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14 Feb. 2012 Small hedge funds outperformed large hedge funds in January 2012. [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index was up 2.15% in January amid a strong resurgence in risk appetite, making it the strongest monthly return for the index since December 2010. The MSCI World Index gained 4.96%2 as markets overcame lingering concerns about the European debt
14 Feb. 2012 Global compliance group, The IMS Group, acquires remaining shares in IMS Consulting [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - The IMS Group (IMS), a leading global governance, risk and compliance services group has acquired all outstanding shares in the New York based subsidiary of the same name, IMS Consulting US (IMS US). This is the second acquisition this year of a US compliance company for
14 Feb. 2012 Marshall Wace GaveKal to launch China fixed income strategy UCITS fund [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - Marshall Wace GaveKal, the Hong-Kong-based asset manager, announces the launch of the MW GaveKal China Fixed Income Strategy. The strategy will be accessible via a long-only, UCITS fund, which will invest in debt instruments denominated in RMB, HKD or SGD. The strategy’s
14 Feb. 2012 How much hedge fund return is explained by dynamic beta asks MPI [more]
By Beverly Chandler, Opalesque London: A new case study from Markov Processes International reveals how their predictive analytic techniques could be used to reproduce beta exposures of hedge funds. Using MPI’s research, the firm tried to c
14 Feb. 2012 SEB believes central bank affirmative action has resulted in the world slowly navigating away from the brink of recession [more]
By Beverly Chandler, Opalesque London: The SEB’s Nordic Outlook takes comfort in the fact that the world’s economic crisis has stabilised somewhat compared to end of last year. SEB believes that now there is greater symmetry in the
13 Feb. 2012 Viteos extends operational services to family offices [more]
Opalesque Industry Update: Viteos, a leading, global provider of fund administration, middle office and consulting services for the asset management community, today announced an expansion of its suite of services to family offices. Viteos has provided services to family offices over the pa
13 Feb. 2012 EM Bond Funds see record inflows as appetite for risk continues to grow [more]
Opalesque Industry Update: Emerging markets funds continued their blistering start to the year during the first week of February as investors stepped up their search for higher returns. EPFR Global-tracked Emerging Markets Bond Funds pulled in a record setting $2.14 billion while Emerging Markets Eq
13 Feb. 2012 ArbitrOption ranked #1 event-driven manager by BarclayHedge [more]
Opalesque Industry Update: ArbitrOption Capital Management ("ArbitrOption"), an independent wealth management firm, was recently awarded a ranking of #1 Event-Driven Manager (Past 12 Months) by BarclayHedge. The 12 month compound annual return as of the end of December 2011 was 26.
13 Feb. 2012 Reyl A.M. launches two UCITS IV long/short funds [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - Reyl Asset Management today launches two new UCITS IV compliant long/short funds, the Reyl Long/Short European Equities fund and the Reyl Long/Short Emerging Markets Equities fund, to further enhance its long/short offering. The two new funds
13 Feb. 2012 The Cambridge Strategy appoints Alex Shaw as head of European sales [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - The Cambridge Strategy, a leading asset management firm offering active currency alpha, currency overlay, emerging markets equity and global macro programmes, announces the appointment of Alex Shaw as Head of European Sales. In this role Mr Shaw will help grow r
10 Feb. 2012 Average AUM of mid-sized fund of hedge funds managers up 10% in 2011 [more]
Size mattered in the fund of hedge funds sector in 2011, as large managers saw AUM fall while those in the mid-market enjoyed an average 10% increase, the latest Preqin research shows. In total, 24% of fund of hedge funds managers reported an increase in AUM during the course of 2011, an increas
10 Feb. 2012 GlobeOp Capital Movement Index up 2.25% in February [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - Hedge fund flows as measured by the GlobeOp Capital Movement Index advanced 2.25% in February. “Net flows were positive, against a backdrop of record low outflows,” said Hans Hufschmid, chief executive officer, GlobeOp Financial Services. The GlobeOp C
09 Feb. 2012 Greenwich indices show hedge funds off to strong start in January [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - Hedge funds as measured by the Greenwich Global Hedge Fund Index (“GGHFI”) posted strong results in January, led by Long-Short Equity funds. The GGHFI gained 2.31% compared to global equity returns in the S&P 500 Total Return (+4.48%), MSCI World Equity (+4.93%), and
09 Feb. 2012 Lazard misses analysts’ expectations, launches low minimum fund of funds [more]
Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: Weak revenue and high expenses pushed Lazard down in the fourth quarter causing them to miss analyst expectations. The New York-based financial advisory and asset management firm cites widespread uncertainty resul
08 Feb. 2012 Hedge funds post gains of 2.51% in January as equity markets rally: Hennessee [more]
Opalesque Industry Update – Hennessee Group LLC, an adviser to hedge fund investors, announced today that the Hennessee Hedge Fund Index advanced +2.51% in January, while the S&P 500 advanced +4.36%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average increased +3.40%, and the NASDAQ Composite Index climbed +8.01%. B
08 Feb. 2012 Hedge funds gain 1.27% in January, best month for event-driven funds: HFI [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - Hedge funds ended a two-month losing streak, profiting from the January market surge. The Hedge Fund Intelligence Global Composite Index rose 1.27%. The equity market rally handily exceeded hedge fund returns, however, with the MSCI World Index (net) rising 5.02% for the
08 Feb. 2012 Asian hedge funds top equity markets again in 2011 [more]
Opaleque Industry Update - Asian hedge funds outperformed volatile regional equity markets in 2011, marking the second consecutive year of such outperformance, according to data released today by HFR (Hedge Fund Research, Inc.), the leading provider of data, indices and analysis of the global hedge
08 Feb. 2012 Hedge funds begins new year with strong gains [more]
HFRI Equity Hedge Index gains +3.84 percent in January; Emerging Markets gain +5.3 percent, leading broad-based advance Opalesque Industry Update - Hedge funds opened 2012 by posting broad-based gains in January, with the HFRI Fund Weighted Composite Index gaining +2.63 percent, the secon
08 Feb. 2012 SEB merges Key A. M. with its Stockholm alternative investment team [more]
From Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia Nordic financial services group SEB has merged its London boutique Key Asset Management unit with its Alternative Investment Team (AIT) in Stockholm. The move is part of SEB’s efforts to
08 Feb. 2012 Hedge fund industry kicks off 2012 with positive returns, ending two-month losing streak [more]
From Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia The hedge fund industry on average delivered broad-based gains in January, according to several indices. The HFRI Fund Weighted Composite Index gained +2.63% during the month, the second highest monthly performance figure since December 2010, according
07 Feb. 2012 Hedge Funds Redeem $5.2 Billion in December 2011; Industry Assets Sink to Lowest Level in Nearly Two Years [more]
Opalesque Industry Update: BarclayHedge and TrimTabs Investment Research reported today that hedge funds redeemed an estimated $5.2 billion in December 2011 and underperformed the S&P 500 for the year. Industry assets fell to $1.64 trillion, down 7.7% for 2011, and hit their lowest level since Febru
07 Feb. 2012 Alvine Capital appoints Alexander Münster Dahl as Client Relations Manager [more]
Opalesque Industry Update: Alvine Capital, an independent London based alternative advisory firm, has appointed Alexander Münster Dahl as Client Relations Manager. Alexander joins from Institutional Investor where he was responsible for the expansion and maintenance of Institutional Investor’s
07 Feb. 2012 AlgoMetrix Asset Management launches systematic FX program, Alpha F6 [more]
Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: AlgoMetrix, a Denver-Based CTA and asset manager is launching a new automated Forex trading program, Alpha F6. The program is a conservative, low leveraged program focused on low volatility using a strict quantita
07 Feb. 2012 Retail asset managers prefer marketing technology and value-add marketing experts this year [more]
Precy Dumlao, Opalesque Asia: After bucking a difficult year in 2011 and expecting a challenging 2012, retail asset managers are looking to hire marketing technology and value-add marketing experts to meet the demands of the volatile markets, according to
06 Feb. 2012 bfinance builds advisory expertise in alternatives with major Hedge Fund hire [more]
Opalesque Industry Update: In a major initiative to meet clients’ evolving needs in alternatives, bfinance, an independently owned consultancy firm providing specialist, customised and transparent financial services advice to companies and institutional investors globally, today announces the appoin
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