Cayman Finance chairman Anthony Travers

Over USD7.7bn in catastrophe bonds listed in Cayman Islands

More than USD7.7bn in catastrophe bonds has now been listed on the Cayman Islands Stock Exchange in the British Overseas Territory. »


Volatility

Non-directional hedge funds minimise drawdowns and lower volatility

The Hennessee Group has analysed its Hennessee Hedge Fund Indices to determine which strategies have outperformed the S&P 500 Index during times of crisis, and which strategies generated attractive risk-adjusted returns while providing downside protection. »


Trading screens

Alvarium selects Deltix for new quantitative hedge fund

Alvarium Capital has selected the Deltix QuantOffice and QuantServer product suite for the development and production deployment of advanced quantitative strategies. »


Research

Merrill Lynch analyst joins Skyline as head of research

David Tovar has joined Skyline Capital Management as head of research. »


Fireworks

Dividend derivatives open interest exceeds one million contracts

Derivatives exchange Eurex has for the first time exceeded the one million mark in open interest on its dividend product suite. »


NYSE

NYSE Technologies launches Order Routing Direct

NYSE Technologies, the commercial technology unit of NYSE Euronext, has launched Order Routing Direct, a fully-managed point-to-point order routing service.  »


Bill Stone, chairman and chief executive officer, SS&C Technologies

SS&C adds risk reporting to fund administration services

SS&C Technologies, a provider of financial services software and software-enabled services, has launched Risk Analytics, an independent investment risk analysis solution for hedge funds, fund of funds, private equity funds and managed accounts. »


Dollars

Hedge fund inflows steady in Q2 as consolidation continues

Investors continued to allocate new capital to hedge funds in the second quarter of 2010 with the industry experiencing a net inflow of USD9.5bn, according to figures released by Hedge Fund Research. »


Luca Rubinelli, Xenfin Capital

Xenfin Capital hires fixed income specialist

Xenfin Capital, the systematic trading firm, has hired Luca Rubinelli to head its new fixed income trading arm as well as managing a global macro strategy. »


Abacus

GLG reports estimated net AUM of USD23bn

GLG Partners has reported estimated net assets under management of approximately USD23bn as of 30 June 2010. »


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