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Cordium appoints Doug Morgan as group chief executive

Cordium appoints Doug Morgan as group chief executive

Mon, 25/07/2016 - 10:04

Governance, risk and compliance services specialist Cordium has appointed Doug Morgan as group chief executive with immediate effect. Morgan assumes the leadership of Cordium’s executive team and will initially be based in the US before relocating full-time to the UK in the third quarter. »

SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator at 2.95 per cent for July

SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator at 2.95 per cent for July

Fri, 22/07/2016 - 14:00

The SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator for July 2016 measured 2.95 per cent, down from 4.88 per cent in June. »

Volatility at lowest level for over a year, says S&P Dow Jones

Volatility at lowest level for over a year, says S&P Dow Jones

Fri, 22/07/2016 - 12:10

Data from S&P Dow Jones Indices shows that calm has returned to the markets following Brexit, as VIX closed at 11.77 – its lowest level for over a year. »

Hedge fund managers see opportunities in Europe in Q2

Hedge fund managers see opportunities in Europe in Q2

Fri, 22/07/2016 - 08:18

Economic uncertainty following the UK vote to leave the EU has created potential opportunities for hedge fund managers and, as a result, many more funds have launched focused on the region, according to Preqin’s Q2 update on the hedge fund industry. »

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GAM marks fifth anniversary of Star Credit Opportunities funds

Thu, 21/07/2016 - 12:47

This month marks the five-year anniversary of the three successful GAM Star Credit Opportunities funds (EUR, USD and GDP) managed by Atlanticomnium SA in Geneva.  »

Mike Byrne

Proactive approach will put Jersey’s funds industry in a strong position says new JFA chairman

Thu, 21/07/2016 - 12:35

Jersey’s proactive approach to developing new funds legislation together with its commitment to enhancing links with overseas markets will ensure its funds industry can look forward to a positive future, according to Mike Byrne (pictured), the new Chairman of the Jersey Funds Association (JFA). »

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Guernsey remains on course for third country passport following positive ESMA recommendation

Thu, 21/07/2016 - 12:25

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has further recommended Guernsey for a ‘third country’ passport under the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD). »

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Hedge Fund Livermore Partners adds to advisory board

Thu, 21/07/2016 - 12:10

Hedge fund Livermore Partners has added Rob Wildeboer to its advisory board. Wildeboer is the Executive Chairman of the Board at Martinrea International, an auto parts manufacturer located in Canada with more than USD3 billion in annual revenues.  »

Bryan Duffy

IIM’s Hybrid Strategy outperforms benchmark by 25 per cent since launch

Thu, 21/07/2016 - 07:46

Incline Investment Management (IIM) is marking the fourth anniversary of its proprietary investment program, the Systematic Hybrid Strategy, which has outperformed its benchmark, the HFRX Macro: Systematic Diversified CTA Index by close to 25 per cent since its launch in July 2012. »

HTG Capital Partners to acquire operations of Kottke Associates

HTG Capital Partners to acquire operations of Kottke Associates

Thu, 21/07/2016 - 07:02

HTG Capital Partners is to acquire the introducing broker, money management and proprietary trading businesses of Kottke Associates. »

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