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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. »

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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. »

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AMSYS Capital launches cryptocurrency hedge fund

Tue, 09/10/2018 - 08:56

AMSYS Capital has launched its first Digital Asset Fund, an actively-managed fund designed to hedge against the volatility of the crypto-currency market. »

J B Hayes, Variant Investments

Variant Investments launches Variant Alternative Income Fund

Fri, 05/10/2018 - 08:56

Variant Investments has launched the Variant Alternative Income Fund, a '40 Act closed-end interval fund with a strategy designed to provide an alternative to public market exposure by focusing on niche assets with strong cash flows and low market correlations.  »

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