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Brian Forrester, partner at Deloitte

FSA consultation affects how EU directive applies to UK investment managers

Mon, 19/11/2012 - 12:03

As the FSA launches a two-part consultation to transpose the Alternative Investment Fund Managers directive (AIFMD) into UK law, Deloitte, the business advisory firm, says the policy positions taken will affect how the directive applies to investment trusts, hedge fund managers and private equity managers. »

Ian Moore, executive chairman, IFG Trust and Corporate Group

IFG Trust and Corporate Group acquires the Moore Group

Mon, 19/11/2012 - 11:45

IFG Trust and Corporate Group has acquired Jersey-based Moore Group. »

Law books and gavel

SEC charges JP Morgan Securities with misleading investors in RMBS offerings

Mon, 19/11/2012 - 10:02

The Securities and Exchange Commission has charged JP Morgan Securities and affiliated entities with misleading investors in offerings of residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS). »

Research

Direct Access Partners appoints Michael Dolan to build alternative research business

Mon, 19/11/2012 - 06:17

Direct Access Partners, a diversified institutional financial services firm, has appointed Michael Dolan to launch a new research initiative as part of its expansion across its multi-asset class execution offering. »

Numbers and magnifying glass

Hedge funds gain USD3.4bn in September 2012

Mon, 19/11/2012 - 06:12

The hedge fund industry took in USD3.4bn (0.2 per cent of assets) in September, building on a USD7.7bn inflow in August, according to a report by BarclayHedge and TrimTabs Investment Research.  »

Accounts

Liontrust doubles assets under management

Fri, 16/11/2012 - 16:00

Liontrust Asset Management has doubled its assets under management over the past year. »

Sold sign

Man sells residual Lehman exposure

Fri, 16/11/2012 - 14:21

Man Group has entered into a series of transactions with Hutchinson Investors, managed by the Baupost Group, to sell the residual exposure to the Lehman estates that it acquired in July 2011 from certain GLG managed funds. »

Up arrow

Barclay Hedge Fund Index up 0.32 per cent in October

Fri, 16/11/2012 - 12:10

Hedge funds gained 0.32 per cent in October, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by BarclayHedge. »

Charles Richardson, chairman of Veritas Asset Management

Veritas corporate reorganisation to create two distinct businesses

Fri, 16/11/2012 - 12:07

Veritas Asset Management (UK) and its parent The Real Return Group, which currently manage GBP8.5bn across a range of products, have announced a corporate reorganisation that will create two distinct limited liability partnerships.  »

Index

Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index down 0.18 per cent in October

Fri, 16/11/2012 - 10:21

The Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index finished down 0.18 per cent for the month of October. »

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