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. »


RBC Capital Markets hires head of European structured interest rates sales

RBC Capital Markets hires head of European structured interest rates sales

RBC Capital Markets, the corporate and investment banking arm of Royal Bank of Canada, has hired Bertrand Fitoussi as a managing director and head of European structured interest rate sales.  »


Anchin adds financial services partner

Anchin adds financial services partner

Accountancy firm Anchin, Block & Anchin has appointed E. George Teixeira as a tax partner in its financial services group. »


Barclay CTA Index falls 1.48 per cent in January

Barclay CTA Index falls 1.48 per cent in January

Managed futures lost 1.48 per cent in January, according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by BarclayHedge. »


Newedge VTI down 1.18 per cent in January

Newedge VTI down 1.18 per cent in January

The Newedge Volatility Trading Index fell by an estimated 1.18 per cent in January 2010. »


Hedge fund veteran pens investing book

Hedge fund veteran pens investing book

Richard Bookbinder, a hedge fund industry veteran and managing member of Bookbinder Capital Management, has co-written a book on hedge fund of funds investing. »


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