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Edgar Radjabli, Apis

Apis Capital Management launches tokenised hedge fund with ‘proven track record’

Fri, 22/06/2018 - 08:26

Apis Capital Management has launched the Apis Token which is designed to enable investors to profit from an actively managed investment strategy, which it says has returned over 70 per cent per year since inception, while benefiting from the liquid and tradeable nature of blockchain-based tokens. »

Ethereum

LIMEYARD launches crypto asset index

Tue, 19/06/2018 - 12:25

New Switzerland-based index provider LIMEYARD has launched its Crypto Asset Index, together with Decentriq, a FinTech enabling financial institution, to benefit from distributed ledger technology based in the Swiss crypto valley. »

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Emerging market hedge fund launches Greek commercial real estate

Mon, 18/06/2018 - 11:07

Dromeus Capital, an emerging markets investment specialist, is to invest EUR200 million in Greek Commercial Real Estate assets. Prices for commercial real estate assets have fallen sharply since their peak before the Greek financial crisis and yields are amongst the highest in Europe. »

Shaun Conway, ixo Foundation

ixo foundation brings blockchain and impact investing close together

Thu, 14/06/2018 - 13:27

A new foundation focused on using a blockchain protocol to track and measure impact investing has been created by Dr Shaun Conway, a medical doctor and former adviser to the World Health Organisation.   »

Jerry Szilagyi, Rational Funds

Rational Funds launches Rational Funds Income Opportunities Fund

Wed, 13/06/2018 - 10:12

Rational Funds, a family of funds rooted in the investment philosophy of applying a rational approach to investing, has launched the Rational Funds Income Opportunities Fund (RTFIX). »

Trey Parker, Highland

Highland Capital Management launches dedicated CLO UCITS fund

Tue, 12/06/2018 - 09:06

Highland Capital Management has launched the Highland Flexible Income UCITS Fund, an Irish-domiciled fund focused on collateralised loan obligation (CLO) debt.   »

Ethereum

Crypto Fund Research reveals rapid pace of fund launches

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 12:13

Latest figures from Crypto Fund Research reveal that prices for most cryptocurrencies are down more than 50 per cent in 2018, but despite that, crypto funds have been launching at a record pace. »

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Ropes & Gray advises Hamilton Lane on Strategic Opportunities Fund IV

Wed, 06/06/2018 - 10:19

Ropes & Gray has advised Hamilton Lane on Hamilton Lane Strategic Opportunities Fund IV. The Fund announced its final close with USD900 million in commitments on 5 June, substantially above the initial target. »

Pietro Nicholls, RM Funds

Fund aims for income from alternative assets

Mon, 04/06/2018 - 13:29

RM Funds has announced the launch of the VT RM Alternative Income Fund (RMAI), an actively managed open-ended fund investing in defensive, income producing alternative assets. »

Jamie Kermisch, Tages

Tages Capital Launches Global Emerging Markets Alternative UCITS Fund with Dalton Investments

Mon, 04/06/2018 - 09:29

Tages Capital, in partnership with California-based Dalton Investments, has launched the Tages Dalton Global Emerging Markets UCITS Fund, bringing the firm’s alternative UCITS range to five, and providing UCITS investors with another differentiated hedge fund strategy. »

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