GLG MMI appoints BNY Mellon for fund administration

GLG MMI appoints BNY Mellon for fund administration

BNY Mellon has been appointed by GLG MMI, the fund of hedge fund division at GLG Partners, as custodian and fund administrator for its entire fund of hedge fund business. »


European derivatives trading volumes up 40.8 per cent

European derivatives trading volumes up 40.8 per cent

NYSE Euronext’s trading volumes in December 2009 were mixed, with European derivatives volumes increasing 40.8 per cent and US options trading volumes increasing 92.2 per cent versus the previous year.  »


Hedge funds gain 24.6 per cent in 2009

Hedge funds gain 24.6 per cent in 2009

The Hennessee Hedge Fund Index gained 24.6 per cent in 2009, according to data from Hennessee Group. »


Benchmark chooses Prime Fund Solutions as fund administrator

Benchmark chooses Prime Fund Solutions as fund administrator

Benchmark (USA), an alternative investment manager with over USD1.7bn in assets under management, has retained Prime Fund Solutions, an administrator in the alternative asset management industry, to provide administration, custody and financing services for its funds of hedge funds. »


Independent firms will shape 2010 asset management M&A

Independent firms will shape 2010 asset management M&A

M&A in the global asset management industry in 2009 was dominated by mega-deals, with a record nine transactions announced involving firms with more than USD100bn in assets under management. »


Carne Global chosen by Merchant Capital for Ucits directorships

Carne Global chosen by Merchant Capital for Ucits directorships

Carne Global Financial Services, an adviser to the traditional, alternative investment and wealth management industries, has been appointed by Merchant Capital, a corporate finance, investment advisory and stock broking firm, to provide independent directors to its Ucits III service for hedge fund managers. »


Bandon in relationship with American Independent Securities Group

Bandon in relationship with American Independent Securities Group

Investment management company Bandon Capital Management has formed a relationship with American Independent Securities Group, an independent broker dealer and registered investment adviser.  »


SEI expands bank loan outsourcing services

SEI expands bank loan outsourcing services

SEI is expanding its bank loan operational outsourcing solution by using new technologies that increase loan processing automation and incorporate independently-sourced data. »


Chinese volatility index hits 31-month low

Chinese volatility index hits 31-month low

The AlphaShares Chinese Volatility Index hit a 31-month low of 23.48 on Christmas Eve and closed the year at 24.22, down from 59.69 at the start of 2009. »


Emerging markets lead hedge fund replication indexes

Emerging markets lead hedge fund replication indexes

The IQ Hedge Emerging Markets Beta Index was IndexIQ’s strongest performing hedge fund replication index in 2009, finishing the year up 42.96 per cent. »


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