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Top 10 global shorts: Zoe’s Kitchen tops list of US shorts

Markit data sets out the top 10 shorts in global regions


Greenwich Connecticut

Greenwich pension raises strategic alpha allocation

$389m scheme’s new allocation policy could treble investment in Loomis Sayles fund

Theleme CIO Degorce loses £8m HMRC tax appeal

Patrick Degorce bought the rights to feature films for an artificially inflated figure of £21.9m



SS&C to split up Advent following acquisition

Advent CEO Pete Hess to oversee creation of asset management and alternatives and advisory market groups


Hedge fund manager launches mass market trading apps

Service for simplified FX and CFD trading launched this month


News round-up: Fortress president Stuart Bohart leaves firm

Pershing Holdings falls 9.2% in August; Hedge funds beat market rout; and more…


HFs rush to European stocks amid US/China sell-off

Buying activity towards end of Aug reverses net selling from June onwards


Opers appoints Richard Shafer as CIO

Acting CIO appointed following year-long spell in role


UK in renewed bid to stop Mifid II dealing commission ban

Esma set for crunch board meeting this month


Tenor Capital tops asset target for arbitration fund

New York manager closed niche vehicle with $170m


SS&C snaps up software firm as acquisition spree rolls on

Firm buys Varden Technologies


KeyQuant launches Cayman CTA fund

The Key Trends 15 Fund launched this week with $16m


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


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