Chris Momsen, senior vice president and general manager, global accounts and Tamale, Advent Software

Advent and Data Agent address Form PF compliance requirements

Advent Software has partnered with Data Agent to provide tools to help hedge funds and hedge fund administrators meet Form PF reporting requirements. »


Liquidity

MarketAxess expands trading protocols in support of credit market liquidity

MarketAxess has expanded its suite of electronic trading protocols to help investors and broker-dealers more effectively source liquidity in the credit markets. »


Robert Worthington, president of Hatteras

Hatteras Funds hosts five-city Meet The Managers forum

Alternative investment firm Hatteras Funds will host a series of forums across the US for financial advisers, home office research teams and consultants to meet the underlying hedge fund managers of the Hatteras Alternative Mutual Funds. »


Philip Poole, HSBC Global Asset Management

HSBC Global Asset Management expands global macro and investment strategy team

HSBC Global Asset Management has hired four people for its global macro and investment strategy team, led by Philip Poole in London. »


Michael Davie, chief executive of SwapClear

Cross-margining benefits help drive surge in pre-mandate clearing of OTC FRAs

LCH.Clearnet’s interest rate swap clearing service, SwapClear, now clears approaching 50 per cent of all outstanding over-the-counter forward rate agreements (FRAs). »


Accounts

Man reports FUM of USD52.7bn

Funds under management at Man Group totalled USD52.7bn at 30 June 2012, down from USD58.4bn at 31 December 2011. »


Talal Al Zain, chief executive of PineBridge Investments Middle East

PineBridge Investments to establish MENA headquarters in Bahrain

PineBridge Investments, a multi-asset class investment manager, has selected Bahrain as the location for its Middle East and North Africa headquarters.  »


Singapore Stock Exchange

SGX enhances default management framework of derivatives market

Singapore Exchange is enhancing the rules to strengthen its default management framework to protect its derivatives market against systemically destabilising events, which include the possibility of multiple member defaults.  »


Per Lovén, head of corporate strategy for Liquidnet Europe

Liquidnet launches 40th trading market with addition of Turkish equities

Institutional investors can now trade Turkish listed securities through Liquidnet’s platform. »


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Hedge funds down 0.40 per cent in May

Hedge funds, as measured by the Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index, finished May down 0.40 per cent, with five out of 10 strategies in positive territory. »


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