Meeting

Kinetic and Dexion create advisory boutique Katalyst Partners

Tue, 05/10/2010 - 16:32

Katalyst Partners has been launched as a boutique advisory firm by Ravi Anand and Frank Ennis, together with corporate partners Kinetic Partners and Dexion Capital. »

Gavel

CFTC charges accounting firms with failure to audit Sentinel properly

Tue, 05/10/2010 - 16:16

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has filed and settled charges against public accounting firms McGladrey & Pullen and Altschuler, Melvoin & Glasser and partner G. Victor Johnson II for failing to audit properly Sentinel Management Group.  »

Joining hands

FRSGlobal joins Wolters Kluwer Financial Services

Tue, 05/10/2010 - 15:30

FRSGlobal has joined Wolters Kluwer Financial Services, a regulatory compliance and risk management business. »

Handshake

Bob Sherman joins GoldenTree Asset Management as partner

Tue, 05/10/2010 - 14:26

GoldenTree Asset Management, an investment firm that manages alternative and traditional asset strategies for sophisticated institutional and high net-worth investors, has hired Bob Sherman as a partner. »

Meeting

Jefferies launches hedge fund relationship group

Tue, 05/10/2010 - 14:14

Jefferies has hired Josh Gold as a managing director and head of the firm's new hedge fund relationship group. »

People shaking hands

Global Advisors adds chief operating officer

Tue, 05/10/2010 - 12:11

Commodity hedge fund manager Global Advisors has appointed Paul Russell as chief operating officer. »

Trader

Hedge funds post best performance year-to-date in September

Tue, 05/10/2010 - 10:57

Returns for the Credit Suisse Liquid Alternative Beta Indices suggest that hedge funds produced their best monthly returns year-to-date amid September's market rally. »

Report

No conclusive evidence that less regulated funds outperform Ucits funds

Tue, 05/10/2010 - 07:03

A working paper on Ucits regulation has found no conclusive evidence that less regulated hedge funds outperform alternative Ucits funds on a risk adjusted basis, even though they find some cross-sectional evidence. »

Hands at keyboards

Morgan Stanley selects GlobeOp to provide managed account services

Tue, 05/10/2010 - 05:58

Morgan Stanley has selected GlobeOp Financial Services to provide independent middle and back office services and daily data and reporting for its managed account platform Alphas. »

Globe

Javelin Capital launches Global Equity Strategies Fund

Mon, 04/10/2010 - 16:04

Javelin Capital, the recently authorised investment management firm, has launched its first fund, the Javelin Capital Global Equity Strategies Fund, with seed capital of USD31m. »

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