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Ex-Peak6/Achievement pro launches HF marketing firm

Joseph Campise’s Chicago-based 9.28 Capital Advisors set up this week


Majority of funds to pay for research out of own pockets regardless of Mifid II

Cordium polling also shows only 18% of firm’s have Mifid II implementation projects on track

News round-up: Carlyle accused of misleading investors about risks of near-$2bn position

Former PM Nikhil Dhir files lawsuit in Connecticut; HFs eye European bank sell-off; and more …



Quintillion names new CEO

COO Linda Gorman takes over from Joan Kehoe who is stepping down after decade in charge


Och-Ziff sees annual earnings plummet 57%

New York-based firm reports $36m Q4 loss, bringin full-year assets down by $2bn


Paulson & Co eyes $500m raise for sector fund

Firm targets $250m for both founders’ and A share classes, marketing document reveals


News round-up: Chilton Investment Co said to shutter commodities fund

PM Leigh Goehring retired at end of 2015; Ex-Legg Mason PM to use seismic prediction technology for HF and more …


Managed futures and macro defy January HF declines

Industry returns down -2.2% for month, with l/s equity the worst performer, says eVestment


Quintillion CEO and founder Joan Kehoe to depart

Joan Kehoe set to leave US Bancorp-owned administrator after nearly decade in charge


EC formally approves 12-month delay to Mifid II

Implementation will take place on 3 January 2018


Perella Weinberg sees ops and trading pro depart

Perella Weinberg sees ops and trading pro depart


Abydos founder and ex-CQS partner launch energy fund

Westbrook to bet on resurgence of oil prices; firm eyes raising $200m within 12 months


US and EU reach landmark clearing deal

Agreement will see EU and US both change rules




Massachusetts pension seeking investment consultant

$145m Plymouth scheme allocates 10% of portfolio to hedge funds


News round-up: Apex Capital to restructure as CIO exits for new fund

Gil Simon leaving to launch a tech HF; Ackman releases video in latest Herbalife attack and more …


FCA launches enforcement investigations into two AIFMs

Managers probed over mis-selling and compliance systems


UK hedge funds oppose Brexit

Majority of managers back staying in EU, exclusive HFM industry survey reveals


Obama calls for CFTC and SEC budgets to double in five years

Administration also calls for new levy on firms with more than $50bn in assets