indexes has licensed the Dow Jones-AIG Commodity Index and its nine sector sub-indices to international derivatives exchange Eurex »

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977 private equity funds held a final close throughout the year raising a total of USD486bn, higher than any annual amount between 2009 and 2012, and on track to match the 2013 total. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin (pictured) reviews a year of private equity fundraising:  ... »

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