Market

Lyxor Global Hedge Fund Index down 0.8 per cent in November

The Lyxor Global Hedge Fund Index, an investable index based on Lyxor’s hedge funds platform which tracks the overall hedge fund universe, was down 0.8 per cent in November. »


Gold

Palaedino launches Ucits funds denominated in gold

Geneva based Palaedino Asset Management, adviser to the Axiom Fund, has launched the first Ucits Funds denominated in gold. »


Gavel

BVI Commercial Court ruling highlights divergence with Cayman law

British Virgin Islands law firm Harneys has secured an important victory for a large hedge fund this week in the Commercial Court of the British Virgin Islands. »


Joseph M. Velli, chairman and chief executive officer of ConvergEx Group

ConvergEx Group to acquire RealTick from Barclays Bank

Technology company ConvergEx Group has signed a definitive agreement to acquire RealTick, a multi-broker, cross-asset electronic execution platform, from Barclays Bank.  »


Jeremy Swindell, head of operational due diligence at Stenham Advisors

Stenham joins the Hedge Fund Standards Board

Stenham Advisors has joined the Hedge Funds Standards Board’s Investor Chapter. »


Hans Hufschmid, chief executive officer, GlobeOp

GlobeOp assets under administration up 24 per cent

GlobeOp Financial Services, a provider of business process outsourcing, financial technology services and analytics to the financial services industry, has reported assets under administration of USD148bn as at 30 November 2010, a 24 per cent increase since 30 June. »


Piggy bank

Study identifies savings from using research management solution

A study by Advent Software suggests that a research management solution can save investment firms around 40 per cent in labour costs associated with inefficient and often futile information searching. »


Kirill Ilinski, founder and chief investment officer at Fusion Asset Management

SEB platform hosts Fusion Asset Management currency Ucits fund

Fusion Asset Management, the London-based investment manager, has launched a Ucits fund via SEB Prime Solutions. »


Ian Castledine, global head of investment risk product for Northern Trust

Northern Trust integrates BarraOne with operations platform

Northern Trust has integrated BarraOne with its operations platform to strengthen predictive risk analytics and reporting across asset classes, including derivatives. »


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Ucits HFS Index up 0.11 per cent month to date

The Ucits HFS Index lost 0.06 per cent in the second week of trading in December and is up 0.11 per cent month to date. »


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