Meeting

OVS Capital adds two to business team

OVS Capital, the European equity focused event driven investment manager, has added two new members to its business team.   »


Fraud

CFTC seeks to revoke registrations of Gordon Driver and Axcess Fund Management

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has filed a notice of intent to revoke the registrations of Gordon A Driver and Axcess Fund Management. »


Olivier Laurent, director, alternatives investment, RBC Investor Services

RBC Investor Services launches Global Derivatives Platform

RBC Investor Services has launched a Global Derivatives Platform for listed and OTC derivatives. »


Approved stamp

CFTC certifies S&P 500 Index Futures Contract submitted by BVMF Brazil

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s division of market oversight has issued a letter advising the Bolsa de Valores, Mercadorias e Futuros (BVMF-Brazil) that its S&P 500 Index futures contract submitted for review on 9 August 2012 has been deemed certified. »


Man and woman shaking hands

Palmer Square Capital Management hires industry veteran Emily Colella

Palmer Square Capital Management, an investment management firm that provides portfolios of hedge fund strategies, has appointed Emily Colella as a managing director responsible for business development. »


Dan Smith, senior managing director at Blackstone

Blackstone launches the Blackstone/GSO Strategic Credit Fund

GSO/Blackstone, part of the credit platform of Blackstone, has priced the initial public offering of Blackstone/GSO Strategic Credit Fund. »


John Ions, chief executive of Liontrust

Liontrust sees positive net inflows of GBP88m in Q3 2012

Liontrust Asset Management, the specialist independent fund management group, saw net positive inflows of GBP88m in the current quarter, compared with inflows of GBP46m for the three months ending 30 September 2011. »


Handshake

NexPoint Credit Strategies Fund names new portfolio manager

NexPoint Credit Strategies Fund has appointed James Dondero as portfolio manager. »


People shaking hands

Attalus Capital hires senior portfolio strategist

Asset management firm Attalus Capita has appointed Joshua Silva as senior portfolio strategist. »


Investments

Institutional investors look to alternatives to improve performance, says Natixis survey

Institutional investors are looking to alternative investments to improve performance and lower risk over the long term, according to a survey by Natixis Global Asset Management. »


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