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LMR Partners Co-Founder Manuel Said to Plan Own Macro Hedge Fund

bloomberg.com — Andrew Manuel, a co-founder of the $2.5 billion hedge-fund firm LMR Partners LLP, is preparing to start his own global macro hedge fund with two partners later this year, according to two people with knowledge of the matter.

Capula Said to Hire Ex-BlueCrest Money Manager Niall Playfair

bloomberg.com — Capula Investment Management LLP has hired Niall Playfair, a former money manager at BlueCrest Capital Management in London, according to two people with knowledge of the matter.

Distressed credit draws hedge fund clients, Morgan Stanley says

pbn.com — LONDON - Investor interest in hedge funds betting on distressed credit is growing as weaker economic growth creates more investment opportunities, according to Morgan Stanley. Almost half of investors surveyed by the U.S.

Distressed Credit Draws Hedge Fund Clients, Morgan Stanley Says

bloomberg.com — Investor interest in hedge funds betting on distressed credit is growing as weaker economic growth creates more investment opportunities, according to Morgan Stanley.

Ex-BlueBay Da Fonseca Said to Join $2 Billion Glen Point Capital

bloomberg.com — Glen Point Capital, one of the largest hedge funds to open in Europe this year, has hired former BlueBay Asset Management LLP money manager Rodrigo Da Fonseca as head of credit strategies, according to a person with knowledge of the matter.

Hedge-Fund Investors Pull $5.7 Billion in July, Eurekahedge Says

bloomberg.com — Hedge funds suffered a third consecutive month of outflows in July as investors withdrew $5.7 billion, according to industry tracker Eurekahedge.

Aluminum alkoxide, amide and halide complexes supported by a bulky dipyrromethene ligand: synthesis, characterization, and preliminary ε-caprolactone polymerization activity - Dalton Transactions (RSC Publishing)

pubs.rsc.org — Aluminum halide, alkoxide and amide complexes 2-6 of the form (N,N)AlX2−nYn (n = 0, 1 and (N,N) = 1,9-dimesityl-5-phenyldipyrromethene (1)) were synthesized and characterized by NMR spectroscopy and X-ray crystallography. The in situ generated lithium salt of dipyrromethene 1 was reacted with AlX3 to afford aluminu

Pimco’s Man From Man Expected to Shake Up Gross’s Same-Old

wealthmanagement.com — New PIMCO CEO Manny Roman (Bloomberg) -- Manny Roman was blunt: A lot of mutual funds stink. "When you look at the mutual fund industry, when you look at the way they manage your 401(k)," a grinning Emmanuel "Manny" Roman told a TED Talk in London, "it's a really, really sad story."

Pimco’s New CEO Will Battle to Escape the Shadow of Bill Gross

bloomberg.com — Manny Roman was blunt: A lot of mutual funds stink. "When you look at the mutual fund industry, when you look at the way they manage your 401(k)," a grinning Emmanuel "Manny" Roman told a TED Talk in London, "it's a really, really sad story."

Europe Hedge Funds Shrink and Shutter as Turmoil Hurts Returns

bloomberg.com — Europe's hedge-fund industry contracted for a sixth straight quarter as the U.K.'s decision to leave the European Union and concerns that China's growth is slowing caused losses and forced some money managers to shutter. Sixty-two hedge funds were shut in the three months through June compared with 54 that started, according to data compiled by Singapore-based Eurekahedge.
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Aug 25, 2016

Another macro hedge fund start-up in Europe as ex-LMR co-founder and ex-Goldman trader Manuel readies launch  http://bloom.bg/2biGj0j 

Aug 25, 2016

July hedge fund redemption: $25.2 bln as per eVestment, $5.7 billion as per Eurekahedge. Waiting to see HFR numbers now

Aug 24, 2016

Capula Said to Hire Ex-BlueCrest Money Manager Niall Playfair  http://bloom.bg/2byZ7O6  via @markets

Aug 23, 2016

Using Chinese money, this hedge-fund startup is betting big on Treasuries  http://bloom.bg/2bxV5VV  via @markets

Aug 22, 2016

Brexit means an end to London’s property boom, key broker says  http://bloom.bg/2bujd9D  via @business


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