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Philippe Bonnefoy, Newscape’s chairman and chief investment officer

Newscape launches third specialist Ucits fund

Mon, 26/11/2012 - 11:49

Newscape Capital Group, the London based investment firm, has launched its third specialist Ucits fund. »

Ponzi scheme

CFTC charges Michael Jenkins and Harbor Light Asset Management over Ponzi scheme

Mon, 26/11/2012 - 10:06

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has charged Michael Anthony Jenkins of Raleigh, North Carolina, and his company, Harbor Light Asset Management (HLAM), with operating a Ponzi scheme for the purpose of trading E-mini S&P 500 futures contracts.  »

Cocktails

EMCO launches Alternative Property Fund

Mon, 26/11/2012 - 06:12

EMCO Capital Advisers is launching a Cayman registered alternative investment fund focused on investment in late night licensed venues in the UK. »

Peter Fowler, chief executive, Chi-X Australia

Fowler to step down as Chi-X Australia CEO in 2013

Fri, 23/11/2012 - 16:00

Chi-X Australia, a wholly owned subsidiary of alternative trading venue operator Chi-X Global, has announced that Peter Fowler will step down as chief executive in early 2013. »

Acquisition

Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank acquires Daiwa Global Asset Services

Fri, 23/11/2012 - 12:08

Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank (SMTB) has completed the acquisition of the global asset services division from Daiwa Securities Group. »

Shaking hands

Kensington appoints Eamonn McConnell and John H Walker as MDs

Fri, 23/11/2012 - 10:09

Eamonn McConnell and John H Walker have joined Kensington Capital Partners as managing directors. »

Beta

MVIS launches six hedge fund beta indices

Fri, 23/11/2012 - 06:01

Market Vectors Index Solutions (MVIS) has launched the Market Vectors Hedge Fund Beta Indices, a set of four regional and two global indices of long/short equity hedge funds. »

Michael Sanders, chairman of the board, Alceda Fund Management

Alceda sees continued demand for alternative Ucits strategies

Thu, 22/11/2012 - 16:13

Alternative strategies within a Ucits framework continued to see improving demand in the third quarter, with growth in both the number of funds and assets under management, according to the Alceda Quarterly Ucits review produced by independent structuring specialist Alceda Fund Management. »

Ben Eaton, partner, Goodwin Procter

Goodwin Procter adds Ben Eaton to London office

Thu, 22/11/2012 - 12:00

Ben Eaton has joined Goodwin Procter as a partner in the firm’s London office. »

Gavel

Cantor Fitzgerald fined USD700,000 for allowing customer funds to become under-segregated

Thu, 22/11/2012 - 10:02

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has filed and simultaneously settled charges against Cantor Fitzgerald of New York, a registered futures commission merchant, for failing to maintain sufficient funds in its customer segregation account for a period of three days, for failing to provide the CFTC timely notice of its under-segregation and for related supervisory failures.    »

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