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FXall daily trading volume exceeds USD90bn

FXall daily trading volume exceeds USD90bn

Mon, 08/10/2007 - 07:18

Online foreign exchange portal FXall has announced record trading volume of more than USD90bn in a single day, along with a rise in average daily volume for September of more than 44 per c »

Interwoven leads buy-side connectivity with launch of DealConnect for DTCC

Interwoven leads buy-side connectivity with launch of DealConnect for DTCC

Mon, 08/10/2007 - 07:17

Software provider Interwoven has announced the launch of Interwoven DealConnect for DTCC, which it says is the capital market industry's first standalone solution to enable the buy-side an »

Managed Funds Association elects Ospraie's Eric Vincent as chairman

Managed Funds Association elects Ospraie's Eric Vincent as chairman

Mon, 08/10/2007 - 07:15

The board of the Managed Funds Association, the leading US industry body for alternative investment managers, has chosen Eric Vincent, president of Ospraie Management, as its new chairman. »

Jersey aims to challenge Cayman with unregulated funds regime

Jersey aims to challenge Cayman with unregulated funds regime

Fri, 05/10/2007 - 07:00

Amid strong competition among jurisdictions across Europe to offer more lightly regulated regimes for alternative funds, Jersey is seeking to set itself apart from the crowd with the launc »

Perella Weinberg buys Xerion Capital Partners

Perella Weinberg buys Xerion Capital Partners

Fri, 05/10/2007 - 06:59

Perella Weinberg Partners has acquired Xerion Capital Partners, a New York-based investment manager that focuses on distressed credit and special situations investments. »

Comment: Relief for banks, but markets remain fragile

Comment: Relief for banks, but markets remain fragile

Fri, 05/10/2007 - 06:58

Ingrid Neitsch, a portfolio advisor with FRM Credit Alpha, says that while last month saw a return of liquidity to the credit markets, the environment remains fragile and more risk-adverse »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: JC Flowers in the running for troubled UK mortgage bank

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: JC Flowers in the running for troubled UK mortgage bank

Fri, 05/10/2007 - 06:57

US private equity firm JC Flowers is said to have secured GBP15bn of funding from other banks to buy battered UK mortgage bank Northern Rock. It wants to keep the bank as a single entity. »

Last Atlantis joins forces with former Tudor trader at to launch new share class

Last Atlantis joins forces with former Tudor trader at to launch new share class

Fri, 05/10/2007 - 06:56

Last Atlantis Capital Management, based in St Thomas in the US Virgin Islands, and Jerry Considine, a former head currency trader at Tudor Investment, have joined forces to launch the LACM »

London & Capital launches US absolute return fund range

London & Capital launches US absolute return fund range

Fri, 05/10/2007 - 06:55

London & Capital Investment Advisors, the US investment arm of UK-based wealth manager London & Capital, has launched six new absolute return investment vehicles, the Loncap range »

Thames River announces fundraising for top performing Hedge+ fund

Thames River announces fundraising for top performing Hedge+ fund

Fri, 05/10/2007 - 06:54

Thames River Capital has announced its intention to raise up to GBP50m, with an upper limit of GBP100m, through a placing and offer for subscription in its GBP159.4m fund of hedge funds, T »

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