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CBOE holdings reports nine per cent fall in total ADV in July

Tue, 02/08/2016 - 10:26

July average daily volume (ADV) for options contracts traded on Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and C2 Options Exchange (C2), and futures contracts traded on CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) was 4.7 million contracts, a decrease of 2 per cent from July 2015 and 9 per cent from June 2016.  »

Barry Cosgrave

K&L Gates continues to bolster London finance practice

Mon, 01/08/2016 - 14:37

The London office of global law firm K&L Gates has added Barry Cosgrave as a partner in the firm’s global finance practice. Cosgrave (pictured), who joins K&L Gates from Shearman & Sterling LLP, is the second new partner addition to the firm’s London finance practice in just a month. »

Chris Sugden

Edison Partners leads investment in Predata

Mon, 01/08/2016 - 14:35

Edison Partners has led a financing of New York City-based Predata, a provider of predictive event intelligence used by hedge funds, corporate security officers, and government agencies to forecast geopolitical risk throughout the world. »

Shaking hands

Agile Fund Solutions adds hedge fund specialist to team

Mon, 01/08/2016 - 14:23

Agile Fund Solutions has added hedge fund industry specialists Greg Gleeson and Andrea Schweikert to the firm’s Southern California team. »


EEX sees significant growth in power and emissions markets

Mon, 01/08/2016 - 14:20

In July 2016, the monthly volume on EEX’s power derivatives market amounted to 244.0 terawatt hours (TWh), increasing the volume traded in July 2015 (172.9 TWh) by 41 per cent. »

Holger Mertens, Nikko Asset Management

Nikko Asset Management adds Global Credit Fund to UCITS line-up

Mon, 01/08/2016 - 10:56

Nikko Asset Management is launching a Luxembourg domiciled Global Credit UCITS fund on 3 August 2016. The fund is managed by Head Portfolio Manager – Global Credit, Holger Mertens (pictured) and supported by its experienced Global Credit teams based in London, Tokyo, Singapore, Sydney, Auckland and New York. »

Nicole Shumpert

Nicole Shumpert joins EBS BrokerTec to lead the expansion of BrokerTec Direct

Mon, 01/08/2016 - 10:32

EBS BrokerTec, ICAP’s electronic fixed income and foreign exchange (FX) business, has hired Nicole Shumpert (pictured) from TradeWeb, to bolster its BrokerTec Direct team. BrokerTec Direct is a new service which provides relationship-based, disclosed liquidity to the fixed income market. »

SkyBridge Capital opens London office

SkyBridge Capital opens London office

Fri, 29/07/2016 - 15:03

Alternative investment firm SkyBridge Capital has opened an office in London which will serve as its headquarters on behalf of its business interests in the UK, Continental Europe and the Middle East. »

JTC to launch AIFM ManCo following Arcange REIM acquisition

JTC to launch AIFM ManCo following Arcange REIM acquisition

Fri, 29/07/2016 - 15:01

Institutional and private client service provider JTC has acquired Arcange REIM in Luxembourg, enabling it to launch a new AIFM management company (ManCo) business as it continues to enhance its range of European alternative fund services. »

Activist hedge fund manager Legion Partners selects ClearStructure's Sentry PM

Activist hedge fund manager Legion Partners selects ClearStructure's Sentry PM

Fri, 29/07/2016 - 10:02

Legion Partners, a California-based, long-term-oriented activist hedge fund manager, has elected ClearStructure Financial Technology's portfolio management solution Sentry PM. »

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