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‘USD1 billion club’ managers hold 88 per cent of all hedge fund capital

‘USD1 billion club’ managers hold 88 per cent of all hedge fund capital

Fri, 27/05/2016 - 21:43

The ‘USD1 billion Club’ of firms holding at least USD1 billion in assets has grown by 98 firms over the past year, and now accounts for 12 per cent of all hedge fund managers, according to Preqin’s latest hedge fund industry research. »

STOXX extends suite of smart-beta indices

STOXX extends suite of smart-beta indices

Thu, 26/05/2016 - 14:49

STOXX Ltd, operator of Deutsche Boerse Group’s index business, and a global provider of tradable index concepts, has extended the STOXX Select and STOXX Diversification Select index families that were introduced in October 2015.  »

Hedge fund assets up USD6.86bn in April

Hedge fund assets up USD6.86bn in April

Thu, 26/05/2016 - 09:28

While investors redeemed just under USD1.9 billion from hedge funds in April, performance gains helped boost assets by USD6.86 billion, bringing total hedge fund industry assets to USD2.986 trillion, according to eVestment’s latest Hedge Fund Flows report. »

Malta’s new NAIF framework addresses speed to market issues, says MPG

Malta’s new NAIF framework addresses speed to market issues, says MPG

Wed, 25/05/2016 - 16:12

Malta has addressed one of the biggest issues in European fund management – the speed to market – with its new Notified Alternative Investment Funds (NAIF) framework, according to Jeremy Leach, Chief Executive Officer of the Managing Partners Group (MPG). »

Object Trading Platform goes live at TMX Group’s Co-Location Centre for Montréal Exchange access

Object Trading Platform goes live at TMX Group’s Co-Location Centre for Montréal Exchange access

Wed, 25/05/2016 - 09:14

Object Trading has expanded its Direct Market Access (DMA) Service Platform and is now offering fully managed services at TMX Group’s co-location centre for access to the Montréal Exchange (MX).  »

Clint Carlson appointed to board of HFSB

Clint Carlson appointed to board of HFSB

Tue, 24/05/2016 - 16:07

The Hedge Fund Standards Board (HFSB) has appointed Clint Carlson (pictured), Founder of Carlson Capital, an USD8 billion alternative asset management firm based in Texas, to its Board.  »

Hedgeweek Awards

Hedgeweek USA Awards 2016 – Voting now open!

Tue, 24/05/2016 - 11:45

We are conducting a survey of the Hedgeweek readership to assess the best hedge fund performers and service providers in the USA during 2015/16 in a range of categories covering the entire hedge fund space. Firms with the highest number of votes/nominations in each category will be the winners. »

NFA CEO Daniel Roth to retire

NFA CEO Daniel Roth to retire

Tue, 24/05/2016 - 09:06

NFA President and CEO Daniel Roth has announced his plan to retire in the coming year. NFA's Board of Directors has authorised the formation of a committee to conduct a search for his successor. The search will consider both internal and external candidates. »

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Asset management industry must adapt to cope with ‘triple whammy’ of threats in 2016

Mon, 23/05/2016 - 10:45

The asset management industry faces a ‘triple whammy’ of challenges in 2016 – comprising a growing threat from disruptors, a tsunami of regulation and market turmoil – according to a new industry survey from Multifonds. »

Cédric Vuignier joins SYZ Asset Management as Head of Manager Research & Alternative Investments

Cédric Vuignier joins SYZ Asset Management as Head of Manager Research & Alternative Investments

Fri, 20/05/2016 - 10:28

SYZ Asset Management, the institutional asset management division of the SYZ Group, has appointed Cédric Vuignier (pictured) as Head of Manager Research & Alternative Investments, and Bertrand Dord, as senior analyst.  »

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