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Hedge fund outflows total $34bn in H1 2016

Credit and equity strategies suffer significant redemptions while CTAs saw growth, Preqin estimates


David Squires becomes CFO for UBS Asset Management Americas

John Moore retires from role after building out hedge fund business in 20 years at the helm

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Empiric set for South Africa fund launch

Systematic l/s equities fund to trade under third party ahead of FSB approval



Quant firm Tiber launches Ucits on MontLake platform

London-based Tiber’s Diversified Ucits Fund launched with $20m in May


Dalton Strategic Partnership names royal as new CEO

Ex-Goldman adviser Prince Wenceslas von Liechtenstein takes up role after joining as partner in July


Turner appoints global fixed income head

Firm recruits New Sky founder Stefania Perrucci ahead of fund series launch


Online poll: One third of HFs bring in hurdle rates

Introduction of hurdles on performance fees gains momentum


News round-up: Soros tops global hedge fund rich list

Costly Yirendai short starting to offer dividends; Hedge fund teen hits out at NFA; and more…


Smaller hedge funds win carve out in SEC reporting reforms

Threshold for new managed account disclosures raised from $150m to $500m


Castilium Capital CIO and COO depart

London-based systematic firm exited Mayfair offices in July


GoldenTree founder preparing Marble Point Credit

New US loan and CLO investment firm in Connecticut led by Tom Shandell


Brummer’s new global macro team make strong debut

Arete Capital Partners went live this month; could receive ‘several hundred million’ from Swedish giant


UBS FoHF unit appoints new European investments head

Ex-Falcon Asset Management partner Edoardo Rulli rejoins UBS replacing Matthew Jamieson




News round-up: Court appoints liquidator for stricken Platinum

Hedge funds fight for bond settlement payout; Brazil fund bets on economy upturn; and more…


Carlyle to sell ESG stake; Claren Road under review

Emerging Sovereign Group partners to buy back Carlyle’s 55% stake


Credit and multi-asset worst hit in July as outflows continue

$25.2bn pulled from the sector in July although commodities and managed futures see positive growth


CQS reveals profit dip from 2015 fund losses

Michael Hintze’s London hedge fund sees 23% fall in earnings


News round-up: Och-Ziff said to cut management fees

HF inroads hurt reinsurers; UBS’ O’Connor faces unfair dismissal claim; and more…