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21 Sep. 2017 UMASS Amherst's Isenberg School of Management hedge fund index up +0.42% for August [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - UMass Amherst's Isenberg School of Management's Center for International Securities and Derivatives Markets (CISDM) has released its August Equally Weighted Hedge Fund Index. The CISDM Equal Weighted Hedge Fund Index was up 0.42% for the month of August. These are the fi
21 Sep. 2017 Preqin: Investors pleased with hedge fund returns in H2 2017 [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - Preqin's latest survey of hedge fund investors finds that the proportion of institutions that feel their hedge fund portfolios have met or exceeded their performance expectations has doubled in the past 12 months. In June 2016, just 21% of investors reported that their po
21 Sep. 2017 Private real estate fund managers see concentration of capital inflows to unprecedented levels [more]
Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: The top 100 largest private real estate fund managers have generated the largest capital inflows with 62% of all capital raised for the asset class over the last 10 years, Preqin said in its inaugural Private Real Es
21 Sep. 2017 Geopolitics, hurricanes push managed futures up in August [more]
Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: The geopolitical uncertainty in the Korean Peninsula and Hurricane Harvey that punctuated August failed to have any effect on managed futures traders as the Barclay CTA Index ju
20 Sep. 2017 Capital Dynamics launches mid-market private credit business [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - Capital Dynamics, a global private asset manager, has launched a dedicated Private Credit Asset Management business. Experienced industry executives Jens Ernberg and Thomas Hall have joined Capital Dynamics to co-lead the company's new private credit initiative. They
20 Sep. 2017 Neuberger Berman closes $1.1 Bn Credit Opportunities Fund [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - Neuberger Berman, a private, independent, employee-owned investment manager, is pleased to announce NB Private Equity Credit Opportunities Fund LP closed on $1.1 billion of limited partner commitments. The Fund seeks to invest in the secured and unsecured debt of private
20 Sep. 2017 Huntsman denies activist investor's 'misleading comments' about proposed merger with Clariant [more]
Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Huntsman Corporation has accused White Tale Holdings, an activist investment group including Keith Meister's Corvex hedge fund and short-term oriented fund 40 North, of spreading false attacks on the firm's performance and its portfolio in a transparent and self
20 Sep. 2017 David Stemerman is closing his hedge fund to run as governor in Connecticut [more]
Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: David Stemerman is shutting down his hedge fund firm Conatus Capital to run as governor in Connecticut, the New York Post reported. The 48-year-old Stemerma
20 Sep. 2017 Stephen Mandel to step down from day-to-day operations at Lone Pine Capital [more]
Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: Hedge fund star Stephen Mandel told investors in a letter that he is stepping down from day-to-day operations at his hedge fund Lone Pine Capital. Mandel, who started in the hedge fund industry at Julian Robertson's Tiger Management, launched Lone Pine
20 Sep. 2017 Swiss financial supervisor closes down fake cryptocurrency issuer, investigates other similar businesses [more]
Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva: Switzerland's financial supervisor has closed down the unauthorised provider of the fake cryptocurrency E-coin, which managed to siphon Chf4m ($4.15m) from several hundred users. According to the Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA)'s
19 Sep. 2017 Barclay Hedge Fund Index rises 0.63% in August (6% YTD) in tenth consecutive monthly gain [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - Hedge Funds notched their tenth consecutive monthly gain in August 2017, rising 0.63%, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by BarclayHedge. The index has risen 6.14% in 2017. "Hedge funds continued their winning ways last month," says Sol Waksman, found
19 Sep. 2017 Hedge funds up 5% YTD, with net asset inflows of $82bn [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - Key highlights for August 2017, as seen in the newly released September 2017 Eurekahedge Report: Hedge funds were up 5.12% year-to-date, registering performance-based gains of US$58.5 billion while seeing net asset inflows of US$81.9 billion as of 2017 year-t
19 Sep. 2017 Comment: Worried about rising rates? Here's why you shouldn't be [more]
Matthias Knab, Opalesque: AB (AllianceBernstein L.P.) writes on Harvest Exchange: Should tighter monetary policy on both sides of the Atlantic worry bond in
19 Sep. 2017 Risk-on sentiment boosts hedge funds [more]
Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Risk-on sentiment bolstered hedge funds last week, with all strategies ending on the positive side, Lyxor Asset Management said in its Weekly Briefing. The Lyxor Hedge Fund Index was up +0.5% from 05 September to 12 (+
19 Sep. 2017 Black Diamond Capital strengthens structured product business [more]
Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Alternative asset management firm Black Diamond Capital Management is strengthening its structured products business development with the appointment of Andy Phelps to head the unit. The firm has over $6.5bn in assets under management. In a
19 Sep. 2017 GSAM: As equities rally, investors return to liquid alts [more]
Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: As the equities rally continues into indefinite innings, investors have returned to liquid alternatives. The latest performance and asset flows analysis of the first half of the year from Goldman Sachs Asset Management shows that positive performance is bring
19 Sep. 2017 Study: More funds of funds and new managers are using side letters [more]
Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva: An important and often overlooked aspect of new fund investments is the side letter, which has been gaining some ground of late, especially among newer managers and funds of funds.
18 Sep. 2017 Abraaj brings on Kito de Boer to lead impact investing business [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - The Abraaj Group, a leading investor operating in global growth markets, today announced the appointment of Kito de Boer as Managing Partner. Mr. de Boer has over 30 years' experience across diverse geographies and sectors. In 2014, Mr. de Boer was appointed by
18 Sep. 2017 HFR: Hedge fund liquidations fall as asset flows rebound [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - Hedge fund liquidations declined in 2Q 2017 as new investor inflows increased total hedge fund industry capital to a record $3.1 trillion through mid-year, according to the latest HFR Market Microstructure Report, released today by HFR , the established global leader in t
18 Sep. 2017 Alcentra appoints Vijay Rajguru as Co-Chief Investment Officer [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - Alcentra Limited and Alcentra NY, the alternative fixed income specialist for BNY Mellon Investment Management (IM), today announced the appointment of Vijay Rajguru as Co-Chief Investment Officer. He will report directly to David Forbes-Nixon, Chairman and Chief Execut
18 Sep. 2017 VIA AM1, selected by Emergence2 for its 16th investment [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - Emergence, the incubator and accelerator for entrepreneurial managers in the Paris market, and NewAlpha Asset Management, the SICAV's delegated manager, have announced the selection of VIA AM(1) as the first investment by Emergence's new European equities fund, la
18 Sep. 2017 Morgan Stanley and The Economist Intelligence Unit release new climate change index [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - The Morgan Stanley Institute for Sustainable Investing released the Climate Change Mitigation Opportunities Index, a report and interactive tool investors can use to examine the risks and opportunities of climate change mitigation investments. The index seeks to evaluate
18 Sep. 2017 OPIM Partners ex-Pictet MD to launch new global macro fund [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - OP Investment Management Ltd. (OPIM), a player in Asia's alternative investment industry has partnered with LEAD Investment Fund Management Company (Lead) to launch LEAD Absolute Return Fund SP (of Sunrise SPC), a Cayman domiciled fund for professional and institutional i
18 Sep. 2017 Inflows push European AIF and UCITS funds to record asset levels [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - The European Fund and Asset Management Association (EFAMA) has today published its latest Quarterly Statistical Release describing the trends in the European investment fund industry in the second quarter of 2017. The highlights of the developments in Q2 2017 inclu
15 Sep. 2017 Australasia-based alternative assets investors focus on real estate and real assets [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - Investors based in Australia & New Zealand allocate to alternative assets at a lower rate than the global average: 61% of investors based in these countries allocate to at least one alternative asset class, compared to 78% of investors globally. However, just 40% of in
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