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Shenan Dhanani, Trium

Trium Capital hires for new top-down equity long/short strategy

Fri, 19/10/2018 - 09:04

Trium Capital, a London-based alternative asset manager, has hired Adrien Szappanyos to manage a new top-down equity long/short strategy.   »

Jeremy Roberts, BlackRock

BlackRock launches absolute return fund to invest in ‘emerging’ UK companies

Wed, 17/10/2018 - 10:29

BlackRock has launched the BlackRock Strategic Funds (BSF) UK Emerging Companies Absolute Return Fund (the Fund), a long-short equity strategy focussing on opportunities created by emerging companies. »

Xavier Guillon, DECALIA

DECALIA launches merger arbitrage fund with W Capital

Tue, 16/10/2018 - 10:43

Investment management company DECALIA has launched a new merger arbitrage strategy which aims to generate an attractive absolute performance with low volatility, while remaining uncorrelated with conventional assets. »

Darren Starr, Jupiter

Jupiter expands liquid alternatives business with US Equity Long Short Fund launch

Mon, 15/10/2018 - 19:59

Jupiter has launched the Jupiter US Equity Long Short fund, a sub-fund of the Jupiter Global Fund SICAV which is managed by Darren Starr, an experienced hedge fund manager who joined Jupiter’s growing liquid alternatives business in April this year. »

Don Steinbrugge, Agecroft Partners

Thoughts relative to recent high profile hedge fund closures

Mon, 15/10/2018 - 13:14

By Don Steinbrugge, Agecroft Partners – Each January Agecroft Partners releases its predictions regarding the top 10 hedge fund industry trends in the coming year. One of our predictions for 2018 was an increase in hedge fund closures for both large established hedge fund managers as well as emerging managers. »

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Epoch partners launches public offering of cryptocurrency and related digital assets fund

Mon, 15/10/2018 - 10:47

Epoch Partners Limited (Headquartered in the Cayman Islands) has launched what it says is the world's first retail public offering of a cryptocurrency and digital assets-related fund. »

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Lyxor and Dymon Asia launch a global macro fund on Lyxor’s alternative UCITS platform

Thu, 11/10/2018 - 18:56

Lyxor Asset Management has teamed up with Dymon Asia to launch the Lyxor/Dymon Asia Macro Fund, a liquid discretionary global macro strategy with an Asian focus. »

Richard Cardiff, Coupland Cardiff

Coupland Cardiff launches new fund focused on Indian subcontinent

Thu, 11/10/2018 - 09:38

Asian equity specialist, Coupland Cardiff Asset Management (CCAM) is launching a daily dealing Irish fund seeking to capitalise on the rapid growth in domestic demand in India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Myanmar. »

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Dynamic Funds launches two new active alternative solutions

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 10:50

Dynamic Funds has launched the Dynamic Alpha Performance II Fund and Dynamic Premium Yield PLUS Fund (the Funds). Both Funds are based on the Canadian Securities Administrators' ‘alternative funds’ proposal, which is governed under National Instrument 81-102 Investment Funds. »

Jack Inglis, AIMA

New AIMA research provides road map to USD1bn AUM for emerging hedge fund managers

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 10:37

New research now offers a unique road map for all emerging and start-up hedge fund managers as they make their way to USD1 billion AUM. This has been achieved by analysing the path to growth and crucial insights of larger, more established managers who blazed a trail in building billion-dollar hedge fund businesses. »

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