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Crystal Capital Partners reports 46 per cent growth in advisory relationships

Thu, 20/06/2019 - 10:15

Crystal Capital Partners, the operator of an alternative investments platforms for financial advisors and their qualified purchaser (QP) investors, has reported 46 per cent growth in its advisory partnerships since January 2018. »

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Hedge fund redemptions slow in April

Tue, 18/06/2019 - 10:23

The pace of hedge fund redemptions slowed in April but continued for a second straight month with USD9.4 billion in net outflows worldwide, down from USD11.0 billion in March. Despite the outflows, industry assets under management increased to more than USD3.09 trillion due to USD33.6 billion of trading profits for the month. »

Jason Schwarz, Wilshire Analytics

Wilshire Liquid Alternative Index down 1.27 per cent in May

Fri, 14/06/2019 - 10:05

The Wilshire Liquid Alternative Index, which provides a representative baseline for how the broad liquid alternative investment category performs, returned -1.27 per cent in May, underperforming the -0.68 per cent monthly return of the HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index.  »

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Barclay CTA Index down 0.19 per cent in May

Thu, 13/06/2019 - 13:46

Managed futures were unable to maintain momentum in May as the battering equity markets and oil prices took from trade wars and tariffs contributed to CTA funds dropping 0.19 per cent, according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by BarclayHedge, a division of Backstop Solutions. »

Bill Stone, SS&C GlobeOp

SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index at -0.92 per cent in May

Thu, 13/06/2019 - 11:08

The gross return of the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index May 2019 measured -0.92 per cent. Hedge fund flows meanwhile, as measured by the SS&C GlobeOp Capital Movement Index advanced 0.19 per cent in June. »

Sol Waksman, BarclayHedge

Hedge funds’ four-month run in the black ends in May with 1.47 per cent fall

Wed, 12/06/2019 - 12:54

Global trade disputes and oil price downturns took a toll on hedge funds in May, bringing an end to the industry’s four-month run of positive returns. For the month, the hedge fund industry was down 1.47 per cent, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by BarclayHedge, a division of Backstop Solutions. »

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Hedge fund returns turn negative after four-month run of positive performance

Wed, 12/06/2019 - 10:30

Overall hedge fund industry returns turned negative in May after a four-month string of positive results to start off the year, according to the just-released May 2019 eVestment hedge fund performance data.  »

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Hedge fund managers posted minor losses in May amidst US-China trade tension

Tue, 11/06/2019 - 13:15

The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index slumped 0.63 per cent in May as hedge fund managers struggled to generate returns during the risk-off month. »

Sreeni Prabhu, AngelOak Advisors

Angel Oak Capital Advisors passes USD10bn in AUM

Mon, 10/06/2019 - 10:26

Angel Oak Capital Advisors, an investment management firm specialising in value-driven alternative credit, has surpassed USD10 billion in assets under management across its platform of public funds, private funds and separately managed accounts.  »

Edward Glyn, Calastone

Rising global risks cause investor flight to safety, but UK equity funds buck the trend

Thu, 06/06/2019 - 10:37

A bad month for share prices made relatively little impact on investors in May, according to the latest Fund Flow Index (FFI) from global funds transaction network Calastone, but mainly because buyers have been on strike now for months.  »


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