Peter Niven, chief executive of Guernsey Finance

Guernsey’s fund business continues to grow

The value of investment fund business in Guernsey grew by GBP18.9bn (8.4 per cent) during the third quarter of this year. »


Vicki Hazelden, managing partner of Walkers' Dublin office

Walkers expands Dublin office

Walkers, the legal and management services provider, says it will be creating a significant number of jobs in Ireland as the firm further expands its Dublin office which opened in October. »


Camille Thommes, director general of Alfi

Alternative Ucits funds attract EUR25bn net new flows

Alternative Ucits funds saw a 70 per cent growth in net new flows in 2010 to September, and are on track to finish 2010 with EUR33bn net new inflows.  »


John Bruton, president of IFSC Ireland

Irish funds industry enjoying unprecedented growth, says former Irish PM

Former Irish Prime Minister John Bruton, who now holds the position of president of IFSC Ireland, has told London asset managers that the Irish funds industry is enjoying unprecedented growth and is "the silver lining" in the Irish economy. »


Michael Azlen, founder and executive chairman at Frontier Capital Management

Frontier launches FrontEdge Managed Futures Fund

Frontier Capital Management has launched the FrontEdge Managed Futures Fund. »


Tick

Quintillion completes SAS 70 Type II

Fund administration company Quintillion has completed its SAS 70 Type II independent service auditor’s report. »


Direction

Directional trading managers drive Greenwich indices higher in October

The Greenwich Composite Investable Index gained 1.21 per cent in October as equity markets continued their push higher on solid corporate earnings and anticipation of quantitative easing.  »


Team

Trafalgar Capital teams up with Chris Poil to launch Ucits fund

Trafalgar Capital Management, the London based hedge fund manager, has teamed up with industry veteran Chris Poil to launch its first Ucits regulated vehicle, the Trafalgar Quadrant Fund.  »


Adam Smears, Skandia Investment Group’s head of fixed interest research

Skandia makes GBP19m investment in Liontrust absolute return fund

Skandia Investment Group has added the Liontrust Credit Absolute Return Fund to a number of its portfolios in an investment worth GBP19m. »


Coal mine

Walter Energy’s bid for Western Coal set to net Audley investors CAD650m

Walter Energy’s bid of CAD11.50 for Western Coal of Canada values the 23 per cent equity stake in Western Coal held by funds advised by Audley Capital Advisors at some CAD730m. »


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