Brian Ruane, BNY Mellon Alternative Investment Services

BNY Mellon appoints sales and service delivery heads

Wed, 13/10/2010 - 06:14

BNY Mellon Alternative Investment Services has named Marina Lewin head of global sales and Steve Farlese head of global service delivery. »

Crossed fingers

US institutions hopeful for recovery in equity derivatives

Tue, 12/10/2010 - 16:12

Following a slowdown in trading activity from mid-year 2009 to mid-year 2010, US institutions are hopeful about a recovery in equity derivatives trading volumes in 2011, but hardly bullish. »

Rosette

Diva Synergy Fund tops hedge fund rankings

Tue, 12/10/2010 - 14:09

Diva Synergy, the event driven investment fund managed by Bernheim Dreyfus, has topped the rankings of hedge fund data providers BarclayHedge and Morningstar for performance to end-September 2010. »

Swiss flag

RWC Partners boosts profile in Germany, Austria and Switzerland

Tue, 12/10/2010 - 12:43

Susanne Sorge will be joining RWC Partners at the end of October. »

Gary Palmer, chief executive of the Irish Funds Industry Association

Irish funds industry reaches all time high

Tue, 12/10/2010 - 11:58

Total assets under administration in Ireland have hit an all time high of EUR1.8trn – up from EUR1.2trn at the same period last year and EUR1.4trn at the end of 2009. »

Globe and graph

Hedge funds post inflow of USD11.3bn in August

Tue, 12/10/2010 - 11:24

The hedge fund industry posted an estimated inflow of USD11.3bn or 0.7 per cent of assets in August 2010, the largest inflow since February after redeeming a total USD3.1bn in June and July, according to TrimTabs Investment Research and BarclayHedge. »

Guernsey’s chief minister Lyndon Trott

Guernsey signs tax agreement with Greece

Tue, 12/10/2010 - 10:50

Guernsey has signed a tax information exchange agreement with Greece. »

Graph

Hedge funds advance 3.50 per cent in September

Tue, 12/10/2010 - 10:37

The Hennessee Hedge Fund Index advanced 3.50 per cent in September and is now up 4.60 per cent year-to-date. »

Numbers and magnifying glass

Managers maintain key positions in corporate bonds

Tue, 12/10/2010 - 06:41

With the potential prospect of a further narrowing of spreads, US fixed income fund managers are maintaining their key positions in corporate bonds, including investment grade and high yield, says Standard & Poor’s Fund Services in its latest sector update. »

London

BTIG expands London-based team

Tue, 12/10/2010 - 06:11

BTIG, a broker dealer specialising in institutional trading and related brokerage services, has expanded its London-based team with the addition of four new sales and trading professionals. »

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