Apr 22, 2016

Jon LambertOptions, a specialist provider of IT infrastructure services to the global capital markets industry, has appointed Jon Lambert to the position of chief financial officer (CFO).

Apr 18, 2016

Indices boardFrench asset manager Lyxor’s hedge fund index finished March up by 0.3%, with nine out of 11 indices ending the month in positive territory.

Apr 15, 2016

Fabio di GiansantePioneer Investments believes its market neutral European Equity strategy is differentiated from competition due to a team approach to finding alpha across 13 different alpha sources.

Apr 15, 2016

ProppingMerger arbitrage, an original darling of hedge fund strategies, has gone through some tough times. With Ucits versions of the strategy liquidating, David Stevenson asks if there is still any interest.

Apr 04, 2016

Under reviewThe Securities and Exchange Commission is reported to have launched an investigation into government debt trades made by two former JPMorgan Chase & Co employees while they were at the investment bank.

Mar 30, 2016

Pie chartLondon-based investment manager, Omni Partners, has launched its existing offshore fund, the Omni Macro Fund, in a Ucits format.

Mar 17, 2016

london stock exchangeThe London Stock Exchange (LSE) and Deutsche Boerse will create one of the largest exchanges in the world through their so-called “merger of equals” announced yesterday.

Mar 17, 2016

GavelA former Schroders equities trader pleaded guilty to nine counts of insider dealing this week, according to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

Mar 16, 2016

Cyber crimeThe growth of cyber crime increasingly imperils the financial services sector, risking assets and reputations. Banks are investing millions in security systems, but are funds keeping up? Kit Klarenberg investigates.

Mar 16, 2016

FearThe ‘VIX trade’ could become relevant again if volatility continues to rise, and a particular Lyxor ETF would benefit. Nick Fitzpatrick looks at the ‘fear’ index and its investable offshoot, Enhanced Roll.