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Cowen completes acquisition of businesses from CRT Capital

Cowen completes acquisition of businesses from CRT Capital

Mon, 09/05/2016 - 16:04

Cowen Group has completed its previously announced acquisition of CRT Capital Group’s credit products, credit research, special situations and emerging markets units. Financial terms of transaction have not been disclosed. »

MPI research identifies 29 US municipal bond funds with exposure to Puerto Rican bonds

MPI research identifies 29 US municipal bond funds with exposure to Puerto Rican bonds

Mon, 09/05/2016 - 16:03

As many as 29 out of 562 US municipal bond funds currently carry an exposure to Puerto Rican bonds greater than 5 per cent, some with an estimated exposure approaching 50 per cent.  »

Blockchain technology requires a new blueprint for adoption, says TABB Group research  

Blockchain technology requires a new blueprint for adoption, says TABB Group research  

Mon, 09/05/2016 - 15:56

In TABB Group’s latest research, “Blockchain: Overcoming First Mover Disadvantage,” CEO and report author Larry Tabb discusses the various challenges in driving blockchain adoption and sets out a direction forward.  »

100 Women in Hedge Funds and SkillForce launch partnership with LSE ceremony

100 Women in Hedge Funds and SkillForce launch partnership with LSE ceremony

Mon, 09/05/2016 - 15:54

100 Women in Hedge Funds (100WHF) has participated in London Stock Exchange’s market open ceremony with SkillForce, the 2016 beneficiary of 100WHF’s UK philanthropic initiatives.  »

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Rhenman & Partners launches new Global Opportunities Long/Short fund

Mon, 09/05/2016 - 11:17

Rhenman & Partners Asset Management is to launch a new global equity long/short fund, the  Rhenman Global Opportunities L/S, on  31 May, 2016. The fund will be managed by Stefan Knafve who has almost 30 years experience as an analyst and manager. »

Kumar Palghat

Janus Capital International launches absolute return income fund

Mon, 09/05/2016 - 11:16

Janus Capital International’s Janus Absolute Return Income Fund is now open to subscription from investors via the Janus Capital Funds range in the following countries: Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, Spain, Sweden and the UK. »

Kenneth Heinz, HFR

April performance lifts HFRI to 2016 gain

Mon, 09/05/2016 - 11:03

Hedge funds extended March gains into April, led by strong contributions from credit sensitive and event-focused strategies, as energy commodities surged and emerging markets continued its recovery, according to data released today by HFR.  »

Giles Travers, SEI

Assessing the best AIFMD Management Company options

Mon, 09/05/2016 - 08:59

Navigating the increased regulatory requirements of AIFMD has been a costly and resource-intensive exercise for many investment managers over the past few years. Now that the dust has settled on AIFMD, fund managers need to decide on, and implement, the most efficient operating models that allow them to manage assets and raise new capital.  »

James Skeggs

CTAs March dip continues into April, says Societe Generale Prime Services

Fri, 06/05/2016 - 09:05

Managed futures strategies continued to decline throughout April, following the challenging market conditions that started taking effect in February, registering another month of negative returns, according to Societe Generale Prime Services. »

HFRI Asia ex-Japan Index posts strongest month since May 2009

HFRI Asia ex-Japan Index posts strongest month since May 2009

Fri, 06/05/2016 - 09:01

Asian hedge funds gained in March to conclude a volatile Q1 2016, narrowing losses across all Asian regions and strategies from earlier in the quarter. The HFRX Japan Index gained +3.1 per cent in March, leaving it down -1.9 per cent for the year, though topping the Nikkei 225 as the Japanese Yen continued to surge against the US Dollar.  »

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