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Anik Sen, PineBridge

High-conviction opportunities emerge from rising dispersion among assets, says PineBridge

Thu, 15/11/2018 - 09:27

The need for selectivity among investors will be in greater focus in 2019, according to PineBridge Investments (PineBridge), an investment manager with USD91.4 billion in assets under management. »

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New EY survey highlights challenges and changes facing alternative asset management industry

Wed, 14/11/2018 - 10:50

Private equity and hedge fund managers alike are finding their investor base is challenging what products fit best within their portfolio and, in many cases, no longer want a “one size fits all”, according to EY’s 12th annual Hedge Fund Survey, which has been released under the new name of the Global Alternatives Survey. »

Ulrich Korner, UBS

Asset managers are accelerating use of alternative data and advanced analytics

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 19:39

Element22, a boutique data and analytics advisory firm serving the financial services industry, has announced the results of its comprehensive benchmark study, which was sponsored by UBS Asset Management. »

Jiri Krol, AIMA

Private credit industry on track to reach USD1trillion by 2020

Tue, 06/11/2018 - 20:07

Private credit is now a globally established source of mainstream finance for borrowers around the world, with the industry on-track to grow to USD1 trillion of assets under management by 2020. »

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Crypto asset management market to grow to USD207m by 2023, says new report

Tue, 06/11/2018 - 11:06

The global Crypto Asset Management Market is expected to grow from USD94 million in 2018 to USD207 million by 2023, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 17.1 per cent during the forecast period, according to a new report from MarketsandMarkets. »

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L/S equity strategies follow markets down

Tue, 06/11/2018 - 10:18

Hedge fund returns since 26 October are up +0.5 per cent, primarily led by L/S Equity strategies, as investors’ hesitation gradually started to fade amid improving earnings reports, according to the latest Weekly Brief from Lyxor’s Cross Asset Research team. »

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Billion dollar hedge funds outperformed smaller peers in October amidst worries over global trade and interest rates

Wed, 31/10/2018 - 09:37

The asset-weighted Mizuho-Eurekahedge Index – USD gained 0.33 per cent in September, outperforming the equal-weighted Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index which declined 0.11 per cent throughout the month. »

October turmoil hits hedge funds

Mon, 29/10/2018 - 21:16

Hedge fund performance was dragged lower last week by high beta strategies such as L/S Equity and Special Situations, according to the latest Weekly Brief from Lyxor’s Cross Asset Research team. »

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Five new liquid alts funds launched and 19 liquidations in Q3 2018, says Wilshire

Wed, 24/10/2018 - 10:17

Five new liquid alternative funds were launched in Q3 2018, including one Equity Hedge Fund, one Event Driven Fund, one Multi-Strategy Fund, one Global Macro Fund and one Relative Value Fund. Additionally, there were 19 liquidations. »

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Investors pull USD14.72m from hedge funds in September

Tue, 23/10/2018 - 11:05

Investors removed an estimated USD14.72 billion from hedge funds in September pushing Q3 net flows into negative territory with an estimated USD5.71 billion leaving the industry in Q3, according to the September 2018 eVestment Hedge Fund Asset Flows Report.  »

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