Maverick set to hard-close quant fund after strong growth

Two systematic funds recently launched by Lee Ainslie’s firm have reached over $1bn in first quarter

News round-up: Oil hedge fund BBL looks to launch $1bn macro fund

Point72 president resigns after lawsuit, fundraising; Hedge funds go long on yen; and more

Abingdon to close as founder joins ex-Graham PM’s start-up

Stephen Klein joins Mistell Management as COO

Millennium taps Tudor and Balyasny pros in global hiring spree

Izzy Englander’s firm adds ops staff and PMs in New York, London, Hong Kong

Aima signs UK Women in Finance Charter

Trade body says “room for progress” in alts industry

RWC Partners revamps convertibles team

Esther Watt departs multi-strategy manager; Justin Craib-Cox joins firm

Trium hires ex-BlueCrest equities duo

Tom Ayres and Nikki Martin were formerly with Ivaldi

News round-up: NY manager pleads guilty on Ponzi scheme charge

French regulator probes UK funds’ Brexit plans; Amundi-backed firm seeks acquisitions; and more…

Credit Suisse global head of prime consulting departs

Jeremy Siegel’s departure follows global head of prime’s exit last month

CME Group makes approach for Michael Spencer’s Nex Group

Futures exchanges approaches $3.6bn London firm which has acquired a number of hedge fund vendors

BNP Paribas pulls Markham Rae seed; firm closes trade finance fund

London manager continues to run global macro strat with some $250m in assets

Folger Hill hires director of data research  

Chris Tierney joins Sol Kumin’s firm from Pennant Capital

Ex-Goldman MD drops Curation launch to join Pictet

Asim Nurmohamed running total return equities strategy at $197bn asset manager

Senior Citadel, Carlson, Magnetar figures line up for new SBAI committee

Standards Board for Alternative Investments creates North American board to direct regional efforts

Fidante takes stake in event-driven firm Latigo

Deal sees Fidante parent Challenger invest in Latigo funds

Morgan Stanley to close Ucits platform to third-party managers

MS to stop servicing managers on its FundLogic Alternatives platform

Contour AM hires ex ShearLink IR pro as marketing director

Tom Cahill joins TMT-focused hedge fund in New York

News round-up: Och-Ziff to shut European hedge fund as new CEO shifts focus

Winton Capital registers as AIFM in Ireland; Alan Howard makes a bet on cryptocurrencies; and more