Aleks Kins, AlphaMetrix chief executive

AlphaMetrix adds 18 full-time employees in Columbus, Ohio office

AlphaMetrix, a secure online marketplace for private investments, has added 18 full-time employees in its Columbus, Ohio office. »


Fraud

CFTC charges Victor Yu and VFRS with forex fraud

The Northern District of California has entered an emergency order freezing the assets of defendants Victor Yu of San Jose, California, and his company VFRS based in Alameda, California. »


Survey

Fund managers believe AIFMD will lead to less competitive market

Fund managers believe the European Commission’s Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive will lead to fewer non-EU fund managers operating in Europe resulting in a less competitive market, according to research from Deloitte. »


Announcement

TT International switches benchmark from FTSE to MSCI

TT International, a UK based high-alpha specialist offering long only and hedge fund strategies, has adopted the MSCI Europe ex UK Index as the benchmark for the TT Europe ex UK Equity Fund, replacing the FTSE Europe ex UK Index. »


Handshake

LCH.Clearnet appoints Martin Ryan as group head of operations and client services

LCH.Clearnet Group has appointed Martin Ryan as group head of operations and client services, reporting to Christophe Hemon, group chief operating officer.  »


Dirk Jones, global head of securities and fund services client sales management at Citi

Citi awarded Value Partners mandate

Citi has been awarded a mandate by Value Partners Group, one of Asia's largest asset management firms, to provide a complete suite of global custody, fund administration, and fiduciary services for Value Partners’ first Ucits-compliant fund, Value Partners Absolute Greater China Classic Fund. »


Emerging markets currencies

Julio Herrera joins Oaktree to manage emerging market opportunities strategy

Oaktree Capital Group has recruited Julio Herrera to manage a new Emerging Market Opportunities investment strategy focused on distressed and dislocated corporate and sovereign debt. »


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FundCount embeds F3 to offer integrated risk management solution

FundCount, a provider of investment management and accounting software, has integrated FINCAD’s F3 into its FundCount Risk Analytics solution. »


Yitz Raab, founder and managing partner of Tzur Management

Israel hedge funds constantly top industry average, says fund administrator

A survey conducted by Israeli fund administrator Tzur Management highlights the significant expansion in the country’s funds industry over the last five years. »


Steven Maijoor, ESMA chair

ESMA publishes review of accounting treatment of Greek sovereign debt

The European Securities and Markets Authority has published a review of Greek government bonds accounting practices in the IFRS financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2011. »


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