Semper Capital hires ex-Marine sergeant as compliance chief

Fixed income manager appoints Christopher Mendez in New York

Ex-Pine River duo join Paloma Partners for CMBS launch

Andy Schofield and Chris Lau to run new CMBS strategy at $6.3bn New York firm

Sprott Asset Management adds gold and multi-asset credit funds

$9.3bn Toronto-based manager launches precious metals and credit vehicles

Neuberger Berman adds Ucits strat to fixed income portfolio

Opportunistic Bond Fund to ‘exploit market mispricing’ across industry and geography

Crescent Capital closes mezz fund at $4.6bn

Los Angeles firm exceeds fundraising target with $900m already deployed

Ramius CEO Michael Singer departs

Ex-Third Avenue chief exits $10.7bn firm after four years

PVE seals European pension ‘anchor investor’ for NPL fund

London firm eyes €200m Q1 close and set to open first Italy office

Chicago LABF issues credit FoHF RFP

$1.2bn pension will only consider $1bn-plus firms, search documents show

GoldenTree AM raises $600m for CLO strategy

$18bn firm’s loan management arm announces deal as risk retention rules kick-in

Marble Point acquires $3.4bn CLO platform

Eagle Point CFO Kenneth Onorio extends his duties to recently launched firm

DTCC to develop blockchain-based CDS platform

IBM, Axoni and R3 team-up to enhance DTCC’s credit default swaps offering

Ex-CQS duo post 30% gains at Triada Capital

Hong Kong l/s credit venture by Monica Hsiao and Anna Tham has stellar debut year

Blackstone-backed Raveneur Investment Group set to close

Mark Black’s Blackstone and Paamco-backed fund to wind down

Brigade Capital secures $200m Illinois ticket

New York firm beats Beach Point in pitch for high-yield debt mandate

Distressed hedge fund launches almost triple in 2016

Strategy bucks industry trend as overall launch figures down 40% for the year

Man Group seals deal for $1.7bn Aalto Invest

Real estate manager to be ‘central component’ in firm’s new global private markets unit

Dallas Fire & Police axes eight alts managers

Under pressure scheme redeems $56.3m from HFs; $38.7m from EM debt

Magnetar Capital comms chief to join ICE

Brookly McLaughlin to depart $13bn Illinois firm for senior role at exchange operator