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Carried Interest Tax Rules Slated for 2020, Official Says

(Bloomberg) Rules would likely limit tax breaks for hedge fund managers, Courts, tax lawyers say Treasury rules could be challenged. The Treasury Department is planning to issue regulations restricting how hedge fund managers can claim a valuable tax break early […]

Barclay CTA Index down 0.74 per cent in October

(Hedgeweek) The managed futures industry suffered a second straight down month in October declining 0.74 per cent, according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by BarclayHedge, a division of Backstop Solutions. To read this article:

CVC racks up $1.6bn for second-growth fund

(Opalesque) Global buyout firm CVC Capital Partners has raised $1.6 billion to invest in growing technology companies. The new fund, CVC Growth Partners Fund II, is more than 50% larger than the firm’s first tech-focused fund, which closed with $1 […]

Institutional investors consider ESG investing as a fiduciary duty, says a survey

(Opalesque) ESG remains a top priority for institutional investors as 46% of respondents in a survey cited the need to meet fiduciary duty and regulations as a key driver for adopting ESG principles. A survey conducted by State Street Global […]

US venture capital deal activity slows in Q3, but on track to hit a new record in 2019

(Opalesque)Venture capital deal activity in the US slowed in Q3 2019, but full-year activity is on track to set a new annual record. Venture capital deal activity in Q3 2019 dropped to 1,027 deals and $22bn in capital deployed – […]

Swiss franc climbs to 1-month high vs euro as hedge funds cut bets

(Reuters) – The Swiss franc rallied to a one-month high against the euro on Wednesday as hedge funds unwound some of their negative bets against the currency and as appetite for risky assets faltered due to the intensifying unrest in […]

New Zealand dollar set for biggest jump this year on cbank surprise

(Reuters) – The New Zealand dollar provided the standout performance in otherwise unremarkable currency markets on Wednesday as it stood set to notch its biggest daily gain in a year after the central bank stunned investors by keeping interest rates […]

Changing Investor Appetites Force Alt Asset Managers to Change Tack in Pursuit of Growth

(HedgeWeek) With more investors increasing allocations to private equity and other alternative asset classes, largely at the expense of traditional hedge fund offerings, alternative fund managers are examining their strategic priorities and focusing on how to develop products and prepare […]

You Can’t Just Call Loans Options

(Bloomberg) A pretty ordinary way for a hedge fund to invest is that it borrows money from a bank and uses that money, along with the fund’s own equity, to buy stuff. If the stuff goes up the hedge fund […]

Changing investor appetites force alt asset managers to change tack in pursuit of growth

(Hedgeweek) With more investors increasing allocations to private equity and other alternative asset classes, largely at the expense of traditional hedge fund offerings, alternative fund managers are examining their strategic priorities and focusing on how to develop products and prepare […]

SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index up 1.15 per cent in October

(Hedgeweek) The gross return of the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index for October 2019 measured 1.15 per cent. To read this article:

Leading the way with integrated solutions

(Hedgeweek) As the pace of change accelerates, operational excellence, customisation and innovation becomes critical. In view of this, Horseshoe is focused on growing its brand in the fund administration industry by launching services to help clients streamline their processes and […]