Richard C. Patton, Courage founder and chief investment officer

Courage Capital hires two investment professionals

Courage Capital Management is expanding its team of investment professionals with a focus on short and long/short equity strategies. »


Richard Giles, GFI Group managing director

GFI Group launches Henry Hub Natural Gas Desk

GFI Group has introduced a new flat price Henry Hub Natural Gas desk. »


Asia Pacific

Systematic Alpha to market funds in Asia Pacific region

Systematic Alpha Management, a New York based commodity trading adviser, has appointed Salomon Josue as its independent marketing representative in Asia. »


Marc T. Clapasson, Syz Asset Management

Marc Clapasson joins Syz Asset Management as head of business development

The Swiss banking group Syz has appointed Marc T. Clapasson as head of business development of its institutional management division, Syz Asset Management. »


Fireworks

Hedge funds give best monthly performance since May 2009

Hedge funds posted in September their best result in 16 months, returning 4.05 per cent overall, according to the Lipper Hedge Fund Composite Index. »


M&A

Bernheim Dreyfus sees opportunities in M&A space

Following the recent turmoil in financial markets, Bernheim Dreyfus, managers of the Diva Synergy Fund, is seeing major opportunities for profit in the mergers and acquisition space. »


Computer screen

Vantage Software increases pipeline visibility on reporting and analysis platform

Vantage Software has launched the Visual Pipeline Dashboard on its Insight reporting and analysis tool. »


Trading screens

Syncova signs US hedge fund Platinum Partners

Syncova, a provider of margin and financing solutions to hedge funds and prime brokers, has signed hedge fund Platinum Partners Value Arbitrage Fund as a new client for its Syncova Optima platform.  »


Tom Davis, chief executive Meridian Global Fund Services

Meridian Global Fund Services implements Fascet data software solutions

Meridian Global Fund Services Group, a fund administrator, has implemented Fascet Balance and Fascet Conduit solutions for its enterprise data management. »


Commodities

Bank of America Merrill Lynch launches commodity alpha and beta Ucits III funds

Bank of America Merrill Lynch has launched its commodity alpha and beta family of Ucits III funds: the MLCX Commodity Enhanced Beta Fund; the MLCX Agriculture Optimal Crop Fund; and the MLCX Commodity Alpha Fund. »


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