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MFA commits to reduce risk in OTC derivatives markets

Wed, 03/06/2009 - 16:52

The Managed Funds Association is joining major derivatives dealers and buy-side institutions in presenting a letter to global industry regulators that establishes new commitments to add »

Average daily volume of 11.8 million contracts at Eurex and ISE in May

Wed, 03/06/2009 - 15:20

The international derivatives markets of Eurex recorded an average daily trading volume of 11.8 million contracts in May 2009, a decrease of eight per cent from the previous year. »

Credit Suisse creates investment strategies and solutions group

Wed, 03/06/2009 - 13:07

Credit Suisse has created an investment strategies and solutions group in its asset management division, which will help clients develop investment solutions from across their full rang »

Palotta to close Raptor fund after losses

Wed, 03/06/2009 - 11:52

Hedge fund manager James Palotta is to close his USD800m Raptor Global fund following investor withdrawals and losses, according to media reports.< »

Legislative revamp offers fund promoters new opportunities

Wed, 03/06/2009 - 11:31

Members of Luxembourg's private equity industry are optimistic about the future despite the slowdown that has sharply curbed growth in the sector, from fundraising for new vehicles to buyout transa »

Industry shifts focus amid global change

Wed, 03/06/2009 - 11:29

After enjoying impressive growth over the past four years, the Luxembourg private equity sector has had to confront a different market environment over the past 12 months. »

Luxembourg poised to benefit as pendulum swings toward regulation

Wed, 03/06/2009 - 11:27

Luxembourg's role as a centre for private equity activity is benefiting in different ways from the new global focus on greater supervision of alternative funds, even those aimed at institutional an »

Growth set to revive as industry regroups

Wed, 03/06/2009 - 11:23

In Luxembourg as elsewhere in the world, the private equity industry has suffered from the impact of the credit crunch, which has slashed bank funding for buyouts and forced private equity firms to »

Sicar changes bring new private equity boost

Wed, 03/06/2009 - 11:19

Luxembourg has long been a significant domicile for private equity vehicles but the jurisdiction has emerged as a major European centre for the industry since the introduction of the Sicar, or risk »

Financials dominate CDS activity in US markets

Wed, 03/06/2009 - 11:17

Financials continue to dominate credit default swap activity in US markets, with financial services, banks and insurance among the more actively traded sectors, according to b »

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