Sucden Financial expands into multi-asset DMA for hedge funds

Sucden Financial expands into multi-asset DMA for hedge funds

Sucden Financial is launching direct market access to a wide range of cash equity and derivatives exchanges and platforms to bring multi-asset trading facilities to its clients. »


Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index up 2.22 per cent in March

Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index up 2.22 per cent in March

Final performance for the Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index has been confirmed up 2.22 per cent in March, finishing the first quarter of 2010 up 3.09 per cent. »


Daiwa launches corporate director services for UK products

Daiwa launches corporate director services for UK products

Daiwa Securities’ global asset services unit has launched Daiwa Fund Asset Services to offer authorised corporate director services to UK domiciled collective investment schemes.   »


Volumes of asset management M&A on the rise

Volumes of asset management M&A on the rise

Transaction volume in the global asset management industry in the first quarter of 2010 declined significantly from 2009, but according to Jefferies' financial institutions group M&A involving managers of alternative strategies and independent firms is on the rise. »


Barclay CTA Index gains 1.17 per cent in March

Barclay CTA Index gains 1.17 per cent in March

Managed futures gained 1.17 per cent in March, according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by BarclayHedge. »


Altin increases macro allocation to 20.59 per cent

Altin increases macro allocation to 20.59 per cent

Altin, the Swiss alternative investment company listed on the London and Swiss stock exchanges, increased its macro exposure to 20.59 per cent as of 1 April, as the investment manager added three macro funds that then subsequently closed to new investors. »


Octopus to launch European absolute return fund

Octopus to launch European absolute return fund

Octopus Investments has hired Thierry Serero to spearhead its fund management of European assets. »


New mutual funds act for the British Virgin Islands

New mutual funds act for the British Virgin Islands

Funds incorporated in the British Virgin Islands will now have further legal and regulatory support following the enactment of the Securities & Investment Business Act.  »


SEC proposes large trader reporting system

SEC proposes large trader reporting system

The Securities and Exchange Commission has proposed rules that would impose reporting requirements on traders whose trading activities exceed certain thresholds.  »


Lyxor Global Hedge Fund index up 2.1 per cent in March

Lyxor Global Hedge Fund index up 2.1 per cent in March

The Lyxor Global Hedge Fund index rose 2.1 per cent in March as generally quiet and trending markets yielded a robust month of gains for many hedge fund managers. »


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