News

Man Group’s AHL, FRM and private markets units commit to PRI

$96bn listed manager signs up to principles on firm-wide basis


Emergence incubator fund adds systematic equity strategy

VIA AM becomes the 16th investment for Paris-based NewAlpha

Bfinance has hired Scotiabank cap intro head

Les Marton is consultancy’s first hire in Canada outside main Montréal office



PineBridge taps Candriam pro for consultant relations role

Gregory Ohlson joins $85bn manager this month, HFM InvestHedge understands


Ucits platform searching for macro, event-driven and credit HFs

London-based Ucits platform sees overall AuM pass $750m after growth of CLO and equity funds


Pennsylvania Sers approves $150m ticket for TSSP credit fund

Public pension continues build-out of multi-strategy portfolio; sets sights on cutting fees and costs


Investment consultants referred to competition authority over conflict concerns

Probe to investigate conflicts of interest, price competition of major firms


Swedish allocator re-issues ‘ESG-friendly’ FoHF call after first search flops

Knowledge Foundation looking for fund-of-one; cancels first tender for $300m mandate due to lack of responses


Kettera’s Hydra platform expands into equity strategies

Hydra Global Hedge relies on Goldman Sachs and other independent service providers


Kochard to exit as Uvimco’s CEO/CIO by year-end

After nearly seven years at the helm of the University of Virginia, Kochard plots return to the private investment management sector


Triton taps Brevan Howard IR specialist

Oliver Brook joins $9.8bn credit and private equity alongside Emily Oliver as Catherine Johnston departs fro AnaCap


Family office hedge fund allocations decline as performance falters

Roughly 30% expect to decrease their hedge fund investments, according to Campden/UBS Global Family Office Report


Sonoma County invests $50m in new Davidson Kempner fund

As Special Opportunities Fund III starts returning capital, $2.7bn pension makes allocation to SOF IV



Man FRM moves back into BDC top 10 after 26% growth

$16.2bn unit among largest FoHFs after five-year hiatus, InvestHedge Billion Dollar Club research reveals


Unigestion taps Canada Life pro for marketing head

Frank Maret will focus on digital engagement


Eaton Partners taps Morgan Stanley, Salient pros

Nina Yang and Ryan Haselden among five new hires placement agent has made globally


Twin Capital taps Gruss IR pro

Jessica Cass joins David Simon’s firm as he targets growing assets beyond $1bn


Pimco wins $300m New Mexico Employees’ mandate

Santa Fe pension also allocates to NGP Energy as part of liquid real assets build-out