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14 Mar. 2011 Hedge funds post inflow of $2.9bn in January, month six of inflows - TrimTabls/BarclayHedge [more]
Opalesque Industry Update – TrimTabs Investment Research and BarclayHedge report that the hedge fund industry posted an estimated inflow of $2.9 billion (0.2% of assets) in January 2011, the sixth straight inflow. “This inflow is very bullish for the industry because January typically delivers a
14 Mar. 2011 PVE Capital announces new hires for risk management, sales and investor relations [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - PVE Capital, a London based hedge fund manager, announced the hire of two senior professionals as the firm continues to grow its institutional platform. Stevan Simic joins as Risk Manager. Previously he was with Concordia Advisors in a similar capacity, and, befo
14 Mar. 2011 Citco Fund Services opens Shanghai office [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - The Fund Services Division of the Citco Group of Companies (“CFS”) announced the official opening of its new Shanghai office. The office already has 80 staff and will project the expansion of CFS’s middle and back office administration services in the greater China region
13 Mar. 2011 Newedge CTA Index up 1.13% in February, -0.32% YTD [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.
11 Mar. 2011 Lyxor Hedge Fund Index up 1.10% in February, +1.35% YTD [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - The Lyxor Global Hedge Fund Index, an investable index based on Lyxor’s hedge funds platform which tracks the overall hedge fund universe, was up 1.1% in February. The first three-quarters of February was generally quiet and developed equity markets steadily gained.
11 Mar. 2011 Barclay Hedge Fund Index Gains 1.18% in February; Hedge funds are up six months in a row [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - Hedge funds gained 1.18% in February according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by BarclayHedge. The Index is up 1.65% year-to-date. “In the face of Mideast political turmoil and rising commodity prices, the rally in developed market equity prices exten
10 Mar. 2011 Commodity markets continue to offer investors value in February - Credit Suisse Asset Management [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - Commodity markets continued to increase in February despite mixed global macroeconomic conditions. Prices were supported by inflationary concerns and strong emerging markets demand amidst tight inventory levels for raw materials. Nelson Louie, Global Head of Co
10 Mar. 2011 Hedge funds positive for 8th month +1.17 (est) through February (+1.36%) - Eurekahedge [more]
Opalesque Industry UPdates - Hedge funds were up for the eighth consecutive month in February as managers took advantage of buoyant market sentiment appetite and rallying underlying markets. The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index was up 1.17%1 through February, with the year-to-date return at 1.36%. The M
09 Mar. 2011 Fund specialists set Privium to provide support to wave of new funds starting up this year [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - Privium Fund Management (UK) Limited (formerly known as Asia Alternative Asset Partners Limited) started its activities in London. Internationally experienced industry veterans Paul Smith, Clayton Heijman and Nick Paris have started a new business venture to support the
09 Mar. 2011 FX specialist Hathersage Capital makes DBs top 5 list with +21.33% 2010 gains [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - According to Deutsche Bank’s FXSelect currency manager returns for 2010, Hathersage Capital Management LLC, a Connecticut-based absolute return currency specialist, is among the top five performers of 56 manager programs which were investable as of the end of December, 2
09 Mar. 2011 Hedge fund inflows continued in February - returns led by commodity strategies [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - Hedge funds returned an average of 1.45% in February and the rate of net investor inflows was again strong Below are early estimates* for February hedge fund performance and asset flows. A full report will be available later in the month. February Highlights:
09 Mar. 2011 Early view: Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index estimated up 1.44% in February [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - Early estimates indicate the Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index ("Broad Index") continued to rally in February, posting positive performance of 1.44% for the month (based on 72% of assets in the index reporting). Key highlights for the mo
09 Mar. 2011 Hedge funds deliver broad-based gains in February [more]
Hedge funds as measured by the Greenwich Global Hedge Fund Index (“GGHFI”) gained across every major strategy in February. The GGHFI gained 1.28% compared to global equity returns in the S&P 500 Total Return +3.43%, MSCI World Equity +3.33%, and FTSE 100 +2.24% equity indices. 75% of constitue
08 Mar. 2011 Hedge funds climb +1.43% (est) in February (+2.15% YTD) - Volatility increases - Hennessee Group [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - Hennessee Group LLC, an adviser to hedge fund investors, announced today that the Hennessee Hedge Fund Index advanced +1.43% in February (+2.15% YTD), while the S&P 500 advanced +3.20% (+5.53% YTD), the Dow Jones Industrial Average increased +2.81% (+5.61% YTD), and t
08 Mar. 2011 Corporate Resolutions Inc announces ethics hotline for hedge funds [more]
Opalesque Industry Update -Corporate Resolutions Inc., a worldwide business investigations and consulting firm, announces its Ethics Hotline is now available to hedge funds as a tool for transparency. With the Galleon trial beginning today and the public consciousness raised about insider trading, h
08 Mar. 2011 Edhec warns of dangers of prohibiting naked sales [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - In an open letter of March 8, 2011 addressed to the Chair of the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee of the European Parliament, Sharon Bowles, and Pascal Canfin, the Committee’s Rapporteur on the draft EU regulation on short selling and credit default swaps, EDHEC-Ri
08 Mar. 2011 First clients for Charter Group [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - Charter Group which teamed up with Brian Taitz in September 2010 to launch a hedge fund administration firm, Charter Group Fund Administration Ltd has secured its first few clients. The firm is based in London and focuses primarily on alternative funds managed by boutique
08 Mar. 2011 Gramercy opens Hong Kong and Singapore offices [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - Gramercy, an institutional asset management firm dedicated to investing in emerging markets, has announced they have opened offices in Hong Kong and Singapore during the first quarter of 2011. The firm also announced two senior executive appointments to build out their As
08 Mar. 2011 Kinetic Partners celebrates five years with new hires [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - Kinetic Partners is celebrating five successful years since the opening of its Grand Cayman office with two new hires to strengthen their insolvency and forensic services practice. These new appointments will further enhance and develop Kinetic Partners’ proven capabilit
08 Mar. 2011 Man awarded BVK managed account mandate [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - Man has been awarded a managed account mandate for initially EUR 1.2 billion by Bayerische Versorgungskammer (BVK), Germany’s largest public pension fund with more than EUR 50 billion in assets. Under the agreement, BVK will start allocating funds over the course of 20
08 Mar. 2011 IQ Hedge Composite Beta Index +0.45% in February, 0.07% YTD [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - IndexIQ, a leading developer of index-based alternative investment solutions, today announced the performance of its proprietary family of hedge fund replication and alternative beta indexes. Designed as investable benchmarks that replicate the performance chara
07 Mar. 2011 HFRI Fund Weighted Composite Index up 1.21% in February, 1.68% YTD [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - Global equity markets posted broad-based gains for February despite the spreading of civil unrest in the Middle East and North African countries; oil prices rose for the month to over $100 a barrel on concerns about supply disruption. Hedge funds posted gains for th
07 Mar. 2011 Stuart Hendel named Head of Global Prime Brokerage at Bank of America Merrill Lynch [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - Bank of America Merrill Lynch announced that Stuart Hendel will join the company as managing director and head of Global Prime Brokerage. In this role, Hendel will be responsible for leading the continued expansion of the company’s prime brokerage businesses on a global b
07 Mar. 2011 Hedge funds advance +1.39% (est) in February, (+2.08% YTD) [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - Hennessee Group LLC, an adviser to hedge fund investors, announced today that the Hennessee Hedge Fund Index advanced +1.39% in February (+2.08% YTD), while the S&P 500 advanced +3.20% (+5.53% YTD), the Dow Jones Industrial Average increased +2.81% (+5.61% YTD), and t
07 Mar. 2011 Hedge funds bearish on US equities and 10-year treasury note - TrimTabs/BarclayHedge survey [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - Hedge fund managers have turned bearish on U.S. equities, according to the TrimTabs/BarclayHedge Survey of Hedge Fund Managers for February. About 40% of the 89 hedge fund managers the firms surveyed in the past week are bearish on the S&P 500, up sharply from 26% in Jan
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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. Opalesque Roundtable: Success in hedge fund marketing not linked to performance, but investor appetite[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Success in marketing a fund is not linked to the performance, but to investor appetite, to the way you can market the fund, and to how much time you can spend to raise assets, said Antoine Rolland, the CEO of incubator and seeding firm

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Opalesque Roundtable: European family offices struggle to retain their investments in offshore hedge funds[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: The European Union’s Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) will constrain investment opportunities amidst concern a number of U.S. fund managers will stop marketing their products in the European Union under the new rule, said Valentin Bohländer fro