Gold stars

Arbitrage Event-Driven Fund rated 5-stars overall by Morningstar

The Arbitrage Event-Driven Fund, which is advised by Water Island Capital, has been rated 5-Stars Overall out of 94 market neutral funds by Morningstar based on risk-adjusted returns performance. »


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Barclay CTA Index gains 0.63 per cent in June

Managed futures gained 0.63 per cent in June, according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by BarclayHedge. »


Andre Boreas, Intralinks

Fund transparency and the information disconnect between GPs and LPs

When it comes to communication between managers and investors it is still akin to talking to each other down a long-distance phone line crackling with interference. Things are improving, that is for sure, but there’s a long way to go to address the transparency demands that now infiltrate the alternative funds industry. »


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SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator at 3.15 per cent for July

The SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator for July 2014 measured 3.15 per cent, down from 4.80 per cent in June. »


Research

Natixis funds USD1m investor behaviour project at MIT

Natixis Global Asset Management is funding a three-year, USD1 million research project at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) focused on investor behaviour and personal benchmarks. »


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All companies in La Française Group are now authorised AIFMs

La Française Group has obtained AIFM approval for all its management companies. »


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Alain Demarolle appointed non-executive chairman of LCH.Clearnet SA

Alain Demarolle has been appointed as non-executive chairman of the board directors of LCH.Clearnet SA, the group's French-based entity, effective immediately. »


Channel Islands

Carne Group opens office in the Channel Islands

Carne Group, a provider of governance and oversight services for asset managers, has opened a new office in the Channel Islands. »


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Three of four top World Cup finishers have seen equity markets rise since final

World Cup success has been accompanied by positive equity market performance since last Sunday’s final for nearly all of the four top finishers as reflected by Russell Index country constituent returns. »


Managed futures

CTA performance moves back into positive territory

All managed futures indices calculated by Newedge showed positive returns for the month of June with trend followers leading the pack with a return of +1.25 per cent. »


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