Investing in Hedge Funds http://www.hedgeweek.com/taxonomy/term/206/guides en Systematic fund Garraway to build assets http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/03/07/249364/systematic-fund-garraway-build-assets <p><em><strong>London-based Garraway Capital Management has announced that it is to build on its strong 2016 performance with a programme designed to build its assets. Its Irish UCITS fund, Garraway Financial Trends, was launched in 2012, becoming a &lsquo;pure&rsquo; UCITS strategy in February 2014. </strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/03/07/249364/systematic-fund-garraway-build-assets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dublin Fund Services European Distribution for Hedge Funds Investing in Hedge Funds UCITs Single Manager Hedge Funds Tue, 07 Mar 2017 15:28:19 +0000 beverlychandler 249364 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Investors moving to alternatives says Lyxor http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/02/27/249067/investors-moving-alternatives-says-lyxor <p><em><strong>Lyxor reports that risk assets have continued to edge higher over the recent weeks, with the MSCI World reaching new highs last week. Yet, equities in developed markets have been essentially fuelled by the US market, the firm says.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/02/27/249067/investors-moving-alternatives-says-lyxor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investing in Hedge Funds Mon, 27 Feb 2017 12:11:20 +0000 beverlychandler 249067 at http://www.hedgeweek.com SkyBridge Capital sells majority stake with Anthony Scaramucci to step down immediately http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/01/17/247696/skybridge-capital-sells-majority-stake-anthony-scaramucci-step-down-immediately <p><em><strong>The majority of global alternative firm SkyBridge Capital has been sold to &nbsp;RON Transatlantic EG and HNA Capital. Financial terms of the transaction have not been disclosed but at the end of November&nbsp;SkyBridge&nbsp;managed or advised on&nbsp;USD12&nbsp;billion.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/01/17/247696/skybridge-capital-sells-majority-stake-anthony-scaramucci-step-down-immediately" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Acquisitions North America Investing in Hedge Funds Funds of Hedge Funds Single Manager Hedge Funds Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:52:17 +0000 beverlychandler 247696 at http://www.hedgeweek.com CTA indices post positive returns in December after difficult year http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/01/06/247309/cta-indices-post-positive-returns-december-after-difficult-year <p><em><strong>Societe Generale Prime Services reports that all SG CTA indices posted positive returns in December 2016 at the end of what it describes as a difficult quarter. However, the SG CTA Index closed the year slightly negative at -2.86 per cent and SG Trend Index was down -6.19 per cent, the first negative year&rsquo;s performance since 2012.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/01/06/247309/cta-indices-post-positive-returns-december-after-difficult-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Funds Prime brokers Investing in Hedge Funds Single Manager Hedge Funds Results and performance Fri, 06 Jan 2017 09:48:40 +0000 beverlychandler 247309 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Smaller hedge funds will outperform in 2017, predicts Agecroft Partners http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/01/03/247190/smaller-hedge-funds-will-outperform-predicts-agecroft-partners <p><em><strong>Smaller hedge fund managers will continue to outperform during 2017, according to Don Steinbrugge&nbsp;Managing partrner of Agecroft partners, who has revealed what he sees as being the top&nbsp;hedge fund industry trends for the coming year.</strong></em></p> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-directory-company"> <div class="field-label">Company:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/gfmdirectory/agecroft-partners">Agecroft Partners</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2017/01/03/247190/smaller-hedge-funds-will-outperform-predicts-agecroft-partners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Funds Investing in Hedge Funds Single Manager Hedge Funds Results and performance Surveys & research Tue, 03 Jan 2017 13:14:56 +0000 beverlychandler 247190 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Hedge funds showing improved performance for 2016 http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/12/20/247006/hedge-funds-showing-improved-performance-2016 <p><em><strong>The Eurekahedge December report on hedge funds reveals that over November 2016 hedge funds were up 3.53 per cent for the year, posting better performance compared to a modest 1.73 per cent gain over the last year.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/12/20/247006/hedge-funds-showing-improved-performance-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investing in Hedge Funds Funds of Hedge Funds Single Manager Hedge Funds Tue, 20 Dec 2016 16:27:15 +0000 beverlychandler 247006 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Preqin reports seven months of positive returns for hedge funds http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/10/20/244959/preqin-reports-seven-months-positive-returns-hedge-funds <p><em><strong>Preqin&rsquo;s latest hedge fund report finds that although&nbsp; hedge&nbsp; funds&nbsp; are&nbsp; under&nbsp; sustained&nbsp; investor&nbsp; scrutiny,&nbsp; the&nbsp; third&nbsp; quarter&nbsp; of&nbsp; 2016&nbsp; saw&nbsp; continued&nbsp; improvement&nbsp; in&nbsp; the&nbsp;performance&nbsp; of&nbsp; the&nbsp; asset&nbsp; class,&nbsp; marking&nbsp; seven&nbsp; consecutive&nbsp; months&nbsp; of&nbsp; positive&nbsp; returns&nbsp; for&nbsp; the&nbsp; industry.&nbsp;&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/10/20/244959/preqin-reports-seven-months-positive-returns-hedge-funds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investing in Hedge Funds Funds of Hedge Funds Single Manager Hedge Funds Surveys & research Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:56:51 +0000 beverlychandler 244959 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Amundi brings real and alternative assets to single platform http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/09/27/244074/amundi-brings-real-and-alternative-assets-one-platform <p><em><strong>French asset management firm Amundi is launching a single platform designed to bring its real and alternative assets under one entity and drive its aim of becoming one of the leading alternative asset managers in Europe.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/09/27/244074/amundi-brings-real-and-alternative-assets-one-platform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Platforms Real Assets Private Equity Investments Real Estate Investing in Hedge Funds Multi Asset Funds Single Manager Hedge Funds Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:06:49 +0000 beverlychandler 244074 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Steinbrugge believes hedge funds offer valuable diversification http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/09/06/243299/steinbrugge-believes-hedge-funds-offer-valuable-diversification <p><strong><em>Donald A Steinbrugge, CFA, Founder and CEO of Agecroft Partners has written a new paper asking if the capital markets are headed for a major correction and whether hedge funds will help or hurt?</em>&nbsp;</strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/09/06/243299/steinbrugge-believes-hedge-funds-offer-valuable-diversification" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investing in Hedge Funds Tue, 06 Sep 2016 14:21:12 +0000 beverlychandler 243299 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Barclays finds hedge funds failing to meet investor expectations http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/08/08/242419/barclays-finds-hedge-funds-failing-meet-investor-expectations <p><em><strong>Barclays Prime Services Strategic Consulting has just completed its latest report entitled &lsquo;Against All Odds &ndash; Hedge Fund Industry Developments and Implications for Growth&rsquo;.</strong></em>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/08/08/242419/barclays-finds-hedge-funds-failing-meet-investor-expectations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investing in Hedge Funds Single Manager Hedge Funds Surveys & research Mon, 08 Aug 2016 11:25:52 +0000 beverlychandler 242419 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Man Group’s results hit by difficult markets http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/26/241984/man-group%E2%80%99s-results-hit-difficult-markets <p><em><strong>Man Group, the largest listed hedge fund group in the world, has published interim results to end June 2016 that show that funds under management are down from the end December figure of USD78.7 billion to USD76.4 billion.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2016/07/26/241984/man-group%E2%80%99s-results-hit-difficult-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Listings Investing in Hedge Funds Funds of Hedge Funds Results and performance Tue, 26 Jul 2016 08:07:45 +0000 beverlychandler 241984 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Academics find hedge funds are passive http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/08/21/228823/academics-find-hedge-funds-are-passive <p><em><strong>A new paper &#39;Passive Hedge Funds&#39; from Mikhail Tupitsyn and Paul Lajbcygier from the Department of Banking and Finance and the Department of Econometrics &amp; Business Statistics, at the Faculty of Business and Economics, Monash University, Australia finds that most hedge fund managers are passive.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/08/21/228823/academics-find-hedge-funds-are-passive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investing in Hedge Funds Fri, 21 Aug 2015 09:38:25 +0000 beverlychandler 228823 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Campbell white paper quantifies CTA risk management http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/08/05/227968/campbell-white-paper-quantifies-cta-risk-management <p><em><strong>A new white paper from Campbell &amp; Company attempts to quantify CTA risk management.&nbsp;The paper says that&nbsp;CTAs&nbsp;often cite risk management as a key to their success. Despite this claim, the process for evaluating CTA risk management has remained somewhat qualitative, the firm finds.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/08/05/227968/campbell-white-paper-quantifies-cta-risk-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investing in Hedge Funds Wed, 05 Aug 2015 16:03:48 +0000 beverlychandler 227968 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Index provider challenges hedge fund performance http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/07/24/227364/index-provider-challenges-hedge-fund-performance <p><em><strong>Tim Edwards, Senior Director, Index Investment Strategy at S&amp;P Dow Jones Indices has investigated the news this week from ETFGI that ETF assets have overtaken hedge fund assets.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/07/24/227364/index-provider-challenges-hedge-fund-performance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investing in Hedge Funds Fri, 24 Jul 2015 09:23:38 +0000 beverlychandler 227364 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Napier Park completes Citigroup’s USD2.4bn redemption http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/07/23/207735/napier-park-completes-citigroup%E2%80%99s-usd24bn-redemption <p><em><strong>Alternative asset management firm Napier Park Global Capital has returned the last of the capital invested in the firm&rsquo;s hedge funds by Citigroup.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/07/23/207735/napier-park-completes-citigroup%E2%80%99s-usd24bn-redemption" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investing in Hedge Funds Wed, 23 Jul 2014 05:30:00 +0000 mkitchen 207735 at http://www.hedgeweek.com