New records for Eurex as 1.9 billion contracts are traded in 2007

The international derivatives exchange Eurex ended 2007 with record turnover of more than 1.9 billion contracts, a year-on-year increase of some 25 per cent from 1.5 billion in 2006 and co »

SWIP enters fund of funds market with two absolute return funds

Scottish Widows Investment Partnership has entered the UK fund of funds market with the launch of two absolute return funds, the SWIP Multi-Manager Diversity and SWIP Multi-Manager Select »

Bramdean moves closer to Tchenguiz

Bramdean Asset Management LLP, the specialist adviser and manager of alternative investments, is moving its London headquarters from Knightsbridge to Mayfair, enabling Bramdean to work clo »

New Managing Director for Isle of Man fund administrator

Abacus Financial Services Limited (AFSL) has appointed Paul Kneen as Managing Director. »

Operational launch of Newedge, brokerage subsidiary of Société Générale and Calyon

Société Générale and Calyon have concluded the merger of the brokerage activities of their respective subsidiaries, Fimat and Calyon Financial, and have named t »

Crédit Agricole SA and Intesa Sanpaolo finalise the unwinding of jv

Intesa Sanpaolo SpA and Crédit Agricole SA have taken the final step in unwinding CAAM SGR, their joint venture in asset management in Italy, in line with the commitment made in con »

Private equity contributes to record year for Jersey funds

Private equity funds business in Jersey is set for a further boost when new unregulated fund categories are implemented early in 2008. »

Pioneering exchange offers new benefits to private equity

Long before the recent boom that has made private equity investment known around the world, the Channel Islands Stock Exchange has led the field as one of the first stock exchanges in Europe to all »

Image counts for offshore private equity industry

In a world of increasing onshore regulation, new private equity funds being established offshore are likely to provide further ammunition for the industry's critics. »

A strategy that's paying off

Private equity has been one of the cornerstones of Jersey's dramatic emergence as a leading funds jurisdiction over the past four years, although it has been an integral part of its financial secto »

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