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LME launches trading of regional plastics contracts

LME launches trading of regional plastics contracts

Fri, 29/06/2007 - 06:54

The trading of regional futures contracts for polypropylene and linear low density polyethylene has been launched on the London Metal Exchange. »

Showbiz fund consolidator unveils entertainment investment unit

Showbiz fund consolidator unveils entertainment investment unit

Fri, 29/06/2007 - 06:53

Producers Capital Syndicate, a fund consolidator and funding placement firm specialising in the entertainment industry with offices in New York, Los Angeles and London, has launched a new »

Hedgeweek People News Round-Up: UK regulator loses more talent to consultants

Hedgeweek People News Round-Up: UK regulator loses more talent to consultants

Fri, 29/06/2007 - 06:52

Chris Rexworthy, head of supervision of wholesale investment firms at Financial Services Authority, and three of his colleagues from the UK financial regulator have joined IMS Consulting, »

Alternative Investment Strategies moves to performance fee hurdle rate

Alternative Investment Strategies moves to performance fee hurdle rate

Thu, 28/06/2007 - 07:57

Alternative Investment Strategies, the first fund of hedge funds to be listed on the London Stock Exchange, has announced a change to its performance fee criteria by introducing a Libor GB »

Betsy Gile joins BlueMountain Capital Management as strategic advisor

Betsy Gile joins BlueMountain Capital Management as strategic advisor

Thu, 28/06/2007 - 07:56

Betsy Gile, currently a member of the board of directors of Deutsche Bank Trust Corporation and Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, and a former managing director at Deutsche Bank, has j »

Betsy Gile joins BlueMountain Capital Management as strategic advisor

Betsy Gile joins BlueMountain Capital Management as strategic advisor

Thu, 28/06/2007 - 07:56

Betsy Gile, currently a member of the board of directors of Deutsche Bank Trust Corporation and Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, and a former managing director at Deutsche Bank, has j »

Deutsche hire to launch hedge fund consulting business

Deutsche hire to launch hedge fund consulting business

Thu, 28/06/2007 - 07:55

John Budzyna has joined Deutsche Bank Securities, the investment banking and securities arm of Deutsche Bank in the US, as a managing director within the global prime finance business, wit »

GLG agrees to pay USD3.2m to settle SEC short-selling charges

GLG agrees to pay USD3.2m to settle SEC short-selling charges

Thu, 28/06/2007 - 07:54

London-based hedge fund manager GLG Partners, which has just announced plans to obtain a US stock market listing through a reverse takeover, has agreed to pay more than USD3.2bn to settle »

HFR launches diversity index to measure progress of women and minorities

HFR launches diversity index to measure progress of women and minorities

Thu, 28/06/2007 - 07:52

Chicago-based Hedge Fund Research has launched the HFRX Diversity Index, a benchmark designed to reflect the performance of the segment of the US hedge fund management industry owned by wo »

HSBC Investments launches two emerging market debt funds

HSBC Investments launches two emerging market debt funds

Thu, 28/06/2007 - 07:51

HSBC Investments is launching two new emerging market debt funds, HSBC Global Emerging Markets Local Debt Fund and HSBC New World Income, which the firm says will be among the first of the »

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