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Daniela Klásen-Martin, Crestbridge Luxembourg

Crestbridge Luxembourg to act as manager in first RAIF platform

Wed, 12/10/2016 - 09:17

Crestbridge in Luxembourg will act as the manager for the first platform to be launched under Luxembourg’s recently introduced Reserved Alternative Investment Fund (RAIF) regime. »

Hedge funds up 0.5 per cent in September

Hedge funds up 0.5 per cent in September

Tue, 11/10/2016 - 12:00

Hedge funds were up 0.5 per cent during September, outperforming underlying markets as represented by the MSCI AC World Index (Local) which gained 0.19 per cent over the same period. »

William Capuzzi, Apex Clearing

Apex Clearing launches prime brokerage platform for small and mid-sized hedge funds

Tue, 11/10/2016 - 09:36

Apex Clearing, an independent, full-service clearing firm, has launched its Apex Prime brokerage offering for hedge funds with up to USD200 million in assets under management. »

US hedge fund industry holds USD2.2tn in assets

US hedge fund industry holds USD2.2tn in assets

Mon, 10/10/2016 - 09:12

The US is the dominant component of the global hedge fund community, accounting for 72 per cent of the approximately USD3.1 trillion of global assets under management (AUM), as of 30 June 2016, according to data released by Preqin. »

Anthony Lawler, GAM

Hedge funds’ positive monthly gains continue in September

Fri, 07/10/2016 - 08:41

Hedge funds continued their run of positive monthly gains in September, with the HFRX Global Hedge Fund index up 0.6 per cent, extending overall gains in the third quarter to 2.2 per cent.  »

Freddie Lait, Latitude

New diversified growth player Latitude launches first fund

Thu, 06/10/2016 - 09:48

Latitude Investment Management (Latitude), an investment management firm recently founded by Freddie Lait (pictured), has launched it first fund, The Latitude Horizon Fund, which will spin out of Odey Asset Management in early November. »

Bill Prew, INDOS

INDOS assets under depositary grow by 160 per cent year on year

Thu, 06/10/2016 - 09:14

UK-based independent AIFMD depositary INDOS Financial has recorded a 160 per cent increase in assets under depositary from September 2015 to end-September 2016 of USD8 billion to a total of USD13 billion. In the same period, client relationships have grown 70 per cent to 45.  »

Michael Rucci, MUFG Fund Services

MUFG Investor Services acquires Rydex Fund Services from Guggenheim Investments

Wed, 05/10/2016 - 08:13

MUFG Investor Services, the global asset servicing group of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, has completed the acquisition of Rydex Fund Services, a 1940-Act mutual fund administration business, from Guggenheim Investments. »

Tony Mackay, Chi-X Japan

Chi-X Japan launches Reference Price trading venue

Tue, 04/10/2016 - 09:20

Chi-X Japan will launch a new venue, Kai-X, on 17 October, having gained final regulatory approvals and registration with Japan’s Financial Services Agency. »

Daniel Och, Och-Ziff

Hedge fund Och-Ziff reaches USD412m settlement with US DoJ and SEC

Fri, 30/09/2016 - 09:53

Och-Ziff Capital Management is to pay USD412 million to settle US Department of Justice (DoJ) and Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) charges relating its private investment business in Africa and a 2007 investment by the Libyan Investment Authority. »

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