Constantinos Antoniades, chief executive of Vega-Chi

Vega-Chi launches first credit ATS for institutional investors

Vega-Chi US has launched the only high-yield bond trading platform solely for institutional investors. »


Stephen Decani, chief executive at Newscape

Newscape launches risk-targeted multi-asset fund

Newscape Capital Group has launched its second Ucits fund, the Newscape Diversified Growth Fund. »


Shawn P Matthews, chief executive officer of Cantor Fitzgerald

Cantor Fitzgerald Investment Advisors to manage Coast's fund of hedge funds business

Cantor Fitzgerald Investment Advisors (CFIA) plans to assume the investment management responsibilities for the fund of hedge funds products of Coast Asset Management. »


Trading screens

ISDA to further develop CCS with Sapient Global Markets

The International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) is supporting the Clearing Connectivity Standard (CCS), an industry standard that helps improve over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives reporting and communication for asset managers, futures commission merchants (FCMs), central counterparties (CCPs) and custodians. »


Graham Hall, partner, Carey Olsen

Carey Olsen advises Insight on distressed consumer debt fund

Carey Olsen has advised Insight Investment Management on the establishment of a Guernsey registered fund constituted as a limited partnership, which will invest in distressed consumer debt and is listed on the Irish Stock Exchange. »


Gavel and scales

UK Supreme Court allows Rubin appeal in seminal decision

The UK Supreme Court, in the conjoined appeals in Rubin and New Cap, has rejected the modified universalist doctrine that established common law rules as to the enforcement of foreign judgments, do not (or should not) apply to insolvency orders. »


Tax

Dion launches end-to-end FATCA product suite

Dion Global Solutions has launched its Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) solutions. »


Investment

Sciens Alternative Investments appoints Farhang Mehregani as CIO

Sciens Capital Management Group has appointed Farhang Mehregani as chief investment officer of Sciens Alternative Investments (SAI) division. »


Beta

Credit funds preparing for end of Beta drive, says Fitch

Fitch Ratings expects credit markets to be less directional in the coming months. »


Research

Phoenix Investment Adviser appoints senior research analyst

Phoenix Investment Adviser, a private investment firm that specialises in high-yield corporate debt, has named Peter Hughes as a senior research analyst. »


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