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Opalesque Roundup: Hedge funds turn bearish for 2nd half of 2017 despite turnaround in performance and inflows: hedge fund news, week 35

Monday, August 28, 2017

In the week ending 25 August, 2017, a survey said hedge funds would be adopting a bearish attitude in the second half of 2017, despite indications that fundraising and performance environments may be improving. Net inflows to hedge funds totalled $25bn in H1 2017, following five consecutive quarters of outflows. At the same time, the industry recorded its highest H1 performance since 2009, and two-thirds of fund managers met or exceeded their returns objectives over the preceding 12 months. However, fund managers do not feel optimistic about the months ahead: 69% predict that net asset flows will be flat or negative in the second half of the year, and more than a third believe that investor sentiment is more negative now than it was 12 months ago.

Epsilon Asset was launched with $100m in assets to make bets based on other hedge funds; Nick Tomaino has launched a crypto venture fund called 1confirmation; Runestone Capital has launched its first U.S. fund that will buy or sell U.S. equity index volatility on a one-day forward basis based on statistical probabilities; Paul Tudor is turning to Dharmesh Maniyar to start a macro hedge fund that uses machine learning; Jehan Chu is raising $100m to launch a cryptocurrenc......................

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