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

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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

Conquest Capital gains nearly 20% this month

Returns push systematic New York manager into top 20 performers, HSBC private bank data shows

News round-up: “Black swan” hedge fund up 11% this month

Austrian hedge fund Qbasis cashing in on market turmoil, Law firm Matheson defends use of charities and more …

$3bn Californian pension boosts hedge fund target by 1%

Samcera scheme adds to hedge funds and to alternative credit respectively

Regional futures industry associations announce merger

FIA, FIA Europe and FIA Asia to formally combine forces after global affiliation

Kovshov to launch Discovery Capital spin-out

Monolit Capital to be backed by Discovery founder Rob Citrone