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. »


Larry Morgenthal, chief executive of UBP Asset Management

Larry Morgenthal named chief executive of UBP Asset Management

Union Bancaire Privée has appointed Larry Morgenthal as chief executive of UBP Asset Management, the group’s US business. »


ISLA chief executive Kevin McNulty

ICMA and ISLA partner on global master agreements workshops

The International Capital Market Association and the International Securities Lending Association will partner to hold joint public workshops on the Global Master Repurchase Agreement and the Global Master Securities Lending Agreement. »


Dominique Cerutti, deputy chief executive officer of NYSE Euronext

NYSE Euronext and Microfis launch market for responsible finance

NYSE Euronext and Microfis plan to set up the first organised market for listing and trading of bonds based on debt from international microfinance institutions and solidarity businesses as defined by the Economic Modernisation Act (LME). »


Chris Ward, managing director of Appleby Trust (Guernsey)

Appleby Trust (Guernsey) now operational

Following approval by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission, Appleby is now licensed to offer fiduciary services through Appleby Trust (Guernsey). »


Guide to setting up an alternative investment fund 2010

Guide to setting up an alternative investment fund 2010

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Renee Haugerud, founder and chief investment officer, Galtere

Galtere launches European operation

Galtere, the USD1bn New York-based alternative investment house, has launched a European arm.  »


Clogs

Dutch hedge funds outperform in May

Dutch hedge funds outperformed their global peers in the turbulent month of May. »


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