James Williams, Hedgeweek

Industry’s largest hedge fund managers still see appeal for alternative UCITS… Bovill issues alert update on UCITS V Directive…

Some of the largest hedge fund managers such as BlueBay Asset Management LLP, Marshall Wace LLP and Brevan Howard are piling in to the liquid alternative fund space as demand shows no sign of abating reported Bloomberg this week. »


GSV Asset Management and Gentry Financial Group launch GSV Financial Group

GSV Asset Management and Gentry Financial Group have launched GSV Financial Group, which will operate four principal businesses previously managed under the Gentry brand. »


ALFI appoints director of legal and tax

The Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (ALFI) has appointed Marc-André Bechet as director of legal and tax. »


iSectors releases new Collective Investment Fund for defined contribution plans

Exchange-traded fund (ETF) strategist iSectors’ most popular ETF-based strategy, the Post-MPT Growth Allocation, is now available as a Collective Investment Fund (CIF) for tax-qualified employer-sponsored retirement plans. »

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Olean Capital Management launches CTA

Olean Capital Management CTA, in conjunction with Armory Advisors, has launched Olean Capital Management CTA, Systematic FX Trading Program, tailored to family offices, ultra-high net worth individuals and institutions. »

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Aviva appoints Sir Adrian Montague as chairman from April 2015

Sir Adrian Montague is to become non-executive chairman of Aviva on the retirement of John McFarlane at the company’s AGM in April 2015.  »


HSBC appoints head of HSBC Securities Services Luxembourg

HSBC has appointed Chris Edge as head of HSBC Securities Services (HSS) Luxembourg with effect from 22 September 2014. »


CCR Wealth Management expands team

CCR Wealth Management, a Westborough, Massachusetts based financial services firm, has hired Tara Rice as a client service specialist. »


BNY Mellon named depositary by iDreamSky Technology for US IPO

BNY Mellon has been appointed by iDreamSky Technology Limited as the depositary bank for its American depositary receipt (ADR) programme. »

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Buy-side firms complete first trades on ParFX as Prime service goes live

ParFX, the wholesale global spot FX electronic trading platform, has completed the first trades via ParFX Prime, its new prime brokerage service for the buy-side FX community.  »

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