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Hedge funds attract USD10.2bn in November, says TrimTabs and BarclayHedge

Thu, 15/01/2015 - 06:00

Inflows to the hedge fund industry rebounded to USD10.2 billion (0.4% of assets) in November from USD1.1 billion (0.05% of assets) in October, according to TrimTabs and BarclayHedge. »

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Estlander & Partners’ new fund focuses on commodities

Wed, 14/01/2015 - 06:00

Estlander & Partners has launched a new systematic fund – the E&P Commodity Fund – which is focused exclusively on the commodities sector.   »

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Lyxor and Capricorn launch emerging markets alt UCITS fund

Tue, 13/01/2015 - 16:00

Lyxor Asset Management  has partnered with Capricorn Capital Partners to launch the Lyxor / Capricorn GEM Strategy Fund, a new UCITS-compliant long/short global emerging market equity strategy. »

Australia

UBS extends use of Orc’s electronic execution solution to expand DMA business

Tue, 13/01/2015 - 14:00

UBS Securities (UBS) has extended its broad usage of Orc’s Electronic Execution solution to facilitate DMA on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) and the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME).  »

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SEC charges Direct Edge exchanges with failing to properly describe order types

Tue, 13/01/2015 - 13:00

Two exchanges formerly owned by Direct Edge Holdings and since acquired by BATS Global Markets are to pay a USD14 million penalty to settle SEC charges that their rules failed to accurately describe the order types being used on the exchanges.   »

Latin America

Moss Securities launches SA hedge fund

Tue, 13/01/2015 - 11:00

Moss Securities has launched The Moss Securities South American Hedge Fund which invests in key assets and products produced in South America.   »

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Aequitas Capital Partners launches the ACP Alts Academy

Tue, 13/01/2015 - 09:00

Aequitas Capital Partners has partnered with Circle Squared Alternative Investments to provide training and education to Registered Investment Advisers via the ACP Alts Academy. »

Luxembourg

Simmons & Simmons opens in Luxembourg

Tue, 13/01/2015 - 06:00

International law firm Simmons & Simmons has opened a new office in Luxembourg, headed by Partner Stéphane Ober, who joined the firm in November 2014. »

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Virtu Financial becomes a participant of GMEX Exchange

Mon, 12/01/2015 - 17:00

Electronic market maker Virtu Financial (Virtu) is to join as a participant of GMEX Exchange to offer liquidity in GMEX’s pioneering Interest Rate Swap Constant Maturity Future (CMF) contracts. »

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CloudMargin completes links to AcadiaSoft

Mon, 12/01/2015 - 16:00

CloudMargin and AcadiaSoft have completed the integration of their respective solutions to provide real-time collateral management communication to their clients. »

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