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Hedge fund industry returns 0.97 per cent in August

Hedge fund industry returns 0.97 per cent in August

Thu, 15/09/2016 - 07:21

The Preqin All-Strategies Hedge Fund benchmark saw returns of 0.97 per cent in August, down from gains of 2.23 per cent in July. »

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SS&C acquires Wells Fargo’s Global Fund Services business

Wed, 14/09/2016 - 14:25

Financial services provider SS&C Technologies has acquired Wells Fargo Global Fund Services, a provider of administration, middle-office, operations and cash/collateral management services to alternative investment managers. The terms of the deal have not been revealed.  »

Five ways to make your hedge fund pitch book more impactful

Five ways to make your hedge fund pitch book more impactful

Wed, 14/09/2016 - 14:09

There are five ways to improve the impact of your hedge fund pitch book with institutional allocators, according to JD David (pictured), partner and chief operating officer at Meyler Capital. »

New AlphaClone indices look to capture high conviction hedge fund holdings

New AlphaClone indices look to capture high conviction hedge fund holdings

Wed, 14/09/2016 - 13:25

AlphaClone, a provider of alpha-seeking active indexes for long-term investors, has launched the AlphaClone Small Cap Index and AlphaClone Value Manager Index. »

Short-term AI-based CTA passes USD100m in AUM

Short-term AI-based CTA passes USD100m in AUM

Wed, 14/09/2016 - 13:19

While the application of artificial intelligence (AI) in asset management has become a much discussed topic over recent months, Frankfurt-based fund manager Tungsten Capital already has a three-year live track record with its short-term CTA Tungsten TRYCON Basic Invest HAIG. »

SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index up 0.73 per cent in August

SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index up 0.73 per cent in August

Wed, 14/09/2016 - 13:16

The gross return of the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index for August 2016 measured 0.73 per cent. »

Distressed and activist hedge funds lead again in August

Distressed and activist hedge funds lead again in August

Wed, 14/09/2016 - 13:15

For a second consecutive month, discretionary approaches to opportunities in corporate capital structures, including equity and credit markets, produced the best returns across the hedge fund industry in August. »

Gemini Alt and IASG Alternatives complete tech integration

Gemini Alt and IASG Alternatives complete tech integration

Wed, 14/09/2016 - 10:24

The Gemini Companies’ affiliate Gemini Alternative Funds has completed a software integration with IASG Alternatives. »

Eugene Tetlow joins EisnerAmper’s financial services practice

Eugene Tetlow joins EisnerAmper’s financial services practice

Wed, 14/09/2016 - 08:19

Business development professional Eugene Tetlow has joined asset management group EisnerAmper in the firm’s financial services practice. »

Fair Oaks launches CLO focused fund on Alpha UCITS platform

Fair Oaks launches CLO focused fund on Alpha UCITS platform

Wed, 14/09/2016 - 08:16

Fair Oaks Capital has partnered with the Alpha UCITS platform to launch the first UCITS fund focused on the global collateralised loan obligation (CLO) market. »

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