Month: February 2003

GNI Fund Management Takes Panorama System

London-based GNI Fund Management (GNI), which currently has $529 million of total funds under management, has selected SunGard Trading and Risk Systems’ Panorama for portfolio management, reporting and real time risk management across asset classes. Panorama will provide GNI with risk analytics to manage its portfolio of products including VaR, scenario analysis and stress testing, […]

MFA Announces New Board for 2002/03

The Managed Funds Association (MFA) has elected a new board of directors for the fiscal year 2002-03. New directors elected by the MFA membership include: Robert Alderman, managing director, Merrill Lynch Investment Managers; Theresa Becks, chief financial officer and secretary, Campbell & Company; Kent Clark, managing director and chief investment officer, Goldman Sachs Hedge Fund […]

FXall Volume Up Again

After breaking with “tradition” late last year in releasing volume details (Profit & Loss, November/December 2002), multibank FX portal, FXall, has again released details of its trading volumes. The company, which is owned by a consortium of banks, says that it achieved record volumes by breaching the $9 billion mark, an 80% increase on the […]

Bundesbank Achieves Full Integration

Deutsche Bundesbank has gone live with system provider Trema’s central banking solution for its foreign currency reserve management. Trema says the solution delivers straight-through processing (STP) across Buba’s front, middle and back offices, which are now fully integrated and running on a single platform. Peter Griep, head of FX settlement at Buba, says, “The completion […]

Moneyline Telerate Upgrades WebStation

Moneyline Telerate has released version 2.2 of its Internet-based information delivery product, WebStation. The company says the new iteration has been developed in direct response to customer feedback and has new features such as data contribution capability, faster displays and price alerts. “While the off-trading floor user benefits from WebStation’s mobility, we’ve also seen a […]

Lehman RiskMetrics To Offer Reporting Tools

Lehman Brothers and risk measurement software provider RiskMetrics have entered a strategic alliance to offer risk reporting tools to clients of Lehman’s global prime brokerage. RiskMetrics’ Web-enabled flagship tool, Risk Manager, has been integrated into Lehman’s technology platform, Lehman Live. Risk Manager will generate strategy-based end-of-day risk, exposure, stress test and liquidity reports, as well […]

Campbell & Company Raises Investment Floor

Maryland-based CTA Campbell & Company has raised the minimum investment in its largest publicly offered fund to $100,000, and in private pools to $250,000. The company says that whilst it is open to new investment, the firm is taking this action to manage its pace of growth. Established in 1972, the firm currently manages approximately […]

BNP Paribas Builds in Switzerland

BNP Paribas has opened an FX sales desk in Zurich. The desk is headed by Laurent Soubirou-Pouey, who has moved from the bank’s Paris head office. He reports to Olivier Dyer, head of FX sales, Southern Europe, who is based in Paris, and Gilbert Ninet, head of FX and treasury for Switzerland, based in Geneva. […]

Emerging Markets Seminar Set for Shanghai

ACI – The Financial Markets Association will hold its second Emerging Markets Seminar in Shanghai from March 19-22. Ever since the inaugural seminar, held in Budapest in December 1996, ACI has been keen to follow it up with another, and in particular, to hold it in Asia. ACI says it is pleased that ACI China […]

Q & A With FX Concepts

Company Information: Company Name: FX Concepts Contact Name: Philip E. Simotas Location: New York Product Name: Developed Markets Currency program (“DMC”) Product Assets: $542 million Total Assets Under Management: $5054 million Firm Inception Date: 1981 Number of Employees: 36 Return Information Annual Performance (%) 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 […]