News

NewSmith has launched the NewSmith European Fund, a UCITS long/short equity fund for UK and European...

New research by Aberdeen confirms the increasingly important role alternative investments are playing in...

Signia Wealth is today celebrating a major growth milestone, with the announcement that its hedge fund...

The UAI Blue Chip index has progressed by 0.38% for the week and is now up 1.39% in November. CTAs are again...

According to a report by the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry, carried out by Oliver Wyman, the...

Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) has extended its South African custody hub to Mauritius by...

Bentham Europe has announced that Bentham Ventures B.V., a joint venture company involving IMF Bentham Ltd,...

Stewarts Law, the UK's largest litigation-only law firm announces today that it is preparing a legal...

Hedge fund capital invested in emerging markets (EM) posted a narrow gain for the third quarter as EM,...

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

The SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator for November 2014 measured 5.05%, up from 3.12% in October...

Industry charity Help for Children | Hedge Funds Care UK (HFC UK) has announced the appointment of Gunner...

Mercer has announced that, subject to regulatory approvals, it has entered into a definitive agreement to...

Global electronic trading technology provider InfoReach has opened three new data centres in strategic...

Centaur Fund Services has been recognised as a Gold Level Approved Employer by the ACCA in recognition of...

Managed futures lost 0.49% in October, according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by BarclayHedge. The...

S&P Capital IQ, a provider of multi-asset class research data and insights, has released its review of...

Amundi has announced the hire in its alternative investment specialized subsidiary in its London office of...

Newedge’s indices show quantitative macro strategies lead 2014 YTD returns. Newedge, a global leader...

Newedge, a global provider of multi-asset brokerage and clearing, has announced three appointments to its...

Heitman LLC, a global real estate investment management firm, has announced the launch of a new absolute...

Newton has revealed two new investment themes to be built into its well-established thematic active stock-...

StatPro Group, the AIM-listed provider of portfolio analysis and asset pricing services for the global asset...

Recent analysis by Independence Wealth Management (IWM) shows that for 2004-2014, even a 25% allocation to...

The gross return of the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index for October 2014 measured -0.81%....

RIMES, a provider of managed data services for the buy side, today announced survey results which reveal an...

The UAI Blue Chip advanced by 0.07% this week and is now up 0.86% for the month. The best-performing...

BarclayHedge and TrimTabs Investment Research report that the hedge fund industry redeemed $5.1 billion (0.2...

Irish start-up, Fund Recs, today announced that it has secured a major new contract with Capita Asset...

Gravitas, a collaborative outsourcing platform provider to the alternative investment industry, hosted the...

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

Ropes & Gray has announced that 20 lawyers at the global law firm have been promoted to the partnership...

Schulte Roth & Zabel has announced the hire of financial regulatory lawyer Anna Maleva-Otto to the firm...

Campbell & Company today announced that Kathryn (Katy) Kaminski, PhD will join the firm as director,...

Sky Road, a managed service provider for customizable trade processing and risk platforms, has announced...

Is this the road to normalization? The increased market turbulence in the last couple of weeks is driving...

BI-SAM, a provider of performance measurement and attribution, risk analytics and client reporting solutions...

As asset growth in traditional hedge funds from institutional investors...

Linedata has announced that Meeschaert Asset Management has implemented Linedata Front Office Platform to...

Affiliated Managers Group, Inc., a global asset management company, today announced the completion of its...

Features

HAMLIN LOVELL
For the first time since 2008 CTAs and managed futures funds may be the best performers so far in 2014, with some macro funds also rebounding. The Newedge CTA index was u...
Interview with ADRIAN OWENS, INVESTMENT DIRECTOR, GAM
“Currency investing is going to see a comeback.” That’s the view of GAM’s Adrian Owens, whose strategy – GAM Discretionary FX – has returned 29.4% year-to-date (gross of...
HAMLIN LOVELL
Grandmaster Capital founder Patrick Wolff was selected as one of The Hedge Fund Journal’s Tomorrow's Titans in the 2014 survey sponsored by EY. Grandmaster was the f...
BLUFORD PUTNAM, CHIEF ECONOMIST, CME GROUP
The rate-rise debate is in full swing at the Federal Reserve (Fed). The end of quantitative easing (QE) in late 2014 brings a new era to monetary policy-making in the US....
ANNE SIMOND and GREG TAYLOR, ARM SWISS REPRESENTATIVES SA
In March 2013 Swiss authorities tabled amendments governing the distribution of non-registered funds. The category of non-registered funds includes foreign-domiciled hedg...
EXTRACTS FROM A REPORT BY BARCLAYS CAPITAL SOLUTIONS
The equity hedge fund segment is obviously fairly broad and includes a set of disparate strategies. We have taken a close look at these various sub-strategies, which each...
HAMLIN LOVELL
Sahm Adrangi was selected as one of The Hedge Fund Journal’s Tomorrow’s Titans in the 2014 survey, sponsored by EY. His firm, New York-based Kerrisdale Capital Management...
EXTRACTS FROM THE TOP TRADERS UNPLUGGED PODCAST
Niels Kaastrup-Larsen in his podcast, Top Traders Unplugged, interviews some of the most successful hedge fund managers in the world. In episodes 37 and 38, Niels speaks...
DECLAN O’SULLIVAN, JACK MURPHY and STEPHEN COHEN, DECHERT LLP
Following the adoption by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of amendments to the rules governing US money market funds (MMFs), the focus is shifting to Euro...
OLIVIER STAHLER and VAÏK MÜLLER, LENZ & STAEHELIN, GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
Switzerland remains a very important European distribution market for the alternative fund industry. Institutional investors, as well as HNWIs, still have an appetite for...

Reports

Shareholder Activism Insight
Short Term CTAs to the Rescue
Ride the M&A Wave With Merger Arbitrage

Video

Video
A.R.C Directors Ltd
Founder and Managing Director, Alan Tooker, and Raymond O'Neill, Director, talk to The Hedge Fund Journal's contributing editor Hamlin Lovell.