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Man Group reports continued progress in 2015

Man Group reports continued progress in 2015

Wed, 24/02/2016 - 10:09

Against a challenging market backdrop, FUM at Man Group grew 8 per cent in 2015 to USD78.7 billion, driven by a positive investment performance of USD2.4 billion, a second year of positive net inflows (USD0.3 billion) and acquisitions. »

Hedge funds expected to deliver in 2016, with assets climbing to USD3 trillion

Hedge funds expected to deliver in 2016, with assets climbing to USD3 trillion

Tue, 23/02/2016 - 10:04

Hedge funds are expected to outperform equity markets in 2016, according to Deutsche Bank’s 14th annual Alternative Investment Survey, Additionally, 41 per cent of respondents plan to increase their hedge fund allocations during the year.  »

Research reveals AIFMD having little impact on US manager attitudes towards Europe

Tue, 23/02/2016 - 09:24

The introduction of the EU Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) is having little impact on the scale of US alternative fund managers’ activity in the European market, according to research looking at US manager attitudes towards the regulation. »

HFSB release results of working group on administrator transparency reporting

HFSB release results of working group on administrator transparency reporting

Mon, 22/02/2016 - 16:18

The Hedge Fund Standards Board (HFSB), the standard-setting body for the hedge fund industry, has published its standardised Administrator Transparency Reporting (ATR) data structure as part of its Toolbox. »

SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator at 3.27 per cent in February

SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator at 3.27 per cent in February

Mon, 22/02/2016 - 09:37

The SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator for February 2016 measured 3.27 per cent, up from 2.31 per cent in January. »

Largest hedge funds battered by Q4 stock market volatility, says S&P

Largest hedge funds battered by Q4 stock market volatility, says S&P

Fri, 19/02/2016 - 16:44

The top 10 US hedge funds were hit hard by US stock market performance in Q4, according to the latest quarterly Hedge Fund Tracker from S&P Global Market Intelligence. In total, the top funds managed USD159 billion in Q4, down USD44 billion from Q3.  »

Barclay Hedge Fund Index down 2.83 per cent in January as hedge funds suffer worst start in eight years

Barclay Hedge Fund Index down 2.83 per cent in January as hedge funds suffer worst start in eight years

Fri, 19/02/2016 - 09:32

Hedge funds lost 2.83 per cent in January according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by BarclayHedge – the worst start to a new year in eight years since the Index dropped 3.26 per cent in January 2008. »

Fund of hedge funds manager Kairos launches dedicated multi-strategy fund for Japanese investors

Fund of hedge funds manager Kairos launches dedicated multi-strategy fund for Japanese investors

Thu, 18/02/2016 - 09:15

Kairos Investment Management (Kairos) has launched the SuMi-Kairos Multi Strategy fund which is being managed by Kairos for distribution into the Japanese market by Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank Limited (SuMiTB).  »

Hedge funds post worst monthly returns since May 2012

Hedge funds post worst monthly returns since May 2012

Wed, 17/02/2016 - 08:51

Hedge funds returned -2.60 per cent in January as the asset class recorded its worst monthly performance since 2012, with macro hedge funds the only top-level strategy to post positive returns at 0.98 per cent, according to Preqin. »

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Unigestion adds global opportunities long/short strategy from Cube Capital

Tue, 16/02/2016 - 10:39

Unigestion has hired a fund investment team from the London-based hedge fund group Cube Capital. As part of the deal, Unigestion has acquired the long/short fund managed by the team which identifies equity and credit opportunities linked to market dislocations. »

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