Ex-Moore Capital PM to launch l/s equity fund

Cheng said to be raising capital for Alexander Road Capital

Blackstone taps Lyxor UK distribution head

Andrew Cocks joins in new role to lead Emea private wealth distribution

Winton launches systematic event-driven fund

L/s equity strategy opens to external allocations

News round-up: RBR to press for three-way break-up of Credit Suisse

Ex-Goldman executive raises money for quant strategy; Berkowitz liquidates hedge fund

Goldman taps UBS for quant research head

Nick Baltas joins bank’s systematic trading strategies group in London

Davide Serra’s Algebris launches Ucits for Italian savers

PIR-compliant fund will invest primarily in small and mid-cap Italian companies

Finisterre to manage Principal Global EMD Ucits

Damien Buchet and Christopher Watson to run unconstrained emerging markets credit strat

Ex-Graham duo start Mistell Management

Macro firm registered as CPO with CFTC this month

News round-up: Bridgewater wagers $1.1bn against Italian companies

Sachem Head seeks break-up of UK pharma group Shire; EU reaches equivalence deal with US on derivatives; and more

Northern Trust hires ex-Aviva Investors director

Andrew Brown becomes Global Fund Services UK relationship head

Heptagon Capital on-boards first l/s Ucits strat with $90m

New York small cap manager Kettle Hill launches on Irish platform following demand from European clients

SS&C acquires Commonwealth Fund Services

Deal to buy Canadian firm sees admin giant bring in $8bn in AuA

Ex-Paulson structured products head launches Strobus

Sihan Shu raised $50m from an investor for the global macro hedge fund’s onshore version

Goldman Ucits platform exec departs

Neha Jain leaves the investment bank after seven years

GMO systematic macro Ucits sees assets hit $200m

Major global markets fund doubles AuM since August on back of private bank demand

News round-up: Maverick Capital said to start two quant funds

Elliott boosts stake in HKE; JP Morgan eyes Paris for post-Brexit job moves

Quant inflows push Man Group alts assets to $57bn

Group confirms Mifid II research costs will be absorbed for majority of strategies

Tech entrepreneur to launch cryptocurrency FoHF

Joe DiPasquale launches BitBull to join crypto boom