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Hedge funds ordered to pay private equity firm TPG more than USD500,000

Thu, 25/07/2013 - 12:00

TPG, one of the world’s largest private equity firms, has been awarded over USD500,000 in sanctions against three hedge funds who had been pursuing unsuccessful involuntary bankruptcy petitions against two former TPG related companies. »

Marianne Brown, president and chief executive, Omgeo

DTCC to acquire full ownership of Omgeo

Thu, 25/07/2013 - 12:00

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) is to acquire full ownership of Omgeo, combining Thomson Reuters’ 50 per cent stake in the company with DTCC’s existing 50 per cent ownership. »

Newspaper and money

Institutional investors to make addition hedge fund allocations in H2 2013, says survey

Thu, 25/07/2013 - 10:07

Institutional investors intend to remain active in hedge funds, with 88 per cent indicating that they plan to make additional allocations during the second half of this year, according to Credit Suisse’s mid-year Hedge Fund Investor Survey. »

Degree

EDHEC-Risk Institute unveils scholarship programme for Asia-Pacific

Thu, 25/07/2013 - 06:01

EDHEC-Risk Institute–Asia is creating a scholarship scheme aimed at facilitating the participation of outstanding professionals in the executive track of its doctoral programme in Singapore. »

Survey

AIMA/EY survey finds mixed progress towards AIFMD implementation

Wed, 24/07/2013 - 16:10

Uneven progress is being made in implementing the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) across the European Union, according to a joint study by hedge fund industry association the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) and EY, the multinational professional services firm. »

Electronic trading floor

Torstone Technology consolidates OTC derivatives for global trade repositories

Wed, 24/07/2013 - 13:30

Torstone Technology has released a new Inferno module that consolidates OTC derivative trades from multiple front office systems and feeds them into Global Trade Repositories (GTRs) such as DTCC, automatically. »

Daniel S Loeb, chief executive, Third Point

Yahoo! to repurchase 40 million shares held by Third Point

Wed, 24/07/2013 - 09:41

Yahoo! is to repurchase 40 million shares of Yahoo! common stock beneficially owned by hedge fund Third Point at a purchase price of USD29.11 per share. »

Gavel and scales

FCA fines US-based oil trader USD903,000 for market manipulation

Wed, 24/07/2013 - 06:40

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has fined US-based high frequency trader Michael Coscia USD903,176 (GBP597,993) for deliberate manipulation of commodities markets. »

Handshake

Volante Technologies expands operations in EMEA, US and Mexico

Wed, 24/07/2013 - 06:04

Volante Technologies, a provider of solutions aimed at simplifying the complexity of financial data integration, has expanded its operations in EMEA, US and Mexico with the addition of new key hires.   »

Finance graph

Gottex’s flagship FoHFs products ‘performing well’

Tue, 23/07/2013 - 16:12

Gottex Fund Management’s flagship fund of hedge funds products continue to perform well and have posted positive returns 2013 year to date. »

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