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NEWSLETTER | 8 Mar 2023  
Percentage of senior women at hedge funds declines around the world
Wed | 8 Mar 2023, 11:55
A new report by data provider Preqin has revealed that the percentage of women holding senior positions at hedge funds has fallen around the world, with Europe leading the way with a 50% drop since 2021, according to a report by Reuters.
Millennium boosts Australia presence with PM hire
Wed | 8 Mar 2023, 11:16
Millennium Management, the $57 billion hedge fund founded by Israel Englander, has taken the first significant step in boosting its presence in Australia with the appointment of portfolio manager Alex Wallis, according to a report by Financial review. 
Hedge funds down 0.5% in February
Wed | 8 Mar 2023, 11:14
Global hedge funds saw a 0.5% decline in February according to the performance of the HFRI Fund Weighted Composite Index, on the back of weak equities performance, ongoing generational inflation, higher interest rates and the possibility of a recession in 2023.
Light Sky founder Melkman joins Schoenfled
Wed | 8 Mar 2023, 11:12
Ben Melkman, a former partner at Brevan Howard Asset Management and the founder of the now-shuttered Light Sky Macro fund, has become the latest 'star' trader to make a multi-strat move this year, ditching plans for a solo fund to join the team of macro specialists at Schonfeld Strategic Advisors.
Bainbridge acquires three GAM alts strategies
Wed | 8 Mar 2023, 11:10
Bainbridge Partners is to acquire three alternatives strategies from GAM Investments – GAM Opportunistic Credit, GAM Diversity and GAM Trading II – with combined assets of 80 million Swiss francs ($87 million), according to a report by Pensions & Investments.
HFR launches new investable hedge fund indexes
Wed | 8 Mar 2023, 11:08
HFR has launched the HFRI 400 (US) Indices, a family of investable indexes tracking private hedge funds and open to US taxable investors, making the HFRI 400 a suitable benchmark for US-based, taxable, high net worth and ultra-high net worth investors.

Building back better: The future of digital assets hedge funds after the year that was

From the Terra Luna crash to the fall of FTX, 2022 was a year of high drama for digital assets. Larger investors may have taken a step back, but investment managers are as bullish as ever about the future of digital asset hedge funds. What’s more, so are traditional hedge fund firms. Why? Read Hedgeweek’s latest Insights report – Building Back Better – to find out.  


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