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Hedge fund redemptions hit five-year high of USD42.3bn in December

Fri, 15/02/2019 - 10:49

Hedge fund redemptions reached USD42.3 billion in December, according to the Barclay Fund Flow Indicator, published by BarclayHedge, the largest monthly outflow in at least five years. »

Manfred Schraepler, Aquila Capital

Aquila Capital‘s Algert Global Equity Market Neutral Fund defies volatile equity markets in 2018

Fri, 15/02/2019 - 09:06

The AQC1 Algert Global Equity Market Neutral Fund launched by Aquila Capital and San Francisco-based investment manager Algert Global LLC has returned 4.71 per cent to investors since its inception on 12 February 2018. »

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GAM Systematic alternative risk premia strategy wins new institutional investment

Thu, 14/02/2019 - 10:48

GAM’s systematic alternative risk premia strategy has won an AUD275 million investment from an Australian superannuation pension fund. »

Bill Stone, S S and C Globe Op

SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index up 3.59 per cent in January

Thu, 14/02/2019 - 09:36

The gross return of the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index for January 2019 measured 3.59 per cent. »

Jason Schwarz, Wilshire

Wilshire Liquid Alternative Index up 2.02 per cent in January

Wed, 13/02/2019 - 08:40

The Wilshire Liquid Alternative Index, which provides a representative baseline for how the broad liquid alternative investment category performs, returned 2.02 per cent in January, slightly under performing the 2.13 per cent monthly return of the HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index. »

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Most hedge funds started 2019 on positive note with returns of 2.22 per cent, says Eurekahedge

Tue, 12/02/2019 - 10:42

The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index rallied 2.22 per cent in January, supported by the global equity market rally which resulted from the Fed's dovish stance and optimism over potential progress in the US-China trade talks. »

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Special situation and L/S equity strategies rebound in January, says Lyxor

Tue, 12/02/2019 - 08:58

The performance of broad hedge fund indices signal a sharp rebound of Special Situation strategies in January (+6.3 per cent), followed by L/S Equity strategies (+5.5 per cent), according to the latest Weekly Brief from Lyxor’s Cross Asset Research team. »

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Alantra’s Private Debt fund leads 2018 Spanish hedge fund rankings with a return of over 6 per cent

Fri, 08/02/2019 - 10:32

Alteralia Debt Fund FIL, a hedge fund investing in private debt, has topped the rankings for its category in 2018, according to data from the Spanish Association of Investment and Pension Funds (Inverco). »

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Integral begins year with 1 per cent increase in volumes

Fri, 08/02/2019 - 10:20

Integral, a foreign exchange markets technology specialist for banks, brokers, and asset managers, has reported average daily volumes (ADV) across Integral platforms of USD34.7 billion in January 2019.  »

Tom Wrobel, Societe Generale

CTAs start 2019 in the red

Thu, 07/02/2019 - 18:58

Following an initial positive run in the first few days of the year, all of Societe Generale Prime Services’ CTA Indices were in negative territory by the end of January. »

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