Dark pool

Instinet launches dark liquidity pool for US listed options

Instinet, a provider of electronic trading and agency-only brokerage services, has launched Instinet Options CBX, a dark liquidity pool for US listed options. »


Bennett Goodman, senior managing director and co-founder of GSO

John Cashwell and Eric Storch join GSO Capital

GSO Capital Partners, the credit arm of The Blackstone Group, has appointed John Cashwell and Eric Storch as managing directors and co-heads of institutional marketing for GSO's customised credit strategies group. »


The Interview – Aref Karim, Quality Capital Management: “We see managed futures playing a bigger part in a portfolio as uncertainties prevail in traditional markets”

Aref Karim, principal of Quality Capital Management, which has just launched its 14-year-old managed futures strategy through an onshore Ucits III fund vehicle, says CTAs stand to benef »

Law books and gavel

Court of Appeal overturns judgements in Lehman client money case

The Court of Appeal has handed down its judgment on the appeals made against Justice Briggs’ judgments in an application for directions brought by the joint administrators of Lehman Brothers International (Europe) (in administration). »


Singapore

Alter Domus opens an office in Singapore

Alter Domus, an independent provider of outsourced administration services to multinationals and alternative investment funds, has opened its office in Singapore. »


Clogs

Dutch hedge funds down 1.04 per cent in June

Dutch hedge funds avoided most of the drawdowns in equity markets in June. »


Job page

Hoare Capital expands fixed income team

Hoare Capital Markets, the independent agency broker and financial training provider, has hired two people with experience and contacts in both European and emerging markets. »


Spain

LCH.Clearnet to clear Spanish government bonds and repos

LCH.Clearnet Group is launching clearing for Spanish government bonds and repos. »


M. Holland West, Dechert

Dechert boosts private funds and derivatives practice in New York

Law firm Dechert has appointed M. Holland West, a private funds and derivatives lawyer, as a partner in the financial services practice group in New York. »


Duncan L. Niederauer, chief executive of NYSE Euronext

NYSE Euronext reports net income of USD184m for Q2

NYSE Euronext has reported net income of USD184m or USD0.70 per diluted share for the second quarter of 2010, compared to a net loss of USD182m or USD0.70 per diluted share for the second quarter of 2009.  »


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