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Opalesque Roundup: Hedge funds assets still over $3 Trillion in July: hedge fund news, week 36

Monday, September 01, 2014

In the week ending 29 August, 2014, eVestment said total assets in hedge funds declined in July, dropping 0.49% to $3.017tln; the hedge fund industry consolidated last year (2013) with the number of funds falling by around a tenth from 2012 but assets under management rose to $2.6tln; private wealth poured money into hedge funds as assets reached $2.9tln, according to Preqin; Hutchin Hill Capital and Citadel are looking to increase their assets this year from pension funds; and alternative funds bucked the low-cost trend.

American Beacon Advisors launched the American Beacon AHL Managed Futures Strategy Fund; Ashok Jacob launched a new high-conviction global equities fund; Context Asset Management has filed for its second fund the Context Macro Opportunities fund; MJ Hudson has launched in Hong Kong to be led by new lateral partner Simon Fraser; and Gam has launched a Dublin-domiciled UCITs fund investing in U.S. mortgage-backed securities.

The Parker FX Index was up +0.82% in July (-0.57% YTD).

Hedge funds investing in India have become the world’s best performers this year; Lyxor AM said most hedge funds and CTAs posted positive returns last week as the markets started their rebou......................

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