Scott Krase, senior partner and portfolio manager, Oak Hill Advisors

Oak Hill closes USD1.35bn European distressed credit fund

Oak Hill Advisors has held the final closing of its OHA European Strategic Credit Fund, a credit fund focused on distressed debt and corporate restructurings in Europe. »


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Deutsche Bank launches FX trading platform

Deutsche Bank has launched an FX trading platform on Autobahn. »


Asia Pacific

Asia Pacific ETP AUM lost USD2.9bn amid bearish equity markets

Assets under management of Asia Pacific exchange-traded products decreased by USD2.9bn and ended at USD111.3bn last week, according to Deutsche Bank. »


Euros

Fund launches help boost alternative Ucits assets to EUR129bn, says Alix Capital

The latest quarterly research on the Ucits hedge funds industry published by Alix Capital reveals a 7.5 per cent increase in the total assets managed by Ucits hedge funds to EUR129bn, an increase of 18.3 per cent over the last 12 months. »


Change direction

Investors reduce exposure to directional strategies

This quarter investors appear very reluctant to make strong bets and are planning to reduce their exposures to directional strategies with most equity long-short strategies seeing a significant drop off in demand for this quarter, according to ML Capital Management’s latest ML Alternative Ucits Barometer. »


Locked money

Futures industry SRO committee proposals to strengthen safeguards for segregated funds

A special committee composed of representatives from the futures industry's self-regulatory organisations (SRO) has proposed additional requirements to SRO rules and regulatory practices designed to strengthen safeguards for customer segregated and secured funds held at the firm. »


Regulation books

Investment management industry facing regulatory avalanche of disparate rules, says KPMG

In its fourth annual analysis of global financial regulations, KPMG says investment managers continue to face daunting challenges brought on by a changing global regulatory environment, which is fraught with unanswered questions and an array of differing rules in each region. »


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Chi-FX Brazil starts participant certification process

Chi-X Global says Chi-FX Brazil is now available for participant certification. »


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ChineseInvestors.com secures USD1.5m commitment from Kodiak Capital

ChineseInvestors.com’s S-1 filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission became effective this past week, securing a USD1.5m financing commitment from Kodiak Capital Group, a Delaware limited liability company. »


Managed futures

Barclay CTA Index down 1.81 in June

Managed futures lost 1.81 per cent overall in June, according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by BarclayHedge. »


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