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26 May. 2017 Opalesque most forwarded article - week 21: Investing - Tudor Jones backs AI hedge funds, Massive hedge fund trades highlight insider buying GE, Pentair, Tempur Sealy, Apollo Global and more, Hedge funds big wigs are buying consumer and selling tech, here's the stocks [more]

Tudor Jones backs AI hedge funds From FT.com: Hedge fund magnate Paul Tudor Jones has invested in a brace of artificial-intelligence powered "quantitative" hedge funds, underscoring the increasing acceptance that the industry will need to turn more to technology and away from traditional human traders. The billionaire investor has invested in CargoMetrics, a...

19 May. 2017 Opalesque most forwarded article - week 20: Time to invest in robotics? (part 1) [more]

Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva for New Managers: The London-based, Swiss-born manager of the RoboCap UCITS Fund, talks to Opalesque about investing in the robotics revolution. RoboCap ...

12 May. 2017 Opalesque most forwarded article - week 19: Texas-based value manager places all bets on small caps [more]

Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva for New Managers: A Dallas-based emerging manager talks about his passion for small caps and sticking to your guns - namely, staying concentrated and resisting the siren call of high AuM. Breach Inlet Capital Management invests in North ...

05 May. 2017 Opalesque most forwarded article - week 18: Assets - Billionaire Dan Och suggests worst is over after $6.9 billion exits his hedge fund firm in 2017, Omni Secured Lending III beats fundraising target at final close [more]

Billionaire Dan Och suggests worst is over after $6.9 billion exits his hedge fund firm in 2017 From Forbes.com: Billionaire Dan Och's Och-Ziff Capital Management said on Tuesday that investors had pulled $6.9 billion out of the hedge fund firm this year and assets under management had declined to $32 billion. The publicly traded hedge fund firm said net outflows...

28 Apr. 2017 Opalesque most forwarded article - week 17: Ex-Man manager combines sustainable investing with AI/ML [more]

Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva for New Managers: Dr. Richard Bateson, quant fund manager and physicist, has recently registered his new fund management company with the U...

21 Apr. 2017 Opalesque most forwarded article - week 16: Carden Capital bets on volatility [more]

Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York for New Managers: Machine driven strategies are having a bit of a moment in the hedge fund world right now. Systematic funds have outperformed other strategies at a time when all eyes seem to be on performance and price. The same is true for the liqui...

14 Apr. 2017 Opalesque most forwarded article - week 15: Institutions - U.S. public funds split on absolute return programs, Yale endowment blasts low-fee crusaders, says returns would sag, Korean pensions leading push into alternative investments [more]

U.S. public funds split on absolute return programs From SWFinstitute.org: Once a coveted beat by financial journalists in the 2000s, hedge funds have taken a deep step back, as more U.S. pension funds begin to question the usefulness of hedge fund programs. Hedge funds are facing redemptions everywhere. For example, in 2016, hedge fund titan Richard Perry winded up h...

07 Apr. 2017 Opalesque most forwarded article - week 14: Dyal fund takes a minority stake in hedge fund Sound Point Capital [more]

Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: Private equity fund Dyal Capital Partners II has taken a stake in $11.5 billion credit hedge fund Sound Point Capital. Dyal Capital Partners is an investment unit within Neuberger Berman Group that provides permanent capital to hedge funds and private equity firms by investing in non-voting minority stakes within those firms. Dyal is on its third fund f...

31 Mar. 2017 Opalesque most forwarded article - week 13: FS Investments launches energy fund [more]

Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: $19 billion Philadelphia-based FS Investments has launched a new interval fund which will invest in energy. The FS Energy Total Return Fund is the firm's first closed-end interval fund and will invest opportunistically in energy companies and assets. FS will be targeting $2 billion for its new energy fund initially, but total capacity c...

24 Mar. 2017 Opalesque most forwarded article - week 12: Hedge fund liquidations in 2016 surpass 2009 levels, new launches decline [more]

Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva: Even as the hedge fund industry's total assets exceeded the $3tln milestone last year, hedge fund liquidations increased. So much so that 2016 had the highest number of liquidations since 2008, claims the latest HFR Market Microstructure Report, released by HFR, the hedge fund indexation provider. For the full yea...

17 Mar. 2017 Opalesque most forwarded article - week 11: Comment - This is what happens when private equity firms run out of things to buy, Liquid vs. traditional hedge funds and alternatives Accessing the right strategies, The problem with hedge fund fees [more]

This is what happens when private equity firms run out of things to buy From Zerohedge.com: What do you do when you're part of an industry that has levered up $100's of billions of dollars in investor capital and paid a handsome premium for pretty much every asset available all while "excess cash sits on the sidelines" because there are just no dea...

10 Mar. 2017 Opalesque most forwarded article - week 10: With new acquisition, Investcorp launches credit management and edges closer to $25bn AUM target [more]

Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Global provider and alternative investment manager Investcorp has completed its acquisition and integration of the debt management business of 3i from 3i Group plc. The business, now recognized as Investcorp Credit Management, adds $11bn of assets under management, bringing the total to approximately $21.4bn. Commenting on the announcement, Mohamme...

03 Mar. 2017 Opalesque most forwarded article - week 9: Pure countertrend CTA to open to investors [more]

Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva for New Managers: Investment manager Peter Moon has recently launched a CTA program called 3SD Countertrend, that is run through managed accounts out of Connecticut-based 3SD Capital. The...

24 Feb. 2017 Opalesque most forwarded article - week 8: People - Kuwait wealth fund head Al Saad said to step down after 14 years [more]

From Bloomberg.com: Kuwait Investment Authority is set to name Farouk Bastaki as managing director, replacing Bader Al Saad who ran the world's fifth-largest sovereign wealth fund for 14 years, a person familiar with the matter said. The KIA, as the fund is known, is finalizing the appointment, said the person, asking not to be identified because the information is private. Kuwaiti newspaper ...

17 Feb. 2017 Opalesque most forwarded article - week 7: 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, president of the Fund Management Association of the Philippines and Managing Director...

10 Feb. 2017 Opalesque most forwarded article - week 6: Manager Profile - A secretive hedge fund firm that has legendary status on Wall Street is attracting new money [more]

From Businessinsider.com: A strategy run by Renaissance Technologies, the secretive multibillion hedge fund firm, is attracting fresh money. The firm's Renaissance Institutional Equity Fund (RIEF) grew by about $4 billion in 2016, ending the year with $14.9 billion after starting 2016 with about $10.9 billion, according to a person familiar with the matter. The person declined to ...

03 Feb. 2017 Opalesque most forwarded article - week 5: Legal - Fund manager fights SEC claims over 'death put' scheme, Lehman begins $265m court fight with hedge fund manager, Wells Fargo not liable for $168m Ponzi scheme, Ebullio Allegations pile up against hedge fund [more]

Fund manager fights SEC claims over 'death put' scheme From Law360.com: The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's administrative suit claiming a New York hedge fund manager defrauded options issuers by recruiting terminally ill patients to profit on early redemptions after their deaths opened Monday, as the manager admitted portions of his d...

27 Jan. 2017 Opalesque most forwarded article - week 4: Mariner steers credit trades to where the action is [more]

Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva: Mariner Investment Group, an alternative asset manager headquartered in New York, has been gradually increasing its ETF arbitrage trades, and is practically taking on the role of market maker as a result. Bill Michaelcheck, founder and CIO of Mariner and Jamie Silver, managing director, explain why. Bill Michae...

20 Jan. 2017 Opalesque most forwarded article - week 3: Investing - This hedge fund made 37% betting on banks in 2016 and remains bullish after the Trump rally, Hedge fund legend David Einhorn is making a big bet on GM, After impressive 85% return in 2016, hedge fund looks to Canadian gold producer, small banks [more]

This hedge fund made 37% betting on banks in 2016 and remains bullish after the Trump rally From Forbes.com: Can bank stocks continue to rise after a 28% surge in the KBW Bank Index in 2016, fueled by a post-election rally as stock pickers returned to the beaten down sector? Forget the so-called 'Trump Bump' because the rally has only begun, say Martin Fried...

06 Jan. 2017 Opalesque most forwarded article - week 1: Blackstone's Byron Wien predicts Trump mellows down, real growth and more surprises for 2017 [more]

Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Byron R. Wien, Vice Chairman of Multi-Asset Investing at Blackstone, released his list of Ten Surprises for 2017. This is the 32nd year Byron has given his views on a number of economic, financial market and political surp...

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  1. Investing - Tudor Jones backs AI hedge funds, Massive hedge fund trades highlight insider buying: GE, Pentair, Tempur Sealy, Apollo Global and more, Hedge funds big wigs are buying consumer and selling tech, here's the stocks[more]

    Tudor Jones backs AI hedge funds From FT.com: Hedge fund magnate Paul Tudor Jones has invested in a brace of artificial-intelligence powered "quantitative" hedge funds, underscoring the increasing acceptance that the industry will need to turn more to technology and away from traditional

  2. Soon hedge fund investors won't bet on a man, they will bet on a machine[more]

    From Forexlive.com: The Wall Street Journal is in the midst of a 17-part series that looks at the rise of quant funds. The AUM and money invested in quant funds still trails traditional asset managers but the gap is closing. What's truly amazing is volume. Quant funds make up 27% of trading vo

  3. Investing - China's HNA wants to invest in Value Partners, Risk parity investors reap rewards from rebalancing act, SoftBank's $100 billion tech fund rankles VCs as valuations soar[more]

    China's HNA wants to invest in Value Partners From Reuters.com: HNA Group has alighted on a logical, if pricey, target in Hong Kong. The deal-hungry Chinese travel conglomerate known for overpaying wants to invest in Value Partners, one of Asia's few sizeable independent asset managers,

  4. Opalesque Exclusive: Investors warm to ESG, but seek standardization[more]

    Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: Asset managers and asset owners plan to double their investment in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) driven strategies over the next two years, according to a survey from BNP Paribas Securities Services. The report, "Great Expectations: ESG - what's nex

  5. Opalesque Roundtable: France's hidden strengths in AI and machine learning[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: All nations offer their strengths and weaknesses, but one that is undisputed is the quality of the French scientists, claimed Guillaume Vidal, co-founder of French technology startup Walnut Algorithms at the