Meeting

Citi launches prime finance business advisory practice

Citi’s prime finance division has launched a business advisory practice, combining hedge fund industry research and thought leadership with consulting services. »


Information

Northern Trust to support production of Key Investor Information Documents

Northern Trust is assisting fund managers with the generation and maintenance of Key Investor Information Documents. »


Prison bars

Australian futures trader’s sentence upheld

Former futures trader Spartaco Fasciale has lost his appeal against a six year jail term for obtaining property and a financial advantage by deception and breaching his duties as a company director. »


Aima chief executive Andrew Baker

Global hedge fund industry employs 300,000 people, says Aima

The world’s hedge fund industry employs an estimated 300,000 people, according to the Alternative Investment Management Association.  »


Commodities

Commodity investors seek absolute returns via active strategies

Institutional investors are turning to commodities to provide absolute returns and are employing active strategies to do so, according to a survey of more than 300 attendees at Barclays Capital’s sixth annual US Commodities Investor Conference this week. »


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Craig Thornton, chief risk officer at Aviva

Aviva joins the Life and Longevity Markets Association

Aviva has joined the Life & Longevity Markets Association as a full member, bringing its membership to 11. »


Nick Brown, GFI managing director, head of financial products brokerage, Americas

GFI Group opens office in Bogota, Colombia

GFI Group, a provider of wholesale brokerage, clearing services, electronic execution and trading support products, has opened an office in Bogota, Colombia. »


Joe Toce, office managing director in New York, WTAS

WTAS expands alternative investment funds practice

Christopher Spiegleman, former director of tax at J.H. Whitney, has joined the Metro New York alternative investment funds practice at WTAS as a managing director in the Greenwich office. »


Index

Six out of seven IndexIQ indices negative in November

IndexIQ saw six out of seven of its hedge fund replication and alternative beta indices post a negative performance in November. »


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