Peter Moffatt, Guernsey Financial Services Commission

Guernsey Financial Services Commission to appoint director of investment business

The post of director of investment business at the Guernsey Financial Services Commission will be advertised locally and in the Financial Times this week. »


John Lehner, Eagle's president and chief executive officer

Lazard Capital Markets deploys Eagle platform for prime brokerage clients

Lazard Capital Markets' prime services division has deployed Eagle Investment Systems’ suite of data management, investment accounting, performance measurement and information delivery solutions, all hosted via Eagle Access, its application service provider. »


Steve Kuhn, head of US business development, Standard Life Investments

Standard Life to sub-advise UBS Pace Alternative Strategies Investments

Standard Life Investments has been selected on a sub-advisory basis by UBS Pace Select Advisors Trust to manage a 25 per cent (approximately USD116.5m) component of its UBS Pace Alternative Strategies Investments. »


Graham Duce, Aberdeen

Aberdeen appoints co-heads of multi-manager capability

Aberdeen has appointed Graham Duce and Aidan Kearney as co-heads of multi-manager investments within the group’s alternative investment strategies business.  »


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Hedge funds deliver strong returns in September, says Man

Hedge fund managers increased their appetite for risk in September following signals that the Federal Reserve will vote to take additional quantitative easing measures when it meets in November, according to hedge fund provider Man.  »


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Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index up 3.23 per cent in September

Early estimates indicate the Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index will post its best year-to-date performance in September, gaining 3.23 per cent for the month.  »


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Syz expands its funds analysis activity

The Swiss banking group Syz has launched Syz Fund Research, a fund analysis and long only manager selection service. »


Brian Ruane, BNY Mellon Alternative Investment Services

BNY Mellon appoints sales and service delivery heads

BNY Mellon Alternative Investment Services has named Marina Lewin head of global sales and Steve Farlese head of global service delivery. »


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US institutions hopeful for recovery in equity derivatives

Following a slowdown in trading activity from mid-year 2009 to mid-year 2010, US institutions are hopeful about a recovery in equity derivatives trading volumes in 2011, but hardly bullish. »


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Diva Synergy Fund tops hedge fund rankings

Diva Synergy, the event driven investment fund managed by Bernheim Dreyfus, has topped the rankings of hedge fund data providers BarclayHedge and Morningstar for performance to end-September 2010. »


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