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JPMorgan builds hedge fund services team in Asia

JPMorgan builds hedge fund services team in Asia

Tue, 14/08/2007 - 06:57

JPMorgan Hedge Fund Services has expanded its business in Asia with the recruitment from Fortis Prime Fund Solutions of Andrew Mascall-Robson to lead business development and growth across »

UBS Investment Bank launches algorithmic strategy system for commodities

UBS Investment Bank launches algorithmic strategy system for commodities

Tue, 14/08/2007 - 06:57

UBS Investment Bank has launched the UBS Commodities Portfolio Algorithmic Strategy System (Comm-PASS), a portfolio-based algorithmic strategy that exploits momentum in the commodity marke »

Threadneedle expands hedge fund and emerging markets business with Convivo acquisition

Threadneedle expands hedge fund and emerging markets business with Convivo acquisition

Tue, 14/08/2007 - 06:55

Threadneedle has announced the acquisition of Convivo Capital Management, a specialist emerging market hedge fund business that manages assets of USD476m in two strategies, subject to regu »

Olympia Capital chooses Comada's M•A•T•share to serve fund of hedge funds clients

Olympia Capital chooses Comada's M•A•T•share to serve fund of hedge funds clients

Fri, 10/08/2007 - 15:50

Olympia Capital (Ireland), a Dublin-based specialist administrator servicing almost USD10bn in fund assets, has licensed Comada's M•A•T•share s »

Bank of America names leadership team for alternative investments group

Bank of America names leadership team for alternative investments group

Fri, 10/08/2007 - 15:49

Bank of America has announced the leadership for its new Global Wealth & Investment Management alternative investments group which, expanded through the acquisition of U.S. »

Fabien Pictet and Partners launches Asia ex-Japan hedge fund

Fabien Pictet and Partners launches Asia ex-Japan hedge fund

Fri, 10/08/2007 - 15:48

Fabien Pictet & Partners Limited has announced the creation of an Asia ex-Japan hedge fund, the FPP Golden Asia Fund, with seed assets from Jade Absolute Fund Managers. »

Fidessa and LatentZero combine execution management platforms

Fidessa and LatentZero combine execution management platforms

Fri, 10/08/2007 - 15:48

The Fidessa group has announced the union of its Fidessa and LatentZero execution management service solutions into a single product combining all the features of the Fidessa and LatentZero EM »

Société Générale and Calyon agree merger of brokerage businesses

Société Générale and Calyon agree merger of brokerage businesses

Thu, 09/08/2007 - 19:25

Société Générale and Calyon have reached final agreement on the merger of the brokerage activities currently carried out by their respective subsidiaries, Fimat and »

Eurex to launch trading in 11 Austrian equity options

Eurex to launch trading in 11 Austrian equity options

Thu, 09/08/2007 - 19:21

The international derivatives exchange Eurex is expanding its European equity option offering with the introduction on September 10 of options on 11 Austrian equities: Boehler-Uddeholm, Betand »

Campbell & Company to re-open managed futures portfolios to investors

Campbell & Company to re-open managed futures portfolios to investors

Thu, 09/08/2007 - 19:18

Maryland-based alternative investment manager Campbell & Company has announced that as of September 1 it will re-open its managed futures portfolios to investors, including the Financial, »

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