Mon, Jan 26, 2015
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Alternative Market Briefing

Alternative and hedge fund assets peak as equities turn choppy: hedge fund news, week 04

Monday, January 27, 2014

The week ending 24 January, 2014, has seen two days of sell-off in global equities. Meanwhile, Preqin said that the global alternative industry’s assets reached $6tln for the first time; the HFR Global Hedge Fund Industry Report said that hedge funds’ assets surged to $2.63tln at the end of Q4 2013; Eurekahedge also said that hedge funds assets rose 13% in 2013 and breached the $2tln mark; eVestment said that hedge funds assets rose 10.1% in 2013 despite negative inflows in December; investors abandoned macro funds in 2013 as higher-risk alternatives proved to be more profitable; Marshall Wace is to restrict flows into Citywire AAA-rated Anthony Clake’s long/short UCITS funds; V2 Capital's Hedged Equity Fund snagged a new $200m investment; Think Investments raised more than $270m for two hedge funds; and the SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator said that redemption slowed in January to 2.67% from 5.90% in December.

Golvis Investment said it would launch a Japan-focused multistrategy hedge fund by March; Mariner Investment closed $450m to start a new infrastructure investment strategy; MintonOptimal ......................

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. Commodities - Druckenmiller alums at PointState make $1 billion on oil, Andurand Capital sees oil sliding to $40[more]

    Druckenmiller alums at PointState make $1 billion on oil From Bloomberg.com: Hedge fund manager Zach Schreiber stood on stage at Avery Fisher Hall in New York eight months ago and made a bold prediction. “We believe crude oil is going lower -- much lower,” Schreiber, 42, told the audienc

  2. Investing - David Einhorn discloses a new position in Time Warner, Canyon trimming bets on mortgage bonds after making $7bn[more]

    David Einhorn discloses a new position in Time Warner From FTLeavenworthlamp.com: …Einhorn also disclosed a new position in Time Warner. "Since 2009, TWX has refocused its business into a collection of high quality assets including basic cable networks (Turner and CNN), a movie studio (

  3. Top performing private equity firms you should invest in[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Professor Oliver Gottschalg of Paris-based HEC Business School, also known as Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales de Paris has released his annual ranking of the top performing private equity firms. The 2014 HEC-DowJones Private Equity Performance Ranking

  4. Comment - Why invest in hedge funds if they don't outperform the market?[more]

    From Forbes.com: Hedge funds have always been a bit exotic and an enigma to some, but bottom line they are supposed to produce good returns using a range of strategies including global macro, event driven and relative value (arbitrage). And, sophisticated or high-net-worth individuals (HNWIs) could

  5. Owen Li 'truly sorry' for blowing up $100m of hedge fund’s assets[more]

    From CNBC.com: A hedge fund manager told clients he is "truly sorry" for losing virtually all their money. Owen Li, the founder of Canarsie Capital in New York, said Tuesday he had lost all but $200,000 of the firm's capital—down from the roughly $100 million it ran as of late March. "I take r