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Bahamas brokerage firm charged over fraudulent hedge fund scheme

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged a Bahamas-based brokerage firm and its president for enabling a fraud that was halted when the SEC charged the hedge fund manager at the centre of the scheme. »


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BlueBay Asset Management adds to investment grade expertise

Kaspar Hense has joined Fixed income and alternative investments specialist BlueBay Asset Management’s investment grade team as portfolio manager for global sovereign and aggregate bond strategies. »


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California HFA is largest and most active regional chapter in US

The California Hedge Fund Association (CHFA) has added over 800 members cinches its formation in 2010 to become the industry's regional focal point for individuals who work for hedge funds and funds of hedge funds. »


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FNEX appoints Neal Wolkoff to board of advisors

Online alternative investment and private securities marketplace FNEX has appointed Neal Wolkoff to its Advisory Board. »


Johan Terblanche, Dechert

Johan Terblanche Joins Dechert as Partner in Luxembourg

Johan Terblanche has joined global law firm Dechert as a partner in the financial services group. Terblanche, who was most recently a partner at Loyens & Loeff, will be resident in the firm’s Luxembourg office. »


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Carey Group becomes first non-Cayman CISK listing agent

Carey Group has become the first listing agent in the world not based in the Cayman Islands to become a Cayman Islands Stock Exchange (CSX) listing agent. »


James Williams, Hedgeweek

Lyxor’s ETF business grows by 14 per cent… Alternative UCITS funds lose 0.33 per cent on average for July…

Alternative UCITS funds absolute were slightly down in July with the UAI Global index losing 0.33 per cent according to Alix Capital, the index provider. »


Fiona Le Poidevin, Guernsey Finance

Fund managers utilising Guernsey’s AIFMD private placement regime

A total of 34 Guernsey Alternative Investment Fund Managers (AIFMs) have utilised Guernsey’s National Private Placement (NPP) regime to market Alternative Investment Funds (AIFs) into Europe, as of 31 July, 2014. »


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Fortress successfully closes transportation and infrastructure fund

Fortress Investment Group has held the successful close of Fortress Worldwide Transportation and Infrastructure Investors (FTAI) at its cap of USD995 million in total commitments.  »


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ETF and alternative businesses fuel Lyxor growth in H1 2014

Lyxor Asset Management has continued its growth momentum, recording a 7% increase in AuM since the end of 2013 thus reaching EUR 86bn of assets under management. »


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