Regulation

Apsley joins forces with PartnerRe to tackle hedge fund AIFMD insurance requirements

New insurance provider Apsley Specialty has teamed up with PartnerRe to launch a specialist underwriting service to the hedge fund sector to deal with the new AIFMD requirements. »


Jane Buchan

100WHF to honour Jane Buchan

100 Women in Hedge Funds (100WHF) is to honour Jane Buchan, chief executive officer of Pacific Alternative Asset Management Company (PAAMCO), with the 2014 North American Industry Leadership Award. »


Ponzi scheme

Patrick Cole and Global Strategic Marketing fined USD2.2m over forex Ponzi scheme

Patrick Cole and his company, Global Strategic Marketing (GSM), are to pay over USD2.2m in a CFTC enforcement action over a multi-million dollar off-exchange foreign currency (forex) Ponzi scheme. »


Electronic trading floor

Electronic order books dominate the Nasdaq market

Electronic order books (EOBs) continue to dominate the Nasdaq market for covered shares, a report by Celent has found. »


James Williams, Hedgeweek

Standard Life Investments combines micro and macro capabilities to launch new fund… BNY Mellon closes two sub-funds…

Standard Life Investments combines micro and macro capabilities to launch new fund… BNY Mellon closes two sub-funds… »


Index

SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator measures 3.81 per cent for March

The SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator for March 2014 measured 3.81 per cent, up from 3.38 per cent in February. »


Up arrow

Clearstream’s assets under custody reach EUR12.1trn record

The value of assets under custody held by Clearstream on behalf of customers registered an increase of six per cent to EUR12.1trn in February 2014 compared to EUR11.4trn in February 2013. »


Marc Spilker

Apollo president Marc Spilker to step down

Marc Spilker is to step down as president of alternative investment manager Apollo Global Management and as a member of the firm’s executive committee. »


Dollars

Neuberger Berman Absolute Return Multi-Manager Fund sees assets pass USD1bn

The Neuberger Berman Absolute Return Multi-Manager Fund, which offers investors access to hedge fund managers at lower fees and account minimums, has exceeded USD1bn in assets under management. »


Money and calculator

Buy side takes control of capital in new world of swaps, says TABB research

TABB Group estimates buy-side firms need to deposit approximately USD2trn in cash and other eligible assets at central counterparty clearinghouses (CCPs) to comply with the new clearing requirement for swaps.  »


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