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Best wishes for 2017 from the Global Fund Media team

Fri, 23/12/2016 - 08:30

The Global Fund Media newsletter team is taking its customary year-end break, and will resume business as usual on Tuesday 3 January. »


Best wishes for 2016 from the Global Fund Media team

Wed, 23/12/2015 - 08:00

The Global Fund Media newsletter team is taking its customary year-end break, and will resume business as usual on Monday 4 January. »


Hedgeweek USA Awards 2015 – last chance to vote

Thu, 25/06/2015 - 10:40

Voting for the 5th edition of the Hedgeweek USA Awards, which recognise excellence among hedge fund managers and service providers around the world, is due to close at midnight on Friday 26 June. »


Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015 – Voting now closed

Thu, 15/01/2015 - 08:19

Voting for the 6th edition of the Hedgeweek Global Awards has now closed. The Awards will be presented at a lunch ceremony to be held in London and the winners will be announced in due course. »


Gottex reports positive performance for alternative and multi-asset product lines

Tue, 22/07/2014 - 13:01

Alternative asset management group Gottex Fund Management has reported combined client assets of USD8.5 billion as at 30 June 2014. »

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Barclay CTA Index gains 0.63 per cent in June

Tue, 22/07/2014 - 12:06

Managed futures gained 0.63 per cent in June, according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by BarclayHedge. »

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SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator at 3.15 per cent for July

Tue, 22/07/2014 - 10:59

The SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator for July 2014 measured 3.15 per cent, down from 4.80 per cent in June. »

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Three of four top World Cup finishers have seen equity markets rise since final

Tue, 22/07/2014 - 06:00

World Cup success has been accompanied by positive equity market performance since last Sunday’s final for nearly all of the four top finishers as reflected by Russell Index country constituent returns. »

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CTA performance moves back into positive territory

Mon, 21/07/2014 - 16:00

All managed futures indices calculated by Newedge showed positive returns for the month of June with trend followers leading the pack with a return of +1.25 per cent. »

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HedgeCoVest adds Pershing Advisor Solutions to alternative investment platform

Mon, 21/07/2014 - 10:05

Pershing Advisor Solutions has been selected as a custodian for HedgeCoVest, a hedge fund alternative investment platform. »

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Barclay Hedge Fund Index up 1.41 per cent in June

Mon, 21/07/2014 - 06:02

Hedge funds gained 1.41 per cent in June, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by BarclayHedge. »

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Hedge funds positive again in June, says eVestment

Fri, 18/07/2014 - 12:05

Hedge fund performance was positive in June for the second consecutive month, according to the latest eVestlment monthly summary report. »


Hedge funds to see strong capital allocations in H2 2014, says Credit Suisse survey

Fri, 18/07/2014 - 10:02

The second half of 2014 looks set to be a strong period for capital allocations to hedge funds, according to a poll of institutional investors conducted by Credit Suisse Capital Services.   »

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Cattegatt sees increased competition and institutionalisation of secondaries private equity market

Thu, 17/07/2014 - 16:14

Increased competition, innovative structures and the use of leverage have caused the trading of secondary interests to be more efficient in H1 2014 with improved processes, whilst offering better prices to vendors. »

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Hedge Fund Standards Board granted membership of IOSCO

Thu, 17/07/2014 - 10:09

The Hedge Fund Standards Board (HFSB) has been granted affiliate membership of the International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO). »

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ALTIN discloses entire hedge fund portfolio

Thu, 17/07/2014 - 06:16

ALTIN, the Swiss alternative investment company listed on the London and Swiss stock exchanges, has disclosed its entire hedge fund portfolio holdings as part of its policy of full transparency to investors. »


Investors bullish on equity market in second half of 2014

Wed, 16/07/2014 - 14:06

Global investors have regained a strongly bullish stance on the outlook for equity markets in the second half of 2014, according to the BofA Merrill Lynch Fund Manager Survey for July. »

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Marble House Capital appoints BNY Mellon as custodian for German alt investment funds

Wed, 16/07/2014 - 12:32

BNY Mellon has been appointed by Marble House Capital to provide custody services and related control functions to a range of portfolio funds and future retail alternative investment funds (AIFs) and special AIFs. »


Hedge fund Prentice Capital bullish on stocks as May retail spending jumps 0.3 per cent

Wed, 16/07/2014 - 11:46

Retail sales gained 0.3 per cent in May and while that was below the 0.6 per cent rise expected on Wall Street the data did little to alter views that the economy is regaining steam. »


Bloomberg Alternatives Marketing Council to define best practices for hedge funds

Wed, 16/07/2014 - 06:04

The Bloomberg Alternatives Marketing Council has been launched, bringing together experts from various disciplines to help hedge funds increase transparency, accelerate growth and define marketing practices. »

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Junior debt will continue to deliver in a rising interest rate environment, says GAM

Tue, 15/07/2014 - 16:05

Traditional fixed income investors are struggling to generate meaningful returns from the current rising interest rate environment, but GAM continues to find attractive opportunities in the subordinated debt of investment grade companies. »


Hedge funds show continued appetite for equities, but grow cautious on US credit

Tue, 15/07/2014 - 10:07

Hedge fund managers are increasingly cautious regarding US credit, according to a report from Lyxor, which suggests that 65 per cent of managers are not expecting the current credit rally to continue. »

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India's budget shows positive signs

Mon, 14/07/2014 - 18:20

Following the announcment of the first budget under India's new Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, Craig Botham, Emerging Market Economist for Schroders, comments on its implications for India's economy and markets… »

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Alternative assets continue their inexorable rise, says Towers Watson survey

Mon, 14/07/2014 - 16:00

Total assets managed by the Top 100 alternative investment managers globally reached USD3.3 trillion in 2013, up from USD3.1 trillion in 2012, according to research by Towers Watson. »

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SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index returns 1.16 per cent in June

Mon, 14/07/2014 - 12:06

The gross return of the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index for June 2014 measured 1.16 per cent. »


TLC Capital Group to launch Salvus Hedged Yield Fund in late summer

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 16:00

Atlanta-based TLC Capital Group is preparing the launch of a new option-hedged market neutral fund, the Salvus Hedged Yield Fund, which will employ the firm’s proprietary hedged yield strategy. »

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BoE no-change decision is no surprise

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 13:50

Ben Brettel, senior economist at Hargreaves Lansdon, comments on The Bank of England’s decision to hold the base rate at 0.5% for the 65th month in a row… »

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Netagio launches first British Bitcoin, gold and sterling exchange

Fri, 11/07/2014 - 06:00

Netagio, the UK-based digital currency broker, has launched the first British exchange enabling retail customers and institutional investors to trade gold, Bitcoins and GBP on a single peer-to-peer platform. »


Global Advisors launches world’s first regulator approved Bitcoin Investment Fund

Thu, 10/07/2014 - 16:00

Global Advisors Jersey Limited (GAJL) has secured regulatory approval from the Jersey Financial Services Commission (JFSC) for a Bitcoin Investment fund.  »


METIS Financial Network launches marketing and management platform for alt funds

Thu, 10/07/2014 - 15:00

METIS Financial Network has launched an alternative investment marketplace allowing private equity, venture capital and hedge funds to market their offerings to a global network of accredited investors and advisors. »



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