Private equity firm acquires majority stake in hedge fund platform PCE Investors

Canadian private equity firm Ubequity Capital Partners has acquired a majority stake in PCE Investors, an infrastructure platform for hedge fund managers, from its previous owner, the brok »

Receiver and MF Global settle Philadelphia Alternative Asset Fund litigation

Steven Harmelin, the receiver for Philadelphia Alternative Asset Fund and related entities, has reached an agreement with MF Global to settle litigation brought by the receiver against MF »

Breaking News and Market Comment from RZB analysts: President Putin backs Medvedev in Russia's presidential race

President Vladimir Putin supports First Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, chairman of Russian gas monopolist Gazprom, as a presidential candidate. »'s Global News Round-Up: Citadel ploughs in USD1.75bn to ease E*Trade mortgage woes

Ken Griffin's Citadel Investment Group has agreed to plough in USD2.25bn in embattled discount brokerage E*Trade Financial Corp. »

FXMarketSpace announces JumpBall profit share programme

FXMarketSpace, the centrally-cleared, global foreign exchange platform for the OTC market, has unveiled a profit share programme that will allocate 37.5 per cent of its profit between its »

Credit Suisse offers internet trading of Structured Exotic FX Options

Credit Suisse is now trading Structured Exotic Foreign Exchange Options on its new internet platform, Merlin. »

Inflows total USD 16.0bn in October as hedge funds post best monthly return in seven years

TrimTabs Investment Research and BarclayHedge report that hedge funds posted an estimated inflow of USD 16.0 billion in October, the lowest since January 2007, but well ahead of inflows in »

Explorer launches dedicated Russia long/short fund

London-based Explorer Capital has launched The Explorer Russia Fund, a dedicated long/short equity fund seeded by DB Advisors Capital Management, part of Deutsche Bank's Asset Management d »

LCH.Clearnet expands emission clearing services

LCH.Clearnet is expanding clearing services for EU Carbon Allowances (EUA) and is introducing clearing for Certified Emission Reduction (CER) contracts early in 2008. »

Russell Investments Survey: Alternatives become mainstream

Pension funds, endowments and foundations that responded to a recent survey across the world are forecasting that over the next two years they will dedicate an even larger slice of their t »

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