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Phillipe Ferreira, Lyxor

Fixed income arbitrage thrives as bond yields rise

Tue, 07/02/2017 - 12:27

Global macro and CTA managers experienced negative returns in January due to long USD positions, especially versus the Euro, according to Lyxor’s latest weekly hedge fund brief. »

Teun Johnston, Man GLG

Man GLG launches Innovation Equity Alternative fund for Priya Kodeeswaran

Tue, 07/02/2017 - 09:38

Man GLG, the discretionary investment management business of Man Group, has launched the Man GLG Innovation Equity Alternative, a global long-short fund managed by Priya Kodeeswaran. »

Cameron Field, Charles River

Value Partners goes live on Charles River’s centralised post-trade solution

Tue, 07/02/2017 - 09:14

Hong Kong’s Value Partners Group is supporting business expansion beyond Asia by automating its front-and middle-office activities with the Charles River Investment Management Solution (Charles River IMS). »

Girish Reddy, KKR

PAAMCO and KKR Prisma to create liquid alternatives investment firm

Tue, 07/02/2017 - 09:12

KKR and Pacific Alternative Asset Management Company (PAAMCO) are teaming up to create a new liquid alternatives investment firm by combining PAAMCO and KKR Prisma. »

FXCM and founders fined USD7m over forex fraud

FXCM and founders fined USD7m over forex fraud

Tue, 07/02/2017 - 09:07

Forex Capital Markets (FXCM), its parent company FXCM Holdings and FXCM’s founding partners, Dror Niv and William Ahdout, are to pay a USD7 million penalty to settle CFTC charges that they defrauded retail forex customers. »

GAIN Capital to acquire client base of FXCM's US operations

GAIN Capital to acquire client base of FXCM's US operations

Tue, 07/02/2017 - 09:04

GAIN Capital, a provider of online trading services, has signed a non-binding letter of intent to acquire the client base of FXCM's US operations. »

Emily Haithwaite, Ogier

Ogier appoints Jersey funds partner

Tue, 07/02/2017 - 08:50

Jersey funds and regulatory specialist Emily Haithwaite has joined Ogier as a partner. »

Kier Boley, GAM

Merger arbitrage a lower-risk option to play US regulatory changes

Mon, 06/02/2017 - 13:31

Event driven was the top-performing hedge fund strategy in 2016, with the HFRX Event Driven index up 11.1 per cent in USD terms, according to the latest monthly hedge fund update from GAM portfolio manager Kier Boley. »

Oleg Bagrii, B Trading

B Trading launches orders insurance service in London

Mon, 06/02/2017 - 13:18

B Trading has launched a systematic order insurance service exclusive to the financial services sector in London. »

A ‘KURE’ for regulatory fatigue

Mon, 06/02/2017 - 11:12

By Ras Sipko, KOGER – For the past four years, alternative fund managers with US investors have been coming to terms with the far-reaching effects of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act or FATCA. Some 60-plus countries have signed up to cooperate with the IRS in order to enforce FATCA and this year the compliance burden is set to grow yet again. On 31st May 2017, fund managers will have to submit their first filing under the OECD Common Reporting Standards initiative, which can best be thought of as global FATCA or 'GATCA'. »

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