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RWC Partners plans distressed convertibles fund

RWC Partners plans distressed convertibles fund

Mon, 01/12/2008 - 12:55

RWC Partners is planning to launch a convertible bond fund in January to take advantage of pricing anomalies in the convertible bond asset class. »

CFTC allows Thai and Korean futures contracts to be sold in US

CFTC allows Thai and Korean futures contracts to be sold in US

Mon, 01/12/2008 - 06:02

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission's office of general counsel has announced the issues of no-action letters allowing futures contracts based on Korean and Thai equity indices to be »

Fortis Prime Fund Solutions businesses obtain SAS 70 certification

Fortis Prime Fund Solutions businesses obtain SAS 70 certification

Mon, 01/12/2008 - 06:01

Fortis Prime Fund Solutions has obtained an SAS 70 Type II statement for its entities in the Americas in Curacao, the Cayman Islands and New York, and has also achieved an SAS 70 Type I st »

Union Investment acquires Arcotel Kaiserwasser hotel in Vienna

Union Investment acquires Arcotel Kaiserwasser hotel in Vienna

Mon, 01/12/2008 - 05:55

Hamburg-based Union Investment Real Estate is expanding the portfolio of its UniImmo: Europa open-ended real estate fund, which has liquidity of around 30 per cent, with the acquisition of »

SecFinex and SIX x-clear unveil central counterparty for stock borrowing and lending

SecFinex and SIX x-clear unveil central counterparty for stock borrowing and lending

Fri, 28/11/2008 - 15:55

SecFinex, a European electronic trading platform for equity finance owned by NYSE Euronext, and SIX x-clear, a licensed Swiss bank, have agreed to launch central counterparty services for »

Collins Stewart Absolute Return Plus Fund celebrates positive returns for 2008

Collins Stewart Absolute Return Plus Fund celebrates positive returns for 2008

Fri, 28/11/2008 - 11:55

Collins Stewart's fund of hedge funds, the Absolute Return Plus fund, is enjoying a positive return so far this year as it marks its sixth anniversary of its launch. »

Maitland names Tim Brown as chief information officer

Maitland names Tim Brown as chief information officer

Fri, 28/11/2008 - 06:03

International legal, professional and fund services group Maitland has appointed Dr Tim Brown, a former managing director of Aqute Business Intelligence, as head of information technology »

Harneys strengthens international practice with new partners in Cayman and Hong Kong

Harneys strengthens international practice with new partners in Cayman and Hong Kong

Fri, 28/11/2008 - 06:01

British Virgin Islands-based offshore law firm Harney Westwood & Riegels has announced the addition to the firm's partnership of Jonathan Culshaw in the Cayman Islands and Paul Lau in »

Arch Financial Products appoints head of real estate among five new partners

Arch Financial Products appoints head of real estate among five new partners

Fri, 28/11/2008 - 05:51

London-based Arch Financial Products has appointed five new partners, Richard Rhodes, Guy Haward, Gianpaolo Potsios, Alex Hartley and Simon King, as it expands into the Middle East and Asi »

Channel Islands show solidity in turbulent times

Channel Islands show solidity in turbulent times

Thu, 27/11/2008 - 17:25

The investment industry, like the financial world as a whole, may be suffering from the impact of the credit crunch, stock market slump and global economic downturn, but the private equity sector i »

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