Factor Advisors launches spread ETFs on NYSE Arca

New York-based asset management firm Factor Advisors has launched a family of spread exchange traded funds (EFT) enabling investors to simultaneously hold a bull and a bear position in a single leveraged ETF.

Feb 25, 2011

Lynx Asset Management unveils Ucits-compliant fund on DB platform

Quant driven alternative investment management firm Lynx Asset Management has launched a Ucits III-compliant fund on the Deutsche Bank DB Platinum IV Platform.

Feb 25, 2011

LCH Clearnet to launch IRS clearing for non-banks

LCH Clearnet is to launch clearing through its SwapClear Futures Commission Merchant (FCM) for non-bank users including asset managers who utilise interest rate swaps.

Feb 22, 2011

Former JP Morgan executive to launch hedge fund

Bill Winters, the former co-chief executive of JP Morgan Investment Bank, is to launch a hedge fund in London.

Feb 17, 2011

Events in North Africa could provide opportunities, according to fund manager

The political upheaval being witnessed in North Africa could provide substantial opportunities for Insparo Asset Management‘s newly launched African long/short equity hedge fund.

Feb 16, 2011

Ireland as fund domicile continues to flourish despite economic woes

The net asset value of Irish-domiciled funds is nearing €1 trillion, according to data released by the Central Bank of Ireland.

Feb 03, 2011

Communication solution to help set and maintain collateral for OTC derivatives transactions unveiled

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), MarkitSERV and AcadiaSoft are working together to deliver a joint solution for improving communication regarding the setting and maintaining of the collateral required between counterparties to over-the-counter (OTC) derivative transactions.

Jan 28, 2011

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Blacksquare Capital unveils Ucits-III compliant multi-manager product

London-based asset manager Blacksquare Capital is launching a Ucits-III compliant multi-manager product to target a specific level of annualised volatility of up to 8%.

Jan 27, 2011

Bloomberg unveils single platform integrating front to back office for hedge funds

Bloomberg Trading Solutions has launched a single platform integrating front-to-back office tools for hedge funds trading in FX, fixed income and equity.

Jan 26, 2011

TCA Global Credit Master Fund to be offered in sterling share class and through a SIPP wrapper

Trafalgar Capital Advisors (TCA), an alternative finance and advisory firm, has launched a hedged sterling share class for its TCA Global Credit Master Fund, which will also be offered to investors through a self-invested personal pensions (SIPP) wrapper.

Jan 25, 2011

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