Wed, Feb 20, 2019
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Alternative Market Briefing Weekly

Opalesque Roundup: Hedge fund assets rose to 11th consecutive quarterly record level: hedge fund news, week 31

Saturday, July 25, 2015

In the week ending 24 July, 2015, the total global hedge fund industry assets rose to the 11th consecutive quarterly record level in 2Q15 to $2.97tln; Eurekahedge reported that hedge funds raised $93bn in the first six months of 2015; The SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator for July 2015 measured 2.08%, down from 4.72% in June; BlackRock has won a special new license that will allow it to raise funds in China directly for the first time; assets in ETFs reached $2.971tln at mid-year, higher than hedge funds; Swiss-Asia Financial is on track to more than double the number of funds on its platforms to reach S$2.5bn; and a predicted rise of investment in alternative assets is expected to offer significant opportunities for Guernsey.

Ted Seides is leaving Protege Partners to launch a hedge fund at Credit Suisse Asset; Chris Rokos has hired an economist from Nomura to join the team he’s assembling for his much anticipated hedge fund launch; Frank Yu has started an Asian health-care hedge fund; Marcos Bueno and Aurelia Lamorre-Cargill, announced the launch of Argon Capital an innovative, multi-asset class, commodity-centric investment firm; Edward DeNoble is starting his own hedge fund firm, Frontlight Capital; 78-year-old scientist George Zweig is starting a hedge fund; Apollo Global has teamed up with Ivy Investment Management to offer two new mutual funds; American Beacon has expanded its alternatives product line with American Beacon Ionic Strategic Arbitrage Fund; WisdomTree Investments is starting an ETF that seeks to minimize exposure to export-reliant companies in the U.S.; Nikko Asset Management is launching two UCITS funds to expand its coverage of the EMEA region; and Capital Group is looking to launch its first Asian investor targeted UCITS-compliant fund.

The HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index......................

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. New Launches: Royal London launches new Greetham fund, Direct lending specialist unveils multi-manager credit fund, PeakSpan Capital announces final close for Fund II on $265m, Mubadala's venture capital unit to launch $400m European fund, Lazard offers Scandinavian bond fund[more]

    Royal London launches new Greetham fund From FT Adviser: Royal London's Multi Asset Strategies is the latest fund to be launched for Trevor Greetham and his eight-strong multi-asset team. It targets annualised total returns of cash, defined as the Sterling Overnight Index Average, p

  2. New Launches: AI venture capital firm InReach Ventures launches new $60m fund[more]

    From Telegraph: InReach Ventures, a venture capital firm using artificial intelligence to spot the most promising early stage startups in Europe, has closed a new EUR53m ($60m) fund, as it said the Brexit process would be unlikely to decrease entrepreneurship in the EU. InReach Ventures said it

  3. Outlook: Why Paul Tudor Jones fears a 'revolution', A lot of 'negative surprises' will hit the markets in coming months, hedge-fund veteran Mark Yusko says[more]

    Why Paul Tudor Jones fears a 'revolution' From Institutional Investor: Billionaire hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones; Robert Shiller, the Yale University professor who is a co-winner of the Nobel Prize in economic sciences; and DoubleLine Capital's deputy chief investment officer Jeff

  4. Performance: This small Austin based hedge fund founded by a successful Polish entrepreneur is beating market by recognizing growing moats[more]

    From Value Walk: Lukasz Tomicki, the founder of Austin, TX-based LRT Capital, had a life-changing moment after he achieved a degree of success. This led him into the hedge fund business where his emerging strategy has outperformed the major stock and hedge fund indices, he told ValueWalk. How the fu

  5. Opalesque Exclusive: BDO Survey: 89% of GPs expect a downturn within the next two years[more]

    Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: Private equity appears to be preparing for the worst. 89 percent of private equity fund managers expect a prolonged downturn sometime in the next two years, according to the findings of a newly released survey from BDO. The trade war was cited as a top conce