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Balter converts London and NYC-based hedge funds to liquid alts mutual funds

Balter converts London and NYC-based hedge funds to liquid alts mutual funds

Tue, 05/01/2016 - 17:08

Balter Liquid Alternatives has launched the Balter European L/S Small Cap Fund (BESMX) and the Balter Event-Driven Fund (BEVIX), both conversions of existing hedge funds into a mutual fund wrapper. »

AMG completes Systematic investment

AMG completes Systematic investment

Tue, 05/01/2016 - 17:07

Affiliated Managers Group (AMG) has completed its investment in Systematica Investments. In addition, AMG has also recently completed investments in Ivory Investment Management (Ivory) and Abax Investments (Abax). »

Aberdeen acquires Arden Asset Management

Aberdeen acquires Arden Asset Management

Tue, 05/01/2016 - 07:28

Aberdeen Asset Management has completed its acquisition of Arden Asset Management (Arden), a provider of hedge fund solutions with offices in New York and London, on 31 December, 2015. »

Agecroft Partners predicts top 10 hedge fund industry trends for 2016

Agecroft Partners predicts top 10 hedge fund industry trends for 2016

Mon, 04/01/2016 - 17:38

Hedge fund consulting and marketing firm Agecroft Partners has released its annual prediction of the trends it believes will have the biggest impact on the hedge fund industry during 2016.  »

James Williams, Hedgeweek

Organisations should apply a cyber lens to everything they do, says EY survey

Tue, 22/12/2015 - 17:20

Ernst & Young’s Global Information Security Survey 2015, entitled ‘Creating Trust in the Digital World’ provides a comprehensive insight into how organisations view their cyber defences. »

Bill Stone, SS&C GlobeOp

SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator at 4.98 per cent in December

Mon, 21/12/2015 - 20:55

The SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator for December 2015 measured 4.98 per cent, up from 4.90 per cent in November. »

Hedge fund assets up USD11.2bn in November

Hedge fund assets up USD11.2bn in November

Mon, 21/12/2015 - 09:59

Total hedge fund assets rose USD11.2 billion in November 2015, an increase of 0.36 per cent. Investors flows were very slightly positive during the month with an estimated USD3.2 billion added in November, according to eVestments latest hedge fund flows report. »

Railpen’s hedge fund withdrawal is part of a wider European trend, says Preqin

Railpen’s hedge fund withdrawal is part of a wider European trend, says Preqin

Fri, 18/12/2015 - 09:23

The Railways Pension Trustee Company (Railpen), the GBP21 billion pension fund for UK rail workers, has been unwinding its exposure to hedge funds. And it’s not the only European private sector pension fund to be doing so, according to Preqin. »

Hedge fund liquidations rise as energy, high yield pressures mount

Hedge fund liquidations rise as energy, high yield pressures mount

Fri, 18/12/2015 - 09:18

Hedge fund launches and liquidations both increased in Q3 2015, as energy commodities and equities posted sharp declines, and high yield credit spreads began to widen, according to HFR's latest Market Microstructure Report. »

 Former hedge fund manager and New York attorney indicted in multi-million-dollar fraud scheme

Former hedge fund manager and New York attorney indicted in multi-million-dollar fraud scheme

Fri, 18/12/2015 - 09:15

Martin Shkreli, the founder and managing member of hedge funds MSMB Capital Management LP (MSMB Capital) and MSMB Healthcare Management LP (MSMB Healthcare) and former Chief Executive Officer of Retrophin Inc has been charged with fraud. »

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