Frank Iacono, Riverside Risk Advisors

Derivatives advisory boutique Riverside is launched

Joyce Frost and Frank Iacono, former executives with Morgan Stanley, along with Chris Frost, former managing director at Societe Generale, have formed Riverside Risk Advisors. »


William S. Leavitt, president of Leavitt Capital Management

William Leavitt sees untapped potential in Africa

William S. Leavitt, president of Leavitt Capital Management, believes African private equity is one of the most attractive investment opportunities today and expects it to be a top performing asset class over the next decade. »


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Knight appoints David Sellers head of sales for Hotspot FX in Europe

Knight Capital Group has appointed David I. Sellers as managing director, head of sales for Hotspot FX in Europe. »


Currencies

SwapClear to clear OTC rate derivatives in six new currencies

LCH.Clearnet’s SwapClear service is to extend the range of currencies cleared from 14 to 20.  »


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GLG shareholders approve merger with Man Group

GLG Partners’ shareholders have approved the merger agreement for the company’s acquisition by Man Group. »


Randall Winn, executive managing director of Capital IQ

Capital IQ launches intraday financial data

Capital IQ, a Standard & Poor's business that provides data and analytics for financial professionals, has launched a data collection technology that enables the intraday delivery of full financial statements, ratios and trading multiples sourced from earnings releases. »


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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