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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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