NYMEX Clearing Firm Says ICE Froze It Out
NEW YORK (HedgeWorld.com)--MBF Clearing Corp., a clearing member of the New York Mercantile Exchange, filed a civil antitrust action against the Intercontinental Exchange, Atlanta, Thursday [Feb. 2], alleging that ICE breached a contract in order to maintain a monopoly in the markets for electronically traded natural gas and oil futures...
Absolute Capital Names New Director
SYDNEY, Australia (HedgeWorld.com)--Absolute Capital Group Ltd. appointed David Bleakley to a non-executive position on the firm's board of directors. Mr. Bleakley formerly was the founding chairman and managing director of Bleakleys Ltd., an Australian financial planning company. He currently serves as executive chairman of RetireInvest Pty Ltd., an Australian financial...
Ex-ABN AMRO Executive Teams with Brother at PreferredTrade
SAN FRANCISCO (HedgeWorld.com)--Douglas J. Engmann, a former ABN AMRO executive, joined PreferredTrade Inc. as chief executive. Mr. Engmann left his job with ABN AMRO Clearing and...
Absolute Capital Gets Boost from ABN AMRO
SYDNEY (HedgeWorld.com)--ABN AMRO has bought a 50% stake in Absolute Capital Group Ltd. Absolute Capital, which spun off from AM Corp. Ltd. in June 2001 (see...
UBS Finalizes Acquisition of ABN AMRO Prime Brokerage
NEW YORK (HedgeWorld.com)--UBS AG's Investment Bank unit on Friday finalized its acquisition of ABN AMRO's prime brokerage unit, integrating the new unit under the UBS...
Consortium Unveils Credit Default Swap Index
NEW YORK (HedgeWorld.com)--A group of 11 securities dealers created an index of credit default swaps, with the goal of building greater transparency, liquidity and acceptance...
Eurekahedge Expands Business
News Briefs HONG KONG (HedgeWorld.com)--James Shipton joined Eurekahedge Advisors as director, advisory services and will be in charge of a new due diligence service and will...
ABN AMRO Launches First Hedge Fund in Singapore
SINGAPORE (HedgeWorld.com)--ABN AMRO has filed a prospectus with the Singapore Monetary Authority for its first hedge fund in the region. A fund of funds, the ABN...
Appleton Plans Fixed-Income Arb Fund
DUBLIN, Ireland (HedgeWorld.com)--Appleton Capital Management is planning to launch a fixed-income arbitrage fund on Sept. 2, the first non-futures hedge fund strategy to be open...
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ABN AMRO Partners With Eureka For Asian Hedge Fund