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Hedge funds diversifying their strategies, but slower to adopt AI and ESG, says EisnerAmper survey

Hedge funds diversifying their strategies, but slower to adopt AI and ESG, says EisnerAmper survey

While long/short and global macro strategies continue to be hedge funds’ bread and butter, one-third of respondents to a new survey of 184 alternative investment professionals by advisory and accounting firm EisnerAmper expect LPs to increase investment allocation to event-driven in the next 12 months, followed by credit (25 per cent) and quant (17 per cent). 

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US equity investor sentiment lifts from lows in October but caution persists amid concerns over policy and politics

US equity investor sentiment lifts from lows in October but caution persists amid concerns over policy and politics

US equity investors’ risk appetite has picked up in October from the one-year survey low seen in September, but remains subdued compared to earlier in the year as investors cite concerns over the political environment and perceive waning equity market support from monetary and fiscal policy.

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Ambienta X adds two to team

Ambienta X adds two to team

Ambienta SGR, one of Europe's largest asset managers entirely focused on environmental sustainability, has added two new hires to its London-based Public Markets division, Ambienta X, which launched Alpha X the world's largest long/short equity fund focused solely on environmental themes, in May 2020.

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Complysci adds two to Board of Directors

Complysci adds two to Board of Directors

ComplySci, a provider of regulatory technology and compliance solutions for the financial services sector, has added two new members to its Board of Directors – David Eisner, a former senior US Treasury official, past ComplySci executive chairman, successful technology investor and executive, and Sari Granat, Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel for IHS Markit, a publicly traded provider of market intelligence, analytics and technology.

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Novus launches Greater Good Award programme

Novus launches Greater Good Award programme

Novus Partners, a portfolio intelligence company servicing both asset allocators and hedge fund managers, has launched the “Novus Greater Good Award” programme which is geared to foundations, endowments, pensions plans and sovereign wealth funds that can demonstrate a positive impact they are making on the world through their investments.