Sun, Jul 21, 2019
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Industry Updates

Lyxor Americas launches alternative investment co-investment programme for institutional investors

Monday, April 22, 2019
Opalesque Industry Update - Lyxor Asset Management, an indirect subsidiary of Paris-based Lyxor Asset Management, announced the launch of a new program enabling institutional investors to participate in stand-alone co-investment and selective hedge fund opportunities presented to Lyxor Americas by third-party managers.

To date, Lyxor Americas' new co-investment program has received more than $300 million in capital from external investors.

Opportunities available through the Program are expected to include high conviction, concentrated, and/or bespoke investments offered outside of a manager's other funds. Investors participating in the Program can review and invest in individual opportunities arising from Lyxor's relationships with approximately 100 hedge fund managers.

Andrew Dabinett, CEO of Lyxor Americas, said: "Co-investments are playing an increasingly significant role in institutional investors' pursuit of alpha and absolute returns. Lyxor, with its 20-year history of managing hedge fund portfolios, has built a far-reaching global network of partnerships with managers and we are well positioned to access and evaluate co-investment and bespoke opportunities for our clients in a thorough, timely, and cost-effective manner."

Kunjal Shah, Global Head of Hedge Fund Research at Lyxor Americas, said: "We believe today's markets provide many exciting investment opportunities, particularly in emerging markets that remain undervalued. As the economic cycle continues to age in developed markets, we anticipate more opportunities from corporate events affecting the structure of companies."

Lyxor has a long history of innovation in hedge fund investments. The firm was among one of the first to offer transparent, liquid hedge fund managed accounts in 1998 and today manages an extensive platform of commingled and dedicated account services.

Related News: Co- and Direct Investments is where the puck is going in a big way (Roundtable)

What do you think?

   Use "anonymous" as my name    |   Alert me via email on new comments   |   
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. Crypto: U.S. market regulator issues guidance on custody of digital asset securities, Bitcoin's stunning growth makes it investable, admits legendary hedge fund manager, Institutional investments rise with bitcoin volatility. Wait, what?, Can blockchain build a better bank? Experts weigh in - The Ledger, Cryptocurrency startups get partial green light from Washington, Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency faces more backlash, China's central bank developing own digital currency in response to Libra[more]

    U.S. market regulator issues guidance on custody of digital asset securities From Reuters: The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday issued a notice on broker-dealer custody of digital asset securities, amid industry requests for clarity on whether they can hold such a

  2. PE/VC: Burger King in China and Turkey attracts private equity buyers, China's VC market is said to enter a downturn, VC industry makes slow progress on diversity[more]

    Burger King in China and Turkey attracts private equity buyers From Finance Asia: The world's largest franchisee of the fast-food chain outside the US is on the block. One wealthy Turkish family holds the key to a successful sale. Burger King is back up for sale in China and Turkey

  3. Hedge funds post best first half in decade, Viking Global funds surge, Blue Harbour's double windfall[more]

    Hedge funds post best first half in decade From Bloomberg: Hedge funds reported the best first half since 2009 as equity managers capitalized on the surge in stocks. Funds rose 5.7% from January through June, according to Hedge Fund Research Inc.'s asset-weighted index of managers. Equi

  4. Private real estate fundraising nosedives in 2Q 2019, hitting a five-year low[more]

    Laxman Pai, Opalesque Asia: Private real estate fundraising decreased significantly in Q2 2019 from the previous quarter, hitting a five-year low, Preqin said in its quarterly update on real estate. Forty-seven funds reached a final close, raising just $29bn, which marks a sharp decrease fro

  5. Regulatory: SEC reforms open door to BDC market shakeup, Regulatory rollback: First set of Volcker Rule reforms finalized[more]

    SEC reforms open door to BDC market shakeup From Reuters: The US Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) fund of funds proposals potentially open the door to a shakeup in the Business Development Company (BDC) market. Under the existing guidelines, regulated funds are prohibited from