Thu, Sep 3, 2015
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Alternative Market Briefing

ML Capital finds investors believe 'the worst is over'

Monday, February 04, 2013

amb
John Lowry
Beverly Chandler, Opalesque London: ML Capital Asset Management, the investment manager and promoter of the MontLake UCITS Platform, has published the ninth edition of the quarterly ML Capital Alternative UCITS Barometer (Barometer).

ML Capital says that the purpose of the Barometer is to identify and anticipate key trends in the demand for the major strategies within the alternative UCITS sector. ML Capital surveyed 45 investors who collectively manage over $90bn and have 'upwards of $20bn in alternative UCITS’. The firm said that respondents ranged from insurance and pension funds to private banking organisations, with a significant constituent of financial advisers that deal with the primary source of Alternative UCITS inflows, the mid-net-worth investor".

Commenting on the highlights of the latest Barometer, John Lowry, Chairman of ML Capital; "The Barometer this quarter has recorded some very significant shifts in the demand levels across many of the main strategies. Probably the biggest two winners this quarter have been European and Global Emerging Long/Short funds, both of whom received strong levels of support, of between 43% and 52% respectively. We are aware of several European managers planning to launch a Ucits fund that have until now been held back due to the on-going problems within the EU and the global backdrop. While demand for Global Macro still remains relatively strong, with 45% plan......................

To view our full article Click here

Today's Exclusives Today's Other Voices More Exclusives
Previous Opalesque Exclusives                                  
More Other Voices
Previous Other Voices                                               
Access Alternative Market Briefing


  • Top Forwarded
  • Top Tracked
  • Top Searched
  1. Cliff Asness attracts $360 million as liquid alternative funds hold up[more]

    From Bloomberg.com: As U.S. stocks suffered their worst month in more than three years in August, Clifford Asness’s managed futures fund was able to profit. Investors are taking notice. The $9.12 billion AQR Managed Futures Strategy Fund pulled in an estimated $360 million in net subscriptions last

  2. Performance - Einhorn and Loeb's hedge funds both decline 5% in August, Some target-date funds miss in the market turmoil[more]

    Einhorn and Loeb's hedge funds both decline 5% in August From Reuters.com: Hedge fund billionaires David Einhorn and Daniel Loeb saw their main funds lose roughly 5 percent in August during a dramatic market sell off, two people familiar with their returns said on Monday. Einhorn's

  3. Opalesque Exclusive: When the SEC calls, fund managers need to get out of their own way[more]

    Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: New pressure is hitting alternative investment funds from all angles. So far this month both hedge fund and private equity players have seen enforcement actions, and subsequent fines over fees, disclosures, and misleading statements. Citi one of the biggest

  4. Fortress hedge fund manager David Dredge says markets trouble on the way[more]

    From AFR.com: David Dredge of global hedge fund Fortress has built a career studying, predicting and protecting against the world's major financial crises. The recent convulsions in global sharemarkets are "just the beginning" of a painful adjustment as money drains from the emerging market economie

  5. North America - Puerto Rico agency plans talks with hedge fund creditors[more]

    From WSJ.com: Puerto Rico’s Government Development Bank is planning to begin confidential debt-restructuring talks with hedge funds that own its bonds as early as next week, said a person familiar with the matter. The parties are set to discuss a plan under which the investors would lend additional

 

banner