AIFMD platform launches with ex-Custom House exec hire

Malta-based Portcullis Asset Management appoints David Barry as CEO

News round-up: Soros gives CIO $2bn for new hedge fund launch

Hedge funds make quick returns with RBS shorts; Aspect Capital up 9.2% in July; and more…

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Texas pension commits $220m to Stone Milliner

Investment is Switzerland-based manager’s second US pension win in as many months

Esma admits reverse inquiry failures

Regulator opinion paper contains host of complaints

JP Morgan under investigation over hedge fund agent fees

Bank scrutinised by SEC and government authorities over client disclosure

Och Ziff reports increase in profits to $95.2m

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

Blackstone poaches Ivaldi Capital GC as regulation head

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

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