Index

CTAs extend positive performance run into September, says Newedge

September saw the Newedge managed futures indices continue their positive momentum seen in August, with positive returns posted across the board for the second month in a row. »


Down arrow

Lyxor Hedge Fund Index down 0.7 per cent in September

The Lyxor Hedge Fund Index was down 0.7 per cent in September, with just five out of the 12 Lyxor indices ending the month of September in positive territory. »


Graph and pen

Northern Trust provides hedge fund administration to BlueHive Capital

Start-up alternative investment management firm BlueHive Capital has selected Northern Trust to provide specialist hedge fund administration services and middle office outsourcing for its newly launched fund. »


Singapore

CFTC issues no-action letter for Singapore Exchange Derivatives Clearing Limited

The US CFTC has issued a time-limited no-action letter stating that it will not take enforcement action against Singapore Exchange Derivatives Clearing Limited (SGX-DC) for failure to comply with the applicable swap data reporting requirements of Commission Regulations 45.3 and 45.4. »


Green light

Anavon Capital launches UCITS fund on Alpha UCITS Platform

Anavon Capital has launched the Anavon Global Equity Long/Short UCITS fund on the Alpha UCITS Platform. »


Tipping point

Preqin: Liquid alternatives reach a tipping point

Over half of the respondents in Preqin’s latest bi-annual survey allocate, or plan to allocate, to liquid alternative funds, further reaffirming that this asset class is here to stay. »


Hans Schlaikier, Hedgeweek

HFRX global hedge fund index falls in September… KKR backs former York Capital CEO’s new fund…

Global financial markets ended the 3rd quarter with declines as the US Dollar surged in the month of September, driven by a combination of weak European economic data, social unrest in Hong Kong and increased geopolitical tension in the Middle East. »


Regulation

Cordium expands offering with Strategic Regulatory Response Plan

Cordium, a provider of compliance consulting, accounting, tax and software to the financial services industry, has launched a Strategic Regulatory Response Plan for clients. »


iPhone

Liquid Holdings launches beta version of LiquidMobile

Liquid Holdings Group has started rolling out the beta version of LiquidMobile, an app that allows hedge fund managers secure access to real-time risk, performance, P&L and shadow NAV platform via mobile devices. »


Dollars

Aurora provides early-stage capital to Sentinel Dome funds

Aurora Investment Management, a Chicago-based alternative investment manager, is to provide early-stage capital to funds managed by Sentinel Dome Partners, an opportunistic event-driven manager. »


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