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SEC charges Connecticut-based adviser with CDO misstatements

Wed, 19/12/2012 - 14:04

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged a Connecticut-based investment adviser with falsely stating to clients that it was co-investing alongside them in two collateralised debt obligations (CDO). »

Managed futures

Barclay CTA Index down 0.39 per cent in November

Wed, 19/12/2012 - 11:58

Managed futures lost 0.39 per cent in November, according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by BarclayHedge. »


CAIS Exchange integrates MSCI's RiskMetrics HedgePlatform

Wed, 19/12/2012 - 10:00

CAIS Exchange (CAIS-X), the first online alternative investment marketplace for the wealth management industry, has expanded its suite of adviser tools to include MSCI's RiskMetrics HedgePlatform, an investment decision support tool providing hedge fund transparency and risk analysis. »


New president for Hedge Funds Care

Wed, 19/12/2012 - 06:15

Hedge Funds Care, an international non-profit organisation that raises funds and awareness for programmes to prevent and treat child abuse, has appointed Dean C Backer as president. »

Swedish flag

Citi secures hedge fund depository, custody and prime brokerage mandate

Wed, 19/12/2012 - 06:11

Citi has been awarded a mandate from Brummer & Partners, Sweden's largest hedge fund manager, to provide depositary, custody and prime brokerage services for its recently-launched Carve fund. »

Shaking hands

Old Mutual Global Investors picks Pepper as MD of alternatives

Tue, 18/12/2012 - 16:15

Old Mutual Global Investors, the merged business of Old Mutual Asset Managers (UK) (OMAM) and Skandia Investment Group (SIG), has appointed Donald Pepper as managing director of alternatives. »

Man with laptop

StatPro and Pacific Fund Systems team up to enable online portfolio analytics

Tue, 18/12/2012 - 14:32

Pacific Fund Systems (PFS) and StatPro have teamed up to allow PFS-PAXUS users that sign up to StatPro’s services to perform online portfolio analysis and Value at Risk (VaR) calculations. »

Up arrow

Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index up 0.64 per cent in November

Tue, 18/12/2012 - 14:02

The Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index finished up 0.64 per cent for the month of November, with all but one of the ten sub-strategies finishing the month in positive territory. »


Mark Pumfrey joins Liquidnet as head of EMEA

Tue, 18/12/2012 - 12:07

Liquidnet, the institutional trading network, has appointed Mark Pumfrey as head of EMEA and a member of the global leadership team, effective immediately. »

Kenneth Goodreau, chief investment officer, TIG Advisors

Kenneth Goodreau joins TIG Advisors as chief investment officer

Tue, 18/12/2012 - 10:08

TIG Advisors, an investment platform that oversees more than USD1.8bn across multiple strategies, has appointed Kenneth Goodreau, former chief investment officer of the USD8bn Rhode Island State Pension, as chief investment officer, effective 1 January 2013. »

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