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Short selling Chinese stocks getting tougher

Thu, 12/04/2012 - 14:38

Shorting US-listed Chinese stocks was a popular theme among global hedge funds last year thanks to questionable accounting practices. »

Tetsuo Ochi, CEO, MCP Asset Management Co

Former Millennium Management traders to run two Asia-focused hedge funds

Thu, 12/04/2012 - 14:29

Former Millennium Management LLC traders plan to start two Japan-focused hedge funds in May to tap into the country’s recovering equity markets reported Bloomberg this week. »

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Asia ex-Japan hedge funds fall 3.1 per cent in March

Thu, 12/04/2012 - 14:25

After a promising start to the year Asia ex-Japan hedge funds lost some of their momentum last month, losing 3.10 per cent to leave up 6.28 per cent for the year according to the HFRI Emer »

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Final judgement entered against David E Howard II and Flatiron

Thu, 12/04/2012 - 14:05

The United States District Court for the Central District of California has entered a Final Judgment against David E Howard II, Flatiron Capital Partners, LLC (FCP), and Flatiron Systems, LLC (FS). »

Toni Pinkerton, Global Head of Maples Fund Services

Para Advisors selects Maples Fund Services as administrator for onshore funds

Thu, 12/04/2012 - 12:58

Para Advisors, an event-driven hedge fund manager with approximately USD200 million of assets under management, has expanded its relationship with Maples Fund Services to include administration for the firm’s onshore funds. »

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SEC obtains final judgments on consent against Diamondback

Thu, 12/04/2012 - 11:06

The Honourable Harold Baer, Jr, United States District Judge, United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, entered a Final Judgment on Consent as to Diamondback Capital Management LLC on 6 April, 2012, in the SEC’s insider trading case, SEC v. Spyridon Adondakis et al., Civil Action 12-CV-0409 (SDNY) (HB). »

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MarketAxess opens office in Sao Paulo

Thu, 12/04/2012 - 06:00

MarketAxess Holdings Inc (Nasdaq: MKTX), the operator of an electronic trading platform for US and European high-grade corporate bonds, emerging markets bonds and other types of fixed-income securities, has opened an office in São Paulo, Brazil. »

Inès de Dinechin, CEO of Lyxor

Lyxor launches new single Ucits alternative fund

Wed, 11/04/2012 - 16:00

Lyxor Asset Management has teamed up with HAWK Quantitative Strategies – a company associated with Caxton Associates LP – to launch the third alternative single manager on its Lyxor Dimension UCITS Platform. »

James Malgieri, head of Global Collateral Management and Securities Clearance Services at BNY Mellon Broker-Dealer Services.

BNY Mellon allows FCMs to post corporate bonds

Wed, 11/04/2012 - 14:12

BNY Mellon is to begin allowing futures commission merchants (FCMs) to post a wide range of collateral, including corporate bonds, for futures and cleared swaps margins at CME Clearing.   »

Sol Waksman, founder and president of BarclayHedge.

Hedge funds take in USD6.8bn in February

Wed, 11/04/2012 - 12:06

Hedge funds took in an estimated USD6.8 billion in February, reversing a trend that saw more than USD21.5 billion flow out of these funds in January 2012 and December 2011, the largest outflows since July 2009, according to BarclayHedge and TrimTabs. »

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