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Opalesque Roundup: Investors are coming back to hedge funds after a rough few years: hedge fund news, week 32

Monday, August 13, 2018

In the week ending 10 August, 2018, a Credit Suisse survey showed that investors are coming back to hedge funds after a rough few years. Callan's sixth annual survey has found that 43% of U.S. asset owners have incorporated ESG into their investment decisions.

Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners is raising $516 million to launch a new fund focused on secondaries and co-investments; Fidelity Investments announced it would roll out two index mutual funds on Friday that charge no fees; Prime Capital has launched PCAM Select, a new multi-strategy fund of hedge funds; at least three commodity-focused hedge funds launched in the first six months of this year, compared with two new funds for the whole of 2017; Keppel Capital Ventures has signed an MOU with Vicinity Centres to establish a new private fund; Greater Pacific received commitments of $300 million for the first close of a $700-million India-focused fund; Mobius Capital Partners is planning to launch an emerging and frontier markets investment trust on the London Stock Exchange; BlackRock has introduced four open-ended emerging market debt funds that apply an ESG screen; and the crypto fund space is showing great acceleration with ......................

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