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Antoine Rolland, CEO of NewAlpha Asset Management

New Alpha announces the initial closing of its fourth hedge fund seeding vehicle, NewAlpha genesis 4

Wed, 23/03/2011 - 14:00

NewAlpha 4 Genesis has completed its first closing of USD150 million raised from French and Swiss institutional investors. NewAlpha Asset Management is considering a final closing in late July 2011 with an asset target of USD250 million. »

Mitch Tuchman, CEO, Market Riders

MarketRiders launches all-ETF energy hedge portfolio

Mon, 21/03/2011 - 13:20

Aimed at investors who want to profit from and have a portfolio hedge from rising energy prices, MarketRiders (www.marketriders.com) is offering its own all-Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) energy hedge fund. »

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Goodman & Co announces Dynamic Power Hedge Fund series consolidation

Tue, 15/03/2011 - 10:00

Goodman & Company, Investment Counsel Ltd, manager of Dynamic Funds has announced a series consolidation for Dynamic Power Hedge Fund whereby Series A units and Series F units of the fund will be reclassified into Series C units and Series FC units, respectively. The reclassification is expected to take place on March 25, 2011. »

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Lyxor Hedge Fund Index up in Feb

Wed, 09/03/2011 - 12:29

The Lyxor Hedge Fund Index recorded a positive performance of 1.10% in February 2011. »

Randal Goldsmith, Fund Services lead analyst, Standard and Poor

Falling correlation should help long/short equity strategies, say FoHF managers

Wed, 09/03/2011 - 06:00

Long/short equity strategies look set to benefit from decreasing levels of correlation between securities, according to funds-of-hedge-fund (FOHF) managers interviewed by Standard & Poor’s Fund Services in its latest sector update. »

Wouter ten Brinke of Theta Capital Management

Theta Legends XL Fund is first Dutch FoHFs on Euronext Amsterdam

Tue, 01/03/2011 - 13:00

Theta Legends XL Fund is the first Dutch fund of hedge funds with a listing on NYSE Euronext Amsterdam (symbol: THXLE). The fund offers investors the option to trade shares in Theta Legends XL Fund on a daily basis and provides easy and fully transparent access to a portfolio of investment managers, with better liquidity than usual. »

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Greenwich investable hedge fund indices climb in January

Tue, 01/03/2011 - 10:44

The Greenwich Composite Investable Index gained 0.60% in January to begin 2011 on a positive note.  »

Sol Waksman, founder and president of BarclayHedge

Barclay Hedge Fund Index up 0.52% in January

Wed, 16/02/2011 - 10:57

Hedge funds gained 0.52% in January according latest figures for the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by BarclayHedge. »

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BNP Paribas Securities Services offers integrated financing and asset servicing solution for FoHFs

Thu, 20/01/2011 - 10:11

BNP Paribas Securities Services has become the first custodian to offer funds of hedge funds an integrated liquidity management solution. Fund managers now have a committed financing and FX hedging service which is fully integrated with their asset servicing needs across the entire trade lifecycle. »

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Lyxor Global HFI up 5.8 per cent in December

Mon, 17/01/2011 - 16:00

The Lyxor Global Hedge Fund Index, an investable index based on Lyxor’s hedge funds platform which tracks the overall hedge fund universe, was up 5.8% in 2010. The index gained 2.3% in December. »

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Global financial markets ended 2010 with a positive tone

Mon, 10/01/2011 - 14:00

Global financial markets ended 2010 with a positive tone, with strength across global equity, commodity and credit markets throughout the month of December. »

Jaspal Phull, portfolio manager, Stenham Asset Management

Stenham Global Resources ranked in top ten by BarclayHedge

Thu, 23/12/2010 - 16:03

Stenham Asset Management says Stenham Global Resources was ranked number eight in the Top 10 Performing Fund of Hedge Funds category for October 2010 by BarclayHedge. »

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Headstart Fund of Funds tops rankings

Sun, 19/12/2010 - 16:00

The investable Headstart Fund of Funds, advised by Headstart Advisers, has claimed its place at the top of the leader board of the Investhedge rankings for multi-strategy funds of hedge funds over the last three, six and 12 months. »

Neeraj Sahai, global head of securities and fund services, Citi

Citi launches technology platform for funds of hedge funds

Thu, 07/10/2010 - 06:22

Citi’s global transaction services unit has launched a global technology platform specifically designed for servicing funds of hedge funds.  »

Guillermo Worlicek, Ayaltis

Ayaltis Acantias Offshore fund is launched

Tue, 24/08/2010 - 12:12

Ayaltis has launched the Ayaltis Acantias Offshore fund, a fund of hedge funds focused on undervalued assets in the stressed and distressed credit space. »

Comment: Funds of hedge funds defy predictions of extinction

Comment: Funds of hedge funds defy predictions of extinction

Fri, 29/05/2009 - 07:00

Funds of hedge funds were widely predicted to become one of the principal casualties of last year's annus horribilis for the hedge fund industry. »

International Asset Management launches CTA fund of funds

International Asset Management launches CTA fund of funds

Tue, 03/02/2009 - 11:54

International Asset Management, an independent fund of hedge funds manager, has announced that it will launch the IAM Trading Fund to capture opportunities in the CTA strategy in a dive »

Corazon Capital fund of hedge funds to invest with hard-to-access managers

Corazon Capital fund of hedge funds to invest with hard-to-access managers

Wed, 21/01/2009 - 16:00

Corazon Capital, a Channel Islands- and Geneva-based specialist investment manager, has launched a fund that aims to take advantage of the circumstances that have led managers of previo »

Nedgroup Investments opens money funds in partnership with Thomas Miller Investments

Nedgroup Investments opens money funds in partnership with Thomas Miller Investments

Thu, 18/12/2008 - 12:00

Nedgroup Investments, a specialist fund of hedge funds provider, has made three of its money market funds available to investors through a partnership with Thomas Miller Investments. »

Fund of hedge funds managers optimistic despite record losses and withdrawals

Fund of hedge funds managers optimistic despite record losses and withdrawals

Mon, 15/12/2008 - 16:00

As the worst performance year on record for funds of hedge funds draws to a close, hedge funds are also facing record withdrawals, according to Standard & Poor's Fund Services. »

Market turbulence hits UK funds of hedge funds in third quarter, says BNY Mellon

Market turbulence hits UK funds of hedge funds in third quarter, says BNY Mellon

Mon, 08/12/2008 - 06:03

UK pooled funds of hedge funds failed to achieve positive returns during the third quarter of this year, recording a median loss of 9.7 per cent, according to Bank of New York Mellon's ass »

Paamco recruits KBC Alpha pan-Asian fund of hedge funds team

Paamco recruits KBC Alpha pan-Asian fund of hedge funds team

Thu, 04/12/2008 - 06:01

Pacific Alternative Asset Management Company, an Irvine, California-based fund of hedge funds manager with USD9bn in assets has announced the recruitment of the investment team of KBC Alph »

Man Group to merge Glenwood Capital Investments and Man Global Strategies

Man Group to merge Glenwood Capital Investments and Man Global Strategies

Wed, 03/12/2008 - 12:23

Man Group, one of the world's largest alternative investment managers, has announced an internal reorganisation that involves the merger of two of its core investment managers, Glenwood Ca »

CIA's Hurdle fund of hedge funds enters third year in positive territory

CIA's Hurdle fund of hedge funds enters third year in positive territory

Tue, 25/11/2008 - 12:01

Channel Islands Alternatives, a Guernsey-based fund of hedge funds manager, has announced continued positive performance returns for its Hurdle fund of hedge funds. »

Finles alternative financing fund "outperforming Netherlands peers"

Finles alternative financing fund "outperforming Netherlands peers"

Mon, 24/11/2008 - 16:30

Finles Capital Management, the Dutch funds of funds manager, says the hedge fund strategy it launched late last year to capture investment opportunities arising from the credit crisis is o »

Axa IM's flagship fund of hedge funds celebrates third anniversary

Axa IM's flagship fund of hedge funds celebrates third anniversary

Fri, 21/11/2008 - 16:02

Axa Investment Managers has announced that its fund of hedge funds, Axa Alternative Premium, celebrated its third anniversary at the end of September 2008. »

Hedge Fund Capital Management launches credit opportunities fund of funds

Hedge Fund Capital Management launches credit opportunities fund of funds

Wed, 05/11/2008 - 05:44

Zurich-based Hedge Fund Capital Management is launching a credit opportunities fund of hedge funds to take advantage of the major dislocations that have taken place in credit markets in re »

Dow Jones suspends hedge fund indices after managers are asked to deleverage

Dow Jones suspends hedge fund indices after managers are asked to deleverage

Tue, 04/11/2008 - 06:05

Dow Jones Hedge Fund Indexes has announced the temporary suspension of publication of the Dow Jones Hedge Fund Equity Long/Short and Equity Market Neutral Strategy Benchmarks from November »

Van Biema Value Partners launches Asia fund of hedge funds

Van Biema Value Partners launches Asia fund of hedge funds

Tue, 28/10/2008 - 05:51

Van Biema Value Partners has announced the official launch of the Cayman-domiciled Van Biema Asia Value Fund, which began operations on August 1 with an initial commitment of USD215m from »

Finvest launches fund of funds to capitalise on market upheavals

Finvest launches fund of funds to capitalise on market upheavals

Mon, 20/10/2008 - 06:55

Zurich-based Finvest Asset Management has received a mandate to allocate around USD300m to the fund of hedge funds sector as part of a low-risk strategy to capitalise on the turbulence in »

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