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Dion launches FATCA TRAC Indicia Check Service

Mon, 28/01/2013 - 14:18

Dion Global Solutions, a technology partner to the financial services industry, has launched the FATCA (Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act) TRAC Indicia Check Service to assist financial firms in making an initial assessment of the impact of the FATCA regulations on their business. »


Volante expands EMEA operations with opening of Dubai office

Mon, 28/01/2013 - 12:22

Financial data integration specialist Volante Technologies has opened an office in Dubai to serve the Middle East and Africa (MEA) regions. »

Gary Linford, managing director of HighWater

CIMA initiates private funds sector consultation process

Mon, 28/01/2013 - 12:18

The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) has initiated a formal consultation process with the financial services industry and other stakeholders to further its dialogue with the industry on corporate governance practices, developments and standards as it relates to the private funds sector. »

Charles Krusen, Krusen Capital

Krusen Capital forms strategic relationship with Wilshire Private Markets

Mon, 28/01/2013 - 10:04

Krusen Capital Management, the hedge fund and private equity advisory firm, has formed a strategic relationship with Wilshire Private Markets (WPM), a business unit of Wilshire Associates, in which WPM will provide private markets advisory services, including manager and market research, investment sourcing and investment due diligence.   »

Peter Reitz, Eurex

Eurex makes changes to repo and bonds management teams

Mon, 28/01/2013 - 06:05

Eurex Group has made management changes at both Eurex Repo and Eurex Bonds. Peter Reitz, who has served as managing director at both since 2006, has left both firms. However, he will continue to bear overall responsibility for the two subsidiaries on the Eurex executive board. »


Investment managers losing foothold in institutional market, says Cogent Research

Fri, 25/01/2013 - 16:04

Institutional investors are entrusting a smaller portion of assets to leading broad managers, according to a report released by Cogent Research. »

David A Sussman, Duane Morris

Duane Morris Newark office adds corporate partner David A Sussman

Fri, 25/01/2013 - 12:29

David A Sussman has joined Duane Morris’s corporate practice group as a partner in its Newark office. »


Ramius expands liquid alternatives distribution team

Fri, 25/01/2013 - 10:15

Brian Wilson and Greg Simonian have joined Ramius, the investment management subsidiary of Cowen Group, as directors responsible for distribution of alternative mutual and hedge fund products in the East Coast and Central regions, respectively. »

Peter Hughes, group managing director, Apex Fund Services Ltd

Apex opens office in Uruguay

Fri, 25/01/2013 - 06:41

Apex Fund Services, one of the world’s largest independent fund administration companies, has continued its expansion into the LatAm markets with the opening of a new office in Montevideo, Uruguay. »

Money in hands

Investors pulled money from hedge funds in December capping a volatile Q4

Fri, 25/01/2013 - 06:00

Hedge fund investor flows were negative in December, capping a volatile fourth quarter in terms of asset movement by investors, according to a report from Evestment. »

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