Tue, Feb 21, 2017
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Alternative Market Briefing Weekly

Opalesque Roundup: Hedge funds assets to reach $4.81tln by 2018: hedge fund news, week 24

Sunday, June 08, 2014

In the week ending 06 May, 2014, a comprehensive study by Citi Investor Services predicted hedge funds assets to increase by 81% to $4.81tln by 2018. Preqin also confirmed that hedge funds are managing more assets despite lagging returns. Assets of emerging market hedge funds rose to record level despite suffering losses from their Russian exposures.

Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners raised $500m for AIP Strategic Opportunities Fund I; and V2 Capital surpassed half billion in AUM ($510 million) in its fundraising efforts through the end of May.

Negative publicity is limiting fund-raising for clean technology funds in the UK.

Manny Singh is planning to launch a global long-short equity fund in the third quarter; and Preqin also reported launches of activist hedge funds are on the rise.

Global investment firm KKR & Co LP said it would close down its equity hedge fund; Aviva Investors is to close its UK Absolute Return fund and Diversified Strategy fund; and commodity hedge fund Opus is winding down because of challenging market.

The HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index posted 0.9% positive performance in May (+0.92% YTD); HFR further said hedge funds and fund of funds posted gains across all main strategies and that growth, emerging markets, activist & yield alternative strategies lead per......................

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. With $54bn in assets, Philippines is ready for hedge funds, alternative investment products[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: With the country's outstanding fund management industry at $54bn and growing, the Philippine market and its investors are ready to invest in "more sophisticated" asset management products, like hedge funds and alternative investments, said Deanno J. Basas, presi

  2. ...And Finally - Truth in advertising[more]

    From Newsoftheweird.com: Girl Scout Charlotte McCourt, 11, of South Orange, New Jersey, saw her sales zoom recently when she posted "brutally honest" reviews of the Scouts' cookies she was selling -- giving none of them a "10" and labeling some with dour descriptions. She was hoping to sell

  3. Europe - Brexit - Updated legal guide, Euro exchange rates set to tumble as hedge fund's super computer predicts Marine Le Pen will be next French president, Swiss fund market hits all-time high[more]

    Brexit - Updated legal guide From Herbertsmithfreehills.com: When we began analysing in depth the possibility of Britain exiting the EU (Brexit), 18 months prior to the June 2016 referendum, the business consensus was very much that Brexit was a remote prospect that either would never hap

  4. People - Gramercy appoints Bradshaw McKee as managing director of Capital Solutions, Trump taps Cerberus's Feinberg to lead intelligence review[more]

    Gramercy appoints Bradshaw McKee as managing director of Capital Solutions Gramercy Funds Management LLC, a $5.8 billion dedicated emerging markets investment manager, today announced the appointment of Bradshaw McKee to the position of Managing Director, Capital Solutions and Distressed

  5. Hedge fund investor redemptions accelerate through 2016[more]

    Despite hedge funds returning 7.40% over 2016, investors continued to withdraw capital over the year; the industry saw overall net asset outflows totalling $110bn in 2016. Preqin's latest research finds that the rate of redemptions accelerated through the year, from net outflows of $14bn in Q1 to $4