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Hedge fund administration

NorthStar Financial Services Group launches hedge fund admin unit

NorthStar Financial Services Group has launched a hedge fund administration unit, Gemini Hedge Fund Services, as a new subsidiary. »


Alpha

2014 could see alpha and dispersion rise in importance over beta, says GAM’s Lawler

Hedge funds had a strong final quarter of 2013 and ended the year up 6.7 per cent, as measured by the HFRX Global Hedge Fund index returns in US dollar terms. »


Dollars

Hedge funds get USD17.5bn in November

Hedge funds took in USD17.5bn or 0.9 per cent of assets in November, according to a report from BarclayHedge and TrimTabs Investment Research. »


Newspaper and money

Stratigis launches Theta Alternative Income Fund

Stratigis Capital Advisors has launched the Theta Alternative Income Fund. »


Thumbs up

Five out of seven IndexIQ HF replication indices positive in December

Five out of seven of IndexIQ’s proprietary family of hedge fund replication and alternative beta indices ended the year with positive returns. »


Up arrow

Credit Suisse LAB Index up 0.48 per cent in December

The Credit Suisse Liquid Alternative Beta Index was up 0.48 per cent in December, according to Dr Jordan Drachman, head of alternative beta strategies at Credit Suisse. »


Up arrow

Market Vectors Hedge Fund Beta Indices all positive in January

All six of the Market vectors Hedge Fund Beta Indices recorded positive returns in January, according to index provider MVIS. »


Managed futures

Barclay CTA Index gains 0.56 per cent in November

Managed futures gained 0.56 per cent in November, according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by BarclayHedge. »


Luca Paolini, Pictet Asset Management

Markets to enter new phase in 2014, says Pictet

Luca Paolini (pictured), Chief Strategist at Pictet Asset Management, explains why markets will enter a new phase in 2014… »


Numbers and magnifying glass

SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator up to 5.90 per cent in December

The SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator for December 2013 measured 5.90 per cent, up from 5.09 per cent in November. »


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