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Market turmoil pushing funds towards prime custody

Market turmoil is pushing hedge funds towards the prime custody model, the chief executive officer of alternative and broker dealer services at BNY Mellon has argued.

Posted on: 05 Oct, 2011

HFT hedge funds would shun EU if financial transactions tax is imposed, Aite Group warns

High frequency trading hedge funds would leave London en masse if the European Union’s (EU) proposed financial transactions tax is implemented, according to research and advisory firm Aite Group.

Posted on: 05 Oct, 2011

WTP Advisors makes senior hire

New York-based consultancy WTP Advisors has appointed Ilicia Silverman as head of business development at its capital markets practice.

Posted on: 03 Oct, 2011
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NorthPoint launches alternative mutual funds business

Northpoint, the prime services unit of ConvergEx Group, has launched an alternative mutual funds division.

Posted on: 29 Sep, 2011

Asian hedge fund assets see fall in first quarter

There was a contraction in the Asian hedge fund industry with assets dropping 5% from $152 billion to $145 billion in the first half of 2011, according to AsiaHedge.

Posted on: 27 Sep, 2011

Japanese institutional investors leaning more towards hedge funds

Japanese institutional investors are warming to hedge funds, a survey by the newly established consultancy Hedge Funds Club (HFC) Advisory has revealed.

Posted on: 22 Sep, 2011

Man Group makes Asia hire

Man Group, the $71 billion asset manager, has appointed David Mercurio as head of Asia equity and co-head of global equity strategies in Hong Kong.

Posted on: 19 Sep, 2011
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Talisman appoints new CEO

Talisman Global Asset Management, the £1.8 billion Pears family private investment office, has hired David Zobel as its chief executive officer.

Posted on: 07 Sep, 2011
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Institutional investors opting for emerging managers as established funds stutter

Institutional investors are increasingly shunning established hedge fund managers following a series of lacklustre performances in favour of their smaller counterparts, according to a leading fund of hedge funds (FoHF).

Posted on: 06 Sep, 2011

Wells Fargo to acquire LaCrosse

Wells Fargo, the US’s biggest residential mortgage lender, is to acquire LaCrosse Global Fund Services from Cargill.

The deal is subject to regulatory approval.

Posted on: 06 Sep, 2011

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