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Michael Forman, FS Investments

FS Investments and EIG Global Energy Partners partner to manage USD4bn FS Energy and Power Fund

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 08:00

Alternative investment manager FS Investments is to create a joint venture with EIG Global Energy Partners (EIG), a global alternative investment firm focused on energy and energy-related infrastructure. »

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Man Group launches first onshore investment strategy in China

Mon, 11/12/2017 - 10:00

Man Group has launched its first onshore investment strategy for qualified investors in China. The new investment strategy will leverage the experience of Man AHL, Man Group’s diversified quantitative investment management business, to harness market trends across a range of liquid markets in China.  »

Bob Haber, Proficio

Proficio Capital Partners launches multi-strategy Insurance Dedicated Fund

Thu, 07/12/2017 - 10:12

Multi-family office Proficio Capital Partners, has launched a new Insurance Dedicated Fund (DF) – the Proficio Capital Strategic Opportunities IDF – a series of the SALI Multi-Series Fund, which is available on Prudential Financial and Crown Global Insurance Group platforms. »

James Bermingham, Ogier

Luxembourg: Hub of European fund industry

Mon, 04/12/2017 - 09:16

The days of thinking about single jurisdictions are long gone. When structuring a large private equity fund, for example, it is likely going to contain international investors (the US, Europe, Asia) and is, in effect, a commercial deal between all interested parties to draw down the money. The reality is, different investors have different preferences.  »

Paul Smith, GFIA

Offshore funds and their importance to the global economy

Mon, 04/12/2017 - 08:41

The contribution made by offshore finance centres to the global economy should not be underestimated, writes Paul Smith (pictured), Chairman of the Guernsey Investment Fund Association. »

Thomas Gimbel, Optima Fund Management

Optima Fund Management: The risk hypochondriac

Thu, 30/11/2017 - 17:36

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; an achievement few hedge fund firms can lay claim to. »

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Boston Partners Global Long/Short Fund now available on Goldman Sachs platform

Thu, 30/11/2017 - 09:31

The Boston Partners Global Long/Short Strategy, a diversified equity fund that seeks long-term growth of capital while minimising exposure to general equity market risk, has now been added to Goldman Sachs’ Serviced Platform SICAV (UCITS). »

Manfred Schraepler, Aquila Capital

Aquila Capital changes investment process of long-only multi-asset strategy

Thu, 23/11/2017 - 16:53

Aquila Capital is to evolve the investment process of its long-only multi-asset investment strategy to take into account the latest developments in quantitative finance and artificial intelligence. »

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Triple Alpha aiming to broaden access to hedge fund-style trading algorithms

Thu, 23/11/2017 - 16:04

Triple Alpha, which is built on unique trading algorithms previously available only to hedge fund clients, is to launch an ICO and create a capital fund. »

Alex Thompson, Blue Sky

Blue Sky’s hedge fund division secures new Dynamic Macro mandate

Wed, 22/11/2017 - 15:04

Blue Sky Alternative Investments’ hedge fund team has secured a new mandate for its flagship systematic global macro strategy, Dynamic Macro, via the Deutsche Bank platform, dbSelect. »

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