Judy Posnikoff, a founding partner at independent alternative investment firm PAAMCO

100 Women in Hedge Funds and CAIA award 2012 CAIA scholarships

Wed, 26/09/2012 - 11:57

100 Women in Hedge Funds (100WHF), Pacific Alternative Asset Management Company (PAAMCO) and the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) Foundation have announced the 10 recipients of the second annual 100WHF/CAIA scholarships. »

Dollars

Altana Wealth launches hard currency fund distribution share class

Tue, 25/09/2012 - 06:02

Altana Wealth, the investment management group launched by hedge fund manager Lee Robinson, has launched a distribution share class for the Altana Hard Currency Fund (AHCF). »

Wind farm

EEX to launch day futures for energy market

Mon, 24/09/2012 - 16:19

The Exchange Council of the European Energy Exchange (EEX) has paved the way for the launch of new day futures for the energy market. »

Volatility

Plenum Investments launches volatility product under the Pulsar product line

Mon, 24/09/2012 - 14:05

Plenum Investment’s volatility-linked strategies are now available through a delta one certificate on the Pulsar Absolute Protect EUR TR Index. »

Kathleen Casey, chairman, AIMA

AIMA names former SEC commissioner Casey as new chairman

Mon, 24/09/2012 - 12:06

The Alternative Investment Management Association has appointed a new non-executive chairman, Kathleen Casey, the former Securities and Exchange Commissioner and SEC representative to the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) and the Financial Stability Board (FSB). »

Numbers and magnifying glass

SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator at 3.76 per cent for September

Mon, 24/09/2012 - 10:48

The SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator for September 2012 measured 3.76 per cent, up from 3.34 per cent in August. »

Leonhard Fischer, chief executive officer of Kleinwort Benson Group and RHJ International

Kleinwort Benson and Deutsche Bank agree deal for proposed acquisition of BHF-BANK

Mon, 24/09/2012 - 10:42

Kleinwort Benson Group (KBG), the wholly owned subsidiary of financial services group RHJ International (RHJI), has reached agreement with Deutsche Bank to acquire BHF-BANK, a German private bank. »

Bernard Madoff

Second interim distribution to Madoff claims holders totals USD2.5bn

Mon, 24/09/2012 - 06:29

Irving H Picard, SIPA trustee for the liquidation of Bernard L Madoff Investment Securities, has announced that cheques for the second pro rata interim distribution of recovered monies from the BLMIS Customer Fund to eligible customers were mailed on 19 September. »

People shaking hands

Joel S Torrance joins Gabelli Securities’ alternative investment group

Mon, 24/09/2012 - 06:06

Gabelli Securities, a subsidiary of Gamco Investors, has appointed Joel S Torrance to assist in the firm’s alternative investment fund business. »

Ponzi scheme

SEC charges Atlanta-based adviser over Ponzi-like scheme involving private investment funds

Fri, 21/09/2012 - 12:03

The Securities and Exchange Commission has announced charges against a private fund manager and his Atlanta-based investment advisory firm for defrauding investors in a purported fund of funds and then trying to hide trading losses by creating new private funds to make money to pay back the original fund investors in Ponzi-like fashion. »

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