Evan Schwartzberg, chief executive of Odeon

Odeon Capital Group forms joint venture division in London

Odeon Capital Group is expanding into the international broker-dealer marketplace by partnering with Hobart Capital Markets to form a new joint venture division in London, Odeon Hobart Partners. »


Market

Hedge funds rise by 1.83 per cent in July

In line with global equity and bond markets, hedge funds delivered a solid return of 1.83 per cent for July, according to the Lipper Hedge Fund Composite Index. »


Diana Chan, chief executive officer, EuroCCP

J.P. Morgan joins EuroCCP as general clearing participant

J.P. Morgan has become a general clearing participant in EuroCCP, which provides clearing and settlement services for a range of European markets. »


Brian Fahey, TerraNua chief executive

TerraNua launches latest version of MyComplianceOffice

TerraNua, a provider of investment compliance solutions, has launched a new version of MyComplianceOffice for hedge fund and private equity firms. »


Birthday cake

Matrix Asia Fund celebrates two year anniversary

Matrix Group is celebrating the two year anniversary of the Matrix Asia Fund managed by Rupert Foster. »


Globe

BTIG expands global equities group

BTIG, a broker dealer specialising in institutional trading and related brokerage services, has appointed Michael Nethercott as a director in equity sales trading. »


Institutional

Institutional support for hedge funds set to grow in coming year

Twenty nine per cent of investors plan to allocate more capital to hedge funds over the next 12 months, according to a survey of 50 hedge fund investors by Preqin. »


Ying White, Akin Gump

Akin Gump promotes Beijing’s Ying White to partner

Law firm Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld has promoted Ying Z. White to partner.  »


Hong Kong

Advisory and fund placement firm Diamond Dragon Advisors is launched

Regional fund placement veteran Ed Greene has established Diamond Dragon Advisors as the first independent general partner advisory and fund placement firm headquartered in Asia with global distribution and product sourcing capability in the alternative assets space. »


Trading screens

Convergex grows its NorthPoint prime services business

Technology company Convergex Group has expanded NorthPoint Trading Partners, its recently acquired prime services business, with four new hires. »


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