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Positive outlook for nimble managers

Positive outlook for nimble managers

BNP Paribas Capital Partners: Best Multi-Manager Fund – Multi-Strategy (<USD500 million) –The past year highlighted the importance of having a broad range of offerings and services. Having the ability to move investments across all strategies and rotate from quantitative to discretionary, from liquid to distressed, from one asset class and geography also proved to be key to constructing robust portfolios. This is especially relevant as the environment for hedge funds remains positive.

FUND PERFORMANCE

Hedge fund assets soar to all-time high, fuelled by record gains and booming investor confidence

Hedge fund assets soar to all-time high, fuelled by record gains and booming investor confidence

Global hedge fund industry assets swelled to a new record high of USD3.8 trillion in the first three months of 2021, as managers recorded their strongest quarter since 2000 and investors duly poured more capital into a broad selection of strategy types, with the biggest hedge funds still taking the largest slice of client money. 

NEWS

GAM’s assets tumble, as Systematic unit suffers renewed outflows amid business shake-up

GAM’s assets tumble, as Systematic unit suffers renewed outflows amid business shake-up

Switzerland-headquartered global asset manager GAM, home to Cambridge-based quantitative hedge fund unit GAM Systematic, saw its assets under management drop to CHF35.5 billion in Q1, down from CHF35.9 billion at the start of 2021, as its embattled systematic business also shed assets during the three-month period.