Ponzi scheme

CFTC charges Integra Capital Management with USD3m Ponzi scheme

Sun, 03/10/2010 - 12:34

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has obtained an emergency federal court order freezing the assets of defendants Rodney W. Whitney, Nicholas T. Cox and Integra Capital Management of North Carolina. »

Trader at screen

Northern Trust launches processing of syndicated bank loans

Sun, 03/10/2010 - 11:13

Northern Trust has expanded its automated solutions for investment operations outsourcing clients to cover processing of syndicated bank loans, which are growing as an alternative asset allocation by specialist investment managers. »

Houston, Texas

Texas Hedge Fund Association elects chairman and three board members

Sun, 03/10/2010 - 10:29

The Texas Hedge Fund Association has elected a new chairman and three members of its board of directors. »

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South Africa Special Report 2010

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Trading screens

Citi starts providing direct custody and clearing services in Bahrain

Fri, 01/10/2010 - 06:08

Citi’s global transaction services business has launched its direct custody and clearing services to clients investing in Bahrain through the Bahrain Stock Exchange.  »

Brussels

Alter Domus opens offices in Belgium and Malta

Thu, 30/09/2010 - 16:01

Alter Domus has opened two offices in Belgium and Malta. »

Mark Lovett, Ignis Asset Management

Ignis appoints Mark Lovett as chief investment officer – equities

Thu, 30/09/2010 - 14:11

Ignis Asset Management has appointed Mark Lovett as chief investment officer – equities. »

Stephen A. Schwarzman, chairman and chief executive of Blackstone

Blackstone and Patria form partnership in Brazil

Thu, 30/09/2010 - 12:06

The Blackstone Group and Patria, a Brazilian alternative asset manager, have formed a partnership in which Blackstone would purchase a 40 per cent stake in Patria and the two firms would agree to cooperate in building their businesses in Brazil and throughout South America. »

Peter Hughes, managing director of Apex Fund Services

Apex Fund Services opens office in Toronto

Thu, 30/09/2010 - 10:31

Apex Fund Services is expanding its North American fund administration services and client base with the opening of its Canada office in Toronto. »

Richard House, head of emerging market debt at Threadneedle

Threadneedle launches emerging market macro fund

Thu, 30/09/2010 - 06:34

Fund manager Threadneedle has launched the Threadneedle (Lux) Absolute Emerging Market Macro Fund. »

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