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HFR Kenneth J Heinz

HFR reports hedge funds up in November on back of Trump win

Hedge fund data provider HFR reports that hedge funds advanced in November, as the surprising victory of Donald Trump in the US Presidential election drove expectations for renewed growth, infrastructure spending and reduced regulation. The HFRI Fund Weighted Composite Index

Mihir Kapadia, Sun Global Investments

Sun Global CEO comments on popularity of ETFs

CEO and Founder of Sun Global Investments, Mihir Kapadia, has commented on why investors are increasingly choosing ETFs over hedge funds. “ETFs already outstrip hedge funds by about USD3.4tr, or by over 10 per cent,” Kapadia (pictured) says. “The ETF industry has

Darran Goodwin, Garraway

Systematic fund Garraway to build assets

London-based Garraway Capital Management has announced that it is to build on its strong 2016 performance with a programme designed to build its assets. Its Irish UCITS fund, Garraway Financial Trends, was launched in 2012, becoming a ‘pure’ UCITS strategy

Tom Wrobel, Societe Generale

CTA performance in the positive for February

According to the data from Societe Generale Prime Services February was a strong month for managed futures strategies, with all three CTA indices (the CTA index, the CTA mutual fund index and the Trend index) producing performance in excess of

HFR Kenneth J Heinz

Emerging market hedge funds reach record capital levels

HFR reports that total capital invested in Emerging Markets (EM) hedge funds climbed to a record level to begin 2017, as energy commodities and the US dollar posted strong gains. Assets dedicated to EM funds increased to USD200.7 billion (1.38

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Eurekahedge reveals hedge funds up in January

January data from Eurekahedge reveals that hedge funds started the year up 0.87 per cent in January with managers reporting performance-based gains of USD1.3 billion. Investor subscriptions stood at USD1.2 billion during the start of the year. In annual year

GAM Anthony Lawler_0

GAM launches fund based on Cantab process

Following the completion of its acquisition of Cantab Capital Partners in October, GAM has launched its first purely quantitative equities UCITS fund, GAM Systematic Global Equity Market Neutral.  The fund was developed by the Cantab investment team, which now operates

Marc Denogent, HFR

HFR to launch HFRI-I futures contract

Hedge fund data provider HFR is at an advanced stage of working with one of the large global derivatives exchanges to develop a new investment product, the HFRI-I futures contract, a contract based on the HFRI-I Fund Weighted Composite Investable

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


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