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Andreas Pfunder, instiHub

Sub-advised funds outgrow broader universe by 45 per cent in 12 months to September 2018

Tue, 04/12/2018 - 10:33

New analysis from data provider instiHub reveals that Europe’s sub-advised fund assets have outgrown those of the broader fund market by 45 per cent over the 12 months to September 2018. »

Bernard Delbecque, EFAMA

Turbulent political and macro-economic environments impact investor demand for UCITS Q3 2018

Tue, 04/12/2018 - 10:26

UCITS and AIFs recorded net sales of EUR 40 billion in Q3 2018, up from EUR31 billion in Q2, according to the latest Quarterly Statistical Release from The European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA). »

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October losses almost wipe out relative outperformance of Greater China equity hedge funds

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 08:39

The recent losses posted by Greater China equity fund managers nearly depleted their relative outperformance over their North American counterparts accumulated since the end of 2016, according to figures released by Eurekhedge. »

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L/S Equity strategies remain under pressure in November

Mon, 26/11/2018 - 18:35

The ongoing sell-off since the beginning of October has proved difficult to navigate for hedge funds, though there were substantial divergences across strategies, last week, according to the latest Weekly Brief from Lyxor’s Cross Asset Research team. »

Louis Gargour, LNG Capital

Veteran hedge fund manager finds returns in actively managed fixed income

Mon, 26/11/2018 - 10:43

With an annualised return since 2011 of 12.95 per cent placing it in the top decile of fixed income hedge fund performance tables, LNG Capital’s Europa Credit Fund is beginning to attract the attention of institutional investors alongside its traditional client base of funds of funds, family offices, private banks and high net worth investors. Global Fund Media’s Beverly Chandler talks tactics with managing partner and CIO Louis Gargour… »

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Hedge fund asset flows negative in October as performance challenges continue

Fri, 23/11/2018 - 10:14

Investors removed an estimated USD7.13 billion from the global hedge fund industry in October, pushing year-to-date (YTD) flows firmly negative at -USD10.09 billion. »

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Hedge funds register worst performance since 2008 in first ten months of the year

Fri, 23/11/2018 - 10:08

Hedge funds were down 2.15 per cent for the year, their weakest performance on record since 2008 when they declined 9.55 per cent in the 10 months through to October, according to figures released by Eurekahedge. »

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Hedge fund redemptions surge to USD39.1bn in September

Thu, 22/11/2018 - 08:31

Hedge funds endured their heaviest outflows in more than five years in September despite record highs in US equity indexes and strong consumer sentiment, according to the Barclay Fund Flow Indicator. »

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Alternative UCITS funds had a tough time in October

Tue, 20/11/2018 - 08:23

On average, Alternative UCITS funds suffered during October’s market correction with almost every strategy index showing a negative performance, according to LuxHedge’s latest market overview. »

Philippe Ferreira, Lyxor

L/S Equity strategies bear the brunt of market turmoil

Mon, 19/11/2018 - 11:10

The sell-off in October was difficult to navigate for hedge funds, but there were substantial divergences across strategies, according to Lyxor’s latest Hedge Fund Brief. »

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