Asian hedge funds led the launch news last week as we learned multiple commodities trading advisors (CTA) and systematic trading hedge funds are in the pipeline in Asia. Schroder Investment Management is considering launching a global version of its Asian high-yield multi-asset fund. QS Investors LLC announced a plan to launch a $1bn Liquid Alpha Fund inflation hedge fund (UCITS). And former Butterfield Fulcrum CEO Akshaya Bhargava launched a managed account platform.
In assets: Despite the market turbulence, investors are largely standing by their hedge fund investments. BlackRock aims to double its allocation to hedge funds and private equity.
Hedge funds reported their 2Q performances led by New York-based Kerrisdale Partners LP, which ......................
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