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CTA performance dips in August, says Societe Generale Prime Services

CTA performance dips in August, says Societe Generale Prime Services

Wed, 07/09/2016 - 13:27

The latest performance data for Societe General Prime Services CTA Indices shows that August was a difficult month for CTA strategies, with all managed futures indices in the red and 19 out of the 20 CTA Index constituent strategies ending August negatively. »

Pavillion acquires Altius and launches Pavillion Alternatives Group

Pavillion acquires Altius and launches Pavillion Alternatives Group

Wed, 07/09/2016 - 09:56

Pavilion Financial has closed its acquisition of Altius Holdings, the parent company of Altius Associates, a private markets advisory and separate account management firm with offices in the UK, US and Singapore.  »

Don Steinbrugge

Steinbrugge believes hedge funds offer valuable diversification

Tue, 06/09/2016 - 15:21

Donald A Steinbrugge, CFA, Founder and CEO of Agecroft Partners has written a new paper asking if the capital markets are headed for a major correction and whether hedge funds will help or hurt?  »

Philip Griffiths

JP Integra renames and expands

Tue, 06/09/2016 - 12:30

Specialist financial services group JP Integra Group has announced the expansion of the firm’s services, targeting the private capital sector with a wider offering.  »

Kevin LoPrimo

Cowen Prime Services expands into London under stewardship of Kevin LoPrimo

Mon, 05/09/2016 - 12:22

Cowen Prime Services prepares to launch its platform in London in the coming weeks with prime brokerage and outsourced trading, among the high-touch services that will be on offer to European hedge fund managers. »

Man rejigs senior management team

Man rejigs senior management team

Fri, 02/09/2016 - 13:47

Man Group has introduced a new senior management structure alongside a number of internal promotions, following the naming of Luke Ellis as chief executive officer (CEO). »

Performance key driver of hedge fund industry change, says Preqin survey

Performance key driver of hedge fund industry change, says Preqin survey

Fri, 02/09/2016 - 08:21

Hedge fund managers and institutional investors feel performance is one of the key drivers of change in the industry at present, according to a survey by Preqin. »

Trading in EEX wind power futures to begin in early October

Trading in EEX wind power futures to begin in early October

Wed, 31/08/2016 - 14:17

From 4 October 2016, trading participants on the EEX Derivatives Market will be able to hedge against volume risks in the generation of wind power within the German/Austrian market area using EEX’s new Wind Power Futures product. »

BoardEx launches service for quant funds

BoardEx launches service for quant funds

Wed, 31/08/2016 - 09:37

BoardEx has launched three services aimed at improving the performance of quant funds, banks, law firms and consulting firms. »

Use of alternative investments peaks as diversification plays pay off, says Natixis

Use of alternative investments peaks as diversification plays pay off, says Natixis

Tue, 30/08/2016 - 13:20

Portfolio diversification is paying off again, rewarding volatility-weary advisers with higher, more stable returns and lower risk, according to the latest quarterly Portfolio Clarity Trends Report published by Natixis Global Asset Management. »

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