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Eurex sees sharp rise in trading volumes for single stock futures

Eurex sees sharp rise in trading volumes for single stock futures

Wed, 11/06/2008 - 19:25

Single stock futures have continued to enjoy strong growth this year at international derivatives exchange Eurex, with trading volume rising by 196 per cent over the past five months compa »

DTCC hires hedge fund veteran Lancaster to promote alternative investment processing

DTCC hires hedge fund veteran Lancaster to promote alternative investment processing

Wed, 11/06/2008 - 18:40

Mark Lancaster, a 20-year veteran in financial services, has joined Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation from Fortis Prime Fund Services as a vice-president for product management, »

Bank Sarasin appoints Harcourt as advisor to fund of hedge funds platform

Bank Sarasin appoints Harcourt as advisor to fund of hedge funds platform

Wed, 11/06/2008 - 18:23

Harcourt Investment Consulting has been appointed as advisor to Bank Sarasin's fund of hedge funds platform in a strategic partnership launched when Harcourt advised Sarasin on its Torneo »

Tudor hires Bear Stearns distressed debt team to launch credit-related strategies

Tudor hires Bear Stearns distressed debt team to launch credit-related strategies

Wed, 11/06/2008 - 17:52

Tudor Investment Corporation has announced the appointment of Gregory Hanley and Alan Mintz to establish a new investment management business focused on credit-related strategies. »

State Street establishes combined alternative investment servicing business

State Street establishes combined alternative investment servicing business

Wed, 11/06/2008 - 14:02

State Street has announced the establishment of State Street Alternative Investment Solutions, which combines its hedge fund, private equity and alternative risk servicing capabilities to »

Hedge funds see USD5.9bn outflows in April, but CTA assets continue to soar

Hedge funds see USD5.9bn outflows in April, but CTA assets continue to soar

Wed, 11/06/2008 - 13:47

Hedge funds suffered an estimated capital outflow of USD5.9bn in April, the first since the industry saw outflows of USD2bn in December 2005 and the largest since USD6.1bn in October 2001, »

Blacksquare Capital launches commodity fund of hedge funds

Blacksquare Capital launches commodity fund of hedge funds

Wed, 11/06/2008 - 07:00

London-based alternative asset manager Blacksquare Capital has launched the Blacksquare Capital Commodity Fund, a concentrated long/short fund of funds that allocates its assets to between »

OECD steering group engages hedge fund industry on shareholder activism

OECD steering group engages hedge fund industry on shareholder activism

Wed, 11/06/2008 - 07:00

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's Steering Group on Corporate Governance has hosted a high-level meeting involving representatives from the hedge fund industry a »

BNP Paribas acquires Bank of America's equity prime brokerage business

BNP Paribas acquires Bank of America's equity prime brokerage business

Tue, 10/06/2008 - 18:43

BNP Paribas has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the equity prime brokerage business of Bank of America, a transaction that will involve the transfer of client relationships, emplo »

David Lau joins Galleon Group in Singapore

David Lau joins Galleon Group in Singapore

Tue, 10/06/2008 - 13:04

Galleon Group, a New York-based USD7.3bn alternative asset manager, has announced the appointment of David Lau as a senior portfolio manager and partner overseeing the firm's new Singapore »

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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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