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Ramius Fund of Funds Group names Vikas Kapoor as head of risk management

Ramius Fund of Funds Group names Vikas Kapoor as head of risk management

Tue, 24/06/2008 - 13:22

Ramius Fund of Funds Group, manager of a range of institutional fund of hedge funds products and managed accounts, has appointed Vikas Kapoor, a former managing director at Arden Asset Man »

Singapore Exchange names Jeremy Ang to head commodities exchange

Singapore Exchange names Jeremy Ang to head commodities exchange

Tue, 24/06/2008 - 13:21

Singapore Exchange has appointed Jeremy Ang Peng Leong as chief executive of the Singapore Commodity Exchange, following its acquisition of the exchange, which is scheduled to be completed »

Odey Asset Management targets private investors with Guernsey fund of funds operation

Odey Asset Management targets private investors with Guernsey fund of funds operation

Mon, 23/06/2008 - 23:12

Odey Asset Management has established a wealth management operation in Guernsey to provide investment services and discretionary advice to clients and to manage Odey Opportunities, a multi »

GLG Partners appoints Fabrice Bay as portfolio manager

GLG Partners appoints Fabrice Bay as portfolio manager

Mon, 23/06/2008 - 17:31

GLG Partners has announced that Fabrice Bay, who has significant experience in managing global long-only and 130/30 portfolios, is to join its London office as a portfolio manager in Augus »

SVM sees short opportunities in UK consumer stocks

SVM sees short opportunities in UK consumer stocks

Mon, 23/06/2008 - 17:21

A net short stance maintained since November 2007 has enabled the SVM Highlander Fund to produce a positive year-to-date performance and to achieve estimated returns of 7 per cent in the f »

Société Générale goes live with Fidessa's smart order routing capabilities

Société Générale goes live with Fidessa's smart order routing capabilities

Mon, 23/06/2008 - 17:19

Fidessa group, provider of the Fidessa and Fidessa LatentZero trading, market data and connectivity solutions, has announced that Société Générale Corporate &am »

Pamplona Capital Management recruits Bear team to launch credit opportunity fund

Pamplona Capital Management recruits Bear team to launch credit opportunity fund

Mon, 23/06/2008 - 16:05

Pamplona Capital Management has recruited Yves Leysen from Bear Stearns as a partner with responsibility for managing the Pamplona Credit Opportunity Fund, a multistrategy credit opportuni »

Hedge fund launches continue to slow as liquidations rise, says HFR

Hedge fund launches continue to slow as liquidations rise, says HFR

Mon, 23/06/2008 - 07:05

Volatile financial markets and credit concerns contributed to the smallest quarterly number of new hedge fund launches since 2000 in the first three months of this year, while fund liquida »

Maitland to open Cayman office headed by former Walkers partner

Maitland to open Cayman office headed by former Walkers partner

Mon, 23/06/2008 - 07:00

Maitland, an international provider of legal and financial services. »

Offshore law firm Harneys announces merger with Cayman firm

Offshore law firm Harneys announces merger with Cayman firm

Mon, 23/06/2008 - 02:16

Leading British Virgin Islands-headquartered offshore law firm Harney Westwood & Riegels has announced its merger with the Cayman Islands firm of C.S. Gill & Co. »

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977 private equity funds held a final close throughout the year raising a total of USD486bn, higher than any annual amount between 2009 and 2012, and on track to match the 2013 total. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin (pictured) reviews a year of private equity fundraising:  ... »

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