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Michael de Verteuil, Linedata

Asset managers have socio-economic and political concerns

Tue, 28/03/2017 - 08:56

Social and geopolitical turbulence across Europe and North America are concerns for global asset managers, according to the 2017 Linedata Global Asset Management & Administration Survey. »

Dennis Wijsmuller, Arqaam Capital

Arqaam Capital launches global macro hedge fund

Mon, 27/03/2017 - 09:25

Arqaam Capital, an emerging markets investment bank, has launched a global macro multi-asset fund as part of its growth-led strategy and diversification into the alternatives space. »

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Hedge fund allocations turn positive in February, says eVestment

Fri, 24/03/2017 - 09:26

After a long string of redemptions, eVestment has reported positive sentiment in the hedge fund industry this month, with hedge funds netting an estimated USD7.9 billion in inflows in February. »

Adam Brass, BRI Partners

BRI Partners launches investable hedge fund benchmark indices

Wed, 22/03/2017 - 13:48

BRI Partners has launched the first in a new range of investable hedge fund indices designed to deliver the beta of hedge fund strategies – the BRI Long/Short Equity Index (BRILSE), calculated by Wilshire Associates. »

Amy Bensted, Preqin

Hedge fund managers become more flexible on fees

Wed, 22/03/2017 - 08:43

As hedge fund managers seek to rebuild investor confidence in the wake of a challenging 2016, they have pinpointed performance and fees as the key areas that will influence the industry in the year ahead, according to research carried out by Preqin. »

Jean Baptiste Berthon, Lyxor

Hedge funds down slightly in second week of March, says Lyxor

Tue, 21/03/2017 - 08:53

The Lyxor Hedge Fund index was marginally down this week with weaker oil and dollar contributing to the underperformance of macro funds, according to Lyxor’s latest Hedge Fund Weekly Brief. »

Kenneth J Heinz, HFR

Hedge funds lower fees as Fed raises rates

Mon, 20/03/2017 - 08:39

Hedge fund liquidations increased in the fourth quarter even as the industry surpassed the USD3 trillion milestone, bringing the number of closed funds for 2016 to the highest level since 2008. »

Sol Waksman, BarclayHedge

Barclay CTA Index gains 0.71 per cent in February

Fri, 17/03/2017 - 09:24

Managed futures traders gained 0.71 per cent in February, according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by BarclayHedge. »

Steve Nadel, Seward & Kissel

Sharp rise in hedge funds using non-equity strategies

Thu, 16/03/2017 - 09:43

A rising number of newly launched hedge funds are employing non-equity-based investment strategies, according to The Seward & Kissel 2016 New Hedge Fund Study. »

Mike Byrne, Jersey Funds Association

Streamlined funds regime welcomed as enhancing Jersey’s competitiveness

Thu, 16/03/2017 - 08:46

Jersey has introduced a new regulatory framework for private funds which the Jersey Financial Services Commission believes will enhance the island’s competitiveness as a jurisdiction in which to establish funds. »

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