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F&C launches offering for event-driven fund of hedge funds

F&C launches offering for event-driven fund of hedge funds

Fri, 08/06/2007 - 06:56

F&C Management has launched a public offering for F&C Event Driven, a Guernsey-domiciled closed-ended investment company that will invest in a global portfolio of event-driven hedg »

University of Oxford and Man Group launch Institute for Quantitative Finance

University of Oxford and Man Group launch Institute for Quantitative Finance

Fri, 08/06/2007 - 06:55

The University of Oxford and Man Group have announced the establishment of the Oxford-Man Institute of Quantitative Finance, which they intend to become the world's leading interdisciplina »

Aspect Capital appoints senior European sales executive

Aspect Capital appoints senior European sales executive

Fri, 08/06/2007 - 06:54

Aspect Capital, one of the largest systematic investment managers in Europe, has appointed Ted Frith as senior European sales executive to focus on further developing its institutional sal »

Fortune backs three hedge funds through affiliated manager programme

Fortune backs three hedge funds through affiliated manager programme

Fri, 08/06/2007 - 06:53

London-based hedge fund advisor Fortune Group has entered into strategic partnership agreements with three new single-manager hedge funds run by Acero Capital Management, William Jedwab an »

KGR Capital launches fund of China hedge funds

KGR Capital launches fund of China hedge funds

Thu, 07/06/2007 - 08:03

Hong Kong-based KGR Capital has launched the KGR Capital China Absolute Return Fund, a multi-manager, multi-strategy fund of hedge funds that will invest in the markets of greater China an »

Close Brothers acquires Cayman fund business from Scotiabank

Close Brothers acquires Cayman fund business from Scotiabank

Thu, 07/06/2007 - 08:02

Close Brothers is to acquire three business lines, including fund administration, from Scotiabank's operations in the Cayman Islands, continuing the expansion of Close Brother (Cayman) tha »

Interactive Data automates independent valuations of interest rate swaps

Interactive Data automates independent valuations of interest rate swaps

Thu, 07/06/2007 - 08:01

The pricing and reference data business of Interactive Data, a provider of financial market data, analytics and related services, has introduced a service that will automate the delivery o »

Landsbanki adopts SuperDerivatives multi-asset platform to expand options business

Landsbanki adopts SuperDerivatives multi-asset platform to expand options business

Thu, 07/06/2007 - 08:01

Landsbanki, Iceland's second largest bank, is deploying the real-time multi-asset pricing and analytics platform from SuperDerivatives, which provides derivatives solutions for multi-asset »

Morgan Lewis adds former SEC hedge fund expert to securities practice

Morgan Lewis adds former SEC hedge fund expert to securities practice

Thu, 07/06/2007 - 07:59

Ivan Harris, 37, the former assistant regional director of enforcement for the US Securities and Exchange Commission's south-east region, has joined the national securities practice of law »

Keeping the BVI fund industry competitive

Keeping the BVI fund industry competitive

Thu, 07/06/2007 - 07:00

The hedge fund industry in the British Virgin Islands has enjoyed steady if not spectacular growth over the past few years, with the number of new funds domiciled in the jurisdiction showing a stro »

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