Sun, May 29, 2016
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Alternative Market Briefing Weekly

Hedge funds attract $55bn new money in Q1: hedge fund news, week 17

Sunday, April 20, 2014

In the week ending 18 April, 2014, eVestment reported hedge funds raised assets in Q1 attracting $55bn of net new money. Assets held by European hedge funds hit record high levels in the first three months of this year to record $476.2bn by the end of March; multi-strategy hedge fund firm Central Asset Investments said it was considering re-opening its pan-Asia special situations offering to new investors; Armajaro Asset Management lost nearly a quarter of assets at its largest commodities fund in the first quarter; and Asia hedge fund performance suffered from a rout in Chinese stocks as Asia ex-Japan strategies were down -1.16% in March.

Cheyne Capital is raising up to £300m to launch a property fund that will aim to invest in projects with a positive social impact; Goldman Sachs is offering its wealthiest customers to invest in about half-dozen hedge funds to catch up with competitors; former PIMCO executives have teamed up to launch unconstrained credit fund Anfield Universal Fixed Income Fund (AFLIX); Magnetar Capital’s Min Htoo and Jordan Teramo plan to start an event-driven hedge fund; Andrew Auernheimer also known as Weev, is free from prison and plans to launch a new hedge fund called TRO LLC; and Classic Auto Funds Limited launched several car investing funds.

BNY Mellon said it would launch a second fund in the targeted absolute return sector under its Newton Real Return fund; and at least 11 Neuberger Berman’s UCITS funds were authorized in Hong Kong.

The Eurekahedge Index reported hedge funds were up 0.87% in Q1; The Barclay Hedge Fund Index dipped 0.09% in March (+1.39% YTD); The Credit Suisse Blue Chip Hedge Fund Index was down -0.48% (+0.93% YT......................

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. Performance - Hedge fund ETFs take a battering, Have long-short credit funds delivered?[more]

    Hedge fund ETFs take a battering From ETFStrategy.co.uk: It was a blow for the hedge fund world when Hillary Clinton’s son-in-law Marc Mezvinsky announced he would be closing his Greek-focused fund after it plummeted in value by 90%, just two years after it launched. For passive investor

  2. Ares Capital to buy American Capital in $3.4 billion deal[more]

    From PIOnline.com: Ares Management's business development company Ares Capital Corp. is buying troubled BDC American Capital for $3.43 billion, said a joint news release by the BDCs and another release by Ares Management. Ares Capital Corp.'s assets are expected to grow to about $13.2 billion when t

  3. Launches - Man Group and American Beacon launch new emerging debt fund, Nikko AM launches new Japan equity UCITS fund[more]

    Man Group and American Beacon launch new emerging debt fund American Beacon Advisors, an experienced provider of investment advisory services to institutional and retail markets, launched the American Beacon GLG Total Return Fund today. The Fund became effective May 20. The America

  4. Emerging markets hedge funds perform strongly, but capital base erodes[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Latin American Emerging Markets and Russian hedge funds lead industry gains in the first months of 2016, posting strong performances through April as global and EM equity, commodity and currency markets surged in recent weeks following steep losses to begin the year

  5. Americas - Australian banks sending U.S. hedge funds broke, Ryan Puerto Rico ‘rescue’ bill could be windfall for hedge funds[more]

    Australian banks sending U.S. hedge funds broke From SMH.com.au: US hedge funds are not having the best of years. Profits are hard to find, they're underperforming and the punters are losing patience, withdrawing US$15 billion ($20.8 billion) in the March quarter. They're expected to wit