Man GLG, the discretionary investing unit of London-listed global alternative investment giant Man Group, has launched a new sustainability-focused long/short equity hedge fund which will trade across regions and sectors with a positive ESG bias.
OptionMetrics, an options database and analytics provider for institutional investors and academic researchers worldwide, has launched IvyDB Borrow Rate offering insights on the options-implied costs of short-selling individual securities computed intraday across maturities.
Currency-focused investment manager Millennium Global Investments has launched a new systematic long/short currency hedge fund strategy to tap into burgeoning demand for non-correlated returns in what it calls a “favourable” investment environment.
Hedge funds betting against easyJet saw their short positions boosted on Thursday as the low-cost airline’s share price took a sharp nosedive after it rejected a takeover bid.
Brummer Multi-Strategy ends August in red, as flagship adds financials-focused long/short hedge fund
Brummer & Partners’ flagship multi-strategy vehicle slipped into the red during August, with all but two of its underlying managers posting losses during the month. The slide comes as the Stockholm-based fund began allocating capital to Kersley Financials, a new financials-focused long/short equity strategy, on 1 September.
Hedge funds betting against Sainsbury’s have been left counting the cost of their negative wagers this week after the FTSE 100-listed supermarket giant saw its share price rocket on the back of fresh takeover rumours.
French systematic long/short equity hedge fund Quantology Capital Management’s flagship fund suffered its third consecutive down month in July, but its models are already exhibiting more positive signals for the period ahead.
B Riley Financial, a diversified provider of business advisory and financial services, has acquired the investment advisory business of 272 Capital.
BlueBay Asset Management’s Global Credit Alpha Long/Short strategy has generated a commendable track record since launching almost a decade ago, taking an active catalyst-driven approach to trading corporate and sovereign credit markets.
New research from ETP provider GraniteShares shows nearly two out of three professional investors predict shorting of US tech stocks will increase over the next six months with nearly a fifth forecasting a dramatic increase.