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Steve Nadel, Seward & Kissel

Vast disparity in types of investors securing side letter arrangements

Tue, 27/09/2016 - 08:44

Funds-of-funds entered into side letters – special agreements that hedge fund managers sometimes make with investors, overriding general terms applicable to other investors – six times as often as non-profit institutions and nearly four times as often as corporate pension funds. »

Edward T Tilly, CBOE

CBOE Holdings to acquire Bats Global Markets

Mon, 26/09/2016 - 14:31

CBOE Holdings is to acquires Bats Global in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately USD32.50 per share, or a total of approximately USD3.2 billion, consisting of 31 per cent cash and 69 per cent CBOE Holdings stock. »

Mike Asher, RFA

RFA’s Multi-Cloud platform offers the best of both worlds

Mon, 26/09/2016 - 10:45

Richard Fleischman & Associates Inc (RFA) has launched the RFA Multi-Cloud platform to enable RFA clients to more efficiently scale up and scale down their cloud platform requirements in line with their business needs. And, importantly, in full compliance with regulation.  »

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. »

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