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Tue, 25 Mar 2014
Editorial
NEW LAUNCHES: Latest and announced maiden fund launches
FUND PROFILES: Active Owners Fund, Pangaea Africa Fund of Funds
EMERGING MANAGER BULLETIN: Latest developments within the emerging manager community
SCOTSTONE COLUMN: Remuneration and the EU
Guest Article: The Odds with managed futures
SEEDERS CORNER: Latest developments within the fund seeding space
PERSPECTIVES: News, views and findings relevant to the emerging manager space
SERVICERS SPOT: New products and services for new managers
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014
Editorial
NEW LAUNCHES: Latest and announced maiden fund launches
FUND PROFILES: Topni Capital, Nafora, Martek Partners
EMERGING MANAGER BULLETIN: Latest developments within the emerging manager community
SCOTSTONE COLUMN: AIFMD and poultry
SEEDERS' CORNER: Latest developments within the fund seeding space
PERSPECTIVES: News, views and findings relevant to the emerging manager space
SERVICERS' SPOT: New products and services for new managers
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Mon, 27 Jan 2014
Editorial
NEW LAUNCHES: Recent maiden hedge fund launches
EMERGING MANAGER BULLETIN: Latest developments within the emerging manager community
SEEDERS' CORNER - Latest developments within the fund seeding space
SCOTSTONE COLUMN: The year of the return of investors
FUND PROFILES: Shorepath Capital, MitonOptimal, Blueshift Capital
PERSPECTIVES: News, views and findings relevant to the emerging manager space
SERVICERS' SPOT: New products and services for new managers
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013
Editorial
Emanagers Indices: The Emanagers Total Index gained 1.59% in October, 3.9% YTD
New Funds In The Database: Funds that have recently joined Opalesque's Emerging Managers (EManagers) fund database
Seeders' Corner: Latest news from the fund seeding industry
LAUNCHES & NEW FUNDS: Recent maiden fund launches
Fund Profiles: Midwest Advisors, Strategis, Monte Capital, SA2
Servicers' Spot: Meridian
News & Perspectives: Latest relevant news, views and findings
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Mon, 21 Oct 2013
Editorial
Emanagers Indices: September 2013's performance of the Opalesque EManagers indices
New Funds In The Database: Funds that have recently joined Opalesque's Emerging Managers (EManagers) fund database
Seeders' Corner: News of the latest seeding deals and startups
Launches and new funds' news: Most launched strategy so far this year; Recent maiden fund launches and new funds' updates
Fund Profiles: The Frey Multi-Strategy Fund and the Gondor Partners Fund
Servicer's Spot: Ifina, State Street, I.A. Englander
News and Perspectives: Latest relevant views and findings
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Wed, 25 Sep 2013
Editorial
Emanagers Indices: August 2013's performance of the Opalesque EManagers indices
New Funds in the Database: Funds that have recently joined Opalesque's Emerging Managers (EManagers) fund database
Seeders' Corner: IMQ, Hermes PBK, Mariner
Launches: Skėnderbeg fund of hedge funds, Leprin Tail Risk Green Fund, Humber Global, Diamond fund, HFR statistics + Recent maiden fund launches and new funds' updates
Fund Profiles: Root Global Opportunities, Balkan Emerging Frontiers Fund, Varus Capital, Maglan Distressed Fund
Servicers' Spot: Advent survey, GPP
Marketing Challenge: Infographic from PR agency Cognito on opportunities created by the JOBS Act
News & Perspectives: Latest relevant news, views and findings
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Fri, 26 Jul 2013
Editorial
Emanagers Indices: June 2013's Performance of the Opalesque EManagers indices
New Funds in the Database: Funds that have recently joined Opalesque's Emerging Managers (EManagers) database
Assorted New Managers Articles: County Cork; Australian startups; launches in the Gulf; Signet's funds of hedge funds.
Seeders' Corner: Scout Global; Horton Point; FRM; Emergence.
Servicers' Spot: EAM; ClearVest; Global Prime Partners.
Profiles: The Ogee Structured Opportunities Fund; the Shaked Opportunity fund of hedge funds.
Guest Article: Andrew Cohan of Macoma Capital Group talks about entrepreneurs who are achieving results
Launches: Recent maiden fund launches and related fund news
News & Perspectives: Latest relevant news, views and findings
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Tue, 25 Jun 2013
Editorial
Emanagers Indices - The Emanagers Total Index gained +0.05% in May, +3.16% YTD
New Funds in the Database - Funds that have recently joined the Opalesque EManagers Database
Focus - The plight of emerging managers, and the general partnership solution
The Marketing Challenge - Marketing closer or poseur? How to identify the first and avoid the second
Servicers' Spot - Meet Concept, your friendly prime broker
Seeders' Corner - Incubation process allows Mariner to prove the merits of a manager before seeding
Launches & New Funds' News
News & Perspectives
Profiles - The Adamah Diversified Sectors Program and the Heard Opportunity Fund
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Fri, 24 May 2013
Editorial
Emanagers Indices - Emerging manager hedge funds and CTAs gained 0.72% in April (+3.18% YTD)
Peter Urbani' Statistics - Ignoring serial auto-correlation may understate hedge fund volatility by more than 30%
New Funds in the Database - Funds that have recently joined the Opalesque EManagers database
EManagers DB Insights - EManagers global macro index generates 11 positive quarters out of 13 since 2010
Focus - Barriers to entry are high for emerging hedge fund businesses in Canada
Guest Article - A short note on short selling: Four post-crisis headwinds
Seeders' Corner - Hermes BPK and Northern Lights' Accelerator Fund focuses on mitigating operational and business risk
Seeders' Corner News Review
Launches and New Funds' News
News & Perspectives
Profiles - Stone Toro and Varden Pacific talk about their funds
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Thu, 25 Apr 2013
Editorial
Emanagers Indices - Emerging manager hedge funds and CTAs gain 0.66% in March (+2.51% in Q1)
New Funds in the Database - Funds that have recently joined the Opalesque EManagers database
EManagers DB Insights - Most EManagers' currency funds book profits in Q1-13
Focus - Social media and hedge funds - Part 1: Usage trends - Part 2: Best practice - Part 3: Drivers
47N Series - Barbarians at the gate
Rules and Regulations - Current legal landscape for investment managers raising funds in the U.S.
Seeders' Corner News Review
Servicers' Spot - Apex Fund Services launches free office facilities and fund incubation services
Launches and New Funds' News
News & Perspectives
Profiles - Eschler AM, RDA Capital speak about their fund
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Mon, 25 Mar 2013
Editorial
Emanagers Indices - Emerging manager hedge funds and CTAs up 0.17% in February (+1.93% YTD)
New Funds in the Database - Funds that have recently joined the Opalesque EManagers database
Peter Urbani' Statistics - Monte Carlo may overestimate individual asset risks by up to two thirds
EManagers DB Insights - CTAs that invest in soft commodities are having a good start this year
Focus - Time to take a second look at your fee structure?
47N Series - Where's the beef?
Guest Article - Does size (of a hedge fund) matter?
The Marketing Challenge - An alternative theory of natural selection
Seeders' Corner - PineBridge is harvesting existing relationships but also moving forward
Seeders' Corner News Review
Launches and New Funds' News - Recent maiden fund launches and related fund news
News & Perspectives - Latest relevant news, views and findings
Servicer' Spot - Alpha Cooperative: outsourcing is becoming a more commonplace
Profiles - Canadian funds in Spartan's breeding ground perform within expectations in 2012
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Mon, 25 Feb 2013
Editorial
Emanagers Indices - Emerging manager hedge funds and CTAs gain 1.82% in first month of 2013
New Funds in the Database - Funds that have recently joined the Opalesque EManagers database
Focus - Starting out up North
Seeders' Corner - SEB offers two seeding funds and knowledge transfer too
Guest Article - New study shows small equity long/short managers outperform their larger peers over five and ten year periods
The Marketing Challenge - An alternative theory of natural selection
Launches and new funds' news -
News & Perspectives: Recent news, views and findings of interest to emerging hedge fund managers and investors
Profiles - Chessica, Maglan, Phase Capital speak about their funds
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Sun, 27 Jan 2013
Editorial
Emanagers Indices - December 2012's performance of the Opalesque Emanagers indices
New Funds In The Database - Funds that have recently joined Opalesque's Emerging Managers Database
Peter Urbani's Statistics - Co-Skewness worth 290bp
Focus - Are we all global macro investors now?
47N - The Pied Piper of Hamelin
The marketing challenge - Returns only attract attention
Seeders' corner - Revere: psychology can help with manager selection
Servicers' spot - Linedata's modular solutions for small managers
Launches - A recapitulation of maiden launches in the last 30 days, and related matters
News & perspectives - Recent news, views and findings of interest to emerging hedge fund managers and investors
Profiles - AlphaParity, LidenGrove, Ascendiant Capital, Iken Capital speak about their funds
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Wed, 19 Dec 2012
Editorial
Emanagers Indices - November 2012's performance of the Opalesque Emanagers indices
New Funds In The Database - Funds that have recently joined Opalesque's Emerging Managers Database
Peter Urbani' Statistics - Visualising dependence
Fundana Series - Year-end Review: Key findings from the Fundana series
Focus - All about value investing
47N - We don't need no regulation
Seeders' Corner - Sydney-based Treasury Group can assist managers with spinning off or starting from scratch + Seeders' Corner news review
Launches - A recapitulation of maiden launches in the last 30 days
News & Perspectives - Recent news, views and findings of interest to emergin hedge fund managers and investors
Profiles - Two emerging managers, Tower Capital and Fat Pitch, speak about their new fund
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Mon, 26 Nov 2012
Editorial
Emanagers Indices - October 2012's performance of the Opalesque Emanagers Indices
New Funds In the Database - Funds that have recently joined Opalesque's Emerging Managers Database.
Peter Urbani' Statistics - Missed opportunities by large managers
Fundana Series - New fund managers and early stage investors: a better alignment of interests?
Focus - How to get seeded by CalPERS
47N - Transparency and the search for investors
Rules & Regulations - Recent UCITS developments that will impact emerging hedge fund managers
The Marketing Challenge - Lessons from the sharks on pitching a Fund
Seeders' Corner - There is more to seeding than just a ticket size + Seeders' Corner news review
Servicers' Spot - Custom House customizes reporting model for each manager
Launches - A recapitulation of maiden launches in the last 30 days
Perspectives - Recent news, views and findings of interest to new hedge fund managers and investors
Profiles - Two emerging managers, AN Capital and Oracle Capital, speak about their new funds
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Thu, 25 Oct 2012
Editorial
Emanagers Indices: September 2012's performance of the Opalesque Emanagers indices
New Funds In The Database - Funds that have recently joined Opalesque's Emerging Managers Database.
Peter Urbani' Statistics - Emerging managers continue to outperform
Fundana Series - How do seed deals impact on the performance of new hedge fund managers?
Focus - Why do emerging managers fail?
47N - Do turkeys vote for Thanksgiving?
Guest Article - Are we going back to Lake Wobegon?
Seeders Corner - Stride Capital looks for true individuality + Seeders' Corner news review
Servicers' Spot - Butterfield Fulcrum: aim for the institutional-grade platform
Launches - A recapitulation of maiden launches and related developments from late September to late October 2012
Perspectives - Recent views and findings of interest to new hedge fund managers
Profiles - Two emerging hedge fund managers, Mandrill Capital and Voltan Capital, speak about their new funds.
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Thu, 27 Sep 2012
Editorial
Emanagers Indices - August 2012's performance of the Opalesque Emanagers Indices
New Funds In The Database - Funds that have recently joined Opalesque's Emerging Managers Database.
Peter Urbani' Statistics - An Introduction to Singular Spectrum Analysis
Fundana Series - Has the set-up of new launches changed over the last few years?
Focus - Should emerging managers go to investment consultants?
Seeders Corner - Investcorp: Institutions can invest in emerging managers through special programs
Servicers' Spot - Conifer: Smaller hedge fund managers like cloud technology
Launches - A recapitulation of maiden launches and related developments from late July to late September 2012
Perspectives - Recent views and findings of interest to new hedge fund managers
Profiles - Two emerging hedge fund managers, Sustainable Resources and Fasanara, speak about their new fund.
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Wed, 25 Jul 2012
Editorial
Emanagers Indices: June 2012 performance of Opalesque's indices of emerging manager funds.
New Funds In The Database: Funds that have recently joined Opalesque's Emerging Managers Database.
Peter Urbani' Statistics: Intra-Horizon Value at Risk
Fundana Series: Are emerging managers becoming more and more experienced?
Focus - What emerging managers need to know: a review
47N Series: Death of a Salesman
Q&A: Rachel Minard: How to avoid the kiss of death when trying to raise assets
Guest Article: Diane Harrison: It takes a village to raise a hedge fund
Servicers' Spot IMS: New funds must not be disheartened by the regulatory challenges
Launches: A recapitulation of maiden launches and related developments in late June and July 2012 so far.
Perspectives: Recent views and findings of interest to new hedge fund managers.
Profiles: Three Emerging hedge fund managers speak to New Managers about their funds: Pace Goldman of Silvercove, Robert Robins of EverTrend Global and K.D. Angle of Angle Capital
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Fri, 22 Jun 2012
Editorial
Emanagers Indices - May 2012 performance of Opalesque's indices of emerging manager funds.
New Funds In The Database - Funds that have recently joined Opalesque's Emerging Managers Database.
Peter Urbani' Statistics - Sell in May and buy a CTA.
Fundana Series - How do seed deals impact on fund raising for new hedge fund managers?
Focus - Ex-prop traders meet the challenges and opportunities of the hedge fund world.
47N Series - The scandal of founders' shares.
Q&A - Sapient: Hedge funds must face changes in central clearing and in collateral management.
Seeders Corner - After closing two vintage seeding funds, SkyBridge is creating a new emerging manager product.
Servicers' Spot - BNY Mellon: Do not underestimate the extent of upcoming regulations
Launches - A recapitulation of maiden launches in late May and June 2012 so far.
Perspectives - Recent views and findings which could be of interest to new hedge fund managers.
Profiles - Three emerging hedge fund managers speak to New Managers about their fund: Sahm Adrangi of Kerrisdale Capital Partners; Leon Diamond of Mansard Capital; and Alastair MacLeod of RiverCrest Capital.
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Fri, 25 May 2012
EditorialNewManagers May 2012 - Opalesque's Emerging Managers Monitor
Emanagers Indices March 2012 performance of Opalesque's indices of emerging managers funds
New Funds in the Database Funds that have registered in the Emerging Managers database in the last 30 days
Peter Urbani' Statistics Peter Urbani's quantitative analysis of emerging managers' performance
Fundana Series Is the performance in the first year of a new hedge fund a leading indicator for a good investment?
Focus Part I - Attractive but mysterious, Brazil offers potential for serious suitors Part II - LatAm statistics
47N Series Younger managers need a certain type of director
Q&A Topwater: A risk-based managed account platform can remove a lot of the business risk
Seeders Corner NewAlpha: Emerging manager 'asset class' is gaining traction
Servicers' Spot Citco: Administrators can help hedge funds face today's rapid evolution
Launches A recapitulation of maiden launches in late April and May 2012 so far
Perspectives Recent views and findings on what could relate to new hedge fund managers
Profiles Two emerging hedge fund managers speak to New Managers: Mike Dever of Brandywine Asset Management, and Mohannad ALRashoudi of MR Capital.
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