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European charities turn to alternatives, says Cerulli

Since 2008 nearly one-third of European charities have restructured their investment portfolios to increase their exposure to alternative products, according to a survey by Cerulli Associates. »


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Lazard Asset Management appoints portfolio manager, small cap growth equities

Lazard Asset Management (LAM) has expanded its US equity capabilities with the addition of Frank Sustersic as director and portfolio manager. »


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AIFMD incomplete and uncertainty remains, says AIMA

The implementation of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) is incomplete and significant uncertainty remains, according to the the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA). »


Results

Gottex reports positive performance for alternative and multi-asset product lines

Alternative asset management group Gottex Fund Management has reported combined client assets of USD8.5 billion as at 30 June 2014. »


Gold stars

Arbitrage Event-Driven Fund rated 5-stars overall by Morningstar

The Arbitrage Event-Driven Fund, which is advised by Water Island Capital, has been rated 5-Stars Overall out of 94 market neutral funds by Morningstar based on risk-adjusted returns performance. »


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Barclay CTA Index gains 0.63 per cent in June

Managed futures gained 0.63 per cent in June, according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by BarclayHedge. »


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SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator at 3.15 per cent for July

The SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator for July 2014 measured 3.15 per cent, down from 4.80 per cent in June. »


Research

Natixis funds USD1m investor behaviour project at MIT

Natixis Global Asset Management is funding a three-year, USD1 million research project at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) focused on investor behaviour and personal benchmarks. »


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All companies in La Française Group are now authorised AIFMs

La Française Group has obtained AIFM approval for all its management companies. »


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Alain Demarolle appointed non-executive chairman of LCH.Clearnet SA

Alain Demarolle has been appointed as non-executive chairman of the board directors of LCH.Clearnet SA, the group's French-based entity, effective immediately. »


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