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Hedge funds up over August as investors’ fears ease

Beverly Chandler

Tue, 23/08/2016 - 09:23

Lyxor reports that their Hedge Fund index is up 0.7 per cent since the beginning of August, with progress in most strategies, supported by the positive performance of risky assets.  ...Read more


Report finds that active asset managers outperform

Mon, 22/08/2016 - 09:41

A new report from Northill Capital entitled ‘Nowhere to hide: Focused active asset managers outperform’, finds that active asset managers focused on a single core skillset have significantly outperformed both generalist active asset managers and passive mandates across multiple asset classes over the past five years. »

Hedge fund redemptions up in August

Fri, 19/08/2016 - 09:33

August 2016’s Forward Redemption Indicator from SS&C GlobeOp shows hedge fund redemptions up to 3.86 per cent, from 2.95 per cent in July. »

GAM sees a turnaround in the luxury sector

Thu, 18/08/2016 - 10:43

Scilla Huang Sun, luxury brands expert at GAM, comments that luxury companies are starting to overcome the headwinds of the past few years and adjust to more moderate growth rates. Huang Sun sees a turnaround in the sector and upbeat second-quarter earnings results.  »

Pavle Sabic

S&P Intelligence shows hedge funds moving out of equities

Wed, 17/08/2016 - 14:38

The latest Hedge Fund Tracker analysis from S&P Global Market Intelligence shows the top funds managed approximately USD150 billion in equity holdings, up from the USD141 billion under management in the first quarter.  »

M&G Real Estate expands European commercial property portfolio

Wed, 17/08/2016 - 13:40

M&G Real Estate has announced new acquisitions following its circa EUR164 million deal, announced in February, between M&G Real Estate’s core European strategy and the M&G European Secured Property Income Fund.  »

Adams Street Partners names global head of business development and investor relations

Adams Street Partners names global head of business development and investor relations

Wed, 17/08/2016 - 08:36

Kevin O’Donnell is to join Adams Street Partners on 29 August as a partner and global head of business development and investor relations, as well as a member of the firm’s executive committee. »

Eurekahedge reveals third consecutive month of hedge fund outflows

Wed, 17/08/2016 - 08:31

The August 2016 Eurekahedge Report reveals that July witnessed the third consecutive months of outflows from hedge funds with investor redemptions totalling USD20.7 billion.  »

Study finds institutional investors remain keen on real estate

Thu, 11/08/2016 - 10:16

Alternative investment firm Aquila Capital has found that roughly four in five (80 per cent) institutional investors plan to increase or maintain their exposure to real estate over the next two years.  »

Private jet empty leg charter availability increases

Wed, 10/08/2016 - 16:42

A UK-based private jet charter business, Magnus Aviation, reports that between May and July there was a 19 per cent increase in the number of private jet empty legs available when compared to the same period last year.  »

Beverly Chandler, AlphaQ

AlphaQ - August 2016

Fri, 12/08/2016 - 11:50

News features
John Fawcett
Alex Prindiville

Classic cars make classy investments

Fri, 12/08/2016 - 12:00

Bob Press

Specialist lending supports SME growth

Fri, 12/08/2016 - 12:03

Cover story
Mark DeNatale

Stressed and distressed opportunities

Fri, 12/08/2016 - 12:10

CJ Morell

Investing in new frontiers

Fri, 12/08/2016 - 12:13

Fraser Lundie

Preserving capital in difficult times

Fri, 12/08/2016 - 12:17

Gerard Joyce


Fri, 12/08/2016 - 12:20

Clive Nichol

Tailor-made real estate

Fri, 12/08/2016 - 12:24

Savvas Savouri

Brexit: UK economy in concussion

Fri, 12/08/2016 - 12:28

Adam Patterson

The outlook for PE in Brazil

Fri, 12/08/2016 - 12:31

Robert Rountree

The Asian view

Fri, 12/08/2016 - 12:35

Peter Ganry

Could shorting Apple bear fruit?

Fri, 12/08/2016 - 12:38

Randeep Grewal

The ‘almost’ truth

Fri, 12/08/2016 - 12:43

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AlphaQ - June 2016

AlphaQ - June 2016

Wed, 15/06/2016 - 08:25

AlphaQ - April 2016

AlphaQ - April 2016

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AlphaQ - February 2016

AlphaQ - February 2016

Wed, 10/02/2016 - 10:29

AlphaQ - December 2015

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AlphaQ – October 2015

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AlphaQ – August 2015

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