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GlobeOp assets under administration rise by ten per cent

Thu, 05/08/2010 - 05:59

GlobeOp Financial Services, a provider of business process outsourcing, financial technology services and analytics to hedge funds and other sectors of the financial services industry, saw its assets under administration increase by ten per cent in the first half of 2010 to USD120bn. »

Peter Hughes, managing director of Apex Fund Services

Apex Fund Services opens its Luxembourg office

Wed, 04/08/2010 - 16:05

Apex Fund Services, a fund administration business, has opened its Luxembourg office. »

Handshake

Deer Park appoints Scott Burg as associate portfolio manager

Wed, 04/08/2010 - 14:49

Deer Park Road, a registered investment adviser which invests in distressed mortgage and asset backed fixed income securities, has named Scott Burg as associate portfolio manager. »

Asia

Investors return to Asian hedge funds with focus on currency policy adjustments

Wed, 04/08/2010 - 13:40

Hedge fund investors developed a central focus on Chinese foreign exchange policy in quarter two 2010, as the Chinese central bank took steps toward increased flexibility of its currency policy. »

Rapeseed

Tradition’s biofuels desk closes the first ever rapeseed oil swap

Wed, 04/08/2010 - 13:03

Interdealer broker Tradition’s London-based biofuels desk closed the world’s first rapeseed oil swap between Totsa, based in Geneva, and a continental based fuel distribution company on 3 August. »

Traders

Hedge funds rebound to post strongest year-to-date returns in July

Wed, 04/08/2010 - 12:02

Returns for the Credit Suisse Liquid Alternative Beta Indices suggest that hedge funds produced positive returns across strategies in July generating their strongest performance to date in 2010. »

Dark pool

Instinet launches dark liquidity pool for US listed options

Wed, 04/08/2010 - 11:19

Instinet, a provider of electronic trading and agency-only brokerage services, has launched Instinet Options CBX, a dark liquidity pool for US listed options. »

Bennett Goodman, senior managing director and co-founder of GSO

John Cashwell and Eric Storch join GSO Capital

Wed, 04/08/2010 - 10:42

GSO Capital Partners, the credit arm of The Blackstone Group, has appointed John Cashwell and Eric Storch as managing directors and co-heads of institutional marketing for GSO's customised credit strategies group. »

Aref Karim, principal of Quality Capital Management

The Interview – Aref Karim, Quality Capital Management: “We see managed futures playing a bigger part in a portfolio as uncertainties prevail in traditional markets”

Wed, 04/08/2010 - 07:46

Aref Karim, principal of Quality Capital Management, which has just launched its 14-year-old managed futures strategy through an onshore Ucits III fund vehicle, says CTAs stand to benef »

Law books and gavel

Court of Appeal overturns judgements in Lehman client money case

Wed, 04/08/2010 - 07:03

The Court of Appeal has handed down its judgment on the appeals made against Justice Briggs’ judgments in an application for directions brought by the joint administrators of Lehman Brothers International (Europe) (in administration). »

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