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Opalesque Roundup: Family offices turn again to hedge funds: hedge fund news, week 15

Sunday, April 16, 2017

In the week ending 14 April, 2017, Alessandra Tocco of JPMorgan Chase said that family offices are back to their historic levels of interest in hedge funds. Fa-mag said it's a buyer's market in hedge funds, and wealthy families are beginning to feel the love as turmoil in the fund industry is giving family offices a resurgence in power. With traditional institutional backers reconsidering their hedge fund investments amid sluggish returns, those who manage money for the rich are gaining flexibility on fees, customized investments and more access to high-profile portfolio managers.

Ray Dalio said that investors shouldn't expect another crisis like that in 2008 - but that there is still going to be "a gradual noose tightening"; K2 Advisors said in its Q2 outlook that the firm anticipates more volatility going forward and is bullish in Europe and long short equity.

On the M&A front, Dyal Capital Partners has taken a stake in TPG Special Situations Partners.

Michael Gelband is laying the ground work to launch a fund with Hyung Soon Lee.

The HFRI Fund Weighted Composite Index advanced +0.24% in March (+2.3% YTD); eVestment said that hedge funds posted a collective 2.63% rise in the three months to the end of March but still lag indices; The Lyxor Hedge Fund index returned +0.5% from 28 March to 04 April (+1.6% YTD); The Wilshire Liquid Alternative Index gained 0.06% in March; And the gross return of the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index March 2017 measured 0.30%.

Vincent Au said that hedge fund performance is best meas......................

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