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Albourne launches specialist credit consulting arm

Consultant previously split its research into three broad classes: hedge funds, private markets and dynamic beta


HFM launch pick AuM up 50% amid start-up growth

Annual round-up highlights increase in size and more positivity

News round-up: Top Credit Suisse owner backs part of RBR break-up plan

Cohen-backed Quantopian starts fund for outside investors; appeals court dismisses Level Global owner’s FBI claims and more



Maples FS expands presence in Bermuda

Fund admin supports growth with two senior hires


Apex hires Kane admin head to lead insurance platform

Recently merged admin to rebrand Equinoxe’s insurance fund service


BlueMountain promotes investment team trio to partners

Promotions go into effect in 2018


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