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John Reinsberg, Lazard Asset Management

Lazard Asset Management launches International Compounders Portfolio

Thu, 03/01/2019 - 12:38

Lazard Asset Management (LAM) has launched the Lazard International Compounders Portfolio (Institutional: ICMPX; Open: OCMPX), which is managed by the Lazard International Compounders team, led by Louis Florentin-Lee and Barnaby Wilson. »

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Wells Fargo Asset Management Luxembourg expands license in Luxembourg to support European market

Fri, 28/12/2018 - 09:13

The Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF), the financial regulator of Luxembourg, has granted a non-objection to the expansion of Wells Fargo Asset Management Luxembourg’s (WFAML’s) existing license. »

Ken Froot, State Street

Investor confidence down by 2.8 points in December to 79.8

Fri, 28/12/2018 - 09:08

The State Street Global Investor Confidence Index decreased to 79.8 in December, down 2.8 points from November’s revised reading of 82.6.  »


IronX launches beta version of cryptocurrency exchange platform

Thu, 27/12/2018 - 10:23

IronX has launched a new beta version of the IronX Exchange cryptocurrency exchange platform which aims to allow private and institutional investors to exchange traditional fiat, cryptocurrencies, forex, commodities, equities, and other tradable assets.  »

Lawrence Calcano, iCapital

iCapital Network partners with Rockefeller Capital Management to provide access to alternatives

Mon, 24/12/2018 - 10:32

iCapital Network has partnered with Rockefeller Capital Management (Rockefeller), an independent financial services firm offering global family office, asset management, and strategic advisory to ultra-net-worth families as well as institutional clients, to increase alternative investment options for the company’s investors. »

Heath Zarin, EmergeVest

Hong-Kong based private equity veterans launch logistics platform

Mon, 24/12/2018 - 08:43

EmergeVest, an active investor in business services, particularly international supply chain opportunities, spanning logistics and related technology around the world, has recently announced the creation of EV Cargo. »

Igor Mints, EG Capital Advisors

Life sciences fund offers exciting exposure to advanced therapies

Fri, 21/12/2018 - 13:19

EG Capital Advisors’ EG Life Sciences Fund 1 Ltd, which launched in May 2017, has recently won two awards for its high performance, having achieved a return of 15.74 per cent in 2017 and 24.98 per cent in 2018, despite a gruelling October which saw the fund lose 25.39 per cent in a month.  »

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ML Capital Chairman to retire

Fri, 21/12/2018 - 10:38

Following more than five and a half years at the helm, Dr Dermot F Smurfit has decided to step down from the board of ML Capital, effective 31 December 2018, at time he feels the company is set to embark in its next phase of growth. »

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BCS Global Markets strengthens London equities team

Fri, 21/12/2018 - 10:36

BCS Global Markets (BCS GM), a securities broker with a large market share on the Moscow Exchange, has appointed Edward Shek as Head of Equity Trading. He will report to Co-Heads of Global Equities – Luis Saenz, based in London, and Oleg Achkasov in Moscow. »

Larry Thompson, DTCC

DTCC veteran retires after more than three decades at the firm

Fri, 21/12/2018 - 10:28

Larry Thompson (pictured), who served in a variety of senior-level roles at The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), including General Counsel and, most recently, Vice Chairman of the firm, will retire at the end of this year after more than three decades at the company. »


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