MFA supports efforts to improve market efficiency in equity derivatives

The US-based Managed Funds Association (MFA) has supported the 15 May letter sent by 18 major derivatives dealers (the major dealers) to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and other rele »


Equity Fund Services launches US operation

Equity Trust Group, the provider of trust, fiduciary and fund administration services, has launched a US office for subsidiary EQUITY Fund Services. »


Ex-Goldman Sachs team launches utilities fund

Jean-Hugues de Lamaze and Sebastien Letellier who previously worked together at Goldman Sachs, the former as Head of European utilities research, the latter in charge of trading/proprietar »


S&P teams up to launch compliance and risk monitoring service for fund managers

Standard & Poor's, Advanced Portfolio Technologies (APT Inc), a leading provider of risk analytics, and Aquin Components, the leading provider of compliance software in Europe, have fo »


RBC Hedge 250 Index returned 1.63 per cent in April 2007

RBC Capital Markets reports that for the month of April 2007 the RBC Hedge 250 Index(R) had a net return of 1.63 per cent. »


Free ticket offer: Advent Educational Seminar - "Achieving Operational Excellence"

We have a limited number of tickets to give away for the Advent Educational Seminar - "Achieving Operational Excellence". »


CFTC proposes order exempting credit default products from CEA

The Washington-based Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is proposing to exempt the trading and clearing of certain credit default options and credit default basket options from ap »


NIR Group, LLC closes third CDO fund

The NIR Group, LLC, a US-based specialist investment management firm, has successfully closed Norma CDO I, a USD 1.5 billion collateralized debt obligation (CDO) fund. »


Ogier advises on establishment of USD 4.5 billion secondaries fund

Partner Roger Le Tissier, along with Bryon Rees and Rabie Abas of the law firm Ogier, have acted as Guernsey legal advisers to Coller Investment Management Limited on the final closing of »


Withers continues to build funds expertise with new partner hire

Withers LLP continues to build its Funds, Investment, Tax and Trust Practice with the appointment of funds partner John Greenwood, who joins Withers from Appleby Hunter Bailhache in the Br »


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