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Benjamin Fanger, ShoreVest

ShoreVest begins investing in Chinese NPLs

Fri, 11/11/2016 - 09:18

ShoreVest Capital Partners, an institutional private investment firm specialising in Chinese distressed debt and structured credit, is bidding on its first non-performing loan (NPL) deals, just a few months after its launch. »

Ted Morgan, Abel Noser

Abel Noser finalises MBO with Estancia Capital

Fri, 11/11/2016 - 09:09

Abel Noser has finalised the management-led buyout (MBO) of the firm along with private equity fund Estancia Capital Partners. »

Wilshire Liquid Alternative Index down 0.32 per cent in October

Wilshire Liquid Alternative Index down 0.32 per cent in October

Fri, 11/11/2016 - 09:06

The Wilshire Liquid Alternative Index, which provides a representative baseline for how the broad liquid alternative investment category performs, fell 0.32 per cent in October, outperforming the 0.57 per cent decline for the HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index. »

Corey Goldman, Hedge Funds Care Canada

Hedge Funds Care Canada Gala to be held on 17 November

Fri, 11/11/2016 - 09:03

Leaders of Canada’s alternative investment industry and broader financial community will be gathering on 17 November for the 13th annual HFC Canada Benefit – a fundraising evening organised by Hedge Funds Care Canada/Help for Children. »

Kenneth J Heinz, HFR

Chinese hedge funds surge in Q3, says HFR

Fri, 11/11/2016 - 09:00

Chinese hedge funds posted strong gains in the third quarter of 2016 as the Shanghai Composite Index pared 2016 losses and the Renminbi stabilised after H1 2016 volatility. »

Michael Rude, REDI

REDI to provide clients with access to S3 Partners' Blacklight

Thu, 10/11/2016 - 14:12

REDI Global Technologies and S3 Partners have teamed up to provide REDI’s clients with access to S3's Blacklight platform, a suite of treasury management reporting and analysis tools designed to provide security, stability and franchise longevity. »

Valerie Bogard, TABB

Quant hedge funds at forefront of creating alpha from alternative data, says TABB

Thu, 10/11/2016 - 14:10

Quantitative hedge funds have been at the forefront of creating alpha from alternative data, according to a report from TABB Group – “Capturing Alternative Alpha: The Rise of Alternative Data Sets”. »

Francois Pfister, Ogier

Legislation reform and arrival of Chinese banks spell good news for Luxembourg

Thu, 10/11/2016 - 13:39

Signs including a new unregulated fund product, reform of company law and the moves of eight Chinese banks to Luxembourg suggest a bright future for Luxembourg, says Ogier practice partner Francois Pfister. »

Steve Higman, REG

REG signs BlackRock asset management contract

Thu, 10/11/2016 - 13:26

REG Power Management has signed an asset management contract with BlackRock for the recently constructed 18MW Batsworthy Cross Wind Farm in Devon, England.  »

Ross Ellis, SEI

Five key trends in disruptive technology - No4: Uberisation

Thu, 10/11/2016 - 12:39

Sat here writing this article in one of London’s many coffee shops there are at least half a dozen others tapping away on their MacBooks. By 2020, it is estimated that 40 to 50 per cent of the global workforce will work for themselves, in a freelance or independent consultant capacity, collaborating with people on platforms to deliver a particular service or solution.  »

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