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Brian McNulty, CEO, DBFS

DBFS enhances Asset+ analytics module

DBFS has enhanced the planning functionality of Asset+, its front to back office platform for managers running hedge funds, fund of hedge funds and asset management portfolios. Fund of hedge funds investors are beginning to demand greater transparency to ensure

Andrew McCaffrey, head of institutional Hedge Funds, Aberdeen Asset Management

Hedge Fund Standards Board announces new core supporters

Aon Hewitt, the investment consultants, and two leading investment firms, Aberdeen Asset Management and Investcorp, have joined the Core Supporters group of the Hedge Fund Standards Board (HFSB). The Core Supporters group, which includes investors, investment consultants and hedge fund

Sol Waksman

Stock market losses bring hedge funds down

Most hedge fund strategies had losses in September, evidenced by a 3.92% drop in the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by BarclayHedge. The Index has lost 7.45% in the 3rd quarter and is now down 6.53% in 2011. “For the

Lyxor Hedge Fund Index up 0.75% in October

The Lyxor Hedge Fund Index was up 0.75% in October as the hedge fund industry rebounded. Year-to-date performance as of October 2011 is down 5.85%. The top performing strategies over the month were Lyxor L/S Equity Long Bias Index (+5.59%),

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AXA IM expands UK LDI offering with pooled funds

AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM) has added to its suite of liability driven investment (LDI) solutions with the launch of a pooled fund range designed to meet the specific liability hedging needs of UK pension funds.  The range is intended

Advisors warming to alternatives, says Cogent

Nearly 1/3 of all financial advisors who sell alternative investments (AI) predict that Multi-Strategy and Managed Futures strategies have the greatest potential over the next 12 months, according to a new report released by Cogent Research. By contrast, providers offering

Matteo Dante Perruccio, CEO and Founding Partner of Hermes BPK Partners

Hermes BPK Partners launches Alpha Vault Managed Futures

Hermes BPK Partners, the USD2.3 billion alternative advisory boutique and fund of hedge funds manager, has launched Alpha Vault Managed Futures (Alpha Vault) with USD275 million of investment. The alternative investment managed account solution is designed to provide portfolio protection

Chris Ford, EMEA head of investment at Towers Watson

Midcounties outsources investments to Towers Watson

The trustee of the GBP145m Midcounties Co-operative Pension Scheme has chosen Towers Watson to manage its investment portfolio on a fiduciary management basis, following a competitive tender.    Towers Watson’s delegated investment service provides an integrated approach to managing assets


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