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TwentyFour Asset Management appoints Northern Trust for fund administration

Thu, 02/05/2013 - 16:06

TwentyFour Asset Management has selected Northern Trust to provide custody, fund accounting, financial reporting, compliance and company secretarial services to a new asset-backed securities fund domiciled in Guernsey. »

Don Steinbrugge, Agecroft Partners

JOBS ACT to benefit investors, says Agecroft’s Don Steinbrugge

Thu, 02/05/2013 - 16:01

Mary Jo White, who became chairman of the US Securities and Exchange Commission on 10 April, is pushing to adopt the JOBS ACT without major changes and potentially adding additional investor protections at a later date.  »

Document signing

Sterling Trust changes name to Equity Institutional

Thu, 02/05/2013 - 14:24

Sterling Trust, a custodian of alternative assets, has completed a name change to Equity Institutional, a Division of Equity Trust Company. »


Hedge Fund OPG provides blueprint for institutional-quality infrastructure using ‘co-sourcing’

Thu, 02/05/2013 - 14:21

A white paper produced by the Hedge Fund Operational Peer Group, a group of hedge fund CFOs and COOs and service providers, provides a blueprint for managers to think about when working with service providers. »


CBOE, C2SM and CFE trading volume totals 102.70 million contracts in April

Thu, 02/05/2013 - 14:13

April trading volume for options contracts on Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and C2 Options Exchange (C2SM) and futures contracts on CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) totalled 102.70 million contracts. »

Newspaper and money

Varden Pacific selects MCAM to raise capital for Pacific Opportunity Partners fund

Thu, 02/05/2013 - 12:43

Varden Pacific, the San Francisco-based structured credit hedge fund manager launched in late 2010, has selected alternative assets placement agent MCAM Group to raise capital internationally for its flagship Varden Pacific Opportunity Partners fund. »

Great Wall of China

PineBridge and CICC launch fund of hedge funds targeting Chinese investors

Thu, 02/05/2013 - 12:02

CICC Investment Management (USA) and PineBridge Investments have launched the first global fund of hedge funds targeting qualified Chinese investors. »


David A Geffen launches hedge fund advisory practice

Thu, 02/05/2013 - 10:04

David A Geffen has launched Geffen Advisors, a consulting firm focused exclusively on the hedge fund industry. »

Jon Moulton, chairman, CISX

Jon Moulton appointed CISX chairman

Thu, 02/05/2013 - 06:00

The board of the Channel Islands Stock Exchange (CISX) has appointed Jon Moulton as director and chairman. »


Level Global to pay more than USD21.5m to settle SEC insider trading charges

Wed, 01/05/2013 - 16:00

Connecticut-based hedge fund advisory firm Level Global Investors has agreed to pay more than USD21.5m to settle Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) charges that its co-founder, who also served as a portfolio manager, and its analyst engaged in repeated insider trading in the securities of Dell and Nvidia. »

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