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PineBridge expands global sales team with two senior appointments

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 06:14

PineBridge Investments has appointed two senior sales executives – Tucker Glavin as managing director, US sales and Paul Osborne as managing director, UK & European sales. »

New York

New York Society of Security Analysts to discuss impact of hedge funds on markets

Thu, 11/07/2013 - 06:00

The New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA) has partnered with the New York Hedge Fund Roundtable to create a panel of hedge fund experts who will discuss the risks and rewards of having hedge funds in a portfolio and their impact on the markets as a whole. »

Donald Pepper, Old Mutual

Old Mutual Global Investors launches Arbea hedge fund with USD50million of seed capital

Wed, 10/07/2013 - 18:31

Old Mutual Global Investors has launched an offshore Cayman hedge fund based on its 2009-launched UCITS-compliant Global Equity Absolute Return Fund. The fund is called the Old Mutual Arbea Fund and will be managed by the same team as the USD220million GEAR fund: Ian Heslop (Head Portfolio Manager), Amadeo Alentorn and Mike Servent. »

Stephen Tobias, president and chief executive of Israel A Englander

IA Englander's MA&PS expands sales and business development team

Wed, 10/07/2013 - 16:01

Israel A Englander's Managed Accounts & Prime Services (MA&PS) has expanded its sales and business development team. »

Commodities

S&P Dow Jones Indices launches roll weighted version of the S&P GSCI

Wed, 10/07/2013 - 13:36

S&P Dow Jones Indices has launched the S&P GSCI Roll Weight Select, which aims to reduce the negative impact of contango by modifying the weights of the commodities according to the relative change in the realised roll yield for each commodity in the index. »

Gordon Shaw, chief operating officer, Apex Group

Gordon Shaw appointed chief operating officer of the Apex Group

Wed, 10/07/2013 - 12:12

Independent fund administration company Apex Fund Services has appointed Gordon Shaw as chief operating officer of the Apex Group. »

Marketing

JOBS ACT should prompt hedge funds to review marketing strategy, says Agecroft

Wed, 10/07/2013 - 10:03

The hedge fund industry is the most competitive industry in the world, where portfolio managers are constantly struggling to identify inefficiencies in the capital markets and quickly take advantage of them before their competitors. »

Hong Kong

Global Prime Partners extends its presence in Asia

Wed, 10/07/2013 - 06:06

Global Prime Partners (GPP), a prime brokerage boutique which specialises in supporting emerging managers, has expanded its client service capabilities in the Asian markets with the hire of investment industry veteran Rupert Street who joins the firm with immediate effect.  »

Moscow

Moscow Exchange extends the list of T+2 eligible securities

Tue, 09/07/2013 - 16:01

Moscow Exchange has launched the next stage of T+2 implementation on its Securities Market by extending the list of eligible shares from 15 to 50 names. »

Finance graph

Hedge funds post first decline of the year in June

Tue, 09/07/2013 - 14:03

Hedge funds posted the first monthly decline for 2013 in June, ending a streak of seven consecutive months of gains, the longest run of positive performance seen by the industry since 2011, according to data released by HFR. »

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