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Amy Bensted, Preqin

Investors increase pressure on hedge funds to lower fees

Fri, 23/09/2016 - 08:39

Lower recent performance, high-profile redemptions and increased concern from investors on the issue of fees have influenced many hedge fund managers to bring their management and performance charges below the “2 and 20” industry standard. »

Devet Capital on the hunt for new investment management talent

Devet Capital on the hunt for new investment management talent

Thu, 22/09/2016 - 09:31

Systematic alternative investment manager Devet Capital Investments has launched a programme designed to identify and support new investment managers with the eventual aim of including them within the Devet product suite. »

Barclay CTA Index drops 1.52 per cent in August

Barclay CTA Index drops 1.52 per cent in August

Thu, 22/09/2016 - 08:54

Managed futures traders lost 1.52 per cent in August, according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by BarclayHedge. »

BKCM launches hedge fund disruptor

BKCM launches hedge fund disruptor

Wed, 21/09/2016 - 10:01

BKCM has launched a Productive Asset Record (PAR) System, which is designed to efficiently create, manage and administer capital pools by combining the strengths of public and private ledgers using blockchain technology. »

Sol Waksman

Barclay Hedge Fund Index up 0.65 per cent in August

Tue, 20/09/2016 - 16:18

Hedge funds gained 0.65 per cent in August according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by BarclayHedge. Year to date, the Index is up 3.37 per cent. »

Eurekahedge reports CTAs see strongest interest from investors

Tue, 20/09/2016 - 15:06

The September 2016 Eurekahedge Report finds that, over August, hedge funds witnessed their fourth consecutive month of outflows with investor redemptions totalling USD23.8 billion during this period.  »

PEGAS to enable trading of spot spread contracts from 22 September

PEGAS to enable trading of spot spread contracts from 22 September

Mon, 19/09/2016 - 15:32

PEGAS, the pan-European gas trading platform operated by Powernext, is to enable 24/7 trading for its spot spread contracts as of 22 September 2016. »

Ross Ellis

SEI identifies five key trends in disruptive technology - No1: Watsonisation

Mon, 19/09/2016 - 14:46

In the first of a five-part series, SEI discusses the impact of five disruptive technologies and how they can be applied to the financial industry. The first of these five trends relates to IBM Watson, and the power of cognitive computing.  »

More banks join Sentinel as initiative prepares for MiFID II

More banks join Sentinel as initiative prepares for MiFID II

Mon, 19/09/2016 - 09:28

As Project Sentinel completes the first round of assessments of potential technology partners, the initiative has seen an increase in consortium numbers from the original four to seven banks to eight to 10 in the current phase.  »

Hedgeweek Awards

Hedgeweek USA Awards 2016 - The Winners

Fri, 16/09/2016 - 00:01

The Hedgeweek USA Awards 2016, presented on 15 September in NYC, brought together the leading names in the US hedge funds industry to celebrate the achievements of the best performing managers and service providers. »

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