Acquisition

Neuberger Berman to purchase Orchard Square Partners from Ramius

Neuberger Berman is to purchase Ramius’ interest in Orchard Square Partners, which manages a global long/short credit investment strategy with approximately USD475 million in client assets. »


Down arrow

All six MVIS investable long/short equity indices negative in September

All six of the Market Vectors Index Solutions (MVIS) investable long/short equity indices returned negative performance in September. »


South Korea

HFA appoints Robert Kim and Raymond Kang as Korea Chapter regional co-directors

The Hedge Fund Association (HFA) has appointed Robert Kim, global advisor for Alternative Summit Korea, and Raymond Kang, chief executive of Prodigy Capital Management, as Korea Chapter regional co-directors. »


Team meeting

Ultimus Fund Solutions expands fund administration team

Ultimus Fund Solutions has expanded its fund administration team with the appointment of former Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and fund company attorney Bo Howel. »


Handshake

Dexion Capital appoints head of international sales

Max Nardulli has joined Dexion Capital, the alternatives investment bank, as head of international sales. »


Bitcoin

DigitalTangible launches physical gold and bitcoin trading services in Asia

Global bitcoin-gold platform DigitalTangible has expanded its offerings into Asia with new partner Melotic, allowing customers to trade their bitcoin and gold on the new Chinese crypto-gold trading platform. »


Traders

Significant portion of global capital markets trading activity now found in only 10 data centres

Global capital markets trading is being re-architected, led by a cost-conscious mix of hardware, software, data and fewer people, according to research by TABB Group. »


Green light

GSAM launches GS Long Short Fund

Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) has launched the Goldman Sachs Long Short Fund, which pursues high conviction investment ideas in global equity markets through a fundamental, bottom-up approach. »


Electronic trading floor

SGSS extends T2S direct connectivity commitment

Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) is to widen the scope of its implementation of direct connectivity to the Target-2 Securities (T2S) platform. »


Market

Makor Group places bond to drive expansion

Makor Group, a brokerage serving hedge funds and institutional clients from offices in five financial centres, has placed a five-year corporate bond listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.  »


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