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Key Asset Management to be acquired by Sweden's SEB

Key Asset Management to be acquired by Sweden's SEB

Tue, 27/11/2007 - 06:00

Stockholm-based Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken has agreed to acquire London-based fund of hedge funds manager Key Asset Management, which has more than USD3bn in assets under management. »

LJM Partners launches new trading and risk management system

LJM Partners launches new trading and risk management system

Tue, 27/11/2007 - 06:00

LJM Partners, a US investment management firm specialising in managed futures, is targeting institutional fund managers with its new trading and risk management system, dubbed LJM Storm (L »

Eurex launches further equity options on Austrian and Swiss stocks

Eurex launches further equity options on Austrian and Swiss stocks

Mon, 26/11/2007 - 06:00

The international derivatives exchange Eurex will further extend its product offering by introducing new equity options on Austrian and Swiss stocks along with the launch of more than 100 »

Expert Funds boost growth for Jersey's finance industry

Expert Funds boost growth for Jersey's finance industry

Mon, 26/11/2007 - 06:00

The net asset value of funds under administration in Jersey has set a new record of GBP221bn at the end of September, for the first time overtaking the level of deposits held by the island »

Fortis's Prime Fund Solutions obtains SAS-70 certificate

Fortis's Prime Fund Solutions obtains SAS-70 certificate

Mon, 26/11/2007 - 06:00

The fund administration services of Prime Fund Solutions, the global fund services provider of Fortis Merchant Banking, have obtained an SAS-70 type I certification for its operations in t »

Halbis to launch leveraged version of European Alpha Fund

Halbis to launch leveraged version of European Alpha Fund

Mon, 26/11/2007 - 06:00

Halbis, the active management specialist of the HSBC Group, has announced plans to launch a leveraged version of its European Alpha Fund on December 3, with a new share class offering 2.5 »

Thames River Hedge+ raises GBP83.5m in C share issue

Thames River Hedge+ raises GBP83.5m in C share issue

Mon, 26/11/2007 - 06:00

Thames River Capital has received applications totalling GBP83.5m from the placing of C shares in its top-performing fund, the Thames River Hedge+ fund managed by Ken Kinsey-Quick and Alex »

Free ticket offer: Mourant private equity breakfast seminar - "LP Perspectives - Accounting Practices"

Free ticket offer: Mourant private equity breakfast seminar - "LP Perspectives - Accounting Practices"

Mon, 26/11/2007 - 05:50

We have a limited number of tickets to give away for the Mourant private equity breakfast seminar - "LP Perspectives - Accounting Practices". »

Irish fund industry to top USD2trn by end-2008, says Deloitte

Irish fund industry to top USD2trn by end-2008, says Deloitte

Fri, 23/11/2007 - 06:00

Fund assets under administration in Ireland are set to reach USD2trn by the end of 2008, according to the 2007 Deloitte Fund Administration Survey, which also indicates that very few Irish »

Former Citigroup team launches Isis Fund Services in Bermuda

Former Citigroup team launches Isis Fund Services in Bermuda

Fri, 23/11/2007 - 06:00

A senior management team consisting of Ede Conyers, Jason Bibb and Brian Desmond, formerly of Citigroup's alternative investments business, has established, licensed and launched Isis Fund »

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