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Fidessa appoints Katy Birch as sell-side marketing manager

Fidessa appoints Katy Birch as sell-side marketing manager

Thu, 04/10/2007 - 06:57

Fidessa group, provider of the Fidessa and Fidessa LatentZero trading solutions for the sell-side and buy-side, has appointed Katy Birch as sell-side marketing manager, based in London. »

Greenbay Investments appoints head of marketing

Greenbay Investments appoints head of marketing

Thu, 04/10/2007 - 06:56

Bas van Rhijn, previously global head of financial markets sales and a member of the financial markets management at ING Bank in Amsterdam, has joined Greenbay Investments in Amsterdam as »

Abbey Capital Macro Fund offers access to global macro managers

Abbey Capital Macro Fund offers access to global macro managers

Thu, 04/10/2007 - 06:55

Irish-based hedge fund multi-manager Abbey Capital has launched the Malta-domiciled Abbey Capital Macro Fund, offering access to a group of global macro managers with low historic correlat »

Spa ETF launches US operations with New York office

Spa ETF launches US operations with New York office

Thu, 04/10/2007 - 06:52

Exchange-traded fund provider Spa ETF, which last month launched six fundamentals-based ETFs on the London Stock Exchange, has opened an office in New York as part of the expansion of the »

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Thu, 04/10/2007 - 06:45

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Parker Global Strategies announces Michael Parker as new president

Parker Global Strategies announces Michael Parker as new president

Wed, 03/10/2007 - 06:59

Michael Parker has been appointed president of alternative investment manager Parker Global Strategies to give the firm strategic direction and lead its worldwide marketing initiatives, as »

New Star launches new property hedge fund

New Star launches new property hedge fund

Wed, 03/10/2007 - 06:58

New Star has launched the New Star Real Estate Hedge Fund, which will invest in listed real estate securities and may also use sector swaps, real estate funds and real estate derivatives. »

Credit Suisse and AlphaSimplex launch first 130/30 index

Credit Suisse and AlphaSimplex launch first 130/30 index

Wed, 03/10/2007 - 06:57

Credit Suisse and AlphaSimplex Group have launched the industry's first family of benchmarks developed specifically for 130/30 managers and designed to help the investment community more p »

RAB Capital completes acquisition of Hong Kong-based Pi

RAB Capital completes acquisition of Hong Kong-based Pi

Wed, 03/10/2007 - 06:56

RAB Capital has completed the acquisition of Hong Kong-based Pi Investment Management announced on June 27 for a maximum of GBP10.5m payable in cash and shares. »

HSBC Investments names Barbara Rupf Bee as global head of institutional sales

HSBC Investments names Barbara Rupf Bee as global head of institutional sales

Wed, 03/10/2007 - 06:55

HSBC Investments has appointed Barbara Rupf Bee to the new position of global head of institutional sales, responsible for devising and executing an ambitious institutional business develo »

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