Quotes of the week: “Hit and run” activists and industry Budget boon

Presidential candidate hopeful Hillary Clinton sets out her economic vision and industry experts highlight Budget changes

Bank of England hires Brevan Howard senior economist

Gertjan Vlieghe takes up three-year term from 1 September

News round-up: Armajaro to close commodities fund

Commodities offering to close this month; Claren Road AM facing withdrawals; and more…

Hillary Clinton calls for exec pay shakeup and activist regs

Presidential candidate says she will increase capital gains tax for many investors in the top tax bracket

III Capital launches convexity fund with $100m seed

Investors preparing for increased volatility, $3.8bn firm says

RWC hires ex-Fulcrum director as partner

Athanasios Bolmatis left Fulcrum in May after over eight years

Cheyne hires ex-JP Morgan equites trader

Fomer trader at George Soros’ hedge fund joins as partner at London firm

Linear hires new CTO as it opens European office

Norman Hartmann will run office out of Hamburg

FoHFs see $16.7bn Q1 redemptions

Share of total hedge fund assets falls to 30.4% despite performance gains of 2.38%

CFTC hires Newedge head of compliance as swaps chief

New director will implement registration rules for swap dealers

News-round-up: US hedge funds eye Co-Op Bank stake

Greylock Capital anticipates Iranian bond issue; Hedge fund economists say Puerto Rican debt is sustainable; and more…

Systematic firm AJO launches second hedge fund

Global market neutral offering is targeting up to $1.5bn in assets

Fort Rock launches managed futures fund

Firm rebranded from Common Sense Investment Management

News round-up: Scientist and Renaissance pro preps hedge fund

George Zweig plans to launch Signition later this year

Philadelphia pension halves hedge fund allocation

$4.8bn plan to slash target provision from 12% to 6%

Manager relief as Esma aligns Ucits V remuneration with AIFMD

Regulator takes alternative view to EBA and says rules should be aligned

Rhode Island pension lands $30m direct lending investment

$7.9bn scheme opts for New-York based Capital Spring fund

FCA updates enforcement referral criteria

UK regulator emphasises “efficiency” and “proportionality” in new guidelines