HSBC Absolute Companies raise USD 58m to meet demand

Two London-listed hedge fund investment companies advised by HSBC Republic Investments have raised USD58m from institutional and private investors. »

Tiberius Asset Management AG reinforces team

Tiberius Asset Management Ltd, an investment company that focuses on active management in attractive asset classes, has expanded its team with two key hires. »

Ambit Funding launches new high-yield fixed-income strategy

Asset-backed lender Ambit Funding, has launched its first two hedge funds: Ambit Bridge Loan Fund; and Ambit Bridge Loan Fund International. »

Baring opens European absolute return fund to investors

Baring Asset Management has opened its Baring European Smaller Companies Absolute Return Fund, launched late last year, to external investors. »

Borsa Italiana backs European federal Exchange

The board of directors of the Borsa Italiana has met to discuss the possibility of building a European Exchange based on a federal model. »

Building on financial tradition

The Isle of Man has a long tradition in international financial services, primarily as a centre for international banking and life insurance business, but more recently in providing hedge fund serv »

Comment: The maturing of wine as an asset class

Peter Lunzer, Director and Wine Adviser, The Wine Investment Fund, says that investing in wine can work when properly managed with regard to risk and return. »

Trading Alert: NYMEX revises margins for Natural Gas and related futures contracts

NYMEX has announced a number of margin changes for its natural gas and gas-related futures contracts. »

Eurex appoints Global Head of Sales

The Supervisory Boards of Eurex Zürich AG and Eurex Frankfurt AG appointed Michael Peters to the Executive Boards of both companies for a period of three years with effect from 1 Octo »

Argo Capital Management takes on Country Manager for Brazil

Christian Laloe has joined Argo Capital Management as Country Manager for its Brazilian office. »

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