News

Hedge funds, in general, posted gains across all strategies in December to conclude 2016 and to register...

RAM Active Investments (“RAM AI”), the active and alternative asset management company, has...

It seems investors are having second thoughts on how negatively the Trump administration could impact Asia...

The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), the global representative of alternative...

The hedge fund industry finished 2016 with positive performance across most strategies in December. The HFRX...

For 2016, the hedge fund industry returned +5.34%, according to the just-released eVestment December and...

The strong US dollar trend continues to be supported by solid US economic data and the ‘buy American...

Hedge funds gained 1.01% during the month of December, with 2016 returns coming in at 4.48%. Meanwhile,...

GAM has launched its third systematic UCITS fund, GAM Systematic Diversified Macro. The fund invests using...

Societe Generale Prime Services today announces the December 2016 and full year performance data for its SG...

In the context of the reorganization of Tikehau Capital, with the simplification of its shareholding...

The Association of National Numbering Agencies today opened the fee model consultation for the ANNA...

The Hedge Fund Standards Board (HFSB), the global standard-setting body for the alternative investment...

New York Life Investments, the global asset management business of New York Life, announced today the...

Deutsche Asset Management (Deutsche AM) today announced the appointment of Petra Pflaum as Chief Investment...

Each year, Agecroft Partners predicts the top hedge fund industry trends through our contact with more than...

Further to the announcement dated 14 October 2016, Man Group plc (“Man Group”) announces the...

2016 has been one of the most challenging years in the recent financial history with many geopolitical...

Fred is the Chief Investment Officer and a founding partner of Lincoln Private Investment Office, and has...

State Street Global Exchange today released the results of the State Street Investor Confidence Index® (...

ML Capital is pleased to formally announce the launch of the AlphaQuest UCITS Fund, a systematic trading...

Based on the recent aggressive shift in expectations for next year on increased economic growth, higher...

SS&C GlobeOp’s Forward Redemption Indicator for December 2016 was 5.67%, which reflects an...

Irish Funds, the representative body for the cross-border investment funds industry in Ireland, has welcomed...

The CAIA Association and SharingAlpha will run a fund selector’s asset allocation competition. The...

Amundi's Cross-Asset Investment Strategy Research for December 2016 was published recently. Below are...

The Cyprus Investment Funds Association (CIFA), a representative industry body of over 230 members based in...

Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. (NYSE: AMG), a global asset management company, today announced the...

Man Group plc (“Man Group”) today announces the 25th anniversary of Man FRM, a global...

Capital Fund Management (“CFM”), a leading quantitative investment management firm, is pleased...

The US Federal Reserve (Fed) hiked interest rates for the first time this year while economic projections...

The Hedge Fund Standards Board (HFSB) has appointed Luke Ellis, CEO of Man Group, one of the world’s...

A new commentary by Crow & Cushing examines a new proposal, published November 25, 2016, by the...

Moving into the final month of a challenging year for global financial markets, alternatives boosted their...

GAM's Anthony Lawler has published his monthly hedge fund report...

Societe Generale Prime Services today announces the result of its annual review of constituents for its...

Hedge funds were up 0.48% during the month of November, with 2016 year-to-date returns coming in at 3.60%....

Capital Fund Management (“CFM”), the quantitative investment management firm, is pleased to...

Hedge funds, in general, posted gains across all strategies in December to conclude 2016 and to register...

RAM Active Investments (“RAM AI”), the active and alternative asset management company, has...

It seems investors are having second thoughts on how negatively the Trump administration could impact Asia...

The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), the global representative of alternative...

Features

HAMLIN LOVELL, CONTRIBUTING EDITOR
Hedge fund managers espouse diverse political views. Managers, including George Soros, Renaissance Technologies’ Henry Laufer and Paloma Partners’ Donald Sussman, donated...
ERIK NORLAND, SENIOR ECONOMIST AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, CME GROUP
The Brexit vote on June 23 came as a massive shock to financial markets, especially the British pound, which fell from 1.50 to the US dollar to 1.29 within a matter of da...
LUKE SPENCER-WILSON, SENIOR BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT – ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENTS, MAITLAND, LONDON
In today’s world it’s fair to say launching a hedge fund is not as simple as it once was. Gone are the days of one or two people, in a room with a small amount of their o...
HAMLIN LOVELL
Funding shortfalls have been growing in recent years for reasons including greater longevity and lower interest rates. Most pension funds do not have any hedges against r...
BEN BENSON, SPECIAL COUNSEL and ELIZABETH HASTILOW, PARTNER, K&L GATES
Australia’s financial services sector sits at the core of its economy. With around $2.5 trillion in assets managed from Australia, its investment management market is ran...
MICHAEL BROWNE, PORTFOLIO MANAGER, EUROPEAN LONG/SHORT, MARTIN CURRIE INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT
Politics will undoubtedly remain one of the key macro themes for Europe over the next 12 months. A packed list of elections, rising anti-establishment sentiment and the r...
APOLLON FRAGKISKOS, DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH, MARKOV PROCESSES INTERNATIONAL (MPI)
Earlier, we published a post investigating how risk parity funds performed immediately after the British voted to leave the European Union. We observed that the six risk...
MANFRED SCHRAEPLER, HEAD OF FINANCIAL ASSETS & LIQUID PRIVATE MARKETS, AQUILA CAPITAL, HAMBURG
The EU referendum in Great Britain has brought Europe’s achievements back into public consciousness; many people had started to take those achievements for granted. One s...
DAMIEN CROSSLEY, HEAD OF TAX, MACFARLANES
To date, the general preference for a closed ended credit fund with a UK or US nexus has been a limited partnership. Not only does this vehicle usually lend itself to the...
A SCHULTE ROTH & ZABEL REPORT IN ASSOCIATION WITH ACTIVIST INSIGHT AND FTI CONSULTING
Corporate advisers had predicted, or at least hoped, that a combination of factors – increased competition in the activist sector, fewer attractive targets, increased eng...
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Reports

Amundi: Post-Brexit Views and Q&A
The Big Picture: A Cost Comparison of Futures and ETFs
A New Era For Hedge Funds?
Managed Funds Association: Dodd Frank At 5
Lyxor Weekly Brief - 15 April 2015

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Interview with Blu Putnam
The Hedge Fund Journal's Contributing Editor, Hamlin Lovell, met up with CME Group's Chief Economist and Managing Director Blu Putnam in London in July 2016 to discuss a range of issues.