News

The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), the global hedge fund industry association, has...

The French Ministry of Finance has announced that Carmignac and BNP Paribas IP are the only two companies in...

Omni Partners LLP, the alternatives specialist set up by trading veteran Steve Clark in 2004, is preparing...

UBS, in partnership with Campden Wealth Research, has launched a report on family offices in Europe, North...

Below is a summary of the weekly performance of the UCITS Alternative Index series as of 17 September 2014...

Old Mutual Global Investors has announced that Joshua Crabb will join the business on 1 October 2014 as Head...

The gross return of the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index for August 2014 measured 1.10%. Hedge...

Amundi has recruited a new Head of International High Yield Bond Management, Kenneth Monaghan, who joins...

Hedge funds rebounded strongly in August with the Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index up 1.36% while the MSCI World...

Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) has been mandated by Worldline, a subsidiary of the Atos group,...

Maples Fund Services has opened an office in Boston, solidifying its North American presence. The Boston...

LMAX Exchange has been ranked No.1 overall in the Sunday Times Tech Track 100 league table,...

According to research from ETFGI, ETFs and ETPs listed in Europe reached a new record high of $477.4 billion...

The Hedge Fund Association (HFA), a nonprofit trade and non-partisan lobbying organization, has announced...

FRM, Man Group’s $16.7 billion fund of hedge funds and managed accounts business, have released their...

Baymarkets AB, the specialist OTC derivatives, fixed income and commodities market systems provider, has...

Markets recovered their July losses, with the MSCI World index up 2.2% in August, while the reach for yield...

The money laundering crackdown on banks globally being led by US authorities will see financial crime...

Maples Fund Services is acquiring the Hong Kong and Singapore operations of Vistra Fund Services. This is...

State Street Corporation has announced the appointment of Bob Keogh as head of Alternative Investment...

The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) has published an updated edition of its flagship...

SuMi TRUST Global Asset Services, a provider of operational and administration support services to...

The Irish Funds Industry Association (IFIA) has responded to the Central Bank of Ireland’s...

State Street Global Exchange has released the results of the State Street Investor Confidence Index (ICI)...

S&P Capital IQ, a provider of multi-asset class research data, has released its review of 2014 Q2 13F...

The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), the global hedge fund industry body, has published...

The SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator for August 2014 measured 4.19%, up from 3.15% in July....

The UAI Blue Chip index progressed by 0.47%  for the week ending 20 August 2014. The best performing...

Newedge has announced the performance for its suite of hedge fund indices for the month of July. Commodity...

Carne Group has published a new edition of its popular UCITS Guide for Investment Managers. The A5 booklet...

100 Women in Hedge Funds (100WHF), a non-profit organisation for professionals in the alternative...

Common Sense Investment Management, LLC (CSIM), an independent, privately-held investment manager, have...

The gross return of the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index for July 2014 measured -0.37%. Hedge...

CFA Institute, the global association of investment professionals, has announced that of 26,882 candidates...

SEI has announced four independent board members for its recently-launched new series trust, The Advisors...

Investors are finding it harder to find value, according to research released by the CFA Society of the UK (...

Lombard Odier Investment Managers (LOIM), the institutional asset management arm of Lombard Odier Group, has...

Old Mutual Global Investors had a very strong first half of 2014. Funds under management reached...

The second part of a CFA Institute study - Financial Crisis Insights on Bank Performance Reporting -...

Kinetic Partners has released research showing that in 2013, market abuse...

Features

HAMLIN LOVELL, CONTRIBUTING EDITOR
The exchange-listed closed-end hedge fund sector has in recent years been overshadowed by the growth first of UCITS hedge funds in the European Union and more...
PETER VINCENT, HEAD OF ALTERNATIVES, EUROPE, FRANKLIN TEMPLETON INVESTMENTS
It is very hard to generalise about “alternatives”, as the term encompasses such a wide range of asset classes and investment strategies. At Franklin Templeton (FT)...
DR. TUSHAR CHANDE, RHO ASSET MANAGEMENT
Price action in the futures markets has affected the industry-wide performance of commodity trading advisors (CTAs) since 2008. The events surrounding the Lehman...
KRISTOFER KWAIT, 
MD, and JOHN DELANO,
 DIRECTOR, COMMONFUND HEDGE FUND STRATEGIES GROUP
Prolonged equity bull markets can add to the challenges of hedge fund manager selection. Within the universe of several thousand active hedge funds, many managers...
SEAN COLEMAN and ALEX ALLEN, SCIENS CAPITAL MANAGEMENT
Investors’ enthusiasm for the fund of hedge funds (FoHF) business model was significantly damaged by the financial crisis of 2008. However, as an industry, lessons have.....
LARS LINDQVIST, FOUNDER and CEO, CATTEGATT
When the $100 billion market for illiquid hedge fund side pockets started in 2009 it was predicted to last for one or two years until it was ‘cleaned up’, i.e. the illiqu...
A CONVERSATION WITH NIELS KAASTRUP-LARSEN
The following article contains extracts from a conversation between Anders Lindell, chairman and co-founder of Informed Portfolio Management and Niels Kaastrup-Larsen...
DONALD A. STEINBRUGGE, MANAGING PARTNER, AGECROFT PARTNERS
Since the market correction of 2008, a vast majority of hedge fund net asset flows have gone to a small minority of hedge funds with the strongest brands, marking a...
A COMPENDIUM OF RECENT AIMA ARTICLES
Ever since the onset of the financial crisis, AIMA has worked tirelessly to demonstrate the case for hedge funds to policymakers, regulators, investors and the media....
OPALESQUE
France is the second-largest savings market in the world, right after the US. A real strength of the French market is the diversity of the industry and the number of...

Reports

Ride the M&A Wave With Merger Arbitrage
Hedge Funds In Strategic Asset Allocation
Review of Trends in Shareholder Activism

Video

Video
Interview with Rob Mirsky
KPMG's global head of hedge funds discusses the joint AIMA/KPMG survey which investigates how much hedge funds are spending to comply with new regulations.