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Serengeti partner leaves to start her own fund

Vivian Lau understood to be preparing to launch vehicle


One in four managers fear non-traditional competition

Study finds 25% of managers see entrance of tech or non-financial players as “highly likely”

News round-up: AQR trading head leaves as SEC probes old firm

Fortress to shrink macro business; Paulson donates $8.5m to academy schools and more…



Prestige opens second Malta office

Naxxar space follows AIFMD licence from regulator


FCA hires wholesale investment supervision head

Megan Butler joins on secondment from the PRA


Hedge fund leverage falls -1.3% over last week

Consumer cyclical exposure boosted while other sectors cut, reports JP Morgan


Cowen Group to acquire Conifer prime business

Cowen makes second acquisition in a month with Conifer deal


Chenavari launches l/s credit Ucits fund on Lyxor platform

Strat to focus on niche debt and bank deleveraging opportunities


News round-up: Treasury allows BoE appointee to retain HF share

Celgene accuses hedge fund manager of profiting from attempts to wipe out its patents; and more…


Global macro strats in demand with investors in H2

Credit Suisse survey shows 93% intend to maintain or increase HF allocations


Esma excludes Cayman from AIFMD passport

Guernsey and Jersey win approval


Mitsubishi launches emerging manager service

Service aims to get new managers to market quicker


EU Commission pushes for pan-European insolvency regime

Hedge funds say rule changes are essential for Capital Markets Union




Ex-Fred Alger tech pro to launch new TMT l/s fund

John McPeake set to launch Devi Capital Management in October


Man Group profits up on fee income jumps

Performance fees nearly double in H1, driven by AHL


UBS launches GBP share class for global l/s fund

Irish-domiciled vehicle seeks less volatility than long-only funds


Alternative Ucits funds down -0.4% over the last week

Emerging market funds plummet -1.6% in seven days


SS&C launches form ADV Market Intelligence tool

Platform scrapes all data from SEC form ADV filings