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Carlyle Capital faces collapse as lenders prepare to seize remaining assets

Carlyle Capital faces collapse as lenders prepare to seize remaining assets

Thu, 13/03/2008 - 10:00

The stricken Amsterdam-listed mortgage-backed securities fund Carlyle Capital Corporation has admitted that negotiations with its lenders have failed to yield an agreement to stabilise its »

Canadian institutions prefer real estate and private equity to hedge funds, says report

Canadian institutions prefer real estate and private equity to hedge funds, says report

Thu, 13/03/2008 - 06:00

Freed from past regulatory constraints on foreign investments and driven by a desire for diversification and higher returns, Canadian pension schemes, endowments and foundations are buying »

Citadel Associates changes name to Cadis Software

Citadel Associates changes name to Cadis Software

Thu, 13/03/2008 - 06:00

Citadel Associates, a provider of enterprise data management systems for buy-side institutions, has changed its name to Cadis Software, assuming the name of its flagship product Cadis EDM »

Dow Jones Indexes and Transparent Value launch large-cap 130/30 indices

Dow Jones Indexes and Transparent Value launch large-cap 130/30 indices

Thu, 13/03/2008 - 06:00

Dow Jones Indexes and financial information services provider Transparent Value have launched the Dow Jones Required Business Performance Index series, which measures the likelihood that a »

Law firm Proskauer Rose hires Jean L'Homme from Freshfields in Paris

Law firm Proskauer Rose hires Jean L'Homme from Freshfields in Paris

Thu, 13/03/2008 - 06:00

Jean L'Homme, a banking and finance lawyer previously with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, has joined Proskauer Rose, an international law firm with more than 750 lawyers worldwide, as a p »

Cohen & Steers unveils hedged real estate securities strategies

Cohen & Steers unveils hedged real estate securities strategies

Wed, 12/03/2008 - 14:00

New York-based property equities fund manager Cohen & Steers has announced the appointment of Todd Voigt as a senior vice-president and portfolio manager who will lead the creation of »

Citadel appoints Kaveh Alamouti to launch global macro investment business

Citadel appoints Kaveh Alamouti to launch global macro investment business

Wed, 12/03/2008 - 12:00

Chicago-based Citadel Investment Group has appointed Kaveh Alamouti as a senior managing director, responsible for the firm's soon-to-be-launched multistrategy macro investment business as »

SHUAA Capital implements Advent solutions

SHUAA Capital implements Advent solutions

Wed, 12/03/2008 - 10:32

Dubai-based SHUAA Capital psc, one of the leading financial services organisations in the Gulf Cooperation Countries (GCC), has expanded its use of Advent Software's solutions. »

CFTC and SEC to co-ordinate review of new derivative products

CFTC and SEC to co-ordinate review of new derivative products

Wed, 12/03/2008 - 06:00

Commodity Futures Trading Commission acting chairman Walter L. »

Ernst & Young appoints new partner to Channel Island team

Ernst & Young appoints new partner to Channel Island team

Wed, 12/03/2008 - 06:00

Ernst & Young has appointed Stuart Phillips, who has extensive experience of emerging markets and the real estate sector following a number of years in Russia and Kazakhstan, as an aud »

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