Computer

DTCC appoints James Lee to oversee enterprise computing sector

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has appointed James Lee as managing director and head of enterprise computing, bringing more than two decades of leadership experience in information technology operations and software configuration to the company. »


Joachim Gottschalk, chairman and chief executive, Gottex

Core products continue to outperform benchmarks, says Gottex

Alternative asset management group Gottex Fund Management’s core products have continued to generate positive return for the year to date, according to the firm’s trading statement for the Q3 2012. »


Bill Stone, chairman and chief executive officer, SS&C Technologies

SS&C acquires Hedgemetrix

SS&C Technologies has acquired Texas-based Hedgemetrix, a boutique full-service fund administrator providing accounting, tax, and consulting services to domestic and offshore hedge funds, private equity funds, funds of funds and their investment managers. »


Job page

Kinetix hires Mund to run sales and marketing

Kinetix Trading Solutions, a technology solutions provider to capital markets firms, has hired Tim Mund as its global head of sales and marketing.  »


Volatility

Amundi extends range of volatility funds

Amundi has extended its range of volatility funds with the launch of Amundi Funds Absolute Volatility Arbitrage Plus. »


Michael Appenzeller, Etops’ chief executive

Etops opens Geneva office

Etops, a provider of middle office outsourcing and consultancy solutions, is expanding its business activities to Geneva. »


Keith Campbell Golding, chief representative for PDL in Asia

Alternatives offer Asian investors consistency amid uncertain markets, says PDL

Insurers and investors should prioritise investing in assets with little or no correlation to financial markets given the uncertain future for the global economy, according to PDL International, a provider of investment services to institutional and high net worth clients. »


Peter Clarke, chief executive of Man

Man reports net outflows of USD2.2bn in Q3

Hedge fund manager Man Group has reported net outflows of USD2.2bn in Q3 2012 up from USD1.4bn in the previous quarter. »


Tornado

Nephila Capital joins Hedge Funds Standards Board as signatory member

Natural catastrophe and weather risk reinsurance specialist Nephila Capital has joined the Hedge Funds Standards Board (HFSB) as a signatory member. »


Fraud

SEC charges former hedge fund adviser Yorkville with fraud

The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged a former USD1bn hedge fund advisory firm and two executives with scheming to overvalue assets under management and exaggerate the reported returns of hedge funds they managed in order to hide losses and increase the fees collected from investors. »


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