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23 Jan. 2012 BlackRock’s Fink remains bullish despite losses in Q4-2011 [more]
Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: Despite a 16% loss in net income from the previous year, BlackRock’s CEO Laurence D. Fink remains bullish for 2012. The world’s largest asset manager's net income fell $555m in Q4-2011, or $3.05 a share, from $657m, or $3.35, a year earlier (and down 7% from Q3
20 Jan. 2012 Lyxor Sees Poor Bond Performance, Attractive Equities in Coming Decades [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - For almost a quarter of a century, bond markets have rivaled with equity markets in terms of performance while offering half the volatility. Indeed, bond markets have benefited from a downtrend in long-term yields against a backdrop of disinflation and greater risk aversi
19 Jan. 2012 Investors Most Positive on Global Macro and Global Emerging Markets Alternative UCITS Strategies [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - ML Capital Alternative UCITS Barometer, a quarterly research publication which explores the current demands and assets flows in Alternative UCITS funds, has found that: Allocations to CTA’s and Global Macro strategies are once again the bigges
19 Jan. 2012 Institutions Put Hedge Fund Managers to the Test: SEI [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - Institutional investors continue to put their money in hedge funds in the quest for returns but keep ratcheting up the challenges and requirements they pose to hedge fund managers. To help managers understand the evolving expectations of their investors, SEI, in collab
19 Jan. 2012 Morningstar MSCI Composite Hedge Fund Index Down 2.7% in 2011, Second Worst Annual Performance Since 1994 [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - Morningstar, Inc., a leading provider of independent investment research, today reported preliminary hedge fund performance for December and for the year ending Dec. 31, 2011, as well as estimated asset flows through November. The Morningstar MSCI Composite Hedge F
19 Jan. 2012 Hedge Fund Investors Rotate Into Macro Arbitrage Strategies For 2012, AuM Now at $2.01tln: HFR [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - Total capital invested in the hedge fund industry regained the $2 trillion milestone to conclude 2011, according to data released today by HFR (Hedge Fund Research, Inc.), the leading provider of data, indices and analysis of hedge funds. The industry originally eclipsed
19 Jan. 2012 PROSPER Launches a New UCITS Long/Short U.S. Equity Fund [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - PROSPER FUNDS SICAV has announced the launch of PROSPER Stars & Stripes Fund, a new long/short fund investing in US equities with a UCITS compliant strategy. PROSPER Stars & Stripes Fund is managed by Independence Capital Asset Partners, LLC (ICAP), a US-based hed
19 Jan. 2012 Barclay CTA Index Up 0.14% in December, Down 3.05% in 2011 - Largest Loss for Managed Futures in 32 Years [more]
Opalesque Industry Update – Despite a 0.14% gain in December, managed futures lost 3.05% in 2011 according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by BarclayHedge. “The slightly positive returns for December masked the volatility in the major mark
18 Jan. 2012 Investors Most Positive on Global Macro and Global Emerging Markets Alternative UCITS Strategies [more]
Opalesque Industry Update: ML Capital Asset Management, the investment manager and promoter of the MontLake UCITS platform, has released the 5th edition of the quarterly ML Alternative UCITS Barometer (ML Barometer). The Barometer is designed to help identify and anticipate key trends in the d
18 Jan. 2012 Spring Mountain Capital Says Doomsday Scenario for Europe Is Unlikely [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - Spring Mountain Capital Says Doomsday Scenario for Europe Is Unlikely, But Highlights Risk of Deflationary Spiral; Warns Against Underestimating Fundamental Strength of U.S. Economy; and Is Positive on Emerging Markets Recommends Holding 15% t
18 Jan. 2012 AMT Futures Adds New Trading Programme to The IQS Performance Fund for Increased Exposure to Commodity Markets Volatility [more]
Opalesque Industry Update:AMT Futures, the specialist investment manager and international futures brokerage, announces the addition of a new IQ-C trading programme to the long standing The IQS Performance Fund. IQ-C is a high volatility trend following system, focused on 30 of the world's
18 Jan. 2012 U.S. Compliance Servicer HedgeOp Merges With European Financial Services Group IMS [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - HedgeOp Compliance, LLC (HedgeOp), the leading provider of specialised compliance software and consulting services for investment advisers in the US, is merging with The IMS Group (IMS), a leading European governance, risk and compliance services group. HedgeOp wil
18 Jan. 2012 RJ O'Brien's Timothy Phillips Joins Systematic Alpha as Marketing Director [more]
Opalesque Industry Update – Former RJ O’Brien Fund Management business development SVP Timothy Phillips has joined Systematic Alpha Management as Marketing Director. Phillips, an institutional marketing and relationship management specialist, began his career in 1991 at Citibank. He has ra
18 Jan. 2012 Most Edhec Hedge Fund Indices down YTD except for Market Neutral, Fixed Income Arb, Merger Arbitrage, Short Selling [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - In December, the stock market experienced a slight rebound, with the S&P 500 gaining 1.02% in a context of steadily decreasing implied volatility: the VIX reached a 23.4% level after three consecutive months of retreat from its September peak (43.0%). Fixed-income mar
18 Jan. 2012 Regulation prompts hedge fund managers to reconsider domiciles and avoid burdening costs [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - • AIMA: AIFMD could potentially cost hedge funds $6bn • KPMG: Over 50% of UK’s largest companies have considered re-domiciling or co-domiciling • Clear Path Analysis: Countries with competitive tax regimes will make companies consider fund relocation A
18 Jan. 2012 Newedge CTA Index up 0.46% in December, -4.45% for 2011 [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - Newedge, a global leader in multi-asset brokerage and clearing, today posted the monthly performance data for its suite of Hedge Fund Indices.
18 Jan. 2012 Proposed EU financial transaction tax would have widespread, unintended damaging consequences: AIMA [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - The proposed European Union financial transaction tax (FTT) could lead to a significant decrease in cross-border trading of financial instruments in the EU, undermining the single market, according to the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), the global
18 Jan. 2012 The Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index down -0.22% in December (-2.52% in 2011) [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - The Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index finished down 0.22% for the month of December. Performance for the Broad Index and its 10 sub-strategies is calculated monthly. The following funds are no longer reporting to the Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index: Cor
18 Jan. 2012 HFRX Absolute Return Index down -0.13% in December (-3.72% in 2011) [more]
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18 Jan. 2012 Man Group’s FuM now at $58.4bn (est.), down 9.5% from Q3 due to tough trading conditions [more]
Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva: Man’s funds under management (FuM) for the three month period to 31 December 2011 is currently estimated at $58.4bn – compared to $64.5bn in September (a drop of -9.5%) and $69.bn in March (a drop of 15.5%). According a release from the group, Q4 sales
16 Jan. 2012 Kaufman Rossin Fund Services LLC completes service organization control (SOC 1) Type II [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - Kaufman Rossin Fund Services LLC (KRFS) announced the successful completion of an independent examination of its fund administration business for the year ended September 30, 2001. This is the fifth consecutive year that KRFS has completed this examination. The examinati
13 Jan. 2012 RBC Hedge 250 index down 0.37% (est.) in December, -2.92% in 2011 [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - RBC Capital Markets today reported that for the month of December 2011 the RBC Hedge 250 Index® had a net return of -0.37 per cent. This brings the year-to-date return of the Index to -2.92 per cent. These returns are estimated and will be finalized by the middle of next
13 Jan. 2012 Barclay Hedge Fund Index down -0.38% in December (-5.37% in 2011) [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - Hedge funds lost 0.38% in December, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by BarclayHedge. The Index was down 5.37% at the end of 2011. "Equity markets started the month with a sell-off, and then went on to rally going into Christmas," sa
13 Jan. 2012 Biggest French hedge fund sells minority stake to U.S. private equity firm Dyal [more]
Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva: The biggest French hedge fund, Capital Fund Management (CFM), completed its re-organisation earlier this month, following the death of its founder,
13 Jan. 2012 Jabre’s Global Balanced fund loses 27% in 2011 [more]
Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva: One of the hedge funds run by Jabre Capital Partners, a firm in Geneva which manages around $3bn in AuM, lost around a quarter if its capital in 2011, reports Swiss daily Le Temps. The money apparently went i
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  1. Events – AIMA Australian Hedge Fund Forum, Sept. 16, Sydney[more]

    AIMA Australia invite you to join us at our annual Hedge Fund Forum on Tuesday 16th September 2014 at the Sofitel Sydney Wentworth. The AIMA Australian Hedge Fund Forum is a non-profit hedge fund conference organised by the industry for the industry, featuring quality Australian and internation

  2. The Big Picture: Party like it's 2007? Maybe not[more]

    Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva: Are we on the verge of another crunch and partying unaware (bringing to mind Prince’s "1999" song). Some think that today’s financial environment – especially stock markets

  3. Long-only hedge funds hold key to emerging markets[more]

    From Risk.net: Addressing common institutional approaches to long-only emerging markets allocations, hedge funds are less volatile and produce higher returns than mutual funds or ETFs. Since the 2008 financial crisis, investors have flocked to emerging markets (EMs) for return generation as develope

  4. Opalesque Exclusive: Loeb, Grantham cite growing economic concerns in letters[more]

    Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: Hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb, head of Third Point, and Jeremy Grantham of Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo & Co. have both released their quarterly investor letters today. While news is positive on some fronts, and both men see pockets of opportunity, they also h

  5. Investing – Hedge funds expect Netflix earnings to catapult forward, Third Point's Loeb takes stakes in Fibra Uno, YPF, Royal DSM, Lake Capital in talks to back Engine Group[more]

    Hedge funds expect Netflix earnings to catapult forward From Investing.com: Netflix has made major strides forward in 2014 despite ongoing battles with the FCC and cable companies over the issue of net neutrality. The FCC has now received over 500,000 comments from the public on its pend