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MD Sass boosts portfolio management team

MD Sass boosts portfolio management team

Wed, 02/05/2007 - 06:57

New York-based investment management firm MD Sass has added two new senior portfolio managers. »

Fortis delivers natural gas in UK market for the first time

Fortis delivers natural gas in UK market for the first time

Wed, 02/05/2007 - 06:56

Fortis Global Markets has started to 'deliver' natural gas just over six months after its Energy & Environmental markets team obtained a gas shipper's licence from UK regulator OFGEM i »

Mittal family trusts increase stake in RAB Capital

Mittal family trusts increase stake in RAB Capital

Wed, 02/05/2007 - 06:55

Steel magnate Laksmi Mittal's family trusts are exercising an option to acquire 10 million RAB Capital plc shares, taking their holdings in the quoted hedge funds company to just under 10 »

Eurex and ISE to create largest transatlantic derivatives marketplace

Eurex and ISE to create largest transatlantic derivatives marketplace

Tue, 01/05/2007 - 09:57

Eurex and International Securities Exchange (ISE) have signed a definitive agreement under which Eurex will acquire ISE for approximately USD 2.8 billion in cash, or USD 67.50 per share. »

ABN AMRO expands commodity ETF offering on Xetra

ABN AMRO expands commodity ETF offering on Xetra

Tue, 01/05/2007 - 07:00

Deutsche Börse is further expanding its XTF segment for exchange-traded index funds (ETFs) on the pan-European Xetra trading platform with the inclusion of three new funds issued by M »

New investment scheme rules aim to boost Bahrain fund business

New investment scheme rules aim to boost Bahrain fund business

Tue, 01/05/2007 - 07:00

New collective investment scheme rules introduced by the Central Bank of Bahrain are set to give a major boost to the Gulf emirate's leading role in the regional funds industry, according »

CACEIS Fastnet is certified SAS 70

CACEIS Fastnet is certified SAS 70

Tue, 01/05/2007 - 06:59

CACEIS Fastnet has performed a SAS 70 certification Type I for its fund administration services in Paris. »

Eurex launches further equity options on German mid caps

Eurex launches further equity options on German mid caps

Tue, 01/05/2007 - 06:58

Eurex will be launching seven further German equity options on stocks from the MDAX  and TecDAX indices on 21 May. »

NYMEX to launch three new gasoline and diesel futures contracts

NYMEX to launch three new gasoline and diesel futures contracts

Tue, 01/05/2007 - 06:57

The New York Mercantile Exchange, Inc will launch three new gasoline futures contracts that will begin trading on the NYMEX trading floor and the CME Globex electronic trading platform on »

Fauchier Partners launches new fund of hedge funds

Fauchier Partners launches new fund of hedge funds

Tue, 01/05/2007 - 06:56

London-based Fauchier Partners has launched a fund of hedge funds focusing on special situations. »

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977 private equity funds held a final close throughout the year raising a total of USD486bn, higher than any annual amount between 2009 and 2012, and on track to match the 2013 total. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin (pictured) reviews a year of private equity fundraising:  ... »

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