Jon Gregory, partner at Solum Financial Partners

Quantifi releases whitepaper on calculating CVA capital charges under Basel III

Wed, 07/11/2012 - 12:03

Quantifi, a provider of analytics and risk management solutions for the global OTC markets, has published a joint whitepaper with consultant Jon Gregory exploring the difference in capital charges between the simple and more advanced approaches and the capital relief that can be achieved. »

Trading screens

Hedge fund results mixed in October

Wed, 07/11/2012 - 10:32

Hedge funds delivered mixed results in October but in aggregate closed in negative territory, according to GAM. »

Fiona Le Poidevin, chief executive of Guernsey Finance

Guernsey plans dual regime for AIFMD

Wed, 07/11/2012 - 07:02

Guernsey is planning to have two parallel regulatory regimes for investment funds as a way to best meet client needs when the EU’s Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) comes into force. »

Steel

LME Clear appoints Chris Jones as chief risk officer

Wed, 07/11/2012 - 06:18

The London Metal Exchange (LME) has appointed Chris Jones as the chief risk officer for LME Clear. »

Asia

Tiger Management forms partnership focusing on Asian equities

Tue, 06/11/2012 - 16:07

Tiger Management has formed a partnership to focus on investing in Asian equities. »

Down arrow

Credit Suisse LAB index down 0.64 per cent in October

Tue, 06/11/2012 - 14:20

The Credit Suisse Liquid Alternative Beta Index was down 0.64 per cent in October, according to Jordan Drachman, head of alternative beta strategies at Credit Suisse. »

Georg Jensen bracelet

Investcorp acquires Scandinavia's luxury brand Georg Jensen

Tue, 06/11/2012 - 12:17

Investcorp, a provider and manager of alternative investment products, is to acquire Scandinavia's luxury retailer Georg Jensen for USD140m from private equity group Axcel Capital Partners. »

Wall Street bull

Wall Street year-end incentive awards to improve in 2012, says Johnson Associates

Tue, 06/11/2012 - 10:15

Wall Street professionals can expect to receive flat to moderately larger year-end incentive payouts compared to the previous year, according to an annual compensation analysis released by Johnson Associates. »

Electronic trading floor

Eurex Clearing to launch central clearing service for bilateral securities lending market

Tue, 06/11/2012 - 06:13

Eurex Clearing is to go live with Europe’s first central counterparty (CCP) service for the bilateral securities lending market on 22 November. »

Survey

Perceived benefits of hedge fund regulation deteriorating, says Ernst & Young

Mon, 05/11/2012 - 14:27

Despite increasing regulatory requirements for hedge funds, only 10 per cent of investors feel that regulations effectively protect their interests and 85 per cent of investors do not believe these requirements will help prevent the next financial crisis. »

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