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Polar Capital announces plans to launch UK Absolute Return Fund

Polar Capital announces plans to launch UK Absolute Return Fund

Tue, 29/04/2008 - 07:00

Polar Capital has announced plans to launch the UK Absolute Return Fund, which will invest predominantly in equities of UK companies and to a much smaller degree European and global equiti »

Hedgeweek Comment: Hedge funds go back to the land in search of alpha

Hedgeweek Comment: Hedge funds go back to the land in search of alpha

Mon, 28/04/2008 - 07:00

The silent tsunami has arrived. »

BNY Mellon Asset Management launches global macro fund

BNY Mellon Asset Management launches global macro fund

Thu, 24/04/2008 - 07:00

BNY Mellon Asset Management has launched a global macro absolute return fund aimed at institutional investors, the Dublin-domiciled qualifying investor fund BNY Mellon Enhanced Coefficient »

Eden Rock Asset Based Lending Fund passes USD100m in assets

Eden Rock Asset Based Lending Fund passes USD100m in assets

Thu, 24/04/2008 - 07:00

The Eden Rock Asset Based Lending Fund, the latest fund launch from London-based Eden Rock Capital Management, now has more than USD100m in assets under management after experiencing no ne »

New Pictet fund targets listed companies and private equity in water-related industries

New Pictet fund targets listed companies and private equity in water-related industries

Wed, 23/04/2008 - 07:00

Pictet Asset Management, the institutional division of the Swiss private bank Pictet & Cie, has publicly launched the Pictet Water Opportunities Fund, a Cayman-domiciled investment com »

Red Kite prepares to launch new funds

Red Kite prepares to launch new funds

Tue, 22/04/2008 - 07:00

Red Kite Management, which specialises in investment in the metals markets, has announced that it is in the final stages of launching a new product under the name Hong Feng Zheng, the Chin »

Enso Capital Management and UBS announce joint venture

Enso Capital Management and UBS announce joint venture

Mon, 21/04/2008 - 07:00

New York-based investment adviser Enso Capital Management and UBS Fund Advisor, an indirect subsidiary of UBS, have created a joint venture, UBS Enso Management, which will act as investme »

Hedge funds see industry growth despite declining US economy, says Rothstein Kass survey

Hedge funds see industry growth despite declining US economy, says Rothstein Kass survey

Fri, 18/04/2008 - 07:00

Despite a negative outlook for the US economy in 2008, hedge fund managers expect strong capital inflows, increased fund launches and fewer fund closings over the rest of this year, accord »

Hedgeweek Comment: Optimism in the face of uncertainty

Hedgeweek Comment: Optimism in the face of uncertainty

Thu, 17/04/2008 - 09:58

Who better to show optimism in the light of a global crisis than hedge fund managers? »

Global hedge fund assets rise 27 per cent to USD2.6trn, says survey

Global hedge fund assets rise 27 per cent to USD2.6trn, says survey

Thu, 17/04/2008 - 07:05

Assets under management in hedge funds worldwide rose to USD2.6trn during 2007, despite the impact of the credit crunch on investor appetites in the second half of the year, according to r »

LRG Capital launches multistrategy convertibles fund with Admiral Capital

LRG Capital launches multistrategy convertibles fund with Admiral Capital

Tue, 15/04/2008 - 17:17

LRG Capital Group, an investment, banking and advisory boutique, has established a strategic partnership with Greenwich, Connecticut-based Admiral Capital Management, to create the LRG Cap »

Structured Portfolio Management aims to capitalise on mortgage prepayment slowdown

Structured Portfolio Management aims to capitalise on mortgage prepayment slowdown

Tue, 15/04/2008 - 17:08

Stamford, Connecticut-based Structured Portfolio Management has announced the launch of a hedge fund designed to take advantage of significant slowdowns in the residential mortgage prepaym »

Only short-bias hedge funds positive in March as Hennessee index falls 2.02 per cent

Only short-bias hedge funds positive in March as Hennessee index falls 2.02 per cent

Tue, 15/04/2008 - 07:00

Hedge funds struggled to cope with extreme volatility in March and short bias was the only strategy in positive territory for the month as the Hennessee Hedge Fund Index declined by 2.02 p »

Yen share class launched for Stenham Multi-Strategy Fund

Yen share class launched for Stenham Multi-Strategy Fund

Tue, 15/04/2008 - 07:00

Stenham Asset Management has announced the launch of a Japanese yen share class in its Stenham Multi-Strategy Fund, complementing the existing US dollar, euro and sterling classes. »

Barclay CTA Index returns 7.09 per cent in first quarter despite fall in March

Barclay CTA Index returns 7.09 per cent in first quarter despite fall in March

Mon, 14/04/2008 - 07:00

Managed futures lost 0.36 per cent in March, according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by Fairfield, Iowa-based index provider BarclayHedge, but the index is nevertheless up 7.09 per cen »

Man Investments unveils manager specialising in environment-related projects

Man Investments unveils manager specialising in environment-related projects

Fri, 11/04/2008 - 07:00

Man Investments has launched a new investment management subsidiary specialising in financing environmentally-related projects, Man Environmental Capital Opportunities, which seeks to capi »

Cairn Financial Products launches structured credit fund

Cairn Financial Products launches structured credit fund

Thu, 10/04/2008 - 07:00

Specialist credit asset management firm Cairn Financial Products has launched the Cairn Capital Structured Credit Fund, which is aimed at institutional investors and managed by Andrew Jack »

Próxima Alfa Investments launches Ucits III-compliant hedge fund

Próxima Alfa Investments launches Ucits III-compliant hedge fund

Thu, 10/04/2008 - 07:00

Madrid-based alternative investment manager Próxima Alfa Investments has launched Próxima Global Markets, an Irish-domiciled Ucits III fund that employs hedge fund investment »

Barclay Hedge Fund Index down 2.40 per cent in March and 4.42 per cent for first quarter

Barclay Hedge Fund Index down 2.40 per cent in March and 4.42 per cent for first quarter

Tue, 08/04/2008 - 07:00

Hedge funds lost on average 2.40 per cent in March, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by Fairfield, Iowa-based BarclayHedge, leaving the index down 4.42 per cent for the f »

Carlyle raises second fund targeting distressed debt and corporate opportunities

Carlyle raises second fund targeting distressed debt and corporate opportunities

Tue, 08/04/2008 - 07:00

Private equity specialist Carlyle Group has raised USD1.35bn for Carlyle Strategic Partners II, its second distressed debt and corporate opportunities fund, following the closing of its fi »

GO Capital Asset Management suspends redemptions until December

GO Capital Asset Management suspends redemptions until December

Fri, 14/03/2008 - 06:00

Amsterdam-based hedge fund manager GO Capital Asset Management has announced it is suspending the redemption of units in its Global Opportunities Fund, although managing partner Frans van »

Explorer launches dedicated Russia long/short fund

Explorer launches dedicated Russia long/short fund

Fri, 07/12/2007 - 06:02

London-based Explorer Capital has launched The Explorer Russia Fund, a dedicated long/short equity fund seeded by DB Advisors Capital Management, part of Deutsche Bank's Asset Management d »

Hedge funds shift convertible bond investment to multistrategy approach, says report

Hedge funds shift convertible bond investment to multistrategy approach, says report

Mon, 03/12/2007 - 06:00

US convertible bond portfolios were in the midst of a strong recovery when the collapse of the sub-prime mortgage sector brought global credit markets crashing to a halt, according to U.S. »

Australia's Absolute Capital calls in administrators

Australia's Absolute Capital calls in administrators

Fri, 30/11/2007 - 06:00

The board of Australian-based credit fund manager Absolute Capital Group has appointed voluntary administrators, four months after the firm suspended two yield strategies funds with assets »

TLB Capital Management merges with Morrison & Frazier

TLB Capital Management merges with Morrison & Frazier

Wed, 28/11/2007 - 06:00

San Francisco-based TLB Capital Management has announced plans to merge with Morrison & Frazier Investment Management from nearby Lafayette in January next year in a move that will bri »

Additional capacity available in Old Mutual UK Dynamic Equity Fund

Additional capacity available in Old Mutual UK Dynamic Equity Fund

Tue, 27/11/2007 - 06:00

Old Mutual Asset Managers (UK) has announced that an additional USD190m of capacity is being made available in the Old Mutual UK Dynamic Equity Fund, which was launched in July 2005, soft »

Halbis to launch leveraged version of European Alpha Fund

Halbis to launch leveraged version of European Alpha Fund

Mon, 26/11/2007 - 06:00

Halbis, the active management specialist of the HSBC Group, has announced plans to launch a leveraged version of its European Alpha Fund on December 3, with a new share class offering 2.5 »

Axa Framlington Absolute Return Gemini Worldview enjoys strong first six months

Axa Framlington Absolute Return Gemini Worldview enjoys strong first six months

Thu, 22/11/2007 - 06:00

Axa Framlington Absolute Return Gemini Worldview, a top-down thematically driven global equity strategy fund managed by Mark Tinker, has enjoyed a return of 16.41 per cent in just over six »

Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index up 3.16 per cent in October

Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index up 3.16 per cent in October

Wed, 21/11/2007 - 06:00

The Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index was up 3.16 per cent in October, according to Credit Suisse Index president Oliver Schupp, while the provider's Blue Chip Investable Hedge Fund I »

Picton Mahoney Asset Management closes hedge fund

Picton Mahoney Asset Management closes hedge fund

Wed, 07/11/2007 - 07:27

Canadian portfolio management boutique Picton Mahoney Asset Management has announced that the Picton Mahoney Long Short Equity Fund will be closed to new investments on or before November »

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Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook – Augst 2015

In this excerpt from Preqin Special Report: Hedge Fund Manager Outlook, we take a closer look at the level of competition in the industry today and use our latest survey results to reveal fund manager predictions for asset growth for the rest of 2015. ... »

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The Preqin Special Report: Private Debt Fund Manager Outlook features exclusive survey results drawn from over 100 private debt fund managers worldwide. This extract discusses what fund managers have highlighted as the biggest issues facing the industry and their views on regulation. ... »

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Cybersecurty for Hedge Funds

Cybersecurity for Hedge Funds

Thu, 30/07/2015 - 11:00

Cybersecurity is no longer simply an IT issue, it is now a business issue. This is the conclusion of the experts and fund managers around the world whose opinions were polled for this landmark Hedgeweek Special Report, which outlines Best Practices for Cybersecurity in a fast-changing environment where managers need to keep several steps ahead of cyber criminals... »

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Hedge fund manager outlook on the AIFMD

Wed, 22/07/2015 - 19:52

The introduction of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) into European law in 2013 was part of a series of moves towards greater regulatory oversight of the hedge fund industry in recent years. In our survey, we asked hedge fund managers for their views on the effect of these new regulations on the industry as well as their expectations about the impact of the AIFMD on their firm over the next 12 months, the results of which are analyzed in this extract from the Preqin Special Report: AIFMD in the Hedge Fund Industry – 2015 Update. ... »

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Ken MacCuish, Intralinks

A couple of years ago, the title Chief Information Security Officer, or CISO for short, was a foreign concept within the hedge fund community. The winds have changed, however, as hedge funds become increasingly targeted by cyber hackers, causing many to hire a CISO to uphold the network integrity of the firm.  ... »

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Sovereign Wealth Funds

Sovereign wealth funds, though small in number and secretive in nature, wield considerable influence as investors as a result of their sizeable assets under management. This extract is taken from Preqin’s latest report which features exclusive content from the 2015 Preqin Sovereign Wealth Fund Review.  ... »

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