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Swordfish Financial appoints new CFO and chief technical officer
By BBR Staff Writer
Swordfish Financial has appointed K. Bryce Toussaint as chief financial officer (CFO) and Noel Trevino as chief technical officer.
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FINRA orders Pruco Securities to pay $10.7m to customers in restitution
By BBR Staff Writer
The US Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has ordered New Jersey-based Pruco Securities Newark, to pay over $10.7m in restitution, plus interest, to customers who placed mutual fund orders during late 2003 to June 2011 and received an inferior price for their shares.
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Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank opens new branch in Sudan
By BBR Staff Writer
Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) has opened a banking branch in Khartoum, Sudan, after receiving a license from the Sudanese Central Bank.
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Nomura removes Hong Kong-based FIG banking team
By BBR Staff Writer
Japanese financial holding company Nomura has removed its five-member Hong Kong-based financial institutions group (FIG) banking team, in a bid to restructure its investment banking business and save over $1bn.
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FSA plans to impose fine and ban Gracechurch Investment
By BBR Staff Writer
The UK Financial Services Authority (FSA) has condemned Gracechurch Investments for misconduct, including using pressure-selling tactics with customers to invest in the shares of small companies which subsequently led losses of at least £2m for clients.
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HIG Capital sells Safe-Guard to Goldman Sachs
By BBR Staff Writer
US-based private equity investment firm HIG Capital has completed the sale of Safe-Guard Products International to an affiliate of Goldman Sachs, a global investment banking, securities and investment management firm.
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SEC sues four penny stock purchasers for violating securities laws
By BBR Staff Writer
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged four securities industry professionals Danny Garber, Michael Manis, Kenneth Yellin, and Jordan Feinstein, for conducting a fraudulent penny stock scheme.
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FlexShares launches dividend-focused equity index funds
By BBR Staff Writer
FlexShares Exchange Traded Funds, sponsored by US based Northern Trust, has launched dividend-focused equity index funds (ETF) to help investors achieve their income needs and participate in capital growth through the equity market.
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Citi to provide depositary and prime broker services for Brummer & Partners
By BBR Staff Writer
Sweden based hedge fund manager Brummer & Partners has appointed Citi, to offer depositary, custody and prime brokerage services for its newly introduced Carve fund.
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Wells Fargo Asset Management acquires minority stake in Rock Creek
By BBR Staff Writer
Wells Fargo Asset Management (WFAM) has purchased a minority ownership stake in Washington based privately held alternative asset manager The Rock Creek Group (Rock Creek), for an undisclosed sum.
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NCUA charges JP Morgan and Bear, Stearns for losses in faulty securities
By BBR Staff Writer
The US National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) has filed a lawsuit against JP Morgan Securities and Bear, Stearns & Co, for breaching federal and state securities laws over $3.6bn mortgage-backed securities to four corporate credit unions.
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Solar Capital to purchase Crystal Financial
By BBR Staff Writer
US based investment company Solar Capital has signed a definitive agreement to purchase Crystal Capital Financial (Crystal Financial) from SSP Energy, Quartz Managers and Quantum Strategic Partners in a $275m deal.
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UBS appoints new CEO for wealth management UK & Jersey operations
By BBR Staff Writer
Swiss bank UBS has named James Broderick as the new CEO of wealth management UK & Jersey, replacing Andre Cronje to strengthen the business operations in the region.
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ProShares presents merger arbitrage ETF
By BBR Staff Writer
ProShares, a division of ProFunds Group, has unveiled Merger ETF (MRGR), which the company claims to be the first ETF based on a true merger arbitrage strategy.
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Fiera Capital acquires Canadian businesses of UBS global asset management
By BBR Staff Writer
Independent investment firm Fiera Capital has entered into an agreement with UBS Global Asset Management (Canada), to acquire its Canadian fixed income as well as equity and domestic balanced account business for $52m in cash.
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