Rothschild chosen as custodian for Ucits venture

Rothschild chosen as custodian for Ucits venture

Banque Privée Edmond de Rothschild Europe, the Luxembourg based subsidiary of the Geneva-based LCF Rothschild Group, has emerged as one of the collaborators of a new European funds venture hoping to tap into the demand for more liquid, tighter-regulated hedge funds. »


FrontPoint Partners adds investment team focused on direct lending

FrontPoint Partners adds investment team focused on direct lending

FrontPoint Partners has added an investment team to its platform which will manage a direct lending strategy dedicated to originating and investing in secured loans to small and mid-sized businesses primarily in the US. »


S&P launches index tracking commodity and financial futures contracts

S&P launches index tracking commodity and financial futures contracts

Standard & Poor’s has launched an index designed to reflect the price momentum that physical commodities, interest rates and currencies tend to exhibit over the long-term due to their cyclicality. »


Fixed income arbitrage top performing strategy in January

Fixed income arbitrage top performing strategy in January

The Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index gained 0.17 per cent in January as hedge funds posted positive performance despite market reversals. »


Anchin, Block & Anchin (Cayman) is launched

Anchin, Block & Anchin (Cayman) is launched

Accounting firm Anchin, Block & Anchin has launched Anchin, Block & Anchin (Cayman) to provide audit services to funds registered in the Cayman Islands. »


Gottex and FrontPoint form direct lending venture

Gottex and FrontPoint form direct lending venture

Alternative asset management group Gottex Fund Management has formed a venture with FrontPoint Partners to provide its clients with access to the direct lending sector.  »


LME launches cobalt and molybdenum futures trading

LME launches cobalt and molybdenum futures trading

The London Metal Exchange is launching the world’s first cobalt and molybdenum futures contracts to be traded on exchange on 22 February. »


Fortis Clearing extends Market Access services with Tick-TS

Fortis Clearing extends Market Access services with Tick-TS

Fortis Bank Global Clearing and Tick-TS have entered into an agreement whereby trading companies can use the Tick-TS trading front-end in combination with Fortis Clearing services either with their own membership or with a shared membership of Fortis Clearing. »


Butterfield Fulcrum launches managed accounts platform

Butterfield Fulcrum launches managed accounts platform

Butterfield Fulcrum, an alternative fund administration company, has launched a managed accounts platform that provides segregated and commingled managed accounts with a common set of tools for operations, administration and risk monitoring.  »


GLG reports net loss of USD319m for 2009

GLG reports net loss of USD319m for 2009

GLG Partners has reported a GAAP net loss attributable to common stockholders for the fourth quarter and full year ended 31 December 2009 of USD75.3m, or USD0.33 per fully diluted share, and USD319.0m, or USD1.45 per fully diluted share, respectively. »


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