News

AB hires Commonfund head of asset allocation

Jess Gaspar appointed global director of research for manager’s multi-asset arm


$5.2bn pulled from hedge funds in January

Macro, commodities, market neutral and event driven funds attract inflows in first month of 2017

Duet closes managed futures fund as co-CIOs depart

Ex-Bluecrest quants Mattias Eriksson and Ebrahim Kasenally leave $5bn firm



News round-up: Alan Howard to be sole PM on new fund

Brevan Howard AH Master Fund to cap external assets to $1bn; Holocene Advisors tipped for $1bn launch; and more …


Crestline research head to launch closed-ended arbitrage firm

Nowlin Randolph set to debut Mahonia Capital later this year with friends and family capital


Omega founder opens affiliate firm for options fund debut

Argos Global Advisors will run a fund mirroring $200m managed account strat


Forward redemptions up 3.3% in February

SS&C GlobeOp indicator flat over 12 months but sees increase on January


News round-up: Dan Loeb and Louis Bacon added to list of Light Sky Macro backers

New York Hedge fund complains of low quality job candidates; Activists will drive sustainable investment, CEO tells conference, and more…


Emerging markets hedge fund AuM hits new highs

Capital allocated to EM strategies reached $200.7bn at end of 2016, according to HFR


“Tide turning” on investor sentiment to hedge funds

Barclays prime services team highlights ways hedge funds are accommodating investor demands


Global Prime Partners launches structured products arm

Division to be led by newly recruited business development head Mike Ward


News round-up: HF vets to launch $300m multi-strat firm

Gotham looks to tie fees to performance; Hedge funds fail in Fannie and Freddie appeal; and more…


Ex-Eaton Vance PM to launch Q Asset Management

Long-biased fund to pick Russell 3000 stocks




Ex-Man Group CEO Stanley Fink joins UK parliament HF group

Isam chairman appointed to Aima-backed initiative    


Litigation finance specialist Bentham opens Texas office

Houston-based operation to be led by new hire Eric Chenoweth


Sandell AM moves HQ to Florida

$760m equity and credit special sits firm opens Boca Raton office, staffs up London arm


News round-up: India opens up to derivatives trading

HFs bolster oil bets; Canada’s largest pension fund backs HFs; and more…


LRI hires business development head from Alceda

Manuela Froehlich tasked with growing investment services company’s third-party arm