Risk

Liquid Holdings Group strengthens risk team

Liquid Holdings Group has appointed financial services industry veterans Jeremy Shaw, Richard Boesch and Isaac Babani as senior financial engineers in the firm’s risk analytics team. »


Handshake

Apex appoints chief executive

Apex Fund Services has named Bill Salus as chief executive officer with immediate effect. »


Electronic trading floor

Buy-side firms complete first trades on ParFX as Prime service goes live

ParFX, the wholesale global spot FX electronic trading platform, has completed the first trades via ParFX Prime, its new prime brokerage service for the buy-side FX community.  »


Computer screen

Misys launches Misys Connect

Financial software provider Misys has launched Misys Connect, a suite of programmes giving customers direct access and links to the cross-functional teams and expertise they need. »


Jigsaw pieces

HedgeZ launches programme for connecting hedge funds and accredited investors

HedgeZ has launched a fund visibility and investor introduction programme for hedge funds, private equity funds and commodity trading advisers. »


EMEA

REDI names Michael Lax head of EMEA sales

REDI Holdings, provider of the REDIPlus execution management system (EMS), has appointed Michael Lax as head of EMEA sales. »


London

Philip Burgin heads up JTC Group’s London office

As part of a plan to strengthen JTC Group’s presence in London, Philip Burgin, group head of client services, will be based in JTC’s Mayfair office with effect from 15 September. »


Job page

Gottex hires senior HSBC asset management exec

Gottex Fund Management has appointed James Hughes to its senior multi asset investment team in London, starting on 1 October. »


Slow

Regulation slows push for alternatives, says Cerulli


Regulation is slowing the push for alternative investments, according to research released by Cerulli Associates. »


Up arrow

CTAs bounce back to post positive performance in August, says Newedge

Following a tough month for returns in July, all managed futures indices calculated by Newedge reported positive performance in August. »


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