Hedgemedia's Weekly AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Share floats are the flavor of the month among alternative investment managers

This week, combative activist hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb of New York outfit Third Point announced plans to list his successful event-driven fund on the London Stock Exchange. »

Managers' ingenuity driving alternative investment consulting, says Citisoft

Citisoft, the London-based specialist investment management consulting firm, has launched its 15th systems evaluation and selection programme on behalf of onshore and offshore alternative »

Maples and Calder boosts London presence with new associates

Leading offshore law firm Maples and Calder has appointed six new associates across its key practice areas, promoted finance and capital markets specialist Stacey Overholt to the partnersh »

Tiedemann Investment Group spins off back-office accounting software specialist

New York-based alternative investment manager Tiedemann Investment Group has launched TKS Solutions as an independent software firm delivering a comprehensive back-office accounting soluti »

Investment Technology Group to acquire RedSky Financial

New York-based Investment Technology Group, a provider of technology-based trading services and transaction research, has agreed to acquire privately-held RedSky Financial, a Chicago-based »

Eurex Clearing encourages algorithmic trading with lower clearing fees

Eurex Clearing is to lower the fixed clearing fees for equity transactions on Xetra and the floor of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange with effect from July 1, with the fixed clearing fee for X »

Alternatives specialist launches foreign exchange service

Voltrex, the FSA-regulated alternative investment and brokerage services specialist, has launched a complete foreign exchange service to meet the needs of financial institutions, corporate »

Sign-up to the free alternative investment online community forums live now at http://forum.hedgeweek.com

Steven Wignall has joined the Hedgemedia team to develop and extend a series of online community forums across Hedgemedia's suite of alternative asset websites. »

Pamplona Capital Management launches global emerging markets fund

Pamplona Capital Management has launched a global emerging markets fund, the Pamplona GEM Hedge Fund, which will adopt primarily a long/short equity investment strategy, investing in Centr »

Asset Alliance launches multi-strategy futures fund of funds

New York-based Asset Alliance has announced the launch of an SEC-registered managed futures fund of funds, the BTOP50 Managed Futures Fund, based on the industry benchmark Barclay CTA Inde »

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