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Man acquires Numeric in latest deal

Man Group has acquired Numeric Holdings, a Boston-based quantitative equity manager with $14.7 billion in Assets under Management (AuM), just weeks after it purchased Pine Grove, a $1 billion credit-focused fund of hedge funds.

Posted on: 19 Jun, 2014
Posted in: People Moves

Fitch Ratings predicts more selective M&A deals at asset managers

There is likely to be an increase in small, selective M&A (merger & acquisition) deals at European asset managers as these firms seek to diversify their product lines and expand their distribution capabilities, according to Fitch Ratings.

Posted on: 11 Jun, 2014
Posted in: People Moves

FRM warns on impact of regulation on hedge fund financing

Any regulation of the shadow banking market must be careful not to dramatically alter the cost of hedge fund financing, it has been warned.

Posted on: 08 Jan, 2014
Posted in: Regulation

COOConnect Summary of 2013: Part 4

Here is the fourth and penultimate instalment of COOConnect’s five part series summarising the key events to impact the hedge fund industry in 2013.

FCA gets tough on fees

Posted on: 18 Dec, 2013
Posted in: Investors

Boutique managed accounts platforms could suffer in light of AlphaMetrix

Institutional managed accounts platforms such as those backed by investment banks or large-scale asset managers are likely to see a surge in interest from allocators at the expense of boutique providers following the on-going events at AlphaMetrix

Posted on: 07 Nov, 2013
Posted in: Operational Risk

First hedge fund movers in China must adopt long-termist approach

Hedge funds hoping to raise money in China through the Shanghai regulator’s Qualified Domestic Limited Partner (QDLP) programme will benefit from being the first movers into the space, but must accept they could incur losses for the first few year

Posted on: 19 Sep, 2013
Posted in: Launches

Interview with Stephen McGoohan, head of FRM’s managed account business

Stephen McGoohan, head of FRM’s managed accounts business, speaks about the benefits of managed accounts, as well as how he sees the model developing.

Posted on: 26 Jun, 2013
Posted in: Video Features

Struggling ex-prop traders turned hedge funds could re-emerge, says FRM

Prop-desk spin-outs which struggled to raise meaningful assets or have since shuttered could re-emerge once those managers gain more experience of hedge funds, according to Patric de Gentile Williams, head of seeding at FRM, Man Group’s recently a

Posted on: 20 Jun, 2013
Posted in: Investors

This week's top hedge fund news

Here is a summary of the biggest hedge fund news stories of the week ending June 7.


Posted on: 07 Jun, 2013
Posted in: Investors

Manny Roman appointed CEO at Man

Peter Clarke, CEO at Man Group, is to retire paving the way for Manny Roman, president and COO, to take over at the helms in what has been a tumultuous two years for the world’s largest publicly listed hedge fund.

Posted on: 10 Dec, 2012
Posted in: People Moves


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