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Dominic Wheatley, Guernsey Finance

Year-on-year growth for Guernsey funds sector

Mon, 27/03/2017 - 09:38

The total value of the funds business in Guernsey grew by more than GBP28 billion last year, with the net asset value of funds under management and administration up by GBP6.5 billion (2.6 per cent) during the fourth quarter of 2016, according to the Guernsey Financial Services Commission (GFSC). »

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Hedge fund allocations turn positive in February, says eVestment

Fri, 24/03/2017 - 09:26

After a long string of redemptions, eVestment has reported positive sentiment in the hedge fund industry this month, with hedge funds netting an estimated USD7.9 billion in inflows in February. »

Kenneth J Heinz, HFR

Hedge funds lower fees as Fed raises rates

Mon, 20/03/2017 - 08:39

Hedge fund liquidations increased in the fourth quarter even as the industry surpassed the USD3 trillion milestone, bringing the number of closed funds for 2016 to the highest level since 2008. »

Amy Bensted, Preqin

Hedge funds maintain performance momentum in February, says Preqin

Wed, 15/03/2017 - 10:11

The Preqin All-Strategies Hedge Fund benchmark recorded returns of 1.18 per cent in February, building on the 1.43 per cent gains seen the previous month. »

Hedge funds up 0.99 per cent in February with strong performance from the US

Hedge funds up 0.99 per cent in February with strong performance from the US

Tue, 14/03/2017 - 10:24

Hedge funds gained 0.99 per cent in February with underlying markets, as represented by the MSCI AC World Index (Local) up 2.72 per cent over the same period, according to EurekaHedge’s latest Index Flash Update. »

Rosseau Special Situation Fund top performing hedge fund for 2016

Rosseau Special Situation Fund top performing hedge fund for 2016

Tue, 14/03/2017 - 09:55

The G10-Rosseau Special Situations Fund (US) LP, managed by Rosseau Asset Management of Toronto, earned the top position in 2016 among the 4,099 hedge funds tracked by BarclayHedge with a 156.32 per cent annual return.  »

Phillippe Ferreira, Lyxor

Hedge funds see strong start to March, says Lyxor

Mon, 13/03/2017 - 10:35

The Lyxor Global Macro index outperformed during the first week of March, up 1.3 per cent. »

Hedge fund returns broadly positive in February, says eVestment

Hedge fund returns broadly positive in February, says eVestment

Thu, 09/03/2017 - 10:08

For the third consecutive month, over 70 per cent of all hedge funds produced positive results in February, according to eVestment’s latest Hedge Fund Industry Performance Report. »

Anita Nemes, Deutsche Bank

Hedge funds expected to perform better in 2017, says Deutsche Bank survey

Wed, 08/03/2017 - 10:09

Close to three quarters of investors expect their hedge fund portfolios to perform better in 2017 versus 2016, according to Deutsche Bank’s 15th annual Alternative Investment Survey. »

Kenneth J Heinz, HFR

Equity hedge leads HFRI to 11th gain in 12 months

Wed, 08/03/2017 - 09:46

Hedge funds extended recent gains in February, as global equity markets rallied and all main strategies produced broad-based gains, led by equity hedge funds specialising in healthcare and technology. »

Ben Cleary, Tribeca

Tribeca rated number one performing hedge fund

Wed, 08/03/2017 - 09:00

The Tribeca Global Natural Resources Fund has been ranked the number one performing hedge fund in all strategies globally in the 2017 Preqin Global Hedge Fund report. »

Event-driven’s winning streak continues, says Lyxor

Event-driven’s winning streak continues, says Lyxor

Mon, 06/03/2017 - 13:33

Event-driven hedge fund performance has continued to move upwards over recent weeks in a context where M&A activity has remained strong since the beginning of the year, especially in the US, according to Lyxor’s latest Hedge Fund Weekly Brief. »

Hedge funds see improved start to 2017 despite continued outflows

Hedge funds see improved start to 2017 despite continued outflows

Wed, 01/03/2017 - 10:22

Investors redeemed an estimated net USD5.2 billion from hedge funds in January 2017, far below the USD19.3 billion removed in January 2016, according to eVestment’s Hedge Fund Industry Asset Flow Report. »

Pavle Sabic, S&P Global Market Intelligence

Hedge funds exit energy, consumer discretionary, and healthcare in Q4

Fri, 17/02/2017 - 13:02

The latest Hedge Fund Tracker analysis from S&P Global Market Intelligence shows the top funds managed approximately USD153 billion in equity holdings, an increase from the USD145 billion under management in Q3.  »

Philippe Ferreira. Lyxor

Fixed income arbitrage outperforms in a rising rate environment, says Lyxor

Thu, 16/02/2017 - 09:52

Hedge fund performance is flat year to date, with Global Macro and CTAs down, while Fixed Income Arbitrage and Event Driven have outperformed, according to Lyxor’s latest Hedge Fund Brief. »

Oliver Harris, Montreux Capital Management Cayman

Montreux Natural Resources Fund is world’s second best-performing hedge fund

Fri, 10/02/2017 - 10:02

The Montreux Natural Resources fund is the world's second-best performing hedge fund in 2016, according to international analyst firm Preqin Research.   »

Kenneth J Heinz, HFR

Equity hedge fund strategies surge in early 2017

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 09:49

Hedge funds posted strong gains in early 2017 as Donald Trump was inaugurated as US President, led by the performance of equity hedge strategies, the largest area of hedge fund industry investor capital, according to data from HFR. »

Preqin compiles league tables of best most consistent hedge funds

Preqin compiles league tables of best most consistent hedge funds

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 08:20

Drawing on data compiled for the 2017 Preqin Global Hedge Fund Report, Preqin has created league tables of hedge funds that have most consistently delivered strong, stable performance. »

Phillipe Ferreira, Lyxor

Fixed income arbitrage thrives as bond yields rise

Tue, 07/02/2017 - 12:27

Global macro and CTA managers experienced negative returns in January due to long USD positions, especially versus the Euro, according to Lyxor’s latest weekly hedge fund brief. »

Neuberger Berman Large Cap Value Fund returns 28.48 per cent in 2016

Neuberger Berman Large Cap Value Fund returns 28.48 per cent in 2016

Thu, 02/02/2017 - 09:11

The Neuberger Berman Large Cap Value Fund institutional class generated a 28.48 per cent return for the 2016 calendar year, ranking in the first percentile of Morningstar's Large Value Category (out of 1,268 funds), and outperforming the Russell 1000 Value Index by over 1,100 basis points. »

Mark Wittenstein, Castlewood

Castlewood Select Opportunity Fund logs 13.5 per cent return for 2016

Wed, 01/02/2017 - 08:06

Castlewood Select Funds’ flagship portfolio, The Castlewood Select Opportunity Fund, returned 13.5 per cent to investors net of fees and expenses in 2016. »

Amy Bensted, Preqin

Hedge fund industry AUM surpasses USD3.2tn in 2016

Wed, 01/02/2017 - 08:00

Assets held by hedge funds globally reached a record USD3.22 trillion as of the end of November 2016, according to Preqin’s 2017 Global Hedge Fund Report. »

John Phinney, Convergence

Alternatives industry remained strong in 2016

Mon, 30/01/2017 - 08:26

The alternatives industry grew solidly in 2016 across all segments and factors tracked by Convergence. »

Mike Hutten, Hatteras Funds

Hatteras Funds marks third anniversary of Disciplined Opportunity Fund

Fri, 27/01/2017 - 08:52

Hatteras Funds, a provider of alternative investment solutions for financial advisers and their clients, is marking the third anniversary of the Hatteras Disciplined Opportunity Fund (Class I: HDOIX). »

Louise Keeling, RWC

RWC Global Horizon Fund sees 19 per cent return over three years

Wed, 25/01/2017 - 10:34

The RWC Global Horizon Fund has achieved a return of almost 19 per cent in the past three years, with manager Louise Keeling using a long-term global perspective to maximise the opportunities from companies around the globe. »

Jack Inglis, AIMA

Hedge funds beat stocks and bonds on a risk-adjusted basis in 2016

Tue, 24/01/2017 - 08:42

Hedge funds outperformed equities and bonds on a risk-adjusted basis in 2016, producing net gains for their investors worth around USD120 billion, according to the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) and data provider Preqin. »

Muzinich emerging markets bond fund surpasses USD500m in AUM

Muzinich emerging markets bond fund surpasses USD500m in AUM

Fri, 20/01/2017 - 10:14

Muzinich & Co’s Emerging Markets Short Duration Fund has reached USD500 million in assets under management in less than three and a half years. »

Amy Bensted, Preqin

Hedge fund returns reach three-year high in 2016, says Preqin

Thu, 19/01/2017 - 09:14

The Preqin All-Strategies Hedge Fund benchmark posted returns of 7.40 per cent in 2016, marking the best performance year for the industry since 2013 and more than tripling the 2.03 per cent gain made through 2015. »

Hedge funds up 4.48 per cent in 2016

Hedge funds up 4.48 per cent in 2016

Tue, 17/01/2017 - 10:19

Hedge funds saw gains of 4.48 per cent in 2016, posting better performance compared to a modest 1.78 per cent gain during 2015, according to the latest Eurekahedge Report. »

Alternative UCITS see strong performance in December, says LuxHedge

Alternative UCITS see strong performance in December, says LuxHedge

Thu, 12/01/2017 - 08:42

Alternative UCITS indices performed strongly during December across almost all strategy styles, according to the latest LuxHedge Alternative UCTS Overreview. »

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