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Amy Bensted, manager, hedge fund data, at Preqin

Average size of FoHFs falls by over half, says survey

Tue, 19/04/2011 - 16:00

The latest Preqin research shows that there has been a significant decline in the number of hedge fund of funds managers with AUM of between USD2bn and USD5bn, while those with less than USD250m in assets now account for a larger proportion of managers in the industry. Changes in the industry are a consequence of increased investor caution following the economic downturn and the Madoff incident. »

Michael A Petronella, President, Dow Jones Indexes

Dow Jones Indexes and Credit Suisse launch Core Hedge Fund Index

Fri, 08/04/2011 - 06:00

Dow Jones Indexes and Credit Suisse today announced the launch of the Dow Jones Credit Suisse Core Hedge Fund Index, the newest addition to their market-leading hedge fund index family. »

Sol Waksman, founder and President of BarclayHedge.

Hedge fund managers bearish on US equities and treasuries, according to survey

Wed, 06/04/2011 - 14:00

Hedge fund managers remain bearish on US equities, according to the TrimTabs/BarclayHedge Survey of Hedge Fund Managers for March. »

Jordan Drachman, Head of Research for Alternative Beta Strategies at Credit Suisse

Hedge funds posted positive performance in March based on Credit Suisse LAB index performance

Tue, 05/04/2011 - 14:00

Returns for the Credit Suisse LAB Liquid Indices suggest that hedge funds experienced positive performance in March according to Jordan Drachman, Head of Research for Alternative Beta Strategies at Credit Suisse. »

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 ( 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. »

World Globe

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. »


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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"

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

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. »


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