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Alternatives managers split on the benefits of ESG, finds Unigestion

Alternatives managers split on the benefits of ESG, finds Unigestion

Mon, 25/07/2016 - 14:28

Hedge fund and private equity managers are split on whether considering environmental, social and governance (ESG) is beneficial to their businesses, according to a survey by boutique asset manager Unigestion. »

Citco Capital Solutions to provide capital advisory solutions to hedge fund, private equity and real estate firms

Citco Capital Solutions to provide capital advisory solutions to hedge fund, private equity and real estate firms

Mon, 25/07/2016 - 13:36

The Citco Group of Companies has launched Citco Capital Solutions, a capital advisory service that will focus on arranging debt and equity capital for sponsors and investors in alternative investment vehicles. »

Apex makes three senior appointments

Apex makes three senior appointments

Mon, 25/07/2016 - 10:31

Apex Fund Services has made three senior appointments from KPMG, State Street and JP Morgan. »

Ulf Fullgraf

Aquila Capital and Alpha Centauri in alternative beta launch

Mon, 25/07/2016 - 10:28

Aquila Capital is to launch an alternative beta strategy in cooperation with Alpha Centauri, bringing the Hamburg-based specialist investment boutique, which offers liquid alternative risk premia and equity factor strategies, to Aquila's Associated Manager Group platform. »

Three Hills Capital Partners closes second fund at EUR200m

Three Hills Capital Partners closes second fund at EUR200m

Mon, 25/07/2016 - 10:07

Three Hills Capital Partners (THCP) has held the final closing of its second fund with total committed assets of around EUR200 million, in excess of the initial target of EUR150 million. »

Cordium appoints Doug Morgan as group chief executive

Cordium appoints Doug Morgan as group chief executive

Mon, 25/07/2016 - 10:04

Governance, risk and compliance services specialist Cordium has appointed Doug Morgan as group chief executive with immediate effect. Morgan assumes the leadership of Cordium’s executive team and will initially be based in the US before relocating full-time to the UK in the third quarter. »

SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator at 2.95 per cent for July

SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator at 2.95 per cent for July

Fri, 22/07/2016 - 14:00

The SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator for July 2016 measured 2.95 per cent, down from 4.88 per cent in June. »

Volatility at lowest level for over a year, says S&P Dow Jones

Volatility at lowest level for over a year, says S&P Dow Jones

Fri, 22/07/2016 - 12:10

Data from S&P Dow Jones Indices shows that calm has returned to the markets following Brexit, as VIX closed at 11.77 – its lowest level for over a year. »

Hedge fund managers see opportunities in Europe in Q2

Hedge fund managers see opportunities in Europe in Q2

Fri, 22/07/2016 - 08:18

Economic uncertainty following the UK vote to leave the EU has created potential opportunities for hedge fund managers and, as a result, many more funds have launched focused on the region, according to Preqin’s Q2 update on the hedge fund industry. »

Anthony Smouha

GAM marks fifth anniversary of Star Credit Opportunities funds

Thu, 21/07/2016 - 12:47

This month marks the five-year anniversary of the three successful GAM Star Credit Opportunities funds (EUR, USD and GDP) managed by Atlanticomnium SA in Geneva.  »

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