Credit Suisse’s AM Releases Q1 2012 Alternatives Quarterly

Mr. Keitel believes that equity markets are further trending in positive direction due to improved global macroeconomic conditions, stabilizing policy measures taken in Europe, and the European Central Bank’s strong liquidity support for Eurozone ba


Invesco acquires Manchester offices

Bruntwood has sold the building to enable further growth and diversification in its portfolio and this sale is a key part of its growth plans in their core cities.


European hedge fund stars profit in buoyant January

Shrugging off a disappointing 2011, in which the average hedge fund lost around 5 percent according to HFRI, managers profited from gains in most assets as investors bet a solution could be found for the euro zone's deepening debt crisis.


Santander in talks to purchase Polish lender

At a press conference to present Santander's full-year results, Botin didn't elaborate on the negotiations, nor did he disclose the name of bank that could be purchased.


EU lawmakers stall new derivatives rules

The dispute centres on how much power should be given to an EU agency to oversee derivatives, one of the most opaque areas of finance, and once described as "financial weapons of mass destruction" by billionaire investor Warren Buffett.


Jefferies buys RBS' historic UK broker

Hoare Govett had been one of the most historic and prestigious brands in British stockbroking for much of the 20th century, along with Cazenove, but analysts felt its brand value had been diluted after it got absorbed into ABN AMRO.


Hedge funds brace for euro zone break-up

Managers are also trying to dig out old computer programs they once used to model the behavior of currencies such as the drachma or the deutschmark as they prepare for an event for which -- even after the 2008 collapse of Lehman Brothers -- they effective


EU to clamp down on derivatives trading

Crucially, each sale, which in the past has sometimes been recorded by no more than a fax, will be registered centrally for regulators to see.


Investec acquires Irish wealth manager

Originally founded by Dermot Desmond in the 1980s. It currently employs 120 people and has around €1.3 billion of private client funds under management.