Henry Smith, Maples and Calder

Maples and Calder global managing partner appointed to AIMA Council

Mon, 01/10/2012 - 06:08

Maples and Calder’s global managing partner, Henry Smith, has been appointed to the global Council of the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) following a membership vote at the association's AGM in London on 20 September. »

Commodities

CFTC charges Eric Schmickle and Q Wealth Management over USD5.3m commodity futures fraud

Fri, 28/09/2012 - 16:13

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has filed a civil enforcement action against Wisconsin resident Eric N Schmickle and his company, Q Wealth Management. »

Xetra trading

Xetra Bonds to offer continuous trading for bonds

Fri, 28/09/2012 - 16:02

With effect from 1 October, bond trading on Xetra will be expanded to include over 2,000 international government and corporate bonds and 60 German government bonds. »

Form signing

Pacific Fund Systems launches automated Form PF solution

Fri, 28/09/2012 - 14:12

Pacific Fund Systems has included an automated Form PF solution in the latest release of its PFS-PAXUS fund accounting and share registry software platform. »

Kathleen Casey, non-executive chairman, AIMA

AIMA forms new global governing council

Fri, 28/09/2012 - 12:15

The Alternative Investment Management Association, the global hedge fund industry association, has formed a new AIMA Council, its board of directors. »

Kerstin Cooley, senior product manager, hedge funds at SEB

SEB Dynamic Manager Alpha fund available via Ucits format

Fri, 28/09/2012 - 12:05

SEB’s Dynamic Manager Alpha fund is now accessible to retail investors via a new Ucits format. »

Globe

Young money managers launch hedge fund focused on macro global events

Fri, 28/09/2012 - 10:34

Lumina Investments, founded and managed by three North Carolina college students, has opened its first hedge fund that seeks to capitalise on the growing influence of "macro events" on the behaviour of global financial markets. »

Meeting

OVS Capital adds two to business team

Fri, 28/09/2012 - 06:15

OVS Capital, the European equity focused event driven investment manager, has added two new members to its business team.   »

Fraud

CFTC seeks to revoke registrations of Gordon Driver and Axcess Fund Management

Thu, 27/09/2012 - 16:10

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has filed a notice of intent to revoke the registrations of Gordon A Driver and Axcess Fund Management. »

Olivier Laurent, director, alternatives investment, RBC Investor Services

RBC Investor Services launches Global Derivatives Platform

Thu, 27/09/2012 - 14:09

RBC Investor Services has launched a Global Derivatives Platform for listed and OTC derivatives. »

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