Mon, Jun 26, 2017
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Alternative Market Briefing Weekly

The Comeback of the Twitter Hedge Fund: hedge fund news, week 25

Saturday, June 22, 2013

After setting up the world’s first “Twitter Hedge Fund” in 2011, Paul Hawtin is back launching Cayman Atlantic at the WIRED Money conference in London on Monday 1st July 2013. Cayman Atlantic is a world first investment management company that “unlocks hidden trading opportunities within real-time social media data”.

At this week's at the GAIM Conference in Monaco, delegates were told that funds of funds were more aggressive in pushing down hedge fund fees; hedge fund managers said they were bracing for a renewed debt crisis; delegates also reportedly discussed ways to reinvent themselves as more socially conscious individuals while making money at the same time; and again according to Reuters, delegates admitted that European and Asian hedge fund firms were struggling to break into the U.S. market.

In the week-ending 21 June 2013, it was reported that Third Eye Capital had launched an alternative credit trust fund; Highbridge Capital raised $3bn for one of the largest global direct lending funds; Evergreen Capital will launch a global REIT and infrastructure hedge fund in July; Karvy Capital launched its first open-ended hedge fund; and Michael Burry is raising $100m to $200m to launch a new hedge fund. Lyxor Asset launched its new UCITS-compliant vehicle, the Lyxor /Tiedemann Arbitrage Strategy Fund; and SteppenWolf Capital ......................

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. FinTech - Rise of robots: Inside the world's fastest growing hedge funds[more]

    From Bloomberg.com: Believe the hype. Quants have never been more popular. After doubling over the past decade, assets run by so-called systematic funds have hit a record $500 billion this year, according to estimates from Barclays Plc. In some ways, their meteoric rise is due to the same technolog

  2. Legal - Bond market concerns could scuttle Paulson's Fannie-Freddie plan[more]

    From Bloomberg.com: A hedge fund proposal for freeing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac from U.S. control is poised to face stiff opposition from investors who say it risks wrecking the mortgage-bond market. The Moelis & Co. blueprint, which firms including Paulson & Co. and Blackstone Group LP sponsored,

  3. Other Voices: Are your pricing policies and procedures for less liquid instruments adequate?[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: The unrelated position mismarking incidents that quickly precipitated the closures of both Visium Asset Management and Marinus Capital have been recent focal points for market participants, but regulatory scrutiny of valuation choices for less liquid instruments is

  4. FinTech - AI hedge fund Numerai now live on Ethereum, Cryptocurrency hedge funds generate huge returns as bitcoin surges[more]

    AI hedge fund Numerai now live on Ethereum From Cryptoninjas.net: Back in February, Numerai announced numeraire (NMR), a cryptographic token to incentivize a new kind of hedge fund built by a network of data scientists. Earlier today, the Numeraire smart contract was officially deployed

  5. Investing - Advisors slash hedge fund positions, Theravance Biopharma is a top pick of investment guru Seth Klarman, As asset management industry grows a search for new revenue streams[more]

    Advisors slash hedge fund positions From Barrons.com: Financial advisors have cut wealthy clients' exposure to hedge funds by up to one third over the past 12 months, The Financial Times reports. Advisor firms in the FT's annual top-300 ranking have reduced their hedge fund allocation to