News

Connecticut pension hires GAM for absolute return FI mandate

Greenwich Retirement Board invests $19m in unconstrained bond fund


The City of London in the afternoon

Allocator Connection to add first strategy in HF push

London-based group looking to offer up to seven hedge funds to clients

London buses

Gemcorp Capital hires first quant head

Former UBS and Baml FX analytics head Philippe Balland joined last month



December outflows wipe out majority of 2015’s asset gains, says Citi

Poor hedge fund performance pulls 2015 returns down to between -3.6% and +0.8%


News round-up: Clinton postpones Sankaty fundraiser

Former US secretary of state cancels second event in two weeks; MetLife CIO sticking with hedge funds and more …


Sanoor Capital staff details emerge

Jasjit Rekhi brings senior Morgan Stanley and Nomura analysts on board for l/s equities launch


Credit Suisse accelerates job cuts as it loses $6bn in Q4

Bank-wide lay-offs part of previously announced changes driven by ‘challenging’ fourth quarter


Triad Securities adds new clearing firm relationship

Wedbush Securities to provide services as BNP Paribas pulls away from correspondent clearing


Perella Weinberg founding partner departs

Retired Bernard Gault will work with $8.6bn firm on advisory basis


Altin shareholders push for boardroom shakeup

EGM called as Alpine Select and Absolute Invest request replacement of three directors at $240m Swiss FoHF


GAM positive on macro opportunities

FoHF the latest allocator to laud outlook for strategy in 2016


News round-up: Event-driven Orange Capital to close

MetLife suffers big profit loses; “Contrarian” strategies generate value…


IPM Ucits assets more than triple since August launch

Swedish macro manager expects fund to reach $250m by month-end




Mitsubishi snaps up Neuberger Berman PE admin

MUFG follows up UBS deal with another major purchase


Ex-Lucidus Capital CCO joins Bain Capital

Monica Comyns has started as European compliance vice president


Online poll: 40% of managers see end of liquid alts boom

Managers are unsure liquid alts asset growth can bounce back in 2016


Thayer Brook hires ex-IPM partner

Jamil Ismail becomes deputy CEO at London quant firm


News round-up: Early release in two-year insider trading case

Big losses for Horseman’s European fund; Two new hedge funds backed by Massachusetts pension fund…