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François-Xavier Saint-Macary, chairman and chief executive, BlueNext

BlueNext launches spot ERUs using Trayport technology

Wed, 15/12/2010 - 07:02

BlueNext has launched trading of its first spot emissions reduction units contracts using Trayport’s GlobalVision Exchange Trading System. »

John Paulson, founder of Paulson

Deutsche Bank and Paulson launch Ucits fund

Wed, 15/12/2010 - 06:40

Deutsche Bank and Paulson have launched a Ucits compliant version of Paulson’s flagship Advantage fund. »

Seed capital

Hedge fund investors eager to sow seeds of capital as sector enjoys renaissance

Wed, 15/12/2010 - 06:14

The latest Preqin survey shows that the number of hedge fund investors expressing an interest in seed investments has almost doubled, from 11 per cent in 2009 to 21 per cent in 2010. »

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Survey finds growing confidence in euro area for 2011

Wed, 15/12/2010 - 06:07

Institutional investors overwhelmingly believe the euro area will be able to avoid a “full-fledged crisis,” according to Barclays Capital’s inaugural Global Macro Survey. »

Union Jack

Union Bancaire Privée appoints UK sales head

Tue, 14/12/2010 - 16:12

Union Bancaire Privée has appointed Philippe Broadhead as head of sales – UK in its asset management division. »

Traders

Scoach Frankfurt launches trading with secured certificates from Switzerland

Tue, 14/12/2010 - 16:08

Collateral secured certificates from Switzerland are now tradable on Scoach, the Frankfurt exchange for structured products. »

North America

FRM hires George Yepes to head North American business development

Tue, 14/12/2010 - 14:50

Financial Risk Management, a hedge fund investment firm with offices in Europe, Asia, North America and Australia, has hired George Yepes as managing director, head of North American business development.  »

Handshake

Lyxor Asset Management expands operational due diligence capabilities

Tue, 14/12/2010 - 14:19

Lyxor Asset Management has hired Nicole Sivel to expand its operational due diligence capabilities.  »

John Zader, chief executive officer of UMB Fund Services

Gottex Fund Management selects UMB Fund Services

Tue, 14/12/2010 - 13:26

UMB Fund Services, a subsidiary of UMB Financial, has been selected to provide registered hedge fund services to Gottex Fund Management. »

Index

Barclay Hedge Fund Index gains 0.56 per cent in November

Tue, 14/12/2010 - 13:11

Hedge funds gained 0.56 per cent in November, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by BarclayHedge. »

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