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UBS names Sclater to head Singapore prime broking

Reuters – UBS has named Alastair Sclater to the new post of head of its Singapore prime brokerage, as the Swiss bank aims to build that business in Asia’s second-biggest centre for hedge funds. Singapore, which competes with rival Asian […]

Credit Suisse Said to Hire BNP’s Randolph for Fund-Linked Sales

Bloomberg – Credit Suisse Group AG, the largest Swiss bank by market value, hired Trevor Randolph from BNP Paribas Securities as a senior sales executive for its fund- linked products unit, a person familiar with the matter said. Randolph, 36, […]

Investor in Petters’ alleged scheme charged

Kare11.com – An Illinois hedge fund manager who claimed to be the biggest victim of Minnesota businessman Tom Petters’ alleged Ponzi scheme was actually a participant in it, the Securities and Exchange Commission says. Greg Bell and his company, Lancelot […]

UBS sees hedge fund assets shrinking

Reuters – Hedge fund assets will continue to shrink this year, falling as much as two-thirds from their 2007 peak, but investors will return and assets will rebound when the economy revives, Alex Ehrlich, global head of prime services at […]

UBS defies US demands on secret accounts

Breitbart.com – Banking giant UBS Wednesday defied pressure to name about 50,000 Americans holding secret bank accounts in Switzerland as the nation’s financial culture came under a withering fire. US senators accused bankers at crisis-wracked UBS of helping wealthy Americans […]

With Trial Looming, Fate of UBS Looks Grim

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – UBS may have until July 13 to “vigorously contest” the demands of the Internal Revenue Service to disclose the names associated with 52,000 offshore bank accounts, but the vice that the troubled Swiss bank is finding […]

UBS, Stanford Propel Offshore Crackdown

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – A federal judge has set a July 13 hearing for UBS, in which they may be forced to disclose names associated with 52,000 secret Swiss bank accounts holding more than $14.8 billion in assets.  UBS continues […]

Madoff Hedge Fund Shut Down by Luxembourg Regulators

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Swiss bank UBS AG’s money manager, Luxalpha, was one of the main European hedge funds that gave money to US money manager Bernard Madoff, it is now being shut down by CSSF, Luxembourg’s financial supervisors. […]

Bank Safdie Dodges Madoff Loss, Predicts More Hedge Fund Rules

Bloomberg – Banque Safdie SA, the Geneva-based wealth manager that withdrew money invested with Bernard Madoff three years before his alleged Ponzi scheme unraveled, said the scandal will mean more hedge fund regulation. “What Madoff has done is highlight the […]

UK hedge fund GAM tightens redemption controls

Reuters – British fund manager GAM on Wednesday said it had moved to restrict investor redemptions to once a quarter rather than once a month in its funds of hedge funds amid turmoil in the industry. A spokeswoman for GAM, […]

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