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Sofiane Gharred, Selwood

Deutsche Bank and Selwood launch Market Neutral Credit strategy on Deutsche Bank’s UCITS platform

Fri, 20/04/2018 - 09:19

Deutsche Bank’s liquid alternatives group has teamed up with Selwood Asset Management to launch a Market Neutral Credit strategy on Deutsche Bank’s UCITS platform. »

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EnTrustPermal reaches USD1bn in commitments for new co-investment fund

Fri, 06/04/2018 - 09:32

Alternative asset manager EnTrustPermal has closed its Special Opportunities Fund IV with capital commitments of over USD1 billion. »

Alvin Fan, OPIM

OPIM partners with Longrising to launch its first offshore hedge fund

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 16:43

Asian hedge fund platform OP Investment Management (OPIM) has partnered with Longrising Asset Management (Longrising) to launch the Longrising Prosperous China Fund, a Cayman-domiciled hedge fund for Professional Investors only. »

Manfred Schraepler, Aquila Capital

Aquila Capital launches UCITS-compliant CTA AC-Adaptive Trends Fund

Thu, 29/03/2018 - 09:56

Alternative investments specialist Aquila Capita has launched a CTA UCITS compliant-fund that will be managed by its Systematic Trading Group. The AC-Adaptive Trends Fund (the ‘Fund’) combines various investment strategies such as momentum and carry with an innovative risk-balancing portfolio construction method allowing it to implement long and short positions. »

Amy Bensted, Preqin

Pension funds and sovereign wealth funds account for half of all hedge fund institutional capital

Thu, 29/03/2018 - 08:56

Institutional investors now have more than USD2.00 trillion invested in hedge funds, and more than 5,250 institutions – 45 per cent of the total institutional investor universe – actively invest in the asset class, according to Preqin. »

Gary Collins, Columbia Threadneedle

Columbia Threadneedle launches Global Investment Grade Credit Opportunities Fund

Wed, 28/03/2018 - 10:46

Columbia Threadneedle Investments has launched a new, global absolute return credit strategy – the Threadneedle (Lux) Global Investment Grade Credit Opportunities Fund (the Fund).  »

Miguel Ramos, Fair Oaks Capital

Fair Oaks Capital - Best Fixed Income Credit Strategy Hedge Fund

Tue, 27/03/2018 - 14:46

Fair Oaks Capital was launched in 2013 by senior professionals previously at GSO Capital Partners and Apollo Global Management. It characterises itself as a research-driven investment manager with a focus on fundamental corporate credit analysis. »

Stephen Velotti, Pillar Capital Management

Pillar Capital Management - Best Insurance-Linked Strategies Hedge Fund

Tue, 27/03/2018 - 14:31

Pillar Capital Management (‘Pillar’) was founded in 2008 and is headquartered in Bermuda. The firm manages open-ended Bermuda incorporated funds invested in the global property catastrophe risk market. »

Thomas Gimbel, Optima Fund Management

Optima Fund Management - Best Multi-Strategy Fund of Hedge Funds

Tue, 27/03/2018 - 14:23

It’s fair to say that Optima Fund Management has seen a lot of change in the hedge fund industry, given that it is preparing to celebrate its 30th anniversary. »

Richard Day, ML Capital

ML Capital - Best UCITS Liquid Alternatives Fund & Best UCITS Liquid Alternatives Platform

Tue, 27/03/2018 - 14:17

A lot has transpired since ML Capital founded its Irish-domiciled MontLake UCITS platform in October 2010 during the first wave of the alternative UCITS boom. From launching with just a single UCITS Fund, ML Capital finished 2017 with 25 UCITS funds on the Platform and over USD5 billion in Group AUM, and now sits as one of industry’s most visible and successful players. »


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