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Chief Executive Simon Heale to quit London Metal Exchange

Chief Executive Simon Heale to quit London Metal Exchange

Tue, 16/05/2006 - 06:58

After five years as LME's Chief Executive, Simon Heale has announced his decision to leave the exchange at the end of 2006.  »

Integrated Asset Management acquires Attica Holdings UK

Integrated Asset Management acquires Attica Holdings UK

Tue, 16/05/2006 - 06:57

Integrated Asset Management plc (Integrated) has acquired a 50.1% controlling interest in London-based Attica Holdings and its fund of hedge fund s »

The Hedgeweek Interview: Ken Murray, Chief Executive, Blue Planet Investment Management: Seeking "the most promising banks in the most promising economies"

The Hedgeweek Interview: Ken Murray, Chief Executive, Blue Planet Investment Management: Seeking "the most promising banks in the most promising economies"

Mon, 15/05/2006 - 16:38

Ken Murray outlines the single-minded concentration on financial stocks that lies behind the Blue Planet Global Financials Fund, which was launched »

Mercer IC 2005 Global Investment Manager Search Data: "More than one in six searches globally is in relation to alternative mandates"

Mercer IC 2005 Global Investment Manager Search Data: "More than one in six searches globally is in relation to alternative mandates"

Mon, 15/05/2006 - 08:00

Mercer Investment Consulting's latest data on 2005 manager search trends shows an increasing use of consultants by Continental European investors.< »

Markit acquires Communicator; strengthens service capabilities

Markit acquires Communicator; strengthens service capabilities

Mon, 15/05/2006 - 07:59

Markit has acquired Communicator Inc, the provider of a range of automated solutions for the processing of OTC derivatives trades. »

Polar Capital launches fund focusing on European mid-large caps

Polar Capital launches fund focusing on European mid-large caps

Mon, 15/05/2006 - 07:58

Polar Capital LLP has launched Polar Capital European Conviction Fund, a concentrated equity long/short portfolio of liquid European mid and large »

The Hedgeweek Interview: Paul Smith, Head of Alternative Fund Services (AFS), HSBC: Dropping the &#039;barbell &#039;and focusing on the &#039;beer belly&#039;

The Hedgeweek Interview: Paul Smith, Head of Alternative Fund Services (AFS), HSBC: Dropping the 'barbell 'and focusing on the 'beer belly'

Fri, 12/05/2006 - 07:17

Paul Smith outlines the future of the global funds administration industry, and explains how HSBC is positioning itself for the ongoing shift to the mainstream. »

Barclays Capital joins Fidessa&#039;s global broker network

Barclays Capital joins Fidessa's global broker network

Fri, 12/05/2006 - 07:13

Barclays Capital, the investment banking arm of Barclays Bank PLC, has signed up to receive order flow from Fidessa's global connectivity network. »

The Hedgeweek Interview: Brad Cole, CEO, Cole Asset Management: Focusing on managers with a sustainable edge

The Hedgeweek Interview: Brad Cole, CEO, Cole Asset Management: Focusing on managers with a sustainable edge

Fri, 12/05/2006 - 07:11

Brad Cole discusses the strategy and investment processes driving the Tellus Natural Resources Fund, focused on commodities and natural resources. »

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977 private equity funds held a final close throughout the year raising a total of USD486bn, higher than any annual amount between 2009 and 2012, and on track to match the 2013 total. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin (pictured) reviews a year of private equity fundraising:  ... »

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