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Marc Saluzzi, chairman of ALFI

ALFI publishes best practices for Islamic funds in Luxembourg

Wed, 12/12/2012 - 06:14

The Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI) has published its collection of best practices for setting-up and servicing Islamic funds to provide a greater level of understanding and consistency of the requirements and expectations to this growing market sector. »

Emmanuel Roman, Man Group

Emmanuel Roman to succeed Peter Clarke as chief executive of Man

Tue, 11/12/2012 - 14:38

Peter Clarke, chief executive of Man Group, has advised the company of his intention to retire as chief executive and to step down from the board on 28 February 2013. »

Market

DTCC plans to strengthen intraday settlement finality in US markets

Tue, 11/12/2012 - 14:06

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) is planning to strengthen intraday settlement finality in the US financial markets by proposing the implementation of major structural changes in the settlement of equities, corporate debt and municipal debt securities over the next five years. »

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Michael Singer joins Ramius as chief executive

Tue, 11/12/2012 - 11:48

Michael Singer has joined Ramius as chief executive officer reporting to Peter Cohen. »

Jeffrey Peskind, founder and chief investment officer, Phoenix

Phoenix Investment Adviser grows assets under management by USD200m

Tue, 11/12/2012 - 10:12

Phoenix Investment Adviser, a private investment firm that specialises in high-yield corporate debt, has increased its assets under management by almost 40 per cent year-over-year, managing over USD530m as of 1 December. »

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Hedge funds post November gains as fiscal cliff looms

Tue, 11/12/2012 - 06:02

Hedge funds posted gains in November as equities traded in a wide intra-month range following the US Presidential election and as global financial markets focused on the US fiscal cliff. »

Cells

Carey Olsen advises on GBP270m IPO of BACIT Limited

Mon, 10/12/2012 - 14:32

Carey Olsen has advised the Battle Against Cancer Investment Trust (BACIT Limited) on its establishment as a Guernsey registered closed-ended investment company and its recent flotation on the Main List of the London Stock Exchange. »

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ESMA proposals will impact EUR3bn of CTA Ucits assets, says Alix Capital

Mon, 10/12/2012 - 11:59

ESMA proposals limiting the use of indices by Ucits funds will require a change in investment approach for EUR3bn of CTA Ucits assets, according to a paper published by Alix Capital, the Geneva-based investment boutique specialising in regulated alternatives investments. »

Seed

Horton Point expands into seeding and incubating emerging systematic managers

Mon, 10/12/2012 - 10:19

Horton Point, a systematic trading firm based in New York, is expanding into the seeding business. »

W Christopher White, chairman of Cadwalader

Cadwalader appoints six to special counsel

Mon, 10/12/2012 - 06:10

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, a counsellor to global financial institutions and corporations, has named associates Nathan M Bull, Sophie K Cuthbertson, Douglas J Donahue, Brian Foster, Ellen Halstead and Jeffrey Nagle to special counsel. »

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