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Hedge funds saw a resurgence in inflows in 2013: hedge fund news, week 10

Sunday, March 02, 2014

In the week ending 28 January, 2014, Preqin said hedge funds reported a resurgence in asset inflows from family offices and wealth managers in 2013; Forbes released the 25 highest-earning hedge fund managers and traders in 2013 who also made the most gains; hedge funds redemption climbed 3.38% in February from 2.67% in January, the SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator said; Man Group reported a 5% decline in funds under management in 2013 to $54.1bn from $57bn a year ago; Remy Trafelet reopened his hedge fund to outside investors after five years; and Blue Sky Alternative said it was on track to reach $500m in assets by June.

Dymon Asia threw its support to Carl Vine to launch a $500m global hedge fund; and Martin Coward, who previously co-founded IKOS in 1991 with Elena Ambrosiadou, is seeking money to start a $270m quantitative hedge fund.

Hedge funds launched in Asia in 2013 raised $3.85bn, one fifth less than a year before.

Heptagon Capital launched two new Global Equity funds on its Irish UCITS platform.

Steyn Capital to launch emerging and frontier markets long/short value-biased fund.

Emerging markets hedge fund Avantium Investment closed after almost two-and-a-half years in business.

The HFRI Emerging Markets (Total) Index declined 2.5% in January; The Greenwich Global Hedge Fund Index was down 0.73%; The Parker FX index fell 0.49%; The Morningstar MSCI Composite AW Hedge Fund In......................

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