Gerry Gualtieri, chief executive of Tradar

InfoHedge authorised as hosting services provider for Tradar's Insight

InfoHedge Technologies, a provider of IT services and solutions to the alternative investment industry, has been selected by Tradar as an authorised hosting provider for Tradar Insight, a portfolio management system. »


Gerald Beeson, chief operating officer of Citadel

Deutsche Bank clears interest rate swap on CME's IRS platform

Deutsche Bank’s dbClear platform has cleared on behalf of Citadel one of the first interest rate swaps on CME Group's IRS platform. »


Managed futures

Barclay CTA Index gains 1.90 per cent in September

Managed futures gained 1.90 per cent in September, according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by BarclayHedge. »


Traders

Citi clears interest rate swap trades for clients on Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Citi has cleared its first client trades through the Chicago Mercantile Exchange on the CME’s newly launched interest rate swap clearing platform. »


Open lock

Groveland Capital opens to institutional investors

Minneapolis-based Groveland Capital has begun to actively market its Groveland Hedged Credit Fund to institutional investors.  »


Market

Lyxor Global Hedge Fund index up two per cent

The Lyxor Global Hedge Fund index, an investable index based on Lyxor’s hedge fund platform which tracks the overall hedge fund universe, was up two per cent in September lifting year to date gains to 2.8 per cent. »


Tax

Efama expresses concerns over financial services tax

The European Fund and Asset Management Association says it is very concerned about the European Commission’s financial services tax proposals. »


George Lewis, group head, RBC Wealth Management

RBC to acquire Bluebay Asset Management

Royal Bank of Canada and BlueBay Asset Management have reached an agreement on terms for a recommended acquisition of BlueBay by RBC. »


Diana Chan, chief executive of EuroCCP

First live trade executed on Omgeo/EuroCCP service

Omgeo and EuroCCP’s new pan-European equities matching and central counterparty clearing service for hedge fund transactions has executed a live trade with prime broker and executing broker Credit Suisse and hedge fund manager Citadel. »


Hugh Humfrey, Timberland Investment Resources Europe

Forestry investment firm launches European business

Timberland Investment Resources, a forestry investment firm, has launched its London-based European investment business, Timberland Investment Resources Europe. »


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