Fri, Aug 22, 2014
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Industry Updates Archive
Enter Search Text   (more..)
string and or Case sensitive Headlines only
All Dates Today Yesterday Last 7 days
Last 30 days Last 90 days Last 365 days
Start Date: search End Date: search  NB. All dates are dd/mm/yyyy
Order by date Order by headline


HELPCENTER
20 Apr. 2011 Scotia Capital Canadian Hedge Fund Performance Index finished March down 0.70% on equal weighted basis (+0.83% YTD) [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - The Scotia Capital Canadian Hedge Fund Performance Index finished March 2011 down 0.09% on an asset weighted basis and down 0.70% on an equal weighted basis. The Index performed in line with North American equities and slightly underperformed global hedge fund indices.<
20 Apr. 2011 Barclay CTA Index lost 0.91% in March (-0.39% YTD) as world events create turmoil in futures markets [more]
Opalesque Industry Update – Managed futures lost 0.91% in March according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by BarclayHedge. Year-to-date, the Barclay CTA Index is down 0.39%. “Perilous crosscurrents wrought by devastation in Japan, unrest in the Middle East, and higher headline inflation g
20 Apr. 2011 Edhec-risk hedge fund strategy indices: Emerging Markets the winner in March with 1.78% return [more]
In March, the stock market could not maintain the fast pace that began last summer. The S&P 500 index remained stable (+0.04%) despite continuously decreasing implied volatility (17.7%) over the past three months. For the first quarter of 2011, the S&P 500 Index registered a positive return
20 Apr. 2011 PerTrac annual study finds new single manager hedge fund launches up 51% in 2010, AuM up 11% from previous year to $1.6tn [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - PerTrac, the leading provider of analytics, reporting and communications software for investment professionals, announced the release of its latest industry study, Sizing The 2010 Hedge Fund Universe: A PerTrac Study. The study indicates that the single-manager hed
19 Apr. 2011 Hedge funds moving to active cash management as money market rates disappoint [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - Near zero returns in money market funds are causing hedge funds and other institutional investors to find new ways to put their idle cash to work according to Horizon Cash Management. "We’ve recently had a surge of calls from hedge funds that are seeking a b
19 Apr. 2011 Hedge fund industry surpasses $2 trillion milestone [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - Investor inflows in 1Q11 highest since 3Q07 Broad-based asset gains across fund strategies and sizes Total capital invested in the global hedge fund industry exceeded $2 trillion for the first time in its history, according to data released today by Hedge Fund Re
19 Apr. 2011 Swiss alternative investment company Altin discloses entire portfolio [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - ALTIN AG, the Swiss alternative investment company listed on the London and Swiss stock exchanges, today discloses its entire hedge fund portfolio holdings as part of its policy of full transparency to investors initiated in 2009. The portfolio, featuring over 35 under
19 Apr. 2011 Jersey retains flexibility as it extends its funds regime to be AIFMD compliant [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - Following confirmation of the AIFM Directive at the end of 2010, Jersey has announced that it is working to deliver a range of flexible options, including a fully AIFMD compliant regime and to retain existing complementary regimes for asset managers that have no wish to a
19 Apr. 2011 Polar Capital AuM increase by 53% to $3.8bn, long-only funds gain, hedge funds lose [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - On the back of performance and inflows, London-listed investment manager Polar Capital , which manages 16 funds and 5 managed accounts, ended the year in a better position than at the end of the previous twelve-mont
19 Apr. 2011 Samena Capital and Swiss bank Reyl announce hedge fund seeding joint venture [more]
Opalesque Industry Update: Swiss banking group Reyl & Cie and Samena Capital, a premier investment group focusing on principal investments in the Subcontinent, Asia, Middle East and North Africa, announced today the creation of a joint venture. This partnership will combine Samena Asia Manage
19 Apr. 2011 Barclay Hedge Fund Index up +0.35% in March; Emerging Markets Index jumps +2.30% [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - Hedge funds gained 0.35% in March according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by BarclayHedge. Year-to-date, the Index is up 1.95%. “The earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster in Japan, increasing turmoil in the Middle East, and the outlook f
18 Apr. 2011 Richmond Park finalises acquisition of French hedge fund group Olympia Capital [more]
Opalesque Industry Update – As announced in the Press Release of February 4th, Richmond Park Capital Holdings Limited, the holding company of Richmond Park Partners LLP, finalized on April 11th, 2011 the acquisition of the Olympia Group, previously owned by Sagard Private Equity Partners and its oth
18 Apr. 2011 Principal Global Investors to buy majority stake in emerging markets investment manager Finisterre Capital [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - Acquisition expands its emerging market investment capabilities Principal Global Investors, LLC, a leading global asset manager and a member of the Principal Financial Group (R), today announced a definitive agreement to acquire a majority stake in Finisterre Capita
18 Apr. 2011 Gottex reports AuM growth of $1bn over the last 9 months [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - At today’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Gottex Fund Management Holdings Limited (Gottex), Joachim Gottschalk, Chairman and CEO of Gottex, will make the following statement to shareholders. “Gottex’s recovery continued in 2010. Our asset base has grown by over
18 Apr. 2011 Ucits Alternative Index Global +0.14% in Q1-11 [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - In Q1 2011 the number of UCITS Single Manager Hedge Fund increased by 8% to reach 623 funds while the global AUM progressed by 18,6% to reach EUR 109 billion.UCITS Funds of Hedge Funds: In Q1 2011 the number of UCITS Funds of Hedge Funds increased by 10% to
15 Apr. 2011 RBC Hedge 250 Index returns -0.32% (est.) in March, +1.65% YTD [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - RBC Capital Markets today reported that for the month of March 2011 the RBC Hedge 250 Index® had a net return of -0.32 per cent. This brings the year-to-date return of the Index to 1.65 per cent. These returns are estimated and will be finalized by the middle of next
15 Apr. 2011 Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index confirmed up 0.12% in March (2.21% YTD) [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - Oliver Schupp, President of Credit Suisse Index Co., LLC, said, "The Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index finished relatively flat in March, gaining 0.12%; however, as evidenced by the daily performance of the newly launched Dow Jones Credit Suisse Core Hedge Fun
15 Apr. 2011 Liontrust sells credit team, including two hedge funds, to Avora Capital [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - Liontrust Asset Management PLC (Liontrust) has entered into an agreement for the sale of its credit business, including its credit team, to Avoca Capital Holdings (Avoca). The two funds that the credit team manages (the Liontrust Credit Absolute Return Fund (CARF) and
15 Apr. 2011 Busara Advisors gets $150m from a Fortune 100 Silicon Valley-based to create a customized portfolio [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - New York based asset manager Busara Advisors was awarded $150m by a Fortune 100 Silicon Valley-based corporation to create a customized emerging manager hedge fund-of-funds portfolio, it was announced on Thu
15 Apr. 2011 Chinese fund managers developing local hedge fund industry [more]
Opalesque Industry Update – The Chinese economy has grown by leaps and bounds so that it is now the second-largest economy in the world, effectively dislodging Japan. And with an estimated 500,000 millionaires, it is also home to the second highest number of wealthy individuals in Asia. No wonder as
14 Apr. 2011 SEI poll: investment managers optimistic but remain focused on increasing efficiency [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - Addressing New Regulatory Requirements Remains a Significant Challenge Despite ongoing regulatory challenges and political uncertainty, investment managers are optimistic about their business outlooks. They plan to continue to invest to increase efficiency, reduce
14 Apr. 2011 Dechert's updates on the effect of new FINRA Anti-Spinning Rule on Private Funds [more]
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. has adopted new Rule 5131, which addresses, among other things, abuses in the allocation of IPO shares by broker dealers, commonly referred to as "spinning." Rule 5131 will impose additional restrictions on FINRA members and will in turn a
13 Apr. 2011 Passport Capital names Jeffrey Kong as PM for mortgage backed and related fixed income strategy [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - Passport Capital, a global alternative investment company, today announced that it has recently hired Jeffrey (Jeff) W. Kong as a portfolio manager. Mr. Kong is responsible for managing the firm's mortgage-backed and related fixed income strategy. Mr. Kong joins
13 Apr. 2011 SEB UCITS III platform hosts Tungsten Capital Management UCITS fund [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - SEB today announced that German equity investment specialist, Tungsten Capital Management GmbH, launched a new UCITS III fund via SEB Master KAG (Kapitalanlagesellschaft). SEB Master KAG is a one-stop shop which facilitates the launch and marketing of German UC
13 Apr. 2011 GlobeOp hedge fund flow indices indicate stable investor sentiment [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - Hedge fund flows as measured by the GlobeOp Capital Movement Index were negative 0.05% in April, and the GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator declined slightly to 3.26% during the month of March. “Investor sentiment remained calm during the reporting period, despite
Today's Exclusives Today's Other Voices More Exclusives
Previous Opalesque Exclusives                                  
More Other Voices
Previous Other Voices                                               
Access Alternative Market Briefing
  • Top Forwarded
  • Top Tracked
  • Top Searched
  1. Institutions – Texas Employees sets 2015 tactical plan for alternatives, CalPERS' real estate consultant cautions the pension fund's investment committee, Why Sunsuper likes hedge funds[more]

    Texas Employees sets 2015 tactical plan for alternatives From PIOnline.com: Texas Employees Retirement System will invest in up to four new hedge funds in the next fiscal year, which begins Sept. 1. Trustees approved 2015 tactical investment plans for the hedge fund, private equity and in

  2. Private equity follows hedge funds into reinsurance for long-term capital[more]

    From Artemis.bm: It’s not just hedge funds that are entering the insurance and reinsurance market in search of so-called long-term capital to put to work in their strategies, private equity firms targeting the space are also seeking opportunities to add assets under management. The entry of large pr

  3. North America – New York City’s next hot neighborhoods targeted with property funds[more]

    From Bloomberg.com: New York’s real estate world is filled with tales of ordinary people who bought property decades ago and saw values skyrocket to the millions. Seth Weissman is seeking investors to get in early on the next hot neighborhoods. The veteran of Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and hedge

  4. Investing – George Soros bets $2bn on stock market collapse, Warren Buffett's Berkshire reveals Charter stake, cuts DirecTV, Hedge funds lusting to cash out of MGM, Top hedge fund managers are buying Ally Financial, Hedge funds dumped 5m Herbalife shares in Q2, Paulson & Co hedge fund ups Puerto Rico real estate bet, Netflix Inc., Citigroup Inc, Google Inc are top new picks in Tiger Management’s 13F[more]

    George Soros bets $2bn on stock market collapse From Newsmax.com: Billionaire investor George Soros has increased his financial bet that U.S. stocks will collapse to more than $2 billion. The legendary hedge fund manager has been raising his negative bet on the Standard & Poor's 500 Inde

  5. Investors now net short S&P500 and increased Russell shorts, technicals suggest further selling[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Market Neutral funds increased their market exposure to -1% net short from -6% net short last week, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s Hedge Fund Monitor. The report also added