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Hedge funds start 2017 on largely positive note

Mon, 13/02/2017 - 10:50

In the face of more than USD100 billion in investor redemptions in 2016, hedge funds continue to perform surprisingly well out of the gate in 2017, according to eVestment's January 2017 Hedge Fund Performance Report.  »

Ali Sheikh, Northern Trust

Hedge fund Alpine Global Master Trust appoints Northern Trust for admin services

Mon, 13/02/2017 - 10:46

Alpine Global Master Fund, a long/short market-neutral hedge fund, has appointed Northern Trust (Nasdaq: NTRS) to provide hedge fund administration services and middle office outsourcing. »

Chris Concannon, Bats Global Markets

Bats reports Q4 net income growth of 50 per cent

Fri, 10/02/2017 - 13:09

Bats Global Markets has reported net income of USD32.5 million and adjusted earnings of USD38.5 million for the fourth quarter ended 31 December 2016. »

Michael Pomada, Crabel Capital

Crabel Capital CEO to discuss appeal of quant funds at Amsterdam Investor Forum

Fri, 10/02/2017 - 13:06

Crabel Capital Management’s chief executive Michael Pomada will be discussing the appeal of quant funds at the Amsterdam Investor Forum on 8 March. »

Jean Baptiste Berthon, Lyxor Asset Management

Micro strategies outpaced macro traders in January, says Lyxor

Fri, 10/02/2017 - 10:08

The Lyxor Hedge Fund Index was slightly down by 0.3 per cent in January, with seven out of 10 Lyxor indices in positive territory, according to the latest Lyxor AII Barometer, with micro-focused strategies outperforming macro traders. »

Chris Addy, Castle Hall Alternatives

Castle Hall integrates SwissAnalytics into due diligence platform

Fri, 10/02/2017 - 10:05

Castle Hall Alternatives is to integrate SwissAnalytics within its global due diligence platform. »

Oliver Harris, Montreux Capital Management Cayman

Montreux Natural Resources Fund is world’s second best-performing hedge fund

Fri, 10/02/2017 - 10:02

The Montreux Natural Resources fund is the world's second-best performing hedge fund in 2016, according to international analyst firm Preqin Research.   »

Robert Shand, Blue Sky

Alternative asset growth supports 130 per cent Blue Sky profit surge

Fri, 10/02/2017 - 09:10

Blue Sky Alternative Investments has reported a significant rise in revenue, profitability, cash flow, margins and fee-earning assets under management for the half-year period ending 31 December 2016, driven by growth in alternative assets. »

Roger Hollingsworth

MFA’s head of government relations quits

Fri, 10/02/2017 - 08:50

Roger Hollingsworth, who has served as head of government relations at the Managed Funds Association (MFA) association since 2008, has resigned. »

John Oden and OCM fined USD100,00 over unlawful commodity interest pools

John Oden and OCM fined USD100,00 over unlawful commodity interest pools

Fri, 10/02/2017 - 08:47

John B Oden and Oden Capital Management (OCM) are to pay USD100,000 to settle CFTC charges over the unlawfully operation two commodity interest pools, Oden Currency Fund (OCF), operated by Oden, and Oden Currency Fund I (OCF I), operated by OCM. »

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