Investor portals bring transparency to alternative assets industry, survey finds

Investor portals bring transparency to alternative assets industry, survey finds

A large portion of alternative investment firms may be hindering their capital raising efforts by not providing investors with access to online reporting systems, according to a survey by Netage Solutions. »


Investor Confidence Index rises from 104.3 to 104.5 in January

Investor Confidence Index rises from 104.3 to 104.5 in January

Investor confidence rose fractionally by 0.2 points to 104.5 in January from a revised December level of 104.3, according to the State Street Investor Confidence Index. »


FSA approves Xtrakter for regulatory reporting of derivatives

FSA approves Xtrakter for regulatory reporting of derivatives

The UK Financial Services Authority has approved Xtrakter to regulatory report exchange-traded derivatives using alternative instrument identifiers. »


Merchant Capital launches Ucits platform

Merchant Capital launches Ucits platform

Merchant Capital has launched a Ucits platform that aims to provide hedge fund managers of all sizes with a cost-effective vehicle for running their own Ucits III funds. »


ICE Clear Europe registered as derivatives clearing organisation

ICE Clear Europe registered as derivatives clearing organisation

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has issued an order granting ICE Clear Europe registration as a derivatives clearing organisation pursuant to Section 5b(b) of the Commodity Exchange Act.  »


CLS aggregation service for global FX markets goes live

CLS aggregation service for global FX markets goes live

The joint venture between CLS Group and Traiana, an Icap company, to provide trade aggregation services to participants active in the over-the-counter FX market has gone live. »


Investment funds file lawsuit against Porsche

Investment funds file lawsuit against Porsche

A group of investment funds has filed a lawsuit against Porsche Automobil Holding and two of Porsche's former executives, Wendelin Wiedeking and Holger Haerter, seeking to recover over USD1bn in losses suffered as Porsche attempted a takeover of Volkswagen in 2008. »


Asset Management Finance completes four investments

Asset Management Finance completes four investments

Asset Management Finance, an investment firm focused on the global asset and wealth management sectors, completed four new investments in December totalling approximately USD200m in invested capital. »


Austria to hold third EUA auction in March

Austria to hold third EUA auction in March

The Austrian Government intends to hold its third EU allowance auction on 23 March for 300,000 EUAs, within the EU Emissions Trading Scheme, on the Climex Platform. »


Australian hedge funds up 1.11 per cent in December

Australian hedge funds up 1.11 per cent in December

Australian hedge funds rose by 1.11 per cent in December taking their return for the year to 17.41 per cent, according to Australian Fund Monitors. »


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