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AIMA appoints Andrew Baker to new position of deputy chief executive

AIMA appoints Andrew Baker to new position of deputy chief executive

Tue, 07/08/2007 - 13:51

The Alternative Investment Management Association has appointed Andrew Baker, previously chief operating officer for alternative investments at Schroder Investment Management, to the newly-cre »

PSource Structured Debt Limited begins trading on LSE

PSource Structured Debt Limited begins trading on LSE

Mon, 06/08/2007 - 07:00

PSource Structured Debt Limited, a new fund investing in senior secured debt and equity warrants predominantly issued by US-based small-cap companies, began trading on Friday on the Main M »

First and final close at EUR200 million for I2Capital Partners

First and final close at EUR200 million for I2Capital Partners

Mon, 06/08/2007 - 06:58

APEI SGR, a wholly-owned subsidiary of I2 Capital, has announced the final close of I2 Capital Partners Fund at EUR200 million against a target of EUR180 million. »

Ermitage launches Global Long Short Fund

Ermitage launches Global Long Short Fund

Fri, 03/08/2007 - 07:00

Ermitage Group has launched the Global Long Short Fund; the latest offering within the firm's USD600m long/short equity programme that also includes three specialist regionally focused lon »

Eurex trading volumes rose by 52 per cent to 162 million contracts in July

Eurex trading volumes rose by 52 per cent to 162 million contracts in July

Fri, 03/08/2007 - 06:59

Trading volume at the international derivatives exchange Eurex reached 162.4 million contracts, a rise of 52 per cent year on year (July 2006: 107million). »

Advent Partners creates MiFID compliance guide

Advent Partners creates MiFID compliance guide

Fri, 03/08/2007 - 06:58

Advent Software has teamed up with Investit, to produce a comprehensive guide to MiFD compliance. »

CFTC to examine trading on regulated exchanges and exempt commercial markets in September

CFTC to examine trading on regulated exchanges and exempt commercial markets in September

Fri, 03/08/2007 - 06:57

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) will hold a hearing on September 18, 2007, at its headquarters in Washington, DC, to examine the oversight of trading on regulated futures e »

Note to readers - Summer Break

Note to readers - Summer Break

Fri, 03/08/2007 - 06:56

The Hedgemedia editorial team is taking a short summer break next week (6-10 August), this means that our daily newswires will not be distributed next week, and will resume the week beginn »

Advent reports 'exceptional' growth in Q2

Advent reports 'exceptional' growth in Q2

Thu, 02/08/2007 - 07:00

Advent Software, a provider of software and services to the investment management industry, has reported 'exceptional' growth in Q2 2007 compared with the same period last year. »

USFE to list futures contracts on Morningstar Stock Indexes

USFE to list futures contracts on Morningstar Stock Indexes

Thu, 02/08/2007 - 06:59

The US Futures Exchange (USFE) will list its cash-settled futures contracts on Morningstar's (NASDAQ: MORN) style equity indexes beginning September 28. »

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