Japonica protects top quartile hurdle rate intellectual property

Japonica Partners has protected its top quartile hurdle rate intellectual property by filing a utility patent with the US Patent and Trademark Office.  The patent- »


BISYS Fund Services announces new key hires

BISYS Fund Services has announced several new hires and one internal promotion, all fuelled by the firm winning new business over the past 18 months. In the last ye »


HSBC launches new private equity platform

HSBC's Alternative Fund Services has launched a customised private equity administration platform tailored to the specific needs of its private equity clients. "As »


Eurex Bonds expands to include new participant groups

Eurex Bonds, the bond trading platform, has admitted Tradition, through its subsidiary TSA, as the first inter-dealer brokerage company to trading. In addition to banks trading on the platfo »


Magna Turkey Fund issues sterling share class

Charlemagne Capital has launched a sterling share class (B Class) of the Ireland-domiciled Magna Turkey Fund. Magna Turkey is part of the open-ended Magna Umbrella »


AcenciA issue raises GBP 42.6 million

Fund of hedge funds AcenciA Debt Strategies Limited raised GBP 42,600,000 before expenses in its recent pricing and offer for subscription. Under the structure of »


The Hedgeweek Interview: Growing a global platform: Joost Lobler, Chief Commercial Officer, Fortis Prime Fund Solutions

Joost Lobler outlines the global development of Fortis Prime Fund Solutions, with funds under administration growing at over 40 per cent this year. HW: Wha »


SSgA selects DJ Wilshire US size and style indices for new ETFs

State Street Global Advisors (SSgA) is to use five Dow Jones Wilshire US Size and Style indexes as the basis of nine new exchange-traded funds (ETFs). SSgA has also »


Former IPE to use IPO proceeds for service expansion

IntercontinentalExchange (ICE), the energy futures trading exchange, launched its IPO last week and listed on the NYSE. Of the total offering, ICE, formerly known a »


Bespoke offers Dow Jones-AIG Commodity Index access for GBP 5k

Bespoke Financial Consulting is launching an FSA-regulated, open-ended fund offering access to the Dow Jones-AIG Commodity Index from GBP 5,000. The sub-fund, whic »


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