MFA expresses concern over short sale disclosure recommendations

MFA expresses concern over short sale disclosure recommendations

The Managed Funds Association has expressed concern regarding a proposal from the Committee of European Securities Regulators to require investors to publicly disclose short sale positions.  »


Eurex to expand volatility derivatives offering

Eurex to expand volatility derivatives offering

Derivatives exchange Eurex is expanding its offering of volatility index derivatives based on VStoxx. »


Morningstar 1000 Hedge Fund Index drops 1.2 per cent in January

Morningstar 1000 Hedge Fund Index drops 1.2 per cent in January

January was not a strong month for hedge funds, with the Morningstar 1000 Hedge Fund Index dropping 1.2 per cent and the currency-hedged Morningstar MSCI Hedge Fund Index falling a slight 0.3 per cent. »


Northlight European Credit Fund adds Andrew Pucher as director

Northlight European Credit Fund adds Andrew Pucher as director

Northlight European Credit Fund, the credit hedge fund launched in December last year, has appointed Andrew Pucher as a director of its active and independent board. »


State Street opens new headquarters in Dublin

State Street opens new headquarters in Dublin

State Street has opened its new Irish headquarters in Dublin. »


Amasis and Signal Capital ramp up marketing effort

Amasis and Signal Capital ramp up marketing effort

Asia-based quantitative FX trading firm Amasis Capital and its marketing partner Signal Capital Management are intensifying their marketing efforts through new hires and institutional presentations in China, the US and the Middle East. »


Huge performance dispersion between strategies in Asia hedge funds

Huge performance dispersion between strategies in Asia hedge funds

There is huge performance dispersion between strategies in Asia hedge funds, according to research by GFIA, the Singapore based specialist in skill-based managers in Asian and emerging markets. »


Maples Finance Luxembourg launches fund administration services

Maples Finance Luxembourg launches fund administration services

Maples Finance, a fund services provider, has expanded its European service offering in Luxembourg following the recent grant of its Registrar Agent licence by Luxembourg’s financial supervisory authority. »


Brown Brothers Harriman increases securities lending presence in Asia

Brown Brothers Harriman increases securities lending presence in Asia

Brown Brothers Harriman has assigned Robert Lees and Richard Meek to its Hong Kong office, assuming the respective roles of head of securities lending trading and head of securities lending relationship management for the Asia Pacific region.  »


Cowen Group launches Ramius Trading Strategies

Cowen Group launches Ramius Trading Strategies

Cowen Group has formed Ramius Trading Strategies, a subsidiary of Ramius Alternative Solutions, and launched the RTS Global Fund.  »


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