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Exclusive: Two executives leave Fortress after losses in macro fund

mobile.reuters.com — LONDON/BOSTON (Reuters) - Two executives at hedge fund Fortress Investment Group are leaving the firm after its macro fund suffered heavy losses in the wake of the recent currency market upheaval, three sources familiar with the moves said.

Exclusive: Two executives leave Fortress after losses in macro fund

reuters.com — Chief Risk Officer Sherif Sweillam and portfolio manager Tye Schlegelmilch resigned this month, the sources said. Neither Sweillam nor Schlegelmilch could be reached at Fortress on Wednesday. The sources spoke on condition of not being identified because the fund's investments are private.

Ex-Dalton fund manager readies March launch for Asia hedge fund

uk.reuters.com — LONDON Jan 27 (Reuters) - Former Dalton Investments portfolio manager Tony Hsu is preparing to launch his own hedge fund in March to bet on shares of entrepreneur-led Asian firms and against state-run companies, according to a source and the fund's marketing material.

UPDATE 1-Swiss franc helps boost Man Group's computer-driven hedge funds

reuters.com — By Nishant Kumar LONDON Jan 23 (Reuters) - Man Group's hedge funds which use computer programs to drive their investment decisions have made gains of up to 5.7 percent in the first two weeks of January, profiting in part from the surprise jump in the value of the Swiss franc.

Ex-Citi FX head readies $500 mln hedge fund launch in April

reuters.com — Prasad could not be reached for comment. Silver Ridge Asset Management, which will have offices in London and New York, will have a multi-manager approach to trading led by Prasad, who left Citi in early 2014. Farhang Mehregani, also a former Citi executive, is joining Prasad in launching Silver Ridge Asset Management.

Ex-Goldman, Noble traders' macro hedge fund avoids Swiss franc loss, assets triple - sources

uk.reuters.com — LONDON Jan 22 (Reuters) - Guard Capital, a macro hedge fund firm launched by two former top traders at Goldman Sachs and Noble Group, has gained 2.5 percent so far in January, sources said, steering clear of the pain some of its peers suffered after the Swiss franc soared.

New clients, inflows lift St. James's Place assets to record high

reuters.com — Funds under management rose 17 percent to 52 billion pounds ($78.7 billion), above a consensus analyst forecast of 51 billion pounds, lifted by 5.1 billion of net new money, a fifth more than the previous year. British investors are taking advantage of reforms that have raised the amount they can put into tax-free individual savings accounts (ISAs).

New clients, inflows lift St. James's Place assets to record high

uk.reuters.com — LONDON (Reuters) - St. James's Place's (SJP.L) funds under management rose to record levels last year as the British wealth manager thanks to increased inflows and the addition of new clients. Funds under management rose 17 percent to 52 billion pounds lifted by 5.1 billion pounds of net new money, a fifth more than the previous year.

UPDATE 1-Brevan Howard settles dispute with co-founder Rokos

mobile.reuters.com — Hedge fund firms including Fortress, COMAC Capital and Everest Capital suffered deep portfolio losses last week, a setback for macro hedge funds that collectively saw net outflows worth about $28 billion last year, data from HFR showed, compared with $76.4 billion in net inflows for the industry as a whole.

Brevan Howard, co-founder Rokos end non-compete dispute

reuters.com — Brevan Howard, one of Europe's biggest hedge fund firms that managed more than $30 billion last year, will now help Rokos set-up his new business and also take a financial interest in the venture, according to a joint statement on Wednesday.
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