News

Hathersage hires FX veteran as senior PM

Andrew Wilkoff joins macro manager from Standard Chartered


Tages Capital adds second fund to Ucits platform

Anavon Capital’s long/short equities strategy to launch with $28m

Manhattan

Guggenheim Partners shuts GFS alt Ucits platform

Funds transferred to Swiss private bank; move follows managed account platform closure



Jupiter hires ex-Dexion investment head for major alts push

Magnus Spence will launch new products across asset class and region


News round-up: Steve Cohen to invest up to $250m in Quantopian

Einhorn plays down UK EU exit impact; distressed debt managers fail to impress in H1; and more…


Former Soros PM Randy Yuen starts Jafra Capital

Global long/short equity firm launched on 1 July with ‘several hundred million’


Hedge funds suffer $21bn June outflow

Large redemptions bring net outflow this year to $28bn, eVestment data shows


EU activism crackdown forces Greenlight to keep quiet

Market abuse regulation forces change of policy at $8.6bn activist manager


Man Group assets fall despite HF growth

Investment losses drive group AUM down 3% to $76bn


Maples hires Dallas Police & Fire Pension CIO

James Perry was in his role with the $2.7bn scheme for under a year


FoHF IAM stops marketing to US investors after 10 years

$4bn manager pulls back from New York to focus on Europe


News round-up: Pimco cutting junk bonds, corporate debt

Toscafund flexes activist muscles; Pandora hires advisory amid hedge fund pressure; and more…


ESG considerations a growing HF priority, Unigestion research claims

Larger firms and arbitrage funds lead the way as industry continues to lag behind private equity




Partners Capital hires Blackstone HF due diligence pro

Richard Scarinci to join $17bn outsourced investment office after 13 years at investor giant


Alpha Centauri set for Ucits launch on Aquila platform

Hamburg-based firm to target institutional investors with liquid alternative beta fund


Ex-Canadian pension plan MD names credit fund and hires ops/risk head

David Allen’s AlbaCore Capital hires ex-KCG European equities head David O’Neill as ops manager


UK pension ‘lifeboat’ assets grow by 4%

Exposure to hedge funds and other alternatives helps PPF beat return target


Admin Apex boosts compliance with three hires

Firm taps KPMG, State Street and JP Morgan for compliance and MD roles