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Kyte, Talisman and Habib to launch fund management business

Kyte, Talisman and Habib to launch fund management business

Fri, 02/12/2005 - 06:07

The Kyte Group, Talisman Global Asset Management and Dr Rami Habib have launched a new fund management business, KTH Fund Management LLP.  KTH has a mandate to ide »

Changes to MSCI US Equity Indices and MSCI Standard Index Series

Changes to MSCI US Equity Indices and MSCI Standard Index Series

Thu, 01/12/2005 - 06:17

MSCI Barra has announced changes to both the MSCI US Equity Indices and the MSCI Standard Series Index with effect from 30 November, 2005. These changes result from »

Alvarez & Marsal and MWM forge BVI insolvency service alliance

Alvarez & Marsal and MWM forge BVI insolvency service alliance

Thu, 01/12/2005 - 06:07

Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) has teamed up with MWM Corporate Services (MWM) to offer restructuring, insolvency and forensic services to BVI companies. The timing of this »

Investors adapt to market downturn in US convertibles

Investors adapt to market downturn in US convertibles

Thu, 01/12/2005 - 06:07

The long-market value of institutional holdings of US convertibles plunged almost 20 per cent over the past year to approximately USD 240 billion. The drop is a res »

Borsa Italiana and Euronext close acquisition of MTS

Borsa Italiana and Euronext close acquisition of MTS

Wed, 30/11/2005 - 06:13

Euronext and Borsa Italiana's 51:49 joint venture has closed the acquisition of 51 per cent of Societa per il Mercato dei Titoli di Stato (MTS). The joint venture, »

Banque Générale du Luxembourg now Fortis Banque

Banque Générale du Luxembourg now Fortis Banque

Wed, 30/11/2005 - 06:11

Banque Générale du Luxembourg (BGL) has changed its name to Fortis Banque Luxembourg and is to market its products and services under the Fortis brand. The move co »

Walkers opens new office focusing on growth in Middle East market

Walkers opens new office focusing on growth in Middle East market

Wed, 30/11/2005 - 06:11

Offshore legal and hedge funds specialist Walkers has opened the first fully transactional law firm office in the Dubai International Finance Centre (DIFC). The mov »

GlobeOp to offer Currenex's e-FX trading platform to hedge fund clients

GlobeOp to offer Currenex's e-FX trading platform to hedge fund clients

Tue, 29/11/2005 - 06:17

GlobeOp Financial Services is to offer connectivity to Currenex's electronic foreign exchange platform via its GoMarkets hedge fund trading platform. GlobeOp's cli »

Japonica protects top quartile hurdle rate intellectual property

Japonica protects top quartile hurdle rate intellectual property

Tue, 29/11/2005 - 06:13

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 announces new key hires

Tue, 29/11/2005 - 06:07

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 »

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