Aquila hires Emea relations head from BNY

Ian Williams to focus on building out institutional business

Convergence: HF count and AuM grow in 2016

Data from SEC filings shows $325bn added to hedge funds with redemptions at $100bn

News round-up: FCA crime chief departs

China jails market manipulator; BlackRock appoints Osborne; Renaissance V Tech bet pays off; and more…

Longchamp AM launches volatility fund

Equity-options strategy to run under French Ucits umbrella

Senior UBS prime brokerage exec to leave after 15 years

Gerry Polizzi is understood to be looking to start-up his own fund

Trump Treasury pledges to compete with Cayman on tax benefits

Steven Mnuchin says his experience as a hedge fund manager will help with reforms

UK consultant Redington hires ex-BlueBay accounting pro

Neil Kimberley joins to help build ‘finance function’

News round-up: Soros: Trump a ‘would-be dictator’ and May won’t last

Guilty verdict for Visium PM; Managers crowding on ‘extreme’ Trump bets; and more…

Capita Asset Services names business development head for Irish funds unit

Andrea Lennon joins outsourcing giant’s fund solutions arm from BNY Mellon

Millennium credit analysts join UBS O’Connor and Fore R&M

Evan Brown and Madhu Dasariraju move on to new roles in the sector

Neuberger Berman adds Ucits strat to fixed income portfolio

Opportunistic Bond Fund to ‘exploit market mispricing’ across industry and geography

Hedge fund priest announces 85% return for flagship fund

Emmanuel Lemelson locked in $100m defamation suit with Bloomberg over ‘SEC probe’ article

News round-up: Renaissance co-chief gave $1.7m to ‘Clinton Cash’ bestseller

Frustration grows around hedge fund pass through rates; Asian hedge fund Myriad dumps 2/20

Admin Caceis launches Ucits depositary

New risk and compliance head Tom Finch to head new offering

Ex-Pine River duo join Paloma Partners for CMBS launch

Andy Schofield and Chris Lau to run new CMBS strategy at $6.3bn New York firm

Sprott Asset Management adds gold and multi-asset credit funds

$9.3bn Toronto-based manager launches precious metals and credit vehicles

AQR flagship liquid alts fund stumbles with $2bn Q4 losses

Managed futures fund still saw significant growth of 27% through 2016

Ramius CEO Michael Singer departs

Ex-Third Avenue chief exits $10.7bn firm after four years