Risk

Eurex Clearing introduces pre-trade risk limit functionality

Eurex Clearing has launched its Advanced Risk Protection solution, which enables clearing and non-clearing members to control their trading and operational risks by setting pre-trade limits on aggregate risk metrics such as the total margin requirement. »


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Hedge fund managers remain predominantly downbeat on US equities

Hedge fund managers remain predominantly downbeat on US equities, according to the TrimTabs/BarclayHedge survey of hedge fund managers for November.  »


Thomas Weber, partner at LGT Capital Partners

Crown Managed Futures celebrates tenth anniversary

Crown Managed Futures, the flagship CTA/macro multi-manager programme of LGT Capital Partners, is celebrating its tenth anniversary this year. »


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Steve Reich joins Pivot as a managing director

Pivot, a provider of liquidity management and collaboration software to the financial markets, has appointed Steve Reich as managing director product management and business development. »


Wolfgang Kissner, Dechert

Dechert adds third Munich financial services partner in 2010

Law firm Dechert has added Wolfgang Kissner to its financial services and investment management group as a national partner in Munich. »


James Millard, chief investment officer at SIG

Use of performance fees to increase again in 2011, research finds

Almost two-thirds of fund groups (65 per cent) expect the use of performance fees on equity funds to rise again in 2011, according to research by Skandia Investment Group. »


Peter Allwright, RWC Partners

RWC Partners to launch macro hedge fund in January

RWC Partners will launch the RWC Macro Fund managed by Peter Allwright and Stuart Frost at the end of January 2011.  »


Lutetia Capital co-founder Fabrice Seiman

French Ucits hedge fund sees assets increase 2,600 per cent

The Lutetia Patrimoine Fund, a Paris-based Ucits absolute return fund specialising in merger arbitrage, celebrated its first birthday last week with a 26-fold increase in assets under management. »


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Guernsey fund raises USD175m to become world's largest dispute financier

Burford Capital has raised USD175m (GBP110m) to create the world’s largest dispute financier. »


Peter Niven, chief executive of Guernsey Finance

Guernsey’s fund business continues to grow

The value of investment fund business in Guernsey grew by GBP18.9bn (8.4 per cent) during the third quarter of this year. »


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