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Strong Q2 hedge fund performance drives overall gains

Strong Q2 hedge fund performance drives overall gains

Mon, 18/07/2016 - 08:37

The Preqin All-Strategies Hedge Fund benchmark reveals that hedge fund performance stabilised in the second quarter of 2016 following a volatile start to the year, and recovered from losses seen in Q1. »

Lyxor hedge fund index down 0.9 per cent in June

Lyxor hedge fund index down 0.9 per cent in June

Fri, 15/07/2016 - 12:55

The Lyxor Hedge Fund Index was down 0.9 per cent in June, with three out of 10 Lyxor indices ending the month with a positive performance. »

American Beacon Advisors completes investment in ARK Investment Management

American Beacon Advisors completes investment in ARK Investment Management

Fri, 15/07/2016 - 08:17

American Beacon Advisors, a provider of investment advisory services to institutional and retail markets, has completed an investment of a minority interest in ARK Investment Management, a New York based federally registered investment adviser that offers registered and unregistered investment products, including a suite of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) focused on disruptive innovation. »

Tremblant Capital appoints Daniel E Waters as co-president

Tremblant Capital appoints Daniel E Waters as co-president

Fri, 15/07/2016 - 08:14

Tremblant Capital Group, a global asset management firm specialising in long/short and long-only equity investing, has appointed Daniel Watersas a partner and co-president.  »

Preston Hollow adds credit and asset management talent

Preston Hollow adds credit and asset management talent

Fri, 15/07/2016 - 08:12

Preston Hollow Capital has hired Travis Shull (pictured) as senior underwriter and Brian Fuller as senior asset manager. »

OptionMetrics expands technology, development and operations team

OptionMetrics expands technology, development and operations team

Fri, 15/07/2016 - 08:11

OptionMetrics, a provider of historical option price data, tools and analytics, has bolstered its global technology, development and operations team with the addition of veteran systems engineers, software engineers and quality assurance specialists. »

Luxembourg approves Reserved Alternative Investment Fund vehicle

Luxembourg approves Reserved Alternative Investment Fund vehicle

Fri, 15/07/2016 - 08:00

The law introducing a new Luxembourg alternative fund structure, the Reserved Alternative Investment Fund (RAIF), has been approved by the Luxembourg Parliament and will come into force three days after publication in Luxembourg’s Official Gazette Mémorial.   »

AltX reveals return data on 80 per cent of ‘Billion Dollar Club’

AltX reveals return data on 80 per cent of ‘Billion Dollar Club’

Fri, 15/07/2016 - 07:53

AltX, the San Francisco based hedge fund intelligence platform, has launched AltX Estimates, providing clients with return data on more than 17,000 funds, including performance data on over 80 per cent of the ‘Billion Dollar Club’ funds. »

LME consults on caps for warehouse charges

LME consults on caps for warehouse charges

Fri, 15/07/2016 - 06:50

The London Metal Exchange (LME) is initiating a market-wide consultation proposing to control escalating warehousing costs by imposing caps on maximum charges. »

Advisers under-allocating to alts, says Artivest survey

Advisers under-allocating to alts, says Artivest survey

Fri, 15/07/2016 - 06:40

Advisers consider alternative investments key to growing their high-net-worth (HNW) business, but a lack of access to quality products stands in the way of larger allocations to the asset class, according to a financial adviser survey commissioned by Artivest. »

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