Mike Capraro, managing director of Herald Fund Services

Herald Fund Services launches fund in Jersey

Herald Fund Services, working in conjunction with the Jersey law firm Crill Canavan, has launched the Comprehensive Investment ICC. »


Frédéric Peemans, UBP

Union Bancaire Privée expands sales network

Union Bancaire Privée has made three hires within its asset management division, as part of the expansion of its sales activities in Europe and Asia.   »


J.R. Rieger, vice president of fixed income indices at S&P

S&P launches CDS Sovereign Indices

Designed to track the credit default swap market for sovereign entities, Standard & Poor’s has launched a series of CDS Sovereign Indices. »


European flags

Threadneedle Apex European Fund launched

Threadneedle has launched the Threadneedle Apex European Fund, an Ireland-domiciled equity long/short hedge fund. »


Ryan Hughes, Skandia Investment Group

Skandia awards fund mandate to Aviva Investors

Skandia Investment Group has awarded Aviva Investors a GBP8m mandate to help further boost its Skandia UK Strategic Best Ideas Fund, the only long/short Ucits III multi-manager fund in the IMA’s UK All Companies sector. »


Carla McNulty Bauer and Sarvjit S Dhillon

Guernsey delegation sees opportunities in India

Guernsey’s finance industry has significant opportunities to win business in India, according to Peter Niven, chief executive of Guernsey Finance, the promotional agency for the island’s finance industry. »


Index

Centaura Solutions to deliver Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Indexes

Dow Jones Indexes will use the Centaura Solutions Asset Management System to provide data capture services in connection with the Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Indexes. »


Hélie d'Hautefort, Overlay Asset Management’s chief investment officer

Overlay launches wealth preservation currency tool

Overlay Asset Management has launched the BNPP/OAM Wealth Preservation Currency Index, a joint initiative with BNP Paribas Corporate and Investment Banking.  »


Barry Silbert, SecondMarket founder and chief executive

SecondMarket launches alternative investments platform in Israel

New York-based SecondMarket, a marketplace and auction platform for alternative investments, has launched operations in Israel. »


Patric de Gentile-Williams, chief operating officer, FRM Capital

FRM Capital enters relationship with Sensato Capital Management

FRM Capital Advisors, the hedge fund seeding division of Financial Risk Management, has formed a relationship with Sensato Capital Management which involves FCA investing up to USD50m with Sensato. »


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