Tax

Robeco-Sage replaces K-1 reporting with 1099s

Robeco-Sage is offering investors simplified tax reporting by eliminating K-1 reporting in favour of Form 1099 reporting. »


Research

BlueCrest Capital hires head of global emerging markets research and strategy

BlueCrest Capital Management has appointed Jaime Valdivia as head of global emerging markets research and strategy. »


Aleks Kins, chief executive, AlphaMetrix

AlphaMetrix acquires Spectrum Global Fund Administration

AlphaMetrix has acquired Spectrum Global Fund Administration, creating an independent hedge fund platform with approximately USD20bn in client assets and more than 100 managers. »


Handcuffs and money

Patrick Dailey and Strongbow Investments fined USD2.8m for commodity pool fraud

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has obtained more than USD2.8m in restitution and civil monetary penalties in a federal judgment order against defendants Patrick J. Dailey of California and his company Strongbow Investments of Austin, Texas. »


Managed futures

Barclay CTA Index loses 1.08 per cent in November

Managed futures lost 1.08 per cent in November, according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by BarclayHedge. »


Law books and gavel

CFTC charges Vincent Patrick McCrudden with registration violations

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has filed a complaint alleging registration violations against Vincent Patrick McCrudden of New York, Alnbri Management, and Managed Accounts Asset Management. »


Globe and graph

East Coast Fund Management launches fund with Arrow Hedge Partners

East Coast Fund Management has launched the East Coast Investment Grade Fund with Arrow Hedge Partners.  »


François-Xavier Saint-Macary, chairman and chief executive, BlueNext

BlueNext launches spot ERUs using Trayport technology

BlueNext has launched trading of its first spot emissions reduction units contracts using Trayport’s GlobalVision Exchange Trading System. »


John Paulson, founder of Paulson

Deutsche Bank and Paulson launch Ucits fund

Deutsche Bank and Paulson have launched a Ucits compliant version of Paulson’s flagship Advantage fund. »


Seed capital

Hedge fund investors eager to sow seeds of capital as sector enjoys renaissance

The latest Preqin survey shows that the number of hedge fund investors expressing an interest in seed investments has almost doubled, from 11 per cent in 2009 to 21 per cent in 2010. »


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