Handshake

HSBC expands alternative investments division

HSBC has appointed Amy McNally as global marketing manager for HSBC Alternative Investments, reporting to Florence Picon. »


Stuart Ratcliff, chief investment officer of Matrix’ funds of hedge funds team

Matrix expands fund of hedge funds team

Matrix Group, the privately owned UK financial services business, has hired Alkesh Chohan as an analyst in its fund of hedge funds group. »


Jon Anderson, GlobeOp head of valuations and OTC derivatives

General Motors selects GlobeOp for OTC derivative collateral management

General Motors has selected GlobeOp Financial Services as its service provider for daily collateral management, valuation and reconciliations across its over-the-counter derivatives portfolio. »


Globe and graph

Insparo appoints Graham Stock as chief strategist

Insparo Asset Management has appointed emerging markets veteran Graham Stock as chief strategist. »


Handshake

Mark Diab joins GLG Partners

Asset manager GLG Partners has appointed Mark Diab as portfolio manager.  »


Malta Hedge Fund Services 2010

Malta Hedge Fund Services 2010

special report Malta Hedge Fund Services 2010

 Malta is gaining momentum, with revamped regulation and more to offer institutional fund managers, click here to read

Mark Westwood, Threadneedle

Threadneedle to launch UK Absolute Alpha Fund

Threadneedle plans to launch the UK Absolute Alpha Fund in quarter four, reinforcing its absolute return fund range.  »


Acquisition

Stenham acquires Montier Partners

Stenham Asset Management has expanded its investment team with the acquisition of Montier Partners, a discretionary investment management provider. »


Managed futures

Westcore Capital to launch managed futures products

Westcore Capital, a brokerage service firm, is set to launch managed futures products and services that will cater to the cash and derivative markets via its alternative investment strategy division. »


Sham Gad, founder and managing partner of Gad Capital Management

Gad Capital initiates proxy contest for Paragon Technologies

Gad Capital, an investment fund and beneficial owner of 6.5 per cent of the common stock of Paragon Technologies, has launched a proxy contest to elect a new board of directors at Paragon's 15 December 2010 annual meeting. »


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