Adam Smears, Skandia Investment Group’s head of fixed interest research

Skandia makes GBP19m investment in Liontrust absolute return fund

Skandia Investment Group has added the Liontrust Credit Absolute Return Fund to a number of its portfolios in an investment worth GBP19m. »

Coal mine

Walter Energy’s bid for Western Coal set to net Audley investors CAD650m

Walter Energy’s bid of CAD11.50 for Western Coal of Canada values the 23 per cent equity stake in Western Coal held by funds advised by Audley Capital Advisors at some CAD730m. »

Thomas Book, member of the executive board of Eurex

Eurex Clearing, Eurex Repo and Clearstream to optimise use of collateral

As of 26 November Eurex Clearing customers participating in the GC Pooling trading at Eurex Repo will be in a position to re-use GC Pooling collateral to fulfil their overall Eurex Clearing margin obligations. »

Trader at screen

Level E Capital launches artificial intelligence-driven Maya Fund

Level E Capital’s flagship Maya Fund, which uses the latest scientific advances in artificial intelligence to create smart trading algorithms, has formally launched following testing and live trading since April. »

Money thumbs up

M&A investment opportunities to strengthen through 2011, says Bernheim Dreyfus

The M&A sector will continue to grow through next year creating an exceptional range of investment opportunities, says Paris-based hedge fund manager Bernheim Dreyfus.  »

Managed futures

Managed futures leads DJ Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index

The Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index gained 1.92 per cent in October and is up 8.02 per cent year-to-date. »


NYSE Euronext to launch six strategy indices

NYSE Euronext is expanding its range of strategy indices with the launch of six new products based on the CAC 40 index.  »

Geofrey K. Dancey, Cutler Capital Management

Cutler Capital Management launches absolute return fund

Cutler Capital Management has launched the Cutler Absolute Return Fund, a fund designed to provide institutional investors with positive returns regardless of market conditions or general market direction. »

Mark Suter, chief executive of Digital Vega

Digital Vega launches FX option trading platform

Digital Vega has launched its FX option trading platform Medusa, which allows market participants to trade a range of FX option structures on prices from up to five relationship-based liquidity providers.  »

Michael Peters, member of the Eurex executive board

Eurex to launch Canadian single stock futures on 25 November

Eurex will launch single stock futures on leading Canadian companies on 25 November 2010. »

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