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Hedge fund giant Man Group sees assets fall 8 per cent in first half, as coronavirus crisis creates performance challenges

Hedge fund giant Man Group sees assets fall 8 per cent in first half, as coronavirus crisis creates performance challenges

Man Group has seen its funds under management tumble 8 per cent this year, as investment performance took a hit and investor redemptions spiked during the coronavirus crisis - but CEO Luke Ellis says the London-headquartered publicly-traded hedge fund group remains well-positioned despite 2020’s ongoing challenges.

UCITS FUNDS

R G Niederhoffer launches alternative UCITS fund on Kepler platform

R G Niederhoffer launches alternative UCITS fund on Kepler platform

R G Niederhoffer Capital Management, the New York-based quantitative trading advisor that employs a short-term contrarian investment strategy, has launched an alternative UCITS version of its flagship fund on Kepler Partners’ KLS UCITS platform. Kepler Liquid Strategies was established in 2016 and now has seven sub-funds with a combined AUM north of USD900 million.