Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: If you travel to New York to meet with alternative investment managers, most of the time you'll visit lofty buildings in Midtown Manhattan, far away from the trading floors that once defined Wall Street's physical presence. That's not the case with N
Matthias Knab, Opalesque: Richard Turnill, Global Chief Investment Strategist, BlackRock, writes on Harvest Exchange:
Technological disruption is sweepi
Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: Alternative fund administrators responding to eVestment's 2017 Alternative Fund Administration survey, released today, reported assets under administration increased to US $7.64 trillion, up 14.15 percent from the prior year.
Highlighting the continued gro
Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: The private equity team of French asset management firm Massena Partners has spun out and launched as Essling Capital. Essling runs approximately €1 billion and will be led by Frank Noël-Vandenberghe and Michele Mezzarobba.
Both Noël-Vandenberghe and Mezzar
Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva: WBB Securities, a US financial services firm and boutique investment bank since 2001, has a long history within the biotech industry. Managing partner Steve Brozak has been associated with biotech for the last 25-30 years, and was involved with some of the mo
Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva for New Managers: The five Purdue University students who set up a hedge fund last year have become four and have diversified int
In the week ending 17 April, 2017, hedge fund assets reached $3.07tln in the first quarter of 2017 as the industry sustained its expansion to a third co
Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: 2015 and 2016 were quiet years for the IPO market. Both mega and medium-sized listing volumes declined. However, some early data suggests that listings could bounce back, according to a new IPO trend study from international law firm Proskauer.
The 2017 stu
Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Activist hedge fund Elliott Management Corporation on Monday hailed the resignation of Klaus Kleinfeld as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Arconic Inc., describing the move as "a necessary first step on th
Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: Hong Kong-based MegaTrust Investments is launching a new offshore fund. The fund will replicate the strategy of the firm's flagship fund Yangtze II, which invests in China A-Shares.
The target launch date for the Cayman fund - Yangtze IV - is mid-June
Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva for New Managers: Pierre Villeneuve co-founded
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 ey
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
Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: The Saudi Stock Exchange, Tadawul, is moving ahead with several reforms aimed at developing the local market as well as improving governance and transparency. The reforms are part of Tadawul's participation in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's Vision 2030 na
Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: Risk premia strategies have been very popular with investors in recent years, but the shine may be starting to wear off. The widespread proliferation of risk premia products can make it difficult for investors to sort out what's right for them. According to
Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva: The never-ending question of hedge fund fees was discussed at the recent Opalesque Zurich Roundtable, and it was agreed that only genuine talent will end up on top of the fee chai
In the week ending 07 April, 2017, a study a study by Peltz International has found that institutional investors will continue to pressure managers
Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva for New Managers: Dr. Richard Bateson, quant fund manager and physicist, has recently
A growing stream of thinking in microeconomics is the concept of "winner-take-all" dynamics. The idea seems simple. A combination of networking economics and classic economies of scale creates situations where there are just a few dominant firms or economic agents who are able to capture significant
From Forbes.com: When William Ackman's ailing hedge fund Pershing Square Capital Management bet $1 billion on shares in Chipotle Mexican Grill beginning in July 2016, the stakes couldn't have been higher. Pershing Square was reeling from what would eventually be a near $4 billion loss in drugmaker V
Following Colmore's successful launch in January 2017, the firm has announced the launch of FAIR.. FAIR is designed to help private equity investors independently validate fees and incentives charged by underlying managers, saving time and providing an extra level of comfort.
There is a glob
From Reuters.com: U.S. hedge fund managers began warming to President Donald Trump soon after his surprise election ignited a powerful stock market rally. Now, his dramatic tax cut plans give them even more reasons to cheer. Trump, looking to make good on pledges for sweeping tax reform, on Wednesda
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Near Term Trend: PositiveWednesday’s Close: 125’220 Yield: 2.29%UPDATE: We called the top in Yields 19 weeks ago (at roughly the 2.50%- 2.55% region), and for 95% of that time Yields have remained at or below that region.
Near Term Trend: Positive
Wednesday’s Close: 125’220 Yield: 2.29%
UPDATE: We called the top in Yields 19 weeks ago (at roughly the 2.50%- 2.55% region), and for 95% of that time Yields have remained at or below that region.