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Seward & Kissel: New Hedge Funds Are Lowering Investor Fees

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – An annual study of new hedge funds by New York law firm Seward & Kissel reports that hedge fund managers are becoming more sensitive to the needs of investors, rearranging management fee structures to meet their needs. “The […]

UCITS Hedge Fund Strategy Index Up 1.09% In January 2015I

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Having finished 2014 with a modest performance of 1.62%, the UCITS HFS Index starts positively into the year with gains of 1.09% in January 2015. After the first full week of trading the broad index returned […]

Hedge Fund Outflows Double That Of 2014

New York (HedgeCo.net) – Compensated for by strong performance-based gains of $21.5 billion, net asset outflows for the hedge fund industry stand at $3.2 billion, nearly twice the outflows for the same period last year, Eurekahedge says in its February report. […]

Hennessee: Hedge Funds Outperform in January

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Hennessee Hedge Fund Index gained +0.30% in January (+0.30% YTD), while the S&P 500 lost -3.10% (-3.10% YTD), the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost -3.69% (-3.69% YTD), and the NASDAQ Composite Index sunk -2.13% (-2.13% […]

Multi-Strategy Hedge Funds Reach $337.5 Billion In 2015

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge funds were off to a good start in the first month of the year, Eurekahedge reports. Assets under management of multi-strategy hedge funds touched an all time high of $337.5 billion, with managers raking in performance-based […]

SS&C Technologies Acquires Hedge Fund Software Firm For $2.7 Billion

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – SS&C Technologies Holdings has acquired hedge fund software provider Advent Software, Inc. SS&C has 40 acquisitions under their belt so far, including GlobeOp in 2012 and DST Global Solutions in 2014. Under the terms of the agreement, […]

Citi Survey Forecasts 30% Decline in Hedge Fund Industry Profits Due to Poor Performance in 2014

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund industry profits in 2013 reached $31.2 billion but poor performance in 2014 cut that figure by 30% to only $21.9 billion, a loss of nearly $10 billion, Citi estimates in their 3rd Annual Hedge […]

The January 2015 Eurekahedge Report has been released

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – January’s issue of The Eurekahedge Report focuses on the global hedge fund industry which currently stands at US$2.13 trillion. Along with regular coverage of monthly returns, performance and asset flows, this month report features a special section […]

Hedge funds end 2014 in positive territory with Asia ex-Japan outperforming regional mandates

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge funds closed the final month of the year in positive territory with the Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index up another 0.25% in December while the MSCI World Index finished the month down 0.80%. In 2014 as […]

Hennessee: Hedge Funds Gain +0.04% In December

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – In December, managers went into risk-off mode as the rout in oil prices continued aggressively and signs of further deterioration in global economic growth, according to Charles Gradante, Co-Founder of Hennessee Group LLC. The absence of […]

Investment Advisors: $5 Trillion In Liquid Assets To Change Hands

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – At least $16 trillion of global ultra high net worth (UHNW) wealth will be transferred to the next generation over the next 30 years, according to the Wealth-X and NFP Family Wealth Transfers Report. This will […]

Hedge Funds Exhibit Low Performance But Bigger Bonuses

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund professionals received increases in both base salary and year-end bonuses, the 2015 Hedge Fund Compensation Report revealed today. “The difference this year is we saw a reduction in the correlation between fund performance and […]

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