New product: Futures on an emerging markets benchmark index

Eurex has begun launching products on emerging markets, starting with derivatives on Russian underlying. »


Chicago's financial organisations discuss MidWest hedge fund industry

The Association for Corporate Growth Chicago (ACG Chicago) and the Chicago/Midwest Chapter of the Turnaround Management Association, in conjunction with the Hedge Funds Association (HFA), »


VCM FM and Robeco form London emerging hedge fund platform

Robeco Group NV and VCM Fund Management LLP have formed a new London-based emerging hedge fund platform. »


Former Bank of America CIO to launch alternative investment company

Former Bank of America chief investment officer Ian G Banwell has announced his intention to form Round Table Investment Management, an alternative investment management company. »


royalblue changes name to Fidessa

royalblue group plc, provider of the Fidessa and LatentZero product suites, has changed its name to Fidessa group plc (LSE:FDSA). »


Chris Mulhern to head Fulcrum's Canada operations

Fulcrum Limited, a global administrator for the hedge fund and alternative asset management industry, has appointed Chris Mulhern as Managing Director, Canada. »


3A launches natural resources fund

3A SA, the SYZ & CO Group's hedge fund management division, has formally launched the ACE Natural Resources Fund, a new sub-fund focused on raw materials and natural resources within A »


CME to offer futures and options on Lehman Brothers' US Aggregate Index

The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) and Lehman Brothers, the global investment bank and provider of fixed income benchmarks, have entered into an exclusive licensing agreement to create »


Deutsche Bank to launch three ETFs based on iTraxx indices

Following its recent receipt of a licence from iTraxx, Deutsche Bank plans to launch exchange-funds based on three iTraxx indices as part of its db x-trackers ETF platform, iTraxx Europe, »


UK pension fund allocates GBP 373 million to FoHFs

The Avon Pension Fund has allocated GBP 373 million to five fund of hedge fund managers, including Stenham Asset Management, in the largest UK local authority mandate since West Yorkshire. »


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