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Grosvenor Capital Management has committed $85 million in seed capital for a structured credit hedge fund started by a group of former Citadel executives.
Concordia Advisors, which manages around $1 billion in relative value-oriented interest rate, credit and equity strategies, is to merge with $10 billion hedge fund Mariner Investment Group.
Northern Trust appointed to replicate middle- and back-office functions of existing administrator BNY Mellon at $140bn hedge fund
Private equity fund Dyal Capital Partners has made its fifth hedge fund investment with the purchase of a minority stake in MKP, a hedge fund manager specialising in global macro and credit strategies.
The Bank of New York Mellon has failed in its bid to dismiss a lawsuit that alleges it lost more than $1 billion by mishandling pension funds’ investments in Lehman Brothers
José Placido, chief executive of the newly renamed RBC Investor Services, reveals his company's growth plans in an interview with Custody Risk
Sharon Bowles, chair of the European parliament’s economic and monetary affairs committee, believes the end is in sight for the eurozone crisis. She is also positive on co-operation with US lawmakers.
This paper discusses a number of diverse considerations that risk managers need to incorporate into their thought processes and recurring procedures if they are to fulfill their role more effectively in the future