Lázaro Campos, chief executive of Swift

Swift to acquire Ambit Messaging Hub assets from SunGard

Swift plans to acquire the assets of SunGard’s Ambit Messaging Hub solution for high-volume financial messaging. »


Bert den Ouden, chief executive of APX-Endex

Climex and APX-Endex win Dutch auction tender

The Dutch environmental exchange Climex and its clearer APX-Endex have won a tender issued by the Dutch Ministries of Housing, Spatial planning and the Environment and Economic Affairs to auction four million emission allowances over two auctions. »


Report

Algorithmics highlights dangers of proposed standard liquidity ratios

Algorithmics, a provider of risk solutions, has cautioned against the danger that is inherent in proposals to use standard liquidity ratios that do not account for bank size, resulting in a simplistic indication of a bank’s liquidity position. »


Trader

Barclay Hedge Fund Index down 0.96 per cent in June

Hedge funds lost 0.96 per cent in June, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by BarclayHedge. »


The Interview – Adam Balinsky, Caldwell Life Strategies: “Life settlements are starting to be recognised as a viable asset class for liability-driven investments”

Adam Balinsky, president of Stamford, Connecticut-based life settlement investment specialist Caldwell Life Strategies, says the key to his firm’s success in an asset class full o »

Index

Ucits HFS Index starts comeback in second week of July

The Ucits HFS Index gained 0.41 per cent in the second week of trading in July 2010, but is still down by 0.05 per cent month to date. »


Robert Milner and Simon Marks, Carey Olsen

Two new corporate and finance partners at Carey Olsen

Channel Islands law firm Carey Olsen has promoted Robert Milner and Simon Marks to partner in the Jersey corporate and finance practice area. »


Matthew Hudson, MJ Hudson

Private equity lawyer launches law firm MJ Hudson

Private equity lawyer Matthew Hudson has formed a new law firm, MJ Hudson, to provide legal advice on the formation of specialist investment funds and structuring deals. »


Dominique Cerutti, president and deputy chief executive of NYSE Euronext

NYSE Euronext opens London-based securities market

NYSE Euronext has launched a London-based securities market, NYSE Euronext London, aimed at attracting international issuers looking to list in London. »


Trading screens

Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index down 0.84 per cent

Final performance for the Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index is confirmed down 0.84 per cent in June. »


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