Liquid alternatives can help investors de-risk portfolios... [more]Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Liquid alternative asset management firm Forward Management,
LLC said investors need to become familiar with liquid alternatives
if they want to benefit from sophisticated risk management and asset
Catalyst Funds surpasses $2bn in assets under management... [more]Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: The alternative-focused mutual fund firm Catalyst Funds has surpassed $2bn in assets under management (AUM). This represents a 100% growth in assets in the last 11 months.
"Catalyst has worked hard to provide
Distribution trends in the alternative investments industry... [more]From Dailyalts.com: Distribution Trends in the Alternative Investments IndustryLiquid alternatives are “alternative” to other liquid investments, and to “illiquid” alternatives such as hedge funds, private equity, and real estate. Liquid alternatives occupy a middle-ground between traditional invest
Billionaire hedge fund investor Odey says April 'bloody', has cut risk... [more]From Reuters/Yahoo.com: Billionaire hedge fund manager Crispin Odey has cut risk and leverage following a stunning 19.3 percent loss in his 3.1 billion euros (2 billion pounds) Odey European Inc fund in April, a letter to investors seen by Reuters showed.
Describing the month as "bloody", Odey
UAE and HK investors shunning advice... [more]From International-adviser.com: Only a small minority of investors in the United Arab Emirates and Hong Kong will seek financial advice this year, despite the risk of missing out on large returns, this year’s Schroders Global Investment Trends Survey has revealed.
In the UAE, just under a quar
Commodities - Hedge funds have taken a shine to silver... [more]From WSJ.com: Silver prices have remained stuck at historical lows for the past three years, but hedge funds have decided now is the time to pile in. Last week, hedge funds snapped up silver at the fastest pace since 1997, increasing their net long position to a three-month high according to data fr