M&A

Bernheim Dreyfus sees opportunities in M&A space

Following the recent turmoil in financial markets, Bernheim Dreyfus, managers of the Diva Synergy Fund, is seeing major opportunities for profit in the mergers and acquisition space. »


Computer screen

Vantage Software increases pipeline visibility on reporting and analysis platform

Vantage Software has launched the Visual Pipeline Dashboard on its Insight reporting and analysis tool. »


Trading screens

Syncova signs US hedge fund Platinum Partners

Syncova, a provider of margin and financing solutions to hedge funds and prime brokers, has signed hedge fund Platinum Partners Value Arbitrage Fund as a new client for its Syncova Optima platform.  »


Tom Davis, chief executive Meridian Global Fund Services

Meridian Global Fund Services implements Fascet data software solutions

Meridian Global Fund Services Group, a fund administrator, has implemented Fascet Balance and Fascet Conduit solutions for its enterprise data management. »


Commodities

Bank of America Merrill Lynch launches commodity alpha and beta Ucits III funds

Bank of America Merrill Lynch has launched its commodity alpha and beta family of Ucits III funds: the MLCX Commodity Enhanced Beta Fund; the MLCX Agriculture Optimal Crop Fund; and the MLCX Commodity Alpha Fund. »


Pension

Pension funds to increase exposure to mid-sized hedge funds, says Agecroft

Agecroft Partners predicts that pension plans will significantly increase their exposure to mid-sized hedge funds over the next ten years. »


Todd Gottula, senior vice president and general manager of global accounts at Advent

Vastardis adopts Geneva for fund of funds business

Vastardis Capital Services has adopted Geneva, Advent Software’s portfolio management and fund accounting solution, to support its fund of funds business.  »


Susan Clark, Heritage

Susan Clark joins Heritage’s international funds business

Susan Clark has joined Heritage International Fund Managers as head of fund administration, responsible for the delivery of the company’s fund administration services as well as coordinating growth overseas. »


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Global Capital Partners launches Iraq Fund

Abraham Merchant and Kenneth Kuhn, managing directors of Global Capital Investments, have launched the Iraq Fund. »


Chicago

TradeStation Prime Services hires John Kenealy in Chicago

TradeStation Prime Services, a division of Tradestation Securities, has added John Kenealy to its prime services team. »


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