Monday, 22 September 2014
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Oct 26 2006 | 7:45am ET
In an effort to boost its hedge fund servicing business, RBC Capital Markets has agreed to acquire New York-based Carlin Financial Group for an undisclosed sum.
Carlin – headed by RBC vet Jeremy Frommer – provides trading and execution services, as well as proprietary algorithms, to emerging hedge funds. Its trading platform currently trades about 35 million shares per day.
“Emerging hedge fund managers, professional traders and other clients of the CFG business will continue to receive the same high quality of service they’ve come to rely on, and will now also have access to the full range of capital markets products and services we offer in the U.S.,” RBC head of global equity sales and trading Greg Mills said.
Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…
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