Sugar cubes

Czarnikow advises Rio Vermelho mill on equity capitalisation by Glencore

Sun, 12/12/2010 - 16:09

Czarnikow, the UK’s second oldest sugar trader, has advised Rio Vermelho, a Brazilian ethanol producer, on Glencore’s acquisition of a 76 per cent equity participation. »

Meeting

Citi launches prime finance business advisory practice

Sun, 12/12/2010 - 16:02

Citi’s prime finance division has launched a business advisory practice, combining hedge fund industry research and thought leadership with consulting services. »

Information

Northern Trust to support production of Key Investor Information Documents

Sun, 12/12/2010 - 14:11

Northern Trust is assisting fund managers with the generation and maintenance of Key Investor Information Documents. »

Prison bars

Australian futures trader’s sentence upheld

Sun, 12/12/2010 - 12:18

Former futures trader Spartaco Fasciale has lost his appeal against a six year jail term for obtaining property and a financial advantage by deception and breaching his duties as a company director. »

Aima chief executive Andrew Baker

Global hedge fund industry employs 300,000 people, says Aima

Sun, 12/12/2010 - 12:14

The world’s hedge fund industry employs an estimated 300,000 people, according to the Alternative Investment Management Association.  »

Commodities

Commodity investors seek absolute returns via active strategies

Sun, 12/12/2010 - 10:15

Institutional investors are turning to commodities to provide absolute returns and are employing active strategies to do so, according to a survey of more than 300 attendees at Barclays Capital’s sixth annual US Commodities Investor Conference this week. »

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Craig Thornton, chief risk officer at Aviva

Aviva joins the Life and Longevity Markets Association

Fri, 10/12/2010 - 06:08

Aviva has joined the Life & Longevity Markets Association as a full member, bringing its membership to 11. »

Nick Brown, GFI managing director, head of financial products brokerage, Americas

GFI Group opens office in Bogota, Colombia

Fri, 10/12/2010 - 06:04

GFI Group, a provider of wholesale brokerage, clearing services, electronic execution and trading support products, has opened an office in Bogota, Colombia. »

Joe Toce, office managing director in New York, WTAS

WTAS expands alternative investment funds practice

Thu, 09/12/2010 - 16:06

Christopher Spiegleman, former director of tax at J.H. Whitney, has joined the Metro New York alternative investment funds practice at WTAS as a managing director in the Greenwich office. »

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