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Salus Alpha Directional Markets up 1.97 per cent month to date

As of 29 October the Salus Alpha Directional Markets VT heads the list of Salus Alpha Funds with a 1.97 per cent month-to-date return.  »


Geoff Cook, chief executive of Jersey Finance

Jersey will meet AIFM Directive criteria, says Geoff Cook

Jersey Finance has welcomed the vote on the compromise agreement for the Alternative Investment Fund Managers EU Directive that was reached by European Parliament.   »


Gold

Stenham funds ranked in top ten by BarclayHedge

Stenham Asset Management has had two of its funds, Stenham Gold and Stenham Trading, ranked in the Top 10 Performing Fund of Hedge Funds category by BarclayHedge. »


Michael Peters, member of the Eurex executive board

Eurex to launch dividend futures on Swiss single stocks

Derivatives exchange Eurex will offer futures contracts based on dividends of Swiss companies starting on 30 November 2010. »


Lawsuit

Make or break time for litigation funding, says Fox Williams

Third party funding, where investors who have no other connection with litigation support legal claims in exchange for a financial return, is starting to take-off in the UK with a number of funds having been set-up to invest specifically in litigation. »


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KBC sells life settlement portfolio

KBC has signed an agreement with funds managed by affiliates of Fortress Investment Group to sell them the US life settlement portfolio held by KBC Financial Products. »


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Absolute Life Solutions to acquire insurance policy assets

Absolute Life Solutions, a financial services firm focused on the creation of cash liquidity for seniors and insurance industry focused investors, plans to pursue the formation of a portfolio of insurance policy assets via acquisition of individual policies and discounted bundles of policy portfolios. »


Acquisition

I.A. Englander acquires Alaris Trading Partners

I.A. Englander has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Alaris Trading Partners. »


London

Hedge Funds Care sets date for London fundraising gala

Hedge Funds Care, the alliance of hedge fund industry professionals committed to protecting children from abuse and neglect, has set the date for its London fundraising benefit gala.  »


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Efama welcomes end to uncertainty for non-Ucits fund managers

The European Fund and Asset Management Association says it welcomes the end to the uncertainty that has faced fund managers of all non-Ucits investment funds since the European Commission’s initial proposals for legislation in April 2009, following the approval of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive by the European Parliament. »


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