Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva for New Managers:
Combining its innovative technology platform with innovative emerging quantitative strategies, a Bahamas-based firm is launching a multi-strategy fund that
Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Hedge funds serviced by South African prime broker Peregrine reported mixed results in July, either generally flat or moderately down, in relatively volatile and directionless markets.
On an equally weighted
Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: BlackRock, with $4.890tln in AUM the World’s largest asset manager, has announced the launch of the actively managed fund BlackRock Impact Bond Fund that aims to generate competitive financial returns while invest
By: Chris Tucek, a Partner with Aon Hewitt Investment Consulting in Chicago
Our outlook calls for low returns by historical standards for traditional asset classes over the medium term. Looking backward, we have experienced higher levels of equity market volatility in the past year with notable
The loss of AIFMD passporting rights that enable UK-based alternative fund managers to market products across the EU has been one of the industry’s main concerns since the Brexit vote. Tim Thornton, COO, Fund Services, MUFG Investor Services, explores potential implications.
By Michael S. Young, Chief Operating Officer and Co-Founder Mediatrix Capital
Sophisticated artificial intelligence (AI) is enhancing the Forex investment approach with next generation algorithmic systems that are able to perform human tasks such as visual perception and multi-input decision-mak
This article was authored by Logica Capital Advisers, Los Angeles.
Investors use hedge funds (HFs) for a variety of reasons, including diversification and improved risk adjusted returns. However, our observation has shown that HFs carry some misconceptions about their benefits. We hav
By: Michael G. Tannenbaum
Undertakings for Collective Investments in Transferable Securities (UCITS) have become increasingly popular as an attractive cross-border investment fund product. UCITS funds are readily sold in the European Union under its harmonized regulatory regime, allowing member n
Authored by partners at global law firm Dechert LLP.
The voters have spoken. Britain will (absent any new deals) leave the EU.
Under the EU Treaty, the exit process should take at least two years. During this two-year period, UK-base
Institutional investors should undertake a quantitative analysis of their hedge fund investments’ long-term contribution to overall portfolio efficiency, rather than basing their asset allocation strategies on a short-term comparison with equity benchmarks.
This is the conclusion of a new resea
By Eric Anderson, Managing Partner & Head of Investment Solutions at Milltrust International LLP
Since the beginning of the year, Emerging Market equities have outperformed Developed Market equities, Emerging Market currencies have outperformed the US Dollar, Emerging Market local currency gover
By IMD Professor Nuno Fernandes
Activist investors are relatively new – but very influential – players in international capital markets.
Activist investors are shareholders at publicly traded companies who attempt to affect change in an organization either by directly appealing to, or puttin
The 'Holy Grail' hedge fund strategy to handle a black swan the size of World War I
From IBTImes.co.uk: To illustrate a strategic gap common to today's portfolio managers, George Sokoloff, PhD, founder and CIO at Carmot Capital, proposes an interesting thought experiment – a breakdown of
Investors set to increase allocation to private debt
Investors are set to increase their allocation to private debt, with 60% revealing they believe the private debt market will grow over the next 12 months, according to a new study by Elian, a leading funds services provider.
Hedge funds snap up banks, unload Apple
From Barrons.com: Prominent hedge funds have a newfound love of big banks, and some have a distaste for shares of Apple, regulatory filings released last week show. The filings suggest that the funds have been pivoting their portfolios in recent mon
From Bloomberg.com: Chesapeake Energy Corp. is seeking a $1 billion loan as the company battered by cratering fuel prices and credit downgrades takes a step to address its $9 billion debt load. The natural gas producer hired Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Citigroup Inc. and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group
From IPE.com: As bond yields remain at low or negative levels, pension funds and other institutional investors in the Nordic region are stepping up efforts to find higher returns by adding more unlisted investments to portfolios and are expanding in-house teams in order to do this, according to new
Featuring : “Hedge fund reinsurers” face criticism, but is it warranted?.Joe Taussig is one of the most accomplished experts on insurers and reinsurers which invest their assets in alternative investments, also known as “hedge fund reinsurers”. He was instrumental in the creation of Greenlight Re, T...» Watch the video
Near Term Trend: Positive to NeutralFriday’s Close: 2969 (- 27)UPDATE: The STOXX 50 has remained bid for most of the past seven weeks.NO CHANGE: Overall resistance at our line (3115) may cap any further advances.
Near Term Trend: Positive to Neutral
Friday’s Close: 2969 (- 27)
UPDATE: The STOXX 50 has remained bid for most of the past seven weeks.NO CHANGE: Overall resistance at our line (3115) may cap any further advances.