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 Worth Venture Partners publishes new Worth Insights hedge fund paper

Worth Venture Partners publishes new Worth Insights hedge fund paper

Thu, 19/05/2016 - 09:32

Worth Venture Partners, an emerging manager hedge fund platform headquartered in Manhattan, has released a new paper titled "Accessing Emerging Hedge Fund Returns – Seeking Return Over Size" as part of a series of commentaries, Worthy Insights. »

Hedge funds flee equities in Q1, says S&P

Hedge funds flee equities in Q1, says S&P

Thu, 19/05/2016 - 09:16

Hedge funds were severely impacted by US stock market performance in Q1, according to the latest S&P Global Market Intelligence Hedge Fund Tracker, an aggregate analysis of hedge fund equity ownership.   »

Olle Rollag

Murano Systems: lending an ear to improve private equity fund raising

Thu, 19/05/2016 - 08:38

A recent report produced by BNY Mellon in collaboration with Preqin shines a light on how much demand there is among institutional investors for private equity and real estate funds. The report found that 44 per cent of real estate managers and 39 per cent of private equity managers expect their assets under management to grow by at least 50 per cent in the next five years.  »

Kerill O'Shaughnessy

Direct lending funds back in focus as an alternative source of finance for SMEs

Thu, 19/05/2016 - 08:01

By Kerill O’Shaughnessy, Walkers – In the aftermath of the financial crisis, the implementation of the Basel III agreement in the EU as part of the Capital Requirements Directive IV (CRD IV) legislative package has resulted in widespread deleveraging by EU banks. As a result of the limits placed on the capacity of banks to lend, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have been experiencing difficulty in accessing funding for operations, expansion and investment.  »

Investment community backs ‘remain’ at Howard Kennedy sponsored Brexit debate

Investment community backs ‘remain’ at Howard Kennedy sponsored Brexit debate

Wed, 18/05/2016 - 15:38

The investment community voted to remain in the EU last night (Monday 16 May) following a passionate discussion at the ‘Brexit: Pursued by a Bear’ debate chaired and sponsored by law firm Howard Kennedy. »

Cordium and Knadel form strategic alliance

Cordium and Knadel form strategic alliance

Wed, 18/05/2016 - 15:34

Cordium has formed a strategic alliance with specialist management consultancy Knadel allowing the provision of bespoke solutions to the many firms who are faced with the prospect of reviewing and enhancing their operating model, risk controls and regulatory adherence. »

Josh Kestler

Dedicated managed accounts: Making hedge funds great again

Wed, 18/05/2016 - 14:50

By Josh Kestler, HedgeMark – On April 14, 2016, the trustees of the New York City Employees’ Retirement System (NYCERS) voted to liquidate its hedge fund portfolio. Following California Public Employees’ Retirement System’s decision in September 2014, NYCERS announcement has once again ignited a debate regarding the future of the hedge fund industry.   »

Alger launches Small Cap Focus Fund for non-US investors

Alger launches Small Cap Focus Fund for non-US investors

Wed, 18/05/2016 - 09:46

Fred Alger Management has launched the Alger Small Cap Focus Fund, a new Alger SICAV sub-fund, to its product line-up.  »

Hedge Fund Association announces 2016 Board election results

Hedge Fund Association announces 2016 Board election results

Wed, 18/05/2016 - 09:30

The Hedge Fund Association (HFA) has announced the results of its 2016 Board of Directors election.  »

GCube targets US weather risk market

GCube targets US weather risk market

Wed, 18/05/2016 - 09:28

GCube has responded to increasing demand from US wind project-financed wind operators, notably those refinancing or going through acquisitions, by strengthening its underwriting team and rolling out its unique Weather Risk Transfer mechanism across the North American market.  »

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