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LME to launch minor metals contracts next year

LME to launch minor metals contracts next year

Wed, 10/09/2008 - 07:00

The London Metal Exchange has announced it will launch two minor metals contracts in the second half of 2009 for molybdenum and cobalt. »

PSigma Balanced Managed Fund of Funds unveils launch portfolio

PSigma Balanced Managed Fund of Funds unveils launch portfolio

Wed, 10/09/2008 - 07:00

The newly-launched PSigma Balanced Managed Fund of Funds will invest in collective investment schemes, unit trusts, Oeics, investment trusts, funds »

Punter Southall and Switzerland's Octane launch Guernsey fund of hedge funds manager

Punter Southall and Switzerland's Octane launch Guernsey fund of hedge funds manager

Wed, 10/09/2008 - 07:00

UK actuarial and financial services provider Punter Southall Group has announced a joint venture with Swiss fund of hedge funds manager Octane to c »

Stephen Couttie takes over as chief executive at RAB Capital

Stephen Couttie takes over as chief executive at RAB Capital

Wed, 10/09/2008 - 07:00

Stephen Couttie has been appointed chief executive of London-based RAB Capital in succession to the firm's co-founder Philip Richards, who is stepp »

Hedge fund manager sanctioned by FSA for market abuse

Hedge fund manager sanctioned by FSA for market abuse

Tue, 09/09/2008 - 07:01

In a settlement reached with the Financial Services Authority (FSA), Steven Harrison, a former hedge fund manager with Moore Capital Management, ag »

Guernsey funds gain ground on Jersey in second quarter

Guernsey funds gain ground on Jersey in second quarter

Tue, 09/09/2008 - 07:00

Guernsey's funds industry is outperforming its nearest competitor, according to Peter Niven, chief executive of industry promotional body Guernsey »

GAM Star Absolute EuroSystematic offers retail access to European long/short equity fund

GAM Star Absolute EuroSystematic offers retail access to European long/short equity fund

Tue, 09/09/2008 - 06:59

GAM has launched GAM Star Absolute EuroSystematic, an absolute return fund that uses the Ucits III framework to offer retail clients access to a st »

NYSE Euronext to launch pan-European MTF

NYSE Euronext to launch pan-European MTF

Tue, 09/09/2008 - 06:59

NYSE Euronext (NYX) is launching a Multilateral Trading Facility (MTF) for the trading of pan-European blue-chip stocks, as part of its strategy to »

Attend the London Hedge Fund Summit for free

Attend the London Hedge Fund Summit for free

Mon, 08/09/2008 - 18:14

Today's market environment continues to force hedge fund managers to keep a close eye on profitability and productivity. »

Portfolio compression platform launched to reduce CDS operational risk

Portfolio compression platform launched to reduce CDS operational risk

Mon, 08/09/2008 - 17:47

Markit and Creditex have launched an industry-wide portfolio compression platform for the credit derivative market with the first live runs complet »

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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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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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