Peter Hughes, managing director of Apex Fund Services

Apex Fund Services opens office in Toronto

Apex Fund Services is expanding its North American fund administration services and client base with the opening of its Canada office in Toronto. »


Richard House, head of emerging market debt at Threadneedle

Threadneedle launches emerging market macro fund

Fund manager Threadneedle has launched the Threadneedle (Lux) Absolute Emerging Market Macro Fund. »


Market

Secondary market peaks as investors take advantage of slowdown

The traditional summer slowdown in August failed to materialise on the secondary hedge fund market, as Hedgebay registered its highest volume of trading for the year. »


Kevin Ashby, non-executive director, Syncova

Syncova opens New York office

Syncova, a provider of margin and financing software to hedge funds and prime brokers, has opened an office in New York. »


Computer screen

Lance Futures redesigns risk management platform

Lance Futures, a brokerage service provider in Germany, is designing a risk management platform that attempts to provide a greater choice of analytical tools for institutional investors and investment advisers. »


Nicolas Breteau, Newedge chief executive

Newedge clears USD2bn in interest rate swap futures on Eris Exchange

Newedge, a multi-asset clearing and brokerage firm, has executed and centrally cleared over USD2bn in client interest rate swaps on the Eris Exchange platform, an exempt board of trade under CFTC regulation, with clearing services provided by CME Clearing. »


Long and short straws

Man launches Ucits III long/short equity fund

Man has launched a Ucits III long/short equity fund called Man Long/Short Europe. »


Fraud

CFTC charges People’s Alternative with commodity pool fraud

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has obtained an emergency federal court order freezing the assets of defendants People’s Alternative of Los Angeles and its principals, Jaime Gallardo of Pasadena and Karl Ochoa and Maria Iracheta of Los Angeles. »


Michael Lehr, regional operating shareholder, Greenberg Traurig

Greenberg Traurig expands corporate and securities practice

Law firm Greenberg Traurig has added fund lawyers John A. Brunjes and Genna N. Garver to its corporate and securities practice. »


Edward Egilinsky, Price Asset Management

Edward Egilinsky joins Price Asset Management as a managing director

Price Asset Management, an investment manager specialising in alternative investment products with a primary focus on the commodity asset class and managed futures, has appointed Edward Egilinsky as a managing director. »


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