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Hedge fund investor redemptions accelerate through Q4 2016

Amy Bensted, Preqin

Fri, 17/02/2017 - 10:09

Despite hedge funds returning 7.40 per cent over 2016, investors continued to withdraw capital over the year, with the industry seeing overall net asset outflows totalling USD110 billion in 2016.  ...Read more

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Pavle Sabic, S&P Global Market Intelligence

Hedge funds exit energy, consumer discretionary, and healthcare in Q4

Fri, 17/02/2017 - 13:02

The latest Hedge Fund Tracker analysis from S&P Global Market Intelligence shows the top funds managed approximately USD153 billion in equity holdings, an increase from the USD145 billion under management in Q3.  »

John Phinney, Convergence

Convergence launches Advisor Complexity Profile

Thu, 16/02/2017 - 10:17

Convergence has launched Advisor Complexity Profile (Complexity), a new service designed to address the challenge of operational and business model transparency in the alternative asset management industry.   »

Amy Bensted, Preqin

Hedge funds start 2017 with gains of 1.40 per cent

Wed, 15/02/2017 - 10:17

Preqin’s All-Strategies Hedge Fund benchmark recorded gains of 1.40 per cent in January 2017, the highest January performance recorded since 2013 (+2.59 per cent).  »

Kenneth J Heinz. HFR

Asian hedge funds top equity markets in Q4 and FY2016

Wed, 15/02/2017 - 10:14

Strong gains across Event-Driven, Relative Value Arbitrage and Macro strategies saw Asian hedge funds top the performance of volatile Asian equity markets in both Q4 and FY 2016, according to HFR’s latest Hedge Fund Industry Report. »

Eurekahedge figures show hedge funds up 0.84 per cent in January

Tue, 14/02/2017 - 12:24

Eurekahedge reports that hedge funds started the year on a positive note, up 0.84 per cent during the month of January. Meanwhile, underlying markets as represented by the MSCI AC World Index (Local) gained 1.49 per cent over the same period. »

Passion investments topped by record year for rare whisky

Tue, 14/02/2017 - 09:15

A new report from whisky analyst, broker and investments expert Rare Whisky finds that the booming UK rare whisky auction market has become ‘increasingly liquid’ in an exceptional year for rare Scotch. »

Philippe Ferreira. Lyxor

Lyxor reports hedge fund performance recovers in February

Mon, 13/02/2017 - 12:03

Lyxor’s Cross Asset Research team has focused on the performance of value equity funds versus their benchmarks in this week’s report, commenting that value stocks have lost steam but active managers are staying afloat. »

Jean Baptiste Berthon, Lyxor Asset Management

Micro strategies outpaced macro traders in January, says Lyxor

Fri, 10/02/2017 - 10:08

The Lyxor Hedge Fund Index was slightly down by 0.3 per cent in January, with seven out of 10 Lyxor indices in positive territory, according to the latest Lyxor AII Barometer, with micro-focused strategies outperforming macro traders. »

Robert Shand, Blue Sky

Alternative asset growth supports 130 per cent Blue Sky profit surge

Fri, 10/02/2017 - 09:10

Blue Sky Alternative Investments has reported a significant rise in revenue, profitability, cash flow, margins and fee-earning assets under management for the half-year period ending 31 December 2016, driven by growth in alternative assets. »

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