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“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


Advisors & Partners hires marketing pro

Arnaud Rousse-Lacordaire joins London advisory firm to focus on fund distribution


Fort raises initial $150m for global trend fund launch

New offering aimed at larger investors with $50m minimum investment


Willis Towers Watson launches hedge fund ‘marketplace’

AMX to reduce costs and increase transparency, consultant says


Aspect promotes risk director to CRO

Anna Hull to join $6bn systematic firm’s board




News round-up: Millennium, Citadel enjoy 5% Kraft boost

AQR and Odey halt Aberdeen AM shorting; Singapore SWF, Hillhouse fund Mobike and more …


Schroders hard closes Two Sigma Gaia fund

Market-neutral strategy hits $1.5bn capacity within six months of launch


Tages adds third Ucits to Lux platform

Tages Cygnus Europa Event Driven launches with $30m


Selwood launches market-neutral Ucits with Morgan Stanley

Market Neutral Credit fund is London-based manager’s second Ucits


Brazilian manager Captalys launches first offshore credit fund

Firm launches offshore version of existing vehicle to attract international investors