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Nomura make senior risk appointment

Nomura Holdings has appointed David Benson as vice chairman of risk and regulatory affairs.

In this newly created role, Benson will be responsible for framing the bank’s regulatory and government agenda.

Posted on: 21 Dec, 2010
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ISLA elects new board

The International Securities Lending Association (ISLA), the industry group representing the interests of those in the securities lending business, has elected a new board of directors.

Posted on: 20 Dec, 2010

Finisterre Capital appoint partner

Emerging markets specialist Finisterre Capital has appointed Xavier Corin-Mick partner at the firm.

Posted on: 20 Dec, 2010
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Nomura's prime services head resigns

Tim Wannenmacher, global head of prime services for Nomura Holdings, has resigned just one week after he laid out his plans to make the bank the dominant prime broker in Japan.

Posted on: 17 Dec, 2010

RBC acquires BlueBay Asset Management

The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) has acquired BlueBay Asset Management, a manager of fixed income credit funds and products in Europe.

Posted on: 17 Dec, 2010
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Citigroup makes Asian prime brokerage hires

Citigroup has expanded its Asian prime brokerage team with a series of hires, according to Bloomberg News.

Posted on: 16 Dec, 2010

BlueCrest makes senior global emerging markets hire

BlueCrest Capital Management has hired Jaime Valdivia as head of global emerging market research and strategy.

Posted on: 15 Dec, 2010
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AlphaMetrix acquires Spectrum Global Fund Administration

AlphaMetrix has acquired Spectrum Global Fund Administration and will incorporate Spectrum’s operations onto its platform.

The company will now have approximately $20 billion in client assets and more than 100 managers.

Posted on: 15 Dec, 2010

FRM makes senior hire

Financial Risk Management, the research and investment specialist, has appointed George Yepes as managing director and head of North American business development.

Posted on: 14 Dec, 2010
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Fund manager opens office in Singapore as city state continues to blossom

Galena Asset Management, a $1.3 billion commodity hedge fund manager, is to operate in Singapore under the jurisdiction’s exempt regime for fund managers.

Posted on: 10 Dec, 2010


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