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Credit Suisse LAB Index was down 0.92% in September

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Credit Suisse Liquid Alternative Beta Index (“CSLAB”), which aims to reflect the performance of the overall hedge fund industry, finished down 0.92% in September. The Managed Futures strategy was the strongest performer, finishing up 4.29% […]

Hedge Fund BlackRock Reports That Insurers Are Moving Towards Private Assets

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – New research from hedge fund giant BlackRock shows that even in the wake of the CALpers exit from hedge funds, insurance firms are making a move toward private market assets to diversify against the risks that […]

Eurekahedge: Hedge Funds Up 4.16% YTD

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The latest issue of The Eurekahedge Report focuses on the US$275 billion UCITS hedge fund industry along with our regular coverage of monthly returns, performance and asset flows. Highlights from this month’s report: Hedge funds are […]

Alternative Capital Captures 20% Of Catastrophe Reinsurance Market

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – A new Report by Aon Benfield Securities, “Capital Revolution—Alternative Markets Fuel Dynamic Environment” (PDF), reveals that annual catastrophe bond issuance reached a record USD9.4bn – an increase of 41 percent over the prior year period. The high […]

Preqin Report: Investors To Maintain Hedge Fund Holdings

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund performance was mixed in the first half of the year, with almost all strategy benchmarks for 2014 YTD returning less than in the same period last year, the Preqin Investor Outlook: Alternative Assets, H2 2014, […]

AIMA: The Case For Hedge Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), the global hedge fund industry body, has published “The Case for Hedge Funds”, a compilation of AIMA’s thought-leadership research since the global financial crisis. The 28-page booklet summarises the themes […]

Hedge Funds Not Ready For AIFMD, Research Says

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – New research by BNY Mellon highlights a compliance shortfall among alternative investment funds (AIFs) on the eve of the deadline for Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) authorisation. While 82 per cent of managers canvassed confirmed […]

Study: The Majority of Hedge Funds Are Unprepared For AIFMD

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – With around one week to go before the deadline for authorisation, some 47 percent of alternative investment fund managers participating in a snapshot global survey have still not filed under the Alternative Investment Fund Management Directive […]

Hedge Fund Research: Highly Disproportionate Inflows into Non-U.S. Equities Persist

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – TrimTabs Investment Research reported today that U.S. investors have overwhelmingly favored non-U.S. equities this year. While U.S. equity mutual funds and exchange-traded funds have received $12.6 billion, global equity mutual funds and exchange-traded funds have raked […]

Bloomberg Markets To Sponsor A Panel Of Hedge Fund Experts

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Bloomberg Markets magazine announced today that it is bringing together a group of experts to help hedge funds and other alternative structures increase transparency and define marketing practices in the wake of the JOBs act. As […]

Hedge Fund Survey: 2013 Showed Record Fund Launches

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Morningstar and Barron’s today released highlights of their eighth annual national survey examining the perception and usage of alternative investments such as hedge funds among institutions and financial advisors. “Mutual funds continue to grow as the […]

The June Eurekahedge Report: $200 Billion In New Hedge Fund Capital

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge funds rebounded strongly in May following April’s and March’s losses to finish the month up 1.12%, Eurekahedge reports. All hedge fund regional mandates ended the month in positive territory and since January 2013, investors have […]

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