Bear Grylls

Bear Grylls’ Future Fuels team completes NorthWest Passage trip

Bear Grylls and his team, including Future Capital Partners chief executive Tim Levy, have completed a 13 day trip through the formerly frozen NorthWest Passage to raise awareness of the effect of climate change on the planet. »


Paul Patterson, head of global trust, RBC Wealth Management

RBC Wealth Management rejects criticisms of offshore centres

The accusation that offshore centres have an unfair tax advantage is unfounded, according to speakers at an event organised by RBC Wealth Management. »


Sunrise

Pockets of opportunity in undecided European equity markets, says Invesco

While bond markets appear to have discounted a double dip and the likelihood of deflation, equity markets remain torn between the “double dippers and the typical year two slowdown camp,” Invesco’s European equity experts write in their latest monthly summary for September 2010. »


Joseph Perella, chairman and chief executive officer of Perella Weinberg Partners

Perella Weinberg opens office in Abu Dhabi

Perella Weinberg Partners, a financial services firm providing corporate advisory and asset management services, has opened its latest office in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. »


Meeting

Silver Creek Capital Management expands investment team

Silver Creek Capital Management, a manager of funds of hedge funds, has added four investment and business development professionals to its teams in the UK and US. »


Job page

Titan Capital Group names Keith Danko as partner

Titan Capital Group, a New York-based alternative investment manager specialising in volatility trading strategies, has appointed hedge fund industry veteran Keith Danko as partner. »


Hans Hufschmid, chief executive officer of GlobeOp

GlobeOp assets under administration rise to USD139bn

GlobeOp Financial Services, a provider of business process outsourcing, financial technology services and analytics, saw an increase in assets under administration to USD139bn at 31 August 2010 from USD120bn at 30 June 2010.  »


Ponzi scheme

CFTC charges Autry with fraudulent Ponzi scheme

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has charged Georgia-based Joseph L. Autry, Jr. and his company, Autry Capital Management, with fraudulently operating a Ponzi scheme that solicited and received approximately USD265,200 from seven customers to trade commodity futures contracts. »


Joel Hurewitz, Instinet’s head of Asia Pacific sales – broker dealer and liquidity

Instinet adds dark order types to CBX Asia in Japan

Instinet, an electronic trading and agency-only brokerage, has added hidden and iceberg order types to CBX Asia in Japan, previously a fully displayed trading venue. »


North America map

Reech Aim continues expansion into Ucits III offerings

Reech Aim Partners, a London-based USD300m investment manager specialising in absolute return strategies, will continue expanding its suite of Ucits III-compliant offerings with the launch of a Ucits long only North American equity fund. »


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