Opalesque Exclusive: PineBridge predicts bumpy regime change in outlook... [more]Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: New York-based asset manager PineBridge Investments is warning investors to watch out for a bumpy ride as markets adjust to new leadership in the US and abroad in its outlook for 2017.
PineBridge cautions that investors will need to keep an eye on the rise of p
Women hedge fund managers optimistic as more investors allocate to them... [more]Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: A survey by audit, tax and advisory firm KPMG LLP, has found that the increasing interest from investors to allocate more capital into women owned and managed funds, coupled with public support from industry leaders, is spurring optimism for women in alternative inv
Where is all the Managed Futures money going?... [more]Matthias Knab, Opalesque: RCM Alternatives writes on Harvest Exchange:
This isn’t a new problem… but it does seem to be getting worse, with the
largest managers checking the right boxes to get the largest allocations
in a self-fulfilling circle.
If you were to ask for the growth of Mana
Some hedge funds that launched 2016 are off to a strong start... [more]From Compliancex.com: …Some hedge funds that launched this year are off to a strong start. The $1bn Warlander Asset Management, which former Appaloosa money manager Eric Cole began in January, has made 5 per cent through November. Samantha Greenberg, formerly a partner at Paulson & Co, started Marg
Preqin survey: More British hedge funds say may have to move after Brexit... [more]From Reuters.com: Over thirty percent of British hedge funds say they are uncertain about remaining in the UK following Britain's vote to leave the European Union according to an industry survey, a larger proportion than immediately after the referendum.
Of 276 hedge fund managers surveyed by
North America - Trump sold stocks, but what about his hedge fund millions?... [more]From CNNMoney/NBC-2.com: Donald Trump no longer owns any stocks. He sold all of them in June, he says, because he was worried about conflicts of interest. "I don't think for me to be owning stocks when I'm making deals for this country that maybe will affect one company positively and one company n
Activist News - UBS activist takes swipe at Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank... [more]From FINews.com: Activist investor Knight Vinke once called for UBS to split off its investment banking arm. The hedge fund has renewed its criticism of investment banks – which reads like direct criticism of Credit Suisse.
Eric Knight is well-known in Swiss banking circles: the hedge fund fou
…And Finally - If you see something, say something... [more]From Newsoftheweird.com: Ricky Berry and his roommate walked in to a CVS store in Richmond, Virginia, in November to ask if it carried sliced cheese but were told no. Minutes later, all the employees walked to the back of the store, hid in a locked room, and called the police.
Berry and pal,