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Jack Inglis, AIMA

Innovation to play critical role in managing hedge funds, says KPMG/AIMA survey

Thu, 20/10/2016 - 07:44

Hedge fund managers are innovating and increasing their investment in technology to create new competitive advantages and to address regulatory and operational issues, according to a new study. »

Stéphane Rambosson, DHR International

Proportion of female hedge fund and private equity partners on the increase

Tue, 18/10/2016 - 10:45

One in eight (12 per cent) partners at hedge funds, private equity firms and other investment partnerships are now women, up from one in 10 (10 per cent) last year and the year before, according to DHR International. »

Amy Bensted, Preqin

Hedge funds mark highest quarterly performance for three years in Q3

Tue, 18/10/2016 - 09:10

The Preqin All-Strategies Hedge Fund benchmark recorded gains of 0.91 per cent in September, marking the seventh successive month of positive performance as the industry delivered returns of 4.06 per cent through the third quarter. »

Anita Nemes, Deutsche Bank

Alternative UCITS assets up 26 per cent annually since 2008, says Deutsche Bank

Mon, 17/10/2016 - 10:33

The value of assets invested in alternative UCITS funds has increased by 26 per cent annually since the financial crisis of 2008, according to Deutsche Bank Global Prime Finance’s 2016 Alternative UCITS Survey. »

Billionaire hedge fund pioneer donates USD1m to National WWII Museum in New Orleans

Billionaire hedge fund pioneer donates USD1m to National WWII Museum in New Orleans

Mon, 17/10/2016 - 09:28

Henry Swieca, founder of investment firm Talpion Fund Management and co-founder of hedge fund Highbridge Capital Management, is pledging USD1 million to The National WWII Museum in New Orleans.  »

Luke Ellis, Man Group

Man Group acquires Aalto and launches Man Global Private Markets

Fri, 14/10/2016 - 09:57

Man Group plc has acquired Aalto Invest Holding AG and launched a new ‘private markets offering’, Man Global Private Markets,  designed to offer longer term investments and complement their existing products. Man defines private markets as real estate, credit and infrastructure. »

Institutional investors and family offices continue allocating to alts in 2016

Institutional investors and family offices continue allocating to alts in 2016

Fri, 14/10/2016 - 09:34

Ninety two per cent of institutional investors and family offices have allocated to two or more funds in 2016 while 73 per cent of investors reported a net increase in their investments to alternative investment strategies since 2015. »

Hedge funds on eight-month winning streak, says eVestment

Hedge funds on eight-month winning streak, says eVestment

Thu, 13/10/2016 - 09:23

The average hedge fund industry performance was +0.73 per cent in September, marking eight months of positive aggregate industry returns for the industry. »

Cosimo Marasciulo, Pioneer Investments

Pioneer Investments launches global inflation-linked short-term strategy

Wed, 12/10/2016 - 14:18

Pioneer Investments has launched a global inflation-linked short-term strategy as an approach to managing against inflation risk. »

Daniela Klásen-Martin, Crestbridge Luxembourg

Crestbridge Luxembourg to act as manager in first RAIF platform

Wed, 12/10/2016 - 09:17

Crestbridge in Luxembourg will act as the manager for the first platform to be launched under Luxembourg’s recently introduced Reserved Alternative Investment Fund (RAIF) regime. »

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