Cyrus Capital extends offer for Ion Networks

Cyrus Capital extends offer for Ion Networks

Cyrus Capital Partners has extended its enhanced USD250m offer to finance Ion Media Networks’ exit from bankruptcy protection. »


Tetragon Financial to acquire Lyon Capital Management

Tetragon Financial to acquire Lyon Capital Management

Tetragon Financial Group has entered into a definitive agreement with Calyon to acquire Lyon Capital Management and certain collateralised loan obligation securities.  »


Icap makes profit of GBP166m in half year to 30 September

Icap makes profit of GBP166m in half year to 30 September

Interdealer broker Icap produced a profit of GBP166m in the half year to 30 September 2009 before taxation, amortisation and impairment of intangibles arising on consolidation and exceptional items. »


Barclay Hedge Fund Index slips 0.20 per cent in October

Barclay Hedge Fund Index slips 0.20 per cent in October

Hedge funds registered a 0.20 per cent loss in October, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by BarclayHedge. »


Institutions and financial advisers optimistic about alternative investments

Institutions and financial advisers optimistic about alternative investments

Institutions and financial advisers continue to view alternative investments optimistically, despite their questionable performance, correlation and liquidity during last year’s global downturn, according to a survey by Morningstar and Barron’s. »


Standard Bank launches currency reference warrants

Standard Bank launches currency reference warrants

Standard Bank has launched currency reference warrants in response to the growing popularity of currency trading in South Africa. »


Global equities team to join Hermes

Global equities team to join Hermes

Hermes Fund Managers has made a step forward in its development to become a multi specialist asset manager with the recruitment of a global equities team. »


New Trend Fund Management launches US equity hedge fund

New Trend Fund Management launches US equity hedge fund

New Trend Fund Management, a Cayman Islands based investment manager, is launching its first hedge fund, the New Trend US Equity Fund. »


Icap and GreTai offer onshore US government bond trading in Taiwan

Icap and GreTai offer onshore US government bond trading in Taiwan

Interdealer broker Icap and GreTai Securities Markets, the over-the-counter securities market in Taiwan, have entered into a partnership to provide onshore access to US government bond trading in Taiwan. »


GAM launches GAM Star Global Rates

GAM launches GAM Star Global Rates

GAM has expanded its range of Ucits III funds to include an onshore version of its global macro interest rate and currency strategy managed by investment director Adrian Owens. »


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