Lazard Asset Management is launching a new emerging markets quantitative fund which will trade a diversified, low volatility strategy with an ESG focus placed at the forefront of its stock-picking process.
Hedge funds are positioning for a spike in volatility in healthcare, energy, financials and tech as the US presidential election gathers pace.
In the second instalment of his monthly blog, Joel Press, formerly a senior partner and Head of the Global Hedge Fund Practice at Ernst & Young, and a leading voice on hedge fund operations and co-ordination services, talks through how to go about building a successful team and putting the right infrastructure in place…
Algebris Macro Credit, a macro credit-focused hedge fund strategy run by Davide Serra’s Algebris Investments, is positioning for market volatility with catalyst-focused trades, amid a strong start to 2020.
Rishi Sunak, former partner at global long/short equity hedge fund Theleme Partners and Sir Chris Hohn's The Children’s Investment Fund Management, has been named Chancellor of the Exchequer after Sajid Javid resigned on Thursday.
Hedge funds are continuing to bet against Europe’s travel industry, with several brand-name managers growing their shorts in travel staples such as easyJet and TUI, amid concerns the fallout from the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak could impact the continent’s tourism sector.
Investors’ bias towards momentum risk is making trend-following hedge fund strategies particularly sensitive to investor inflows, amid a recent spike in market volatility.
By Don Steinbrugge, Agecroft Partners – Hedge funds fees remain under extreme pressure across the industry. This strong trend is driven by declining return expectations from investors, increased competition across the industry, and an increasing share of industry assets controlled by large institutional investors.
Catalyst Funds, an alternative-focused fund company, has launched the Catalyst/Teza Algorithmic Allocation Income Fund (TEZIX), which utilises an algorithmic machine learning technology designed by sub-advisor Teza Investments, to invest in globally diversified multi-assets with a target risk exposure of 9 per cent to 12 per cent portfolio volatility.
Alternative asset manager Canyon Partners has marked the five-year anniversary of the River Canyon Total Return Bond Fund (RCTIX).