News

The Irish Funds Industry Association (IFIA), which represents the largest segment of the international...

Citi has hired Murray Roos as global head of sales for its equities and prime finance divisions. In this...

The People's Bank of China has announced the granting of a RMB 50 billion RQFII quota to Luxembourg. The...

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

Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. has reported its financial and operating results for the quarter ended 31...

Belgium and Luxembourg regulators have announced that they require non-EU feeder AIFs to report on their...

Unigestion, an institutional asset manager that focuses on providing its clients with a tailor-made range of...

Societe Generale has been mandated by the investment management company, Cyan Oak Capital LLP, to process...

Omni Partners LLP, the London-headquartered alternatives investment manager, has announced the first close...

Hedge fund performance in March was positive, reports Citi in the April edition of its Hedge Fund Industry...

Gottex Fund Management Holdings Limited, the asset management group, has announced its trading statement for...

Managed futures traders gained 0.50% in March according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by BarclayHedge....

Altana Wealth has announced the launch of a UCITS version of their directors' dealings fund. The UCITS...

The SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator for April 2015 measured 3.36%, down from 3.91% in March....

Societe Generale has launched Tempo, a collateral management outsourcing solution aimed at both buy-side and...

SS&C Technologies Holdings, a provider of financial services software and software-enabled services, has...

Affiliated Managers Group, an asset management company with approximately $626 billion in assets under...

Following China’s new stock market regulations and monetary easing, Homin Lee, Asia economist at...

To support its European and Middle Eastern clients in monitoring the activities of their custodian banks,...

Cordium, a provider of compliance consulting, accounting, tax and software to the financial services...

Teknometry, the performance analysis software provider for investment managers, has announced the launch of...

Envestnet has announced a strategic investment in AlphaHedge Capital Partners, LLC, which provides access to...

Hedge funds registered their third consecutive month of gains since the start of the year, with the...

The gross return of the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index for March 2015 measured 1.30%.

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Following a strong Q1, hedge funds have kept performing as we move to the next quarter, reports Lyxor. The...

Liquid Holdings Group, a provider of SaaS-based investment management solutions for the financial community...

SEI has announced the introduction of SEI Firm Compliance, a new regulatory management framework that aims...

German bunds face a potentially poisonous cocktail of resurgent inflation and wage increases which could hit...

Eaton Partners, the world’s leading independent placement agent, has announced that it has asked three...

BarclayHedge and TrimTabs Investment Research have reported that the hedge fund industry took in $7.2...

Man GLG has announced the launch of a new UCITS-compliant fund, Man GLG European Mid-Cap Equity Alternative...

Equinoxe Alternative Investment Services Ltd has announced that it has secured new and larger offices in...

Citi has announced that Adam Herrmann will join the firm as global head of prime finance. Herrmann has over...

AMG Wealth Partners, LP, a subsidiary of Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. (NYSE: AMG), has announced the...

PVE Capital, the specialist pan-European credit investor, has acquired a portfolio of Italian non-performing...

SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:SSNC), a provider of financial services software and software-...

Mesirow Advanced Strategies, Inc. has announced that it has named Mark Kulpins as co-chief investment...

Mitsubishi UFJ Fund Services (Mitsubishi UFJ), the asset administrator, has launched its Cayman Islands...

Abbey Capital Limited has announced that its recently launched mutual fund, the Abbey Capital Futures...

Bruce Cundick of Utah Retirement Systems (URS) and Dale West of Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS)...

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Features

HAMLIN LOVELL, CONTRIBUTING EDITOR
Quarterly performance fee calculation may seem too dull to discuss, but in years such as 2014 or 2008, paying managers quarterly as opposed to annually can make a big dif...
ALEXANDER INEICHEN, INEICHEN RESEARCH & MANAGEMENT, part of a series with VIRTUS INVESTMENT PARTNERS
Alternative investments are still not fully de-stigmatized by many investors, despite the fact that their inclusion in balanced portfolios has proven their merit at least...
HAMLIN LOVELL
UBS Global Equity Long Short (GELS) UCITS returned 11.43% in 2013 and 9.18% in 2014 (net of all fees), with volatility of 4.3% leading to a Sharpe ratio north of 2.5. Con...
KATHRYN KAMINSKI, PHD, CAIA, CAMPBELL AND COMPANY
The year 2014 has been proclaimed the return of trend. As divergence spread across financial markets, commodity trading advisors (CTAs) were poised to capture momentum’s...
DAVE SHASTRI, PRESIDENT, COMADA (BDA) LTD
The world of hedge fund custody has changed dramatically since 2008. Many of the prime brokers who traditionally acted as the custodians of hedge funds have been scaling...
INTERVIEWED BY HAMLIN LOVELL
We are privileged to be talking to Old Mutual Global Investors’ managing director of alternatives, Donald Pepper. Don, thanks very much for agreeing to talk to us today,...
PETER ASTLEFORD, PARTNER, AND CRAIG BORTHWICK, ASSOCIATE, DECHERT LONDON
This is a follow up to our recent publication on Starting a Hedge Fund in 2015, and provides an overview of our thoughts on the start-up market in 2014 and themes for 201...
CME GROUP
This article compares the all-in cost of replicating the S&P 500 total return [1] via equity index futures and ETFs. Given the diversity of clients and potential uses...
EXTRACTS FROM A SEMINAR HOSTED BY K&L GATES
The following article comprises extracts from the K&L Gates seminar, The Rise of Liquid Alternatives, hosted by K&L Gates partners Sean Donovan-Smith and Andrew M...
MAX HILTON, PEREGRINE
A handful of the top alternative investment firms on both sides of the Atlantic have realised the importance of brand communications. Unsurprisingly, they are among the.....

Reports

Lyxor Weekly Brief - 15 April 2015
A Cost Comparison of Futures and ETFs
Financial Market Indices: Facilitating Innovation, Monitoring Markets

Video

Video
Dan Shapiro
Dan Shapiro, a Founding Partner of Schulte Roth & Zabel, discusses a range of issues including institutionalization, seeding deal structures, and the level of tax paid by UK hedge funds.