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Connecticut pension halves BlueCrest FoHF investment

BlueCrest hit by redemptions after Albourne recommendation


Experts call for pan-European alt credit passport

Lawyers want carve out for AIFs, Ucits and Eltifs

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ConceptONE managing director departs

Gary Kaminsky leaves after two years at regulatory firm



John Paulson’s merger arb Ucits doubles capacity

$19bn New York firm’s $1.1bn liquid alts fund now has $2bn “soft limit”


News round-up: Ex-Credit Suisse pro to launch quant fund

Puerto Rico to open restructure talks with hedge funds; Visium healthcare fund up 11.2% YTD; and more…


Aberdeen completes private equity specialist acquisition

One of Scotland-headquartered asset manager’s two alts deals, Arden expected to close by year-end


Sinopac quant fund up 20% this year on Asian volatility

Greater China-focused strategy has been on Deutsche platform for one year


Esma launches final Mifid II consultation on trading rules

Regulator wants views on three key topics


Esma extends Greek short selling ban by one month

Athens’ traders banned from shorting since June


News round-up: BoE chief frontrunner for FCA role

Andy Haldane tipped for watchdog leadership; Einhorn and Loeb drop 5%; and more…


Trio spinning out of Platinum Partners for TMT/industrials launch

Brothers Adam and Greg Brenner and Mikal Patel to launch Oribel Capital later in the year


Global macro/event driven hit hardest in sell-off, says Lyxor

Global macro funds on Lyxor’s managed account platform fell -4.1% last week


News round-up: Man Group’s China chief said to be assisting police

Daniel Zwirn teaming up with Westaim Corporation to launch Arena Finance Company and Arena Investors




Alt Ucits data firm LuxHedge acquired by Finvex Group

Brussels-based consulting firm buys Lux firm for an undisclosed sum


Ex-SAC Capital trader re-emerges with L/S equity vehicle

Forrest Fontana launches new fund after settling SEC allegations in 2011


NFA board approves cyber-security guidance

The NFA board has approved new cyber-security guidance for members and has put the topic at the core of its... Read More


SEB’s Herrlin appointed global head of hedge funds

Former head of PB for SEB London takes over from Erika Lundquist


Aberdeen launches $500m liquid alts fund

Ucits vehicle marks firm’s first European liquid alts offering