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. »


Thumbs up

Survey finds growing confidence in euro area for 2011

Institutional investors overwhelmingly believe the euro area will be able to avoid a “full-fledged crisis,” according to Barclays Capital’s inaugural Global Macro Survey. »


Union Jack

Union Bancaire Privée appoints UK sales head

Union Bancaire Privée has appointed Philippe Broadhead as head of sales – UK in its asset management division. »


Traders

Scoach Frankfurt launches trading with secured certificates from Switzerland

Collateral secured certificates from Switzerland are now tradable on Scoach, the Frankfurt exchange for structured products. »


North America

FRM hires George Yepes to head North American business development

Financial Risk Management, a hedge fund investment firm with offices in Europe, Asia, North America and Australia, has hired George Yepes as managing director, head of North American business development.  »


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