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Equinox funds launches Equinox Aspect Core Diversified Strategy Fund

Equinox Funds has expanded its Alternative Strategy Platform with the addition of the Equinox Aspect Core Diversified Strategy Fund (EQAIX).  »


Stability

Alternative asset managers stable despite risks of elevated dry powder, says Fitch   

Alternative Asset Managers continue to operate with elevated levels of uncalled investment capital, or dry powder, at a time when credit markets are frothy and valuations are high, according to Fitch Ratings.  »


Handshak

Imatchative appoints John Bohan as Head of Corporate Development

Imatchative, the company behind the AltX data analytics platform and marketplace for capital introduction in the global alternative asset class space, has appointed John Bohan to the role of Head of Corporate Development »


Green earth

Barclays and MSCI launch Green Bond Index family

Barclays and MSCI have launched a new green bond index family measuring the global market of fixed income securities issued to fund projects and initiatives with direct environmental benefits.  »


Closed sign

CSAM hold final close of ILS P&C Fund

Credit Suisse Asset Management (CSAM) has closed its ILS Property & Casualty Fund (the P&C Fund) with a total of USD576 million in capital commitments from a diverse mix of institutional investors.  »


Preqin Hedge Fund Spotlight

Hedge fund institutional investors based in Asia-Pacific

An increasing proportion of investors in hedge funds are based in the Asia-Pacific region. Who are these investors and which strategies are they targeting? Preqin examines the hedge fund investor landscape within this dynamic region. »


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Rainier Investment Management joins Aliier Passport Platform

Aliier, a global TAMP working with equity managers, fixed income managers, alternatives and hedge funds, has signed Seattle-based Rainier Investment Management as a sub-advisor to the Aliier Passport platform. »


Hans Schlaikier, Hedgeweek

Hedge funds weather October volatility… Asian macro funds outperform US peers…

October wasn’t that bad a month for hedge funds after all, says a new prime brokerage report from Morgan Stanley. »


Emerging market

Blackstone and NWI Management develop new platform to invest in emerging markets

Blackstone Alternative Asset Management (BAAM), Blackstone’s hedge fund solutions business, and NWI Management (NWI), a global macro hedge fund, have launched Blackstone NWI Asset Management. »


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SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index down 0.81 per cent in October

The gross return of the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index for October 2014 was -0.81 per cent, while hedge fund flows as measured by the SS&C GlobeOp Capital Movement Index advanced 0.74 per cent in November. »


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