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Och Ziff reports increase in profits to $95.2m

Management fees rise by 5% although multi-strat assets drop 3%


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Blackstone poaches Ivaldi Capital GC as regulation head

Kalika Jayasekera is new he regulatory affairs and compliance head for EMEA

Credit Suisse

Credit Suisse plans new hedge fund stakes venture

New initiative would operate separately from its AMF unit



Three more PMs depart Armajaro amid fund closures

London commodities specialist to focus on specialist cocoa/coffee offering


Aberdeen AM to acquire $5.8bn FoHF Arden

FoHF deal expected to close in Q4 giving combined entity $11bn hedge fund AuM


SEC makes it “riskier” for HFs to engage third-party marketers

Hedge fund managers should be more careful about engaging municipal advisors and broker-dealers as third-party marketers after the SEC finally... Read More


Lux delays Fatca filing date for second time

Deadline extended from 31 July to 31 August


News round-up: ValueAct takes stake in Smiths Group

Activist manager adds to Rolls Royce position; Baupost Group looses 1.4% in Q2; and more…


Goldman Sachs AM deploys $250m FoHF mandate

Capital allocated to 25 managers since April


California pension lands direct lending investment

$1.8bn Stancera approves $15m Raven fund allocation


Singapore manager launches $225m Japan-focused fund

New fund to exploit corporate governance rules in country


Balyasny hires quant portfolio manager

Giancarlo Cobino joins from Luxembourg-based Kutta Capital


China HF manager VL AM launches HK fund

VL China Fund to launch on 10 August and invest at least 70% in Hong Kong equities




Omni Partners bolsters investor relations team

Rajesh Shanmuganathan to focus on Omni Event Fund


Ex-Cheyne partner’s Melqart appoints operations manager

Warren Ladd was previously Hall Commodities head of ops


News round-up: Citadel has China account suspended

Incoming BoE policymaker to cut Brevan Howard ties; Activist fund builds Rolls-Royce stake; and more …


Black River to shut four funds and eyes job cuts

Firm to return $1bn to investors with jobs and offices also under threat


South Ferry Capital Management appoints CCO

Sigma spinout takes on multi-family office pro