Investing in Hedge Funds http://www.hedgeweek.com/taxonomy/term/206/0 en 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 Hedge funds and soap manufacturers http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/07/02/206090/hedge-funds-and-soap-manufacturers <p><em><strong>There are now approximately 14,000 hedge funds in the marketplace. To say that things have gotten a little cluttered is an understatement. This represents a challenge to both managers and institutional investors: how does an investor decide which long/short equity manager to allocate to? And at the same time how does that manager get themselves noticed?&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/07/02/206090/hedge-funds-and-soap-manufacturers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investing in Hedge Funds Wed, 02 Jul 2014 11:54:54 +0000 James.Williams 206090 at http://www.hedgeweek.com HedgePo: One year in and nearly 1,000 funds as investors and managers find a new way to build relations http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/05/26/203200/hedgepo-one-year-and-nearly-1000-funds-investors-and-managers-find-new-way-build-r <p><em><strong>With capital raising becoming even more of a Sisyphus-like exercise for hedge funds, any form of solution that can help make the process a little easier is welcome. Equally, investors are looking for more effective ways to screen, assess and ultimately reach out to managers in an increasingly cluttered market.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/05/26/203200/hedgepo-one-year-and-nearly-1000-funds-investors-and-managers-find-new-way-build-r" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investing in Hedge Funds Wed, 28 May 2014 12:33:34 +0000 James.Williams 203200 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Schroders to launch Paulson Merger Arbitrage fund on GAIA platform http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/04/29/201300/schroders-launch-paulson-merger-arbitrage-fund-gaia-platform <p><em><strong>Schroders is to launch another externally-managed fund on its GAIA platform, Schroder GAIA Paulson Merger Arbitrage, subject to regulatory approval.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-tag"> <div class="field-label">Article Tag:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Schroders, launches, externally-managed fund, GAIA platform, Paulson Merger Arbitrage </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/04/29/201300/schroders-launch-paulson-merger-arbitrage-fund-gaia-platform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investing in Hedge Funds Tue, 29 Apr 2014 14:43:50 +0000 mkitchen 201300 at http://www.hedgeweek.com HS Group invests in new hedge fund from ex-Soros team http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/04/21/200985/hs-group-invests-ex-soros-team-hedge-fund <p><em><strong>HS Group Ltd (HSG) is to make its first investment into a new hedge fund set up by Kenneth Lee and Michael Yoshino,&nbsp;former China and Japan specialists at Soros Fund Management.</strong></em></p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-tag"> <div class="field-label">Article Tag:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> US Group Lrtd, firs investment, new hedge fund, China and Japan specialists, Soros Fund Management, Kenneth Lee, Michael Yoshino </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/04/21/200985/hs-group-invests-ex-soros-team-hedge-fund" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investing in Hedge Funds Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:07:39 +0000 mkitchen 200985 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Evanston Capital Management issues report on hedge fund replication http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/04/16/200847/evanston-capital-management-issues-report-hedge-fund-replication <p><em><strong>Alternative investment firm Evanston Capital Management has published a report examining the intricacies of hedge fund replication strategies.</strong></em></p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-tag"> <div class="field-label">Article Tag:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Alternative investment firm, Evanston Capital Management, white paper, hedge fund replication strategies </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/04/16/200847/evanston-capital-management-issues-report-hedge-fund-replication" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investing in Hedge Funds Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:01:00 +0000 mkitchen 200847 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Macro Risk Advisors launches Macro Risk Solutions http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/02/26/197709/macro-risk-advisors-launches-macro-risk-solutions <p><em><strong>Institutional equity derivatives broker Macro Risk Advisors has launched Macro Risk Solutions, a firm that advises clients on how to strengthen investment portfolios through periods of market uncertainty.&nbsp;&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-tag"> <div class="field-label">Article Tag:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Macro Risk Advisors, institutional equity derivatives broker dealer, launches, risk solutions, </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/02/26/197709/macro-risk-advisors-launches-macro-risk-solutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investing in Hedge Funds Risk Management Wed, 26 Feb 2014 10:08:00 +0000 Emily.Perryman 197709 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Lyxor Asset Management: The solution-driven approach to hedge fund investing http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/02/04/196726/lyxor-asset-management-solution-driven-approach-hedge-fund-investing <p><em><strong>&ldquo;We are a centre of expertise for hedge fund investments,&rdquo; states Jean-Marc Stenger, CIO for Alternative Investments at Lyxor. &ldquo;When clients come to us, they want access to experts in relation to strategy selection, manager selection and portfolio construction &ndash; those are our three main areas of expertise.&rdquo;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/02/04/196726/lyxor-asset-management-solution-driven-approach-hedge-fund-investing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investing in Hedge Funds Tue, 04 Feb 2014 10:09:29 +0000 James.Williams 196726 at http://www.hedgeweek.com