Ex-Discovery Capital pro’s l/s equity shop shutters after 12 months

Rob Citrone-backed Monolit Capital Partners closed down after only raising $30m

JP Morgan cap intro exec joins Baml

Georgios Ouzounis becomes Emea head of quant advisory

News round-up: Maverick debuts flat fee ‘recovery’ share class

Red Kite sues Barclays for $850m; Dymon Asia plans to raise $600m in equity expansion; and more

Jupiter launches leveraged l/s equity fund

James Clunie to manage Jupiter Global Levered Absolute Return Fund

Apex Group buys Deutsche Bank fund admin

Combined group expected to manage over $130bn in hedge fund AuA

Och-Ziff, Lansdowne, Algebris PMs among Sohn London line-up

Organisers reveal best ideas contest, to be judged by GLG, Egerton and CIAM

Former Man GLG head of risk joins Insight Investment

David Benjamin joins institutional asset manager in London  

Ex-Harvard commodities head explores relative value launch

Satu Parikh is latest former HMC manager to look at starting a fund

Mini-prime JonesTrading hires cap intro head

Bob Becker formerly led capital introduction with Jefferies

Varde Partners open Houston office

Credit, PE and infrastructure specialist opens Texas office to build-out energy team

Aspect Capital preps esoteric markets product

Alternative Markets Fund latest to enter emerging space

News round-up: Baupost boss dismisses calls to wipe out Puerto Rico debt

George Soros moves $18bn to foundation; Cryptocurrency funds top 100; and more

Trium appoints ex-OMGI alts MD Pepper as co-head

Donald Pepper to lead business alongside co-founder Shenan Dhanani

Advent launches multi-strat Ucits with Montlake

Advent Global Partners portfolio to be managed by Marc Friezo and Doug Teresko

Crestbridge appoints ex-Brevan chairman as manco adviser

Gunther Thumann was formerly a senior economist with the IMF

Albourne launches specialist credit consulting arm

Consultant previously split its research into three broad classes: hedge funds, private markets and dynamic beta

HFM launch pick AuM up 50% amid start-up growth

Annual round-up highlights increase in size and more positivity

News round-up: Top Credit Suisse owner backs part of RBR break-up plan

Cohen-backed Quantopian starts fund for outside investors; appeals court dismisses Level Global owner’s FBI claims and more