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Market Neutral Hedge Fund Factors Breezed Through Brexit Plunge

(Bloomberg) Market neutral was the way to go after Brexit. Strategies that employ offsetting bets to orient themselves not around market moves but the performance of investment factors such as momentum and dividend yield were major winners as markets buckled […]

Soros Says Brexit Has ‘Unleashed’ a Financial-Markets Crisis

(Bloomberg) Britain’s decision to leave the European Union has “unleashed” a crisis in financial markets similar to the global financial crisis of 2007 and 2008, George Soros told the European Parliament in Brussels on Thursday. “This has been unfolding in […]

H2O Asset’s Macro Hedge Fund Lost 14.4% in Brexit Turmoil

(Bloomberg) A global macro hedge fund overseen by H2O Asset Management lost 14.4 percent in the wild market swings after the U.K.’s shock vote to exit the European Union, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. The H2O Vivace fund, which […]

Brevan Howard Said to Profit as Macro Peers Lose on Brexit Chaos

(Bloomberg) Brevan Howard Asset Management LLP’s main hedge fund made money on Friday when Britain’s decision to leave the European Union roiled global markets, according to a person with knowledge of the matter. The Brevan Howard Master Fund, which manages […]

World’s Biggest Hedge Fund Gets Bigger

(Valuewalk) Recently Japanese equity markets were hit by an ‘earthquake’. The biggest bank in Japan – Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (BOTM) – resigned of his primary dealer status. The reason for such decision is the structure of government debt which […]

Chesapeake Hedge Fund to Return Client Money After 25 Years

(Bloomberg) Chesapeake Partners Management, one of a handful of hedge funds run by a woman, will return money to investors after 25 years. The $1.4 billion firm managed by Traci Lerner will transform into one that oversees her own wealth, […]

Alaska Permanent Fund To Redeem $2B from Funds of Hedge Funds

(FinAlternatives) Alaska’s Permanent Fund will pull the $2 billion it has allocated to liquid funds of hedge funds and will instead make the investment decisions for that capital internally. Funds impacted by the decision include Crestline Investors, Mariner Investment Group […]

Hedge Fund With $9 Billion in Assets Bets on Asia Post Brexit

(Bloomberg) Sparx Group Co., the Japanese asset manager that oversees about 951.5 billion yen ($9.3 billion), sees investment opportunities in Asian companies after the U.K.’s vote to leave the European Union. Asia will be the driver of global growth amid […]

Balter Responds to the Critics of Liquid Alternatives

(Daily ALts) Balter Responds to the Critics of Liquid AlternativesThe gloves are off! Troy Gayeski, Senior Portfolio Manager of fund-of-hedge funds manager Skybridge Capital, came out swinging against liquid alts, warning investors of their risks during last month’s SALT Conference […]

The Global Dynamic That’s Pushing Yields Lower

(Harvest) Global bond yields continue their downward trend, a phenomenon that can be attributed, we believe, to two things: easy central bank policy and Brexit-induced risk aversion. To read this article:

CAIA Warns Brexit Uncertainty Could Move European Hedge Fund Assets, Staff Out Of U.K.

(Pension & Investments) The U.K.’s position as the leading domicile for European hedge fund assets could be under threat as a result of the country’s decision to leave the European Union, warned a representative of the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst […]

Lansdowne’s Main Fund Fell as Brexit Vote Jolted Global Markets

(Bloomberg) Lansdowne Partners, one of Europe’s largest hedge fund firms, saw its biggest fund lose money last week as the U.K.’s vote to exit the European Union roiled markets. The fund, which bets on and against stocks and was one […]

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