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09 Mar. 2017 CAIS 2017 survey: investors share views on Trump, Le Pen, and the future of alternatives [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - A survey of more than 200 leading thinkers and decision-makers in the alternative investment industry in attendance at the 2017 Cayman Alternative Investment Summit (CAIS) revealed that 44% believe the Trump administration represents the biggest potential global risk in 2
09 Mar. 2017 Hedge funds run by women gained 3.65% so far in 2017 vs. 2.23% industry returns [more]
Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: When investing in hedge funds, it pays better if you will choose a woman hedge fund manager. The latest Hedge Fund Research (HFR) report showed that hedge funds run by women gained 3.65% in the first two months of February compared to the 2.23% registered by the
09 Mar. 2017 Comment: The Seven Deadly Conference Sins [more]
Matthias Knab, Opalesque: Meredith Jones writes on Harvest Exchange We've all been there. Moving, shaking, getting stuff done at an industry event. Hitting up investors for co
09 Mar. 2017 Columbia Threadneedle Investments sides with women fund managers [more]
Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva: Despite the focus on diversity initiatives, fund management has remained stubbornly immune to gender balance, says Columbia Threadneedle Investments on International Women's Day. Research conducted by Citywire in May 2016 found that only 7%
09 Mar. 2017 Deutsche Bank: Investors expect better performance from hedge funds in 2017 [more]
Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva: According to Deutsche Bank's 15th annual Alternative Investment Survey,
08 Mar. 2017 Adrien Blavier launches all-weather fund focusing on asset allocation in Singapore [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - Gordian Capital Singapore Pte Ltd announced the launch of the Quadratus Fund effective immediately. The Fund will trade under the tickers QUADREI and QUADRUI. The Quadratus Fund offers investors access to a balanced portfolio, diversified globally across three asset c
08 Mar. 2017 Garraway Financial trends fund pushes ahead with asset building program [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - Garraway Capital Management, a London-based asset management firm, announced that after strong 2016 performance Garraway Financial Trends is pushing ahead with its asset building programme. Garraway Financial Trends, an Irish domiciled managed futures UCITS fund, was
08 Mar. 2017 Hellman & Friedman teams up with GIC on Allfunds [more]
Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: Hellman & Friedman and GIC have teamed up on the acquisition of Allfunds Bank. Allfunds is a financial technology business, from Intesa Sanpaolo Group, Santander Group, General Atlantic and Warburg Pincus. The deal values Allfunds at GBP 1.8bn. Allfunds pro
08 Mar. 2017 Hedge funds extend gains in February in an 11-month rally [more]
Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Hedge funds extended recent gains in February, recording an 11-month rally over the past 12 months, as global equity markets rallied and all main strategies produced broad-based gains, led by equity hedge funds specializing in healthcare and technology, data provide
08 Mar. 2017 The road to Brexit: What's next for investors? [more]
Matthias Knab, Opalesque: Schroders writes on Harvest Exchange: The UK government is expected to trigger Article 50 by the end of this month, signalling the start of a
07 Mar. 2017 Sohn Conferences launches ideas contest [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - The Sohn Conference Foundation today announced the launch date of its Investment Idea Contest ahead of the 22nd Annual Sohn Investment Conference, in partnership with CNBC. The contest supports the Foundation's mission to treat and cure pediatric cancer. The winner wi
07 Mar. 2017 Actis closes fourth energy fund at $2.75 billion hard cap [more]
Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: Actis has closed its new energy fund, which will will invest in select countries in Latin America, Africa and Asia, at its $2.75 billion hard cap. The fund was in market for approximately seven months. AE4 already is already partially invested, with $2 bill
07 Mar. 2017 Comment: Buffett's Lucky Bet [more]
Matthias Knab, Opalesque: Christopher Pavese, Chief Investment Officer of Broyhill Asset Management, writes on Harvest Exchange: Pilotless planes will routinely fly passengers by 2030. Machi
07 Mar. 2017 KKR closes largest flagship fund to date on $13.9 billion [more]
Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: KKR has closed its latest flagship fund at a record of $13.9 billion, the largest Americas focused fund raised by the firm to date. Data from Preqin shows that it is also the largest Americas focused fund in the category. KKR will be investing nearly $1.4 billi
07 Mar. 2017 Hedge funds slightly down in last week of February, but event driven and CTAs continue to rise [more]
Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Hedge funds slightly fell in the last week of February as the Lyxor Hedge Fund Index was down -0.8% (+0.7% YTD), with global macro funds underperforming. The strategy suffered in particular from the rise of the EUR vs. USD, lower German and UK bond yields, and the p
06 Mar. 2017 ETFGI reports the global ETF/ETP industry grew faster than the global hedge fund industry during 2016 [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - ETFGI, an independent research and consultancy firm on trends in the global ETF/ETP ecosystem, reports today: that during 2016 the global ETF/ETP industry grew faster than the global hedge fund industry. At the end of 2016 assets invested in the global ETF/ETP industr
06 Mar. 2017 With new acquisition, Investcorp launches credit management and edges closer to $25bn AUM target [more]
Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Global provider and alternative investment manager Investcorp has completed its acquisition and integration of the debt management business of 3i from 3i Group plc. The business, now recognized as Investcorp Credit Management, adds $11bn of assets under management,
06 Mar. 2017 A Look Back at History: Rising Rates and the Bond Market [more]
Matthias Knab, Opalesque: Legg Mason Global Asset Management writes on Harvest Exchange: Overall, fixed income delivered positive results during the past t
03 Mar. 2017 High Growth Robotics Limited British Robotics Seed Fund closes for investment on 31 March 2017 [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - The first investment fund specialising in UK-based robotics start-ups focuses on delivering returns to Investors by making targeted investments in promising UK-based seed-stage robotics companies wrapped within a fund format that is highly tax efficient (under the Seed En
03 Mar. 2017 HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index gains 1.12% in February (+1.63% YTD) [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - Global financial markets extended gains through February led by gains in the US as the Trump growth agenda developed, including expectations for infrastructure spending, lower taxes and higher interest rates. US equities led broad based global gains, with leadership from
03 Mar. 2017 2017 Hedge Fund Compensation report indicates pay now aligning with fund performance [more]
Opalesque Industry Update - Despite continued underperformance for investors in the hedge fund industry, the 2017 Hedge Fund Compensation Report shows that a majority of hedge fund professionals expected higher pay in the form of base compensation and bonuses. Only one in five expected to make less
03 Mar. 2017 What Fraction of International Smart Beta is Dumb Beta? (More than you think) [more]
Matthias Knab, Opalesque: AlphaBetaWorks writes on Harvest Exchange: Though many smart beta ETFs do provide valuable exposures, others mainly re-shuffle fa
03 Mar. 2017 Lyxor and Wells Fargo launch financial credit hedge fund on Lyxor's alternative UCITS platform [more]
Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Lyxor Asset Management has partnered with Wells Fargo Asset Management to launch the Lyxor / Wells Capital Financial Credit Fund, adding a credit specialist to its UCITS platform to help investors capture market returns by investing in high-yielding debt from global
02 Mar. 2017 Engineering more liquidity for non-traded alternative securities [more]
Matthias Knab, Opalesque: The Institute for Innovation Development writes on Harvest Exchange: We recently talked with Jordan Fishfeld , Managing
02 Mar. 2017 Bridgewater shakes up management [more]
Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva: Ray Dalio, chairman and CIO at Connecticut-based Bridgewater Associates, announced in a letter to clients posted on LinkedIn several management changes that will take effect in April. He said his transition out of management will be complete as of
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    From Businessinsider.com: A $5.4 billion hedge fund told clients markets could tumble just like they did in the 1987 crash. In a February 14 letter to clients, London-based Chenavari Investment Managers warned about current market conditions. From the letter (emphasis added): "Our view is that

  2. Investing - Hedge fund Bridgewater makes $22 billion bet against European firms, Hedge funds Steadfast and Suvretta jump onto CSX in fourth quarter, Tepper's Appaloosa boosts Apple, Facebook as others bolt, Third Point buys Netflix and MGM, dumps Bank of America, Moore Capital bought Wynn Resorts, other casino stocks before Steve Wynn resigned[more]

    Hedge fund Bridgewater makes $22 billion bet against European firms From Reuters/USNews.com: Bridgewater has shown its hand in Europe with a $22 billion bet against some of the continent's biggest companies, filings reviewed by Reuters show, part of a bigger shift by the world's largest

  3. Funds Profiles - Brother-run hedge fund up 46% in 2017 says Kelly formula shows diversification is flawed, How a 6,000% profit on a single trade saved a small hedge fund from disaster[more]

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  4. Investing - Hedge funds hook shipping stocks grappling for recovery, Small cap hedge funds offer alternative for cannabis investing, Top stock-picking hedge funds love gaming, health care and media shares, Hedge funds Steadfast and Suvretta jump onto CSX in fourth quarter[more]

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  5. Outlook - Eaton Vance: Retail volatility products 'the tip of the iceberg' in market turmoil, Quadratic Capital says markets to remain turbulent for some time[more]

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