London pension doubles GMO stake

$1.8bn Hackney scheme now has $131m with Boston-based manager

University of Michigan

Michigan endowment targets $200m HF pair

$10.1bn university scheme eyeing Farringdon and Risk Premium funds

Aima and MFA signal closer ties with new joint panel

AQR, DE Shaw and Citadel are among hedge funds on new steering group

JTC acquires GAM’s Cayman admin business

Flurry of acquisition activity continues in fund admin space

Esma starts assessing new jurisdictions for AIFMD passport

Regulator budgets to work on advice through 2016

Hedge fund flows stable despite market volatility

SS&C GlobeOp data reveals “stable” allocations, with redemptions on par with October 2014

Symphony receives $100m capital injection

Messaging platform backed by Google, SocGen and others

News round-up: Hedge fund chief to be named Barclays CEO

James Staley to take on chief exec role; Fortress Group to close macro fund; and more…

Ex-Areski Capital partner joins Gladwyne

Arnaud Beernaert to focus on business development for credit manager

HSBC Private Bank lands new alts head

Celine El Debs joins from UBS hedge fund solutions group

New Tages Capital CEO unveils seeding plans

Jamie Kermisch speaks of “at least $600m of capital to put to work” over next year

Relational duo set to launch new activist hedge fund

John Sullivan and Jay Winship to lead new San Diego-based venture

Barclays hires new strategy director and traders

Ex-Deutsche Bank group strategy director James Ankers among the new hires

Kern County lines up $135m alt credit commitments

$3.7bn pension opts for TCW securitised fund and Colony Capital opportunistic fund

News round-up: Caymans hit by UBS hedge fund move

Ex-Brevan BoE recruit to face Treasury Committee grilling; Cameron fears hedge funds will back Brexit push; and more

Hillary Clinton pledges to close Volcker rule’s “hedge fund loophole”

Democratic frontrunner wants more reporting through Form PF

US Supreme Court decision could overturn insider trading cases

Denial to review Second Circuit’s Newman ruling is blow for authorities

Carey Olsen opens Singapore office

Office to focus on investment funds and capital markets