BlackRock completes acquisition of Quellos fund of funds business

BlackRock has completed its acquisition of the fund of hedge funds business of Quellos Group, which will be combined with the asset manager's own fund of funds platform under the name Blac »

New chief executive for HSBC Alternative Investments

HSBC Alternative Investments has appointed Nigel Webber as chief executive officer, in addition to his existing position as chief investment officer of HSBC Private Bank. »

Peregrine to acquire majority stake in UK fund of hedge funds manager

South Africa's Peregrine group has concluded a non-binding agreement to acquire at least 65 per cent of Stenham Group, a UK-based wealth management firm specialising in alternative investm »

Fidessa appoints Katy Birch as sell-side marketing manager

Fidessa group, provider of the Fidessa and Fidessa LatentZero trading solutions for the sell-side and buy-side, has appointed Katy Birch as sell-side marketing manager, based in London. »

Greenbay Investments appoints head of marketing

Bas van Rhijn, previously global head of financial markets sales and a member of the financial markets management at ING Bank in Amsterdam, has joined Greenbay Investments in Amsterdam as »

Abbey Capital Macro Fund offers access to global macro managers

Irish-based hedge fund multi-manager Abbey Capital has launched the Malta-domiciled Abbey Capital Macro Fund, offering access to a group of global macro managers with low historic correlat »

Spa ETF launches US operations with New York office

Exchange-traded fund provider Spa ETF, which last month launched six fundamentals-based ETFs on the London Stock Exchange, has opened an office in New York as part of the expansion of the »

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Parker Global Strategies announces Michael Parker as new president

Michael Parker has been appointed president of alternative investment manager Parker Global Strategies to give the firm strategic direction and lead its worldwide marketing initiatives, as »

New Star launches new property hedge fund

New Star has launched the New Star Real Estate Hedge Fund, which will invest in listed real estate securities and may also use sector swaps, real estate funds and real estate derivatives. »

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