Liquidity

Funds of hedge funds managers look to liquidity

Building on decent absolute performance in the second half of 2009, funds of hedge funds managers have continued to improve liquidity in portfolios, maintaining significant allocations to long/short equity hedge and global macro, according to the latest review published by Standard & Poor’s Fund Services. »


Members

BNY Mellon Clearing becomes member of IDCG’s Clearinghouse

BNY Mellon Clearing will become a clearing member of the International Derivatives Clearinghouse, a derivatives clearing organisation regulated by the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission. »


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Market fear in China 20 per cent lower than in developed markets

The AlphaShares Chinese Volatility Index slipped 9.07 per cent in June to finish the second quarter at 27.61, after starting the year at 24.22. »


Fund administration

LaCrosse to provide fund administration to Woodsford Capital Management

Woodsford Capital Management, a Singapore-based investment manager, has selected LaCrosse Global Fund Services as its full-service administrator. »


J. Todd Morley, G2

G2 and Asset Oversight Services form partnership

G2 Investment Group, the asset management firm started by J. Todd Morley, has entered into a partnership with Asset Oversight Services, an advisory and asset management firm focused on illiquid, private credit assets.  »


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Salus Alpha RN Special Situations approved for public distribution in Germany

Salus Alpha’s latest product, Salus Alpha RN Special Situations, is registered for public distribution in Germany. »


London Royal Courts of Justice

Dechert boosts London finance and funds capability

Law firm Dechert has hired James Waddington in London as a partner. »


Crystal ball

Hedge fund managers predict more fund launches in 2010

A survey of senior managers at hedge fund firms suggests the industry continues to recover from the global market crisis, as more than 82 per cent of respondents predict that there will be more fund launches this year than in 2009. »


Acquisition

International Assets Holding acquires Hanley Group Capital

International Assets Holding has acquired the Chicago-based Hanley Group of companies, a trading firm and market maker of exchange-traded agricultural options. »


Gold

LCH.Clearnet to launch clearing for OTC gold market

LCH.Clearnet is set to launch clearing for the over-the-counter wholesale London gold market in a joint initiative with the London Metal Exchange. »


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