Volatility

Newedge VTI up 1.33 per cent in August

The Newedge Volatility Trading Index rose by an estimated 1.33 per cent in August, following an estimated increase of 2.58 per cent in July. »


Dean Curnutt, founder and chief executive of Macro Risk Advisors

Macro Risk Advisors hires George Lam and Jarret Christie

Macro Risk Advisors, an equity derivatives strategy and execution firm, has hired George Lam, a former risk analyst at Marathon Asset Management, and Jarret Christie, a former sales executive at Omnium, a subsidiary of Citadel Investment Group.  »


People shaking hands

Equinox Capital Markets hires Michel Serieyssol as managing director

Equinox Capital Markets, an alternative investment marketing and business development firm, has appointed Michel Serieyssol as managing director. »


Globe

Terra Partners appoints SS&C to administer frontier hedge fund

Terra Partners Group, the investment manager of the frontier market-focused Worldwide Opportunity Fund (Cayman), has retained SS&C Fund Services to administer the fund's A and CEF classes of shares. »


Cayman Islands map

Cayman still the leading domicile, survey shows

The Cayman Islands are still the predominant domicile for hedge funds, according to a survey of European hedge fund managers by Citigroup. »


Asia

Société Generale Corporate & Investment Banking expands Asia equity business

Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking is continuing its expansion into the Asia equity space with a series of senior appointments across its trading desks.  »


Sean Owens, director of fixed income at Woodbine Associates

Dodd-Frank Act most influential legislation on capital markets in 40 years

Woodbine Associates, a capital markets research and advisory firm, says the Dodd-Frank Act has potential to be the most influential legislation on the capital markets in the past 40 years. »


Stack of money

Blackstone to offer senior notes

The Blackstone Group intends to offer senior notes of Blackstone Holdings Finance, its indirect subsidiary, subject to market and other conditions. »


Newspaper and coins

SEB Enskilda launches one stop shop offering for Ucits funds creation

SEB Enskilda has launched SEB Prime Solutions, a one stop shop offering for alternative investment managers' Ucits funds. »


Julian Gover, Hedge-House

Hedge-House to offer weekly liquidity on Hormesis macro fund

Hedge-House, the London asset management firm founded by hedge fund twins and former Ikos veterans Julian and Lucien Gover, has rolled out weekly investor liquidity for its Hormesis fund. »


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