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Vela Advisors, a new consulting and advisory firm, launches in New York

Former Carbon360 Director of Research, Daniel Golyanov, has launched Vela Advisers, a New York-based consulting and advisory firm targeting both managers and administrators with comprehensive range of services. »

John Dyment, Global Head of Hedge Fund Distribution, UBS

Hedgeweek exclusive: John Dyment brings 360 degree approach in newly created role at UBS

It's been an interesting journey for UBS’s new Global Head of Hedge Fund Distribution, John Dyment: a newly created role within Global Prime Services that befits someone of his standing and expertise in the financial services industry. »

Michael A Petronella, President, Dow Jones Indexes.

Dow Jones Indexes adds Shari'ah-compliant index to DJ RBP Index family

Dow Jones Indexes has launched the Dow Jones Islamic Market RBP US 50 Index, a unique gauge designed to measure the largest 50 US stocks ranked by RBP probabilities supplied by Transparent Value, LLC that have first passed the screens for Shari’ah compliance. »

Julian Korek, Founding member, Kinetic Partners

Kinetic Partners continues US expansion of insolvency and forensic practice

Kinetic Partners, a global professional services firm to the asset management, investment banking and brokerage community, has recruited Christopher Stride as a member of the Firm’s New York office. »

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Credit Suisse LAB index down 0.95% in July

The Credit Suisse LAB Liquid Indices posted negative performance in July according to Dr Jordan Drachman, Head of Research for Alternative Beta Strategies at Credit Suisse. »

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LPO launches FirstPEX to trade privately-owned shares and investments

FirstPEX, Europe's first, interactive auction platform to trade privately-owned shares and investments is being launched in the UK by Swiss-based technology firm LPO Ventures »

Michael Stapleton, VP Financial Services at the Investment Development Agency (IDA Ireland)

Recession could be blessing in disguise

Interview with Michael Stapleton – Ireland’s economic woes are well documented. Spiralling real estate prices and failing banks have created domestic economic contraction over the last three years, but the European Commission forecasts 3% growth in 2011. »

Mark White, partner and Head of the Investment Management Group, McCann FitzGerald

Ireland’s funds industry is key to economic success

By James Williams – Ireland has had a lot to contend with, economically, in recent times. Earlier this year the Irish Central Bank identified that an additional EUR24 billion was needed on top of the EUR46 billion bailout package to Ireland’s failing banking system agreed upon back in September ’08. Allied Irish Bank, Bank of Ireland, building society EBS and Irish Life and Permanent all received emergency funds. Bank of Ireland now remains the only Irish bank not to be fully nationalised. Finance Minister Michael Noonan said that the country’s banks would be turned into two new “universal pillar banks” with AIB merging with EBS. »

Paul Farrell, partner, Walkers

Walkers Dublin is open for business

Interview with Paul Farrell – Since Walkers decided to open an office in Dublin last September the firm has grown steadily. There are currently 35 members of staff. Of these, five are lawyers working in the Investment Funds Group, which opened up for business 1 February 2011 with Walkers partner, Paul Farrell, at the helm. »

Rosemary Quinlan, Managing Director, HSBC Securities Services and Deputy Country CEO

Ireland’s key strategic role continues

Interview with Rosemary Quinlan – HSBC Securities Services has been operating out of Dublin since 1979, during which time it has become one of the leading players in the funds space. Responding to challenges and having the speed and innovation to overcome them has always been a key strength of this global player. »

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