News round-up: Hong Kong HF seeks $4bn payout from Japan’s Kyocera

Bridgewater fund up 9.5% YTD; Argentina president wants hedge fund deal; and more…

SEC steps up hedge fund supervision with third-party reviews

Firms face higher costs and more inspections from US regulator

SEC fines political consultant over “catalyst” information leaks

Washington firm distributed potential inside information to hedge funds

CFTC to inspect algo source code for first time

Commission approves new algorithmic trading rules for public comment

MEPs warn Mifid II will not be re-opened by delay

Rules set to be delayed by one year to January 2018

CTA launch activity at nine year low, says Preqin

Just 50 new CTAs recorded in first nine months of 2015

Texas pension unloads Perry Capital stake

Fort Worth scheme redeems full $16.5m investment in Perry Partners fund

Former KPMG pro plans equities fund

Sidharth Abrol to launch Rochester Tiger Capital Management in Q1 2016

London pooled pension vehicle secures FCA approval

Pension Collective Investment Vehicle to combine more than £24bn of assets

News round-up: Ex-Saba partner joins Arrowgrass

Paul Andiorio leading US credit at London firm; Elliott discloses 6.4% Alcoa stake and more …

Argenta hires ex-FPP sales head to lead IR

Richard Hindley joins Mario Frontini’s London-based equities firm this month

BlueMountain hires ex-Goldman Sachs pro as analyst

Keenan Buday joined NY firm last month

Defensive commodities stance drives November performance, says Lyxor

Most strategies up MTD, with global macro producing strongest returns

Healthcare and consumer staples dominate HF portfolios

FactSet and S&P Capital IQ analysis of 13F filings shows Discovery Capital and Pershing Square among largest holders of Allergan and Mondelez

Annual profits triple at $4bn Cantab Capital

UK systematic firm one of best performing hedge funds of 2014

News round-up: Third Point bets against Morrisons

Hedge funds eye Silicon Valley tech talent; Hedge funds bearish on gold again

Hedge fund assets enjoy largest monthly gain since February

Further redemptions likely before year-end, according to eVestment’s latest research

5 HFMWeek breakfast takeaways: Shifting sands: Accessing seeding capital

With more than $2.3bn in dry powder available and a flurry of hedge fund seeding activity predicted for 2016, HFMWeek takes a closer look at the European seeding space