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EFG International acquires Marble Bar Asset Management

EFG International acquires Marble Bar Asset Management

Thu, 06/12/2007 - 06:00

Private bank EFG International, part of Swiss-based bank EFG Group, is to buy Marble Bar Asset Management, a UK-based alternative asset manager. »

Liffe expands Bclear into Russia and Eastern Europe

Liffe expands Bclear into Russia and Eastern Europe

Thu, 06/12/2007 - 06:00

Liffe has unveiled a major expansion of its Bclear service with the listing of flexible Individual Equity Options contracts and flexible Universal Stock Futures (USFs) on Russian Depositar »

Man Investments: US economy could present opportunities for hedge funds

Man Investments: US economy could present opportunities for hedge funds

Wed, 05/12/2007 - 06:00

Man Investments says that uncertainty over the US economy was likely to create substantial trading opportunities for hedge funds in 2008 but possible market disruptions could affect some s »

Caledonian opts for 'robust' Geneva

Caledonian opts for 'robust' Geneva

Wed, 05/12/2007 - 06:00

Caledonian Global Fund Services is using Geneva - Advent Software's portfolio management and fund accounting solution - to support its global operations. »

Trading volume at Eurex reaches 172 million contracts

Trading volume at Eurex reaches 172 million contracts

Wed, 05/12/2007 - 06:00

Eurex, the international derivatives exchange, saw a turnover of approximately 172 million contracts in November, an increase of 32 per cent compared with November 2006 (130 million contra »

The drive to keep pace with the fund of funds industry

The drive to keep pace with the fund of funds industry

Tue, 04/12/2007 - 16:50

The fund of hedge funds sector is still growing strongly despite intermittent predictions of its demise. »

Lehman Brothers to form new market-making firm on NYSE trading floor

Lehman Brothers to form new market-making firm on NYSE trading floor

Tue, 04/12/2007 - 07:20

Lehman Brothers is to establish a floor-based market-making firm on the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange by acquiring certain assets related to the operations of Van der Moolen »

FSA deadline for CFD consultation responses looms

FSA deadline for CFD consultation responses looms

Tue, 04/12/2007 - 06:00

The UK FSA's deadline for responses to its consultative paper on disclosure of contracts for difference is 12 December and hedge fund managers are among those urged to participate in respo »

Delman SA launches 100/30 fund, managed by Mirabaud & Co

Delman SA launches 100/30 fund, managed by Mirabaud & Co

Tue, 04/12/2007 - 06:00

Delman SA, a Geneva-based company specialising in the creation and the delegation of managed funds, has launched the DM Swiss Equity Asymmetric Fund, which uses a 100/30 structure. »

Dexion Absolute share offer oversubscribed

Dexion Absolute share offer oversubscribed

Tue, 04/12/2007 - 06:00

The board of Dexion Absolute has announced that the placing and offer for subscription of  its C Shares was significantly oversubscribed. »

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