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Opalesque Roundup: Hedge fund investors see equity markets at peak but keep redeeming: hedge fund news, week 33

Sunday, September 01, 2019

In the week ending August 30th 2019, a report revealed that almost three quarters (74 percent) of investors in alternatives believe equity markets are at a peak - up from 61 percent at the end of 2018. It is also interesting to notice that while some investors are now moving hedge fund holdings to defensive positions, others withdrew $8.42bn in July and $12.2bn in June.

Long-only asset managers reported Q2 2019 institutional assets under management of $28.4 trillion, according to the 2Q 2019 eVestment Traditional Asset Flows Report.

In new launches, Pemberton Capital Advisers raised $4.7bn on two fund closes; Digital asset ecosystem company Circle is planning a $100 million venture fund; Bruce Keebeck Lee, a top-ranked Merrill Lynch Private Wealth broker who founded a registered investment advisory firm after being forced out last year, has created an adjunct quantitative hedge fund with a big-name backer, and ex-hedge fund manager Hugh Hendry plans to start $50m property fund.

Further in new launches, Credit Suisse has expanded its thematic equity fund family with the launch of Credit Suisse (Lux) Edutainment Equity fund on 25 September 2019; Alteri Investors has closed its second fund, Alteri Investors II, with backing from Apollo Global Management; EW Healthcare Partners has smashed the target for......................

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