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HFR Kenneth J Heinz

HFR reports hedge funds allocations beat redemptions

HFR reports that hedge fund industry capital increased to a fourth consecutive quarterly record in 2Q17, as investor allocations outweighed redemptions for the first time since 3Q15. Total hedge fund capital rose to USD3.1 trillion, a quarterly increase of USD34.1

Amundi brings real and alternative assets to single platform

French asset management firm Amundi is launching a single platform designed to bring its real and alternative assets under one entity and drive its aim of becoming one of the leading alternative asset managers in Europe. The firm writes that

Selwood’s assets reach USD350m

London-based alternative manager Selwood Asset Management is marking its first anniversary since launch and has had an increase in assets to USD350 million.  Selwood AM is focused on liquid Investment Grade Credit in Europe and North America.  The strategy aims

HFR Kenneth J Heinz

HFR reports hedge funds up 3.5 per cent year to date

Data from HFR shows that hedge funds advanced in August led by a resurgence in Energy/Basic Materials and Activist strategies.  The HFRI Fund Weighted Composite Index (FWC) gained +0.4 per cent for the month, increasing the Index Value to 12,709

Irene Perdomo

Devet Capital gains NFA license

Systematic alternative investment manager Devet Capital Investments has received a license from the US National Futures Association enabling it to extend the marketing of the Devet Capital Absolute Return Strategy to American investors. In the UK, Devet is authorised and

Pavle Sabic

S&P Intelligence shows hedge funds moving out of equities

The latest Hedge Fund Tracker analysis from S&P Global Market Intelligence shows the top funds managed approximately USD150 billion in equity holdings, up from the USD141 billion under management in the first quarter.  These funds also decreased the number of

US election surprise proves supportive for risk assets

The Lyxor Hedge Fund research team reports that November was an eventful month for investors. “The victory of Donald Trump at the US presidential election surprised pollsters and proved supportive for risk assets, against expectations. The MSCI World was up

CTAs post positive returns in eight out of nine last quarters

Societe Generale Prime Services reports that June was a strong month for most CTA strategies, with the SG CTA Index posting the largest monthly gain since November 2014, and 90 per cent of the constituent programs contributing positive returns.  All

Hedge funds showing improved performance for 2016

The Eurekahedge December report on hedge funds reveals that over November 2016 hedge funds were up 3.53 per cent for the year, posting better performance compared to a modest 1.73 per cent gain over the last year. The asset base

North American hedge funds post best regional returns in November

Recovery continues in hedge funds according to Eurekahedge which found that hedge funds were up 0.48 per cent during the month of November, with 2016 year-to-date returns coming in at 3.60 per cent. Meanwhile, underlying markets as represented by the

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