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

Oak Hill closes USD1.35bn European distressed credit fund

Thu, 19/07/2012 - 09:58

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

Thu, 19/07/2012 - 06:13

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

Asia Pacific

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

Thu, 19/07/2012 - 06:04

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

Wed, 18/07/2012 - 16:20

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

Wed, 18/07/2012 - 16:07

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

Wed, 18/07/2012 - 14:11

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

Wed, 18/07/2012 - 14:06

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

Wed, 18/07/2012 - 12:09

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

Wed, 18/07/2012 - 10:17

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

Wed, 18/07/2012 - 10:07

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

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