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Optima chief defends hedge funds of funds

Dixon Boardman, CEO and Founder of Optima Fund Management with USD3 billion under management comments on the famous Warren Buffett bet with Protégé Partners. Boardman writes that Buffett won the bet, but lost the argument. “We are great admirers of

HFR Kenneth J Heinz

Hedge fund industry capital up in third quarter

HFR reports that total hedge fund industry capital rose to a record level in 3Q16, as performance gains offset continued asset outflows which were concentrated in many of the industry’s largest and most well-established managers.  Hedge fund assets rose to

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Preqin reports seven months of positive returns for hedge funds

Preqin’s latest hedge fund report finds that although  hedge  funds  are  under  sustained  investor  scrutiny,  the  third  quarter  of  2016  saw  continued  improvement  in  the performance  of  the  asset  class,  marking  seven  consecutive  months  of  positive  returns  for  the  industry.   The

Man Group Emmanuel Roman

Man Group’s results hit by difficult markets

Man Group, the largest listed hedge fund group in the world, has published interim results to end June 2016 that show that funds under management are down from the end December figure of USD78.7 billion to USD76.4 billion.  Net inflows

Lyxor Philippe Ferreira

Lyxor reports hedge fund performance recovers in February

Lyxor’s Cross Asset Research team has focused on the performance of value equity funds versus their benchmarks in this week’s report, commenting that value stocks have lost steam but active managers are staying afloat. The firm writes that value stocks

Dixon Boardman, Optima Asset Management

Avoiding the funerals has kept veteran firm on the survival list

Dixon Boardman, a veteran hedge fund of fund manager, is a survivor. Having founded, Optima Fund Management in 1988, his firm now manages USD4 billion. Boardman – and Optima – have stood firm through a sustained period of challenges for the fund of funds

Dr Peter Altorfer, Chairman, Board of Directors, ALTIN

ALTIN FoHF announces 2010 results and strong start in 2011

ALTIN, the USD270m multi-strategy fund of hedge funds achieved a very positive investment performance in 2010 of +12.47%, easily outperforming the funds of hedge funds index, HFRI FoF (+5.67%).   ALTIN continued with a strong start to 2011, up 2.48%

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