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Simple Alternatives sees AUM increase by 25 per cent in H1 2013

Fri, 09/08/2013 - 16:24

Simple Alternatives, an alternative mutual fund company focused on providing investors better access to hedge fund managers, has reported an increase in assets under management of 25 per cent in the first half of 2013. »

Andrew Shrimpton, global head of regulatory compliance at Kinetic Partners

Kinetic Partners helps Piquant Technologies become first UK hedge fund authorised according to AIFMD

Fri, 09/08/2013 - 12:00

Kinetic Partners, the professional services firm, has supported Piquant Technologies, a new UK-based quantitative fund manager, to become the first hedge fund authorised according to the Alternative Investment Fund Management Directive (AIFMD). »


Commodity market increased in July amid improved economic indicators

Fri, 09/08/2013 - 10:10

Commodities were higher in July as fundamentals improved for some commodities, supported by positive macroeconomic data. »

Coal mine

First API5 OTC term deal trades arranged through Marex Spectron

Fri, 09/08/2013 - 06:04

Global commodities and financial markets brokerage Marex Spectron Group has completed the arrangement of a term deal for Australian 5500NAR high ash thermal coal, intended for delivery throughout 2014. »

Law books and gavel

UBS to pay USD50m to settle SEC charges of misleading CDO investors

Thu, 08/08/2013 - 16:33

UBS has agreed to pay nearly USD50m to settle SEC charges that it violated securities laws while structuring and marketing a collateralised debt obligation (CDO) by failing to disclose that it retained millions of dollars in upfront cash it received in the course of acquiring collateral for the CDO.  »

Currency cogs

Deutsche Bank expands foreign exchange investor sales team in North America

Thu, 08/08/2013 - 16:01

Gaurang Chadha is to join Deutsche Bank as a managing director within its foreign exchange investor sales team in North America. »


Equity hedge drives HFRI July gains on earnings and M&A

Thu, 08/08/2013 - 14:19

Hedge funds posted gains across equity hedge, event driven and relative value arbitrage strategies in July, as most strategies reversed losses from the prior month on strong earnings, acceleration of M&A activity, moderating concerns of a sharp rise in interest rates and receding macro risks. »

Michael Sanders, chairman of the board at Alceda Fund Management SA

Alceda applies for AIFM licence in Germany and Luxembourg

Thu, 08/08/2013 - 13:30

Alceda has applied for a licence as an Alternative Investment Fund Manager (AIFM) with Alceda Asset Management GmbH in Germany and Alceda Fund Management SA in Luxembourg. »

Magnifying glass

DTCC identifies greater systemic risk complexities to financial markets

Thu, 08/08/2013 - 12:16

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has identified a number of emerging trends that could potentially impact the industry’s ability to protect against new and unidentified threats to the financial system. »

US Army helmet

SEC halts ex-Marine’s hedge fund fraud targeting fellow military

Thu, 08/08/2013 - 11:09

The Securities and Exchange Commission has obtained an emergency court order to halt a hedge fund investment scheme by a former Marine living in the Chicago area who has been masquerading as a successful trader to defraud fellow veterans, current military, and other investors. »

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