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Isam chair Stanley Fink joins UK parliament HF group

Former Man group chief appointed to Aima-backed initiative


Fort raises $150m for fund version of global trend

New fund targets larger investors with $50m minimum investment

Aspect risk director promoted to CRO

Anna Hull joins $6bn systematic firm’s board



Schroders hard closes $1.5bn Two Sigma Gaia fund

Market-neutral strategy hits capacity within six months of launch


CTAIntelligence performance award winners revealed

Equinox co-founder Richard E Bornhoft picks up life-time achievement award


Swiss Capital Alternative Investments to invest $2bn in CTAs

Zurich asset manager looks to make 25 allocations in 2017


Discretionary CTAs keep heads above water while systematics suffer in 2017

CTAs continue bad run of form as hedge funds maintain positive performance


Aspect founder beats Citadel director to NFA board position

Martin Lueck elected ahead of Citadel regulatory policy director


AlphaParity sold to US investment giant

macro-focused risk premia firm quant currently has $500m with 11 staff in London and New York


Renaissance co-founder backs HFT startup

Howard Morgan joins Arcadian founder and Chinese social media giant as a Domeyard investor


HiProb Trading leads three-year consistency rankings

Typhon, Red Rock and Mulvaney amongst top ten performers


Machine learning pioneer loses 28% in 2016

Canadian quant rebrands following loss of founding partner to Amazon


OMGI launches first managed futures fund

Pure systematic fund will seek to avoid over-reliance on historical data patterns




Kettera Strategies hires OCC exec as CFO

Former Man Group and Guggenheim pro joins as Kettera’s first full-time CFO


Texier named RJ O’Brien UK managing director

Former SocGen and Kyte pro to head RJ O’Brien’s European push


Systematica and Two Sigma drive Schroders Ucits inflows

Two Sigma launched in August while BlueTrend debuted in December 2015


SS&C appeals judge’s order to allow Tillage cyber-hack case to proceed

Administration giant wants court to throw out lawsuit in its entirety


HTG Capital rebrands as Hehmeyer Trading + Investments

Completes firm restructuring following acquisition of Kottke Associates