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Alternative UCITS market sees 10 per cent asset growth and 120+ new fund launches since beginning of 2017, says LuxHedge

Thu, 20/07/2017 - 14:58

Alternative UCITS funds continued experiencing strong capital inflows during 2017 with the market reaching EUR435 billion in assets under management by the end of June, a strong +10.2 per cent growth since beginning of the year. »

Mark Wittenstein, Castlewood

Castlewood Select Opportunity Fund posts 6.5 per cent return in Q2 2017

Wed, 19/07/2017 - 10:15

The Castlewood Select Opportunity Fund posted a 6.5 per cent return net of fees and expenses for the second-quarter. »

Amy Bensted, Preqin

Hedge fund gains reach 4.87 per cent in the first half of 2017

Wed, 19/07/2017 - 08:45

The hedge fund industry continued its recent run of consistent gains in June, returning 0.57 per cent for the month, according to the latest figures released by Preqin. »

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FERI funds reach EUR1bn on LRI Group UCITS Platform

Tue, 18/07/2017 - 08:47

The FERI funds OptoFlex and EquityFlex on LRI Group’s UCITS Platform have achieved a total of EUR1 billion in total assets over all share classes. »

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Saemor Europe Alpha Fund down slightly in June

Fri, 14/07/2017 - 09:25

The Saemor Europe Alpha Fund posted a modest decline of 0.4 per cent in June, bringing the year-to-date return to a positive 2.1 per cent. »

Michaël Malquarti, Quaero

European growth and clean tech boost Quaero’s European long short strategy

Fri, 14/07/2017 - 09:08

Michaël Malquarti (pictured), manager of Quaero Capital’s Argos European Equities Long Short Equity strategy, believes European equity markets continue to point to a mid-term bullish picture, from a technical standpoint. »

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Hedge funds end five-month growth with losses of 0.19 per cent, says EurekaHedge

Wed, 12/07/2017 - 09:14

Hedge funds ended their five-month winning streak, ending June down down 0.19 per cent according to preliminary figures for the month released by EurekaHedge. »

Kenneth Heinz, HFR

Emerging markets and equity hedge lead HFRI to 8th consecutive monthly gain

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 08:47

Hedge funds gained in June as the US Federal Reserve raised interest rates and oil prices extended sharp declines, while equity market volatility remained near historic lows, according to data released today by HFR. »

Amy Bensted, Preqin

Emerging hedge funds outperform established peers

Thu, 06/07/2017 - 09:00

Preqin’s latest research examines two ways of defining emerging hedge funds (EHFs); ‘small’ first-time funds with USD300 million or less in AUM, or ‘new’ first-time funds with a three-year track record or less. »

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Gondor hedge funds outperform through May

Mon, 03/07/2017 - 10:38

Gondor Capital’s two hedge funds continued to outperform in May firms’ domestic hedge fund Gondor Partners, LP climbing 9.68 per cent through May (+1.26 per cent MTD), beating its benchmarks, with the S&P 500 gaining 8.66 per cent and HFRX expanding 2.85 per cent during the same period. »


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