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Lyxor Hedge Fund Index up 3.1 per cent in 2012

Fri, 11/01/2013 - 14:28

The Lyxor Hedge Fund Index was up 3.1 per cent in 2012 with a 1.1 per cent rise in December. »

Malta

Nicholas Warren joins Heritage as head of office in Malta

Fri, 11/01/2013 - 12:02

Heritage International Fund Managers (Malta) has appointed Nicholas Warren as head of office. »

Law books and gavel

New York-based hedge fund manager and firm fined USD5m

Fri, 11/01/2013 - 10:08

The Securities and Exchange Commission has secured final judgments against hedge fund manager Chetan Kapur and his firm, ThinkStrategy Capital Management, ordering them to jointly and severally pay disgorgement and prejudgment interest of USD3,988,196.59 and civil penalties in the amount of USD1m. »

Seed capital

NewAlpha in 20th seeding partnership with Lindengrove Capital

Fri, 11/01/2013 - 06:53

NewAlpha Asset Management, the Paris-based hedge fund incubation specialist, has made its 20th strategic investment with LindenGrove Capital, a recently launched London-based hedge fund management firm focused on global macro strategies. »

Question marks

Investors’ concerns about rising interest rate environment are misplaced, says Aquila

Fri, 11/01/2013 - 06:28

Risk parity strategies have delivered strong risk-adjusted returns in the recent years of uncertainty, but some investors are concerned about the effect on them of possible interest rate rises. »

Handshake

KNG Securities expands fixed income team

Thu, 10/01/2013 - 16:08

KNG Securities has appointed Thomas Saler and Gabriele Balducci to its fixed income team, as part of the firm’s growth strategy. »

Traders

NYSE Euronext global derivatives ADV totalled 7.5 million contracts in December

Thu, 10/01/2013 - 14:26

NYSE Euronext global derivatives average daily volume (ADV) in December 2012 totalled 7.5 million contracts, a decrease of 0.2 per cent compared to December 2011 and a decrease of 8.0 per cent from November 2012 levels. »

Richard Corrigan, Jersey Finance

Jersey Finance appoints global head of business development

Thu, 10/01/2013 - 12:19

Jersey Finance has appointed Richard Corrigan as global head of business development. »

Index

Hedge funds advanced 1.45 per cent in December

Thu, 10/01/2013 - 10:31

The Hennessee Hedge Fund Index advanced 1.45 per cent in December and is up 6.99 per cent year-to-date. »

UK flag

Lyxor Asset Management expands into credit management

Thu, 10/01/2013 - 06:10

Lyxor Asset Management is strengthening its presence in the UK and is expanding into managed credit solutions. »

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