Tag Archives: global macro


Man Seeds Hong Kong-based Minerva Macro Fund

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Man Investments’ seeding fund, RMF Global Emerging Managers, has completed its second incubation deal of the last two months, providing a cornerstone investment of $50 million for Hong Kong’s Minerva Macro Fund. In July RMF […]

Long/short funds push back into markets

Financial Standard – Long/short hedge fund managers increased their net exposure to equity markets, allowing them to post positive returns last month, according to a replication index. The Credit Suisse Long/Short Equity Replication Index, which replicates the performance of major […]

People Moves: Global Fund Exchange Hires Hedge Fund Specialist

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Alternative investment manager, Global Fund Exchange, has hired A. Michael D’Arpino as Director of Business Development, a new position at the firm. D’Arpino joins Global Fund Exchange from hedge fund manager Clinton Group, Inc. "We […]

Credit Suisse Alternative Index Replication Suggests a Positive Month for Hedge Funds

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Long/Short Equity hedge funds continued to increase overall net exposures in July, enabling managers to capitalize on market upswings early in the month, according to Jordan Drachman, Head of Research for Alternative Beta Strategies at […]

HSBC fund avoids directional bets in choppy markets

Reuters UK – HSBC Halbis fund manager Jim Dunsford is favouring trades exploiting price discrepancies, rather than big bets on market movements, because he believes markets are still in unknown territory. Dunsford manages the 100 million euro (85 million pound) […]

Halfway There: New Hedge Fund Research From Credit Suisse/Tremont

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Credit Suisse Tremont Index LLC released a new research piece, 1H 2009 Hedge Fund Update: Halfway There, a review of how hedge funds have repositioned themselves in the first half of 2009 to generate positive […]

1H 2009 Hedge Fund Update: Halfway There – Report

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Six months after their worst drawdown on record, hedge funds appear to be demonstrating stronger performance than in some previous recovery periods, such as during the Asian Currency Crisis and the Tech Bubble Burst events. […]

Insight Into June Hedge Fund Performance – Credit Suisse/Tremont

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Long/Short Equity managers who maintained a cautious stance through the recent market run-up appeared to be positioned to profit as markets shifted from cyclicals to defensives in June. Overall, the Credit Suisse/Tremont Hedge Fund Index […]

Hedge Fund Replication Mutual Fund Marks One Year Anniversary

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – One of the first no-load, open-end mutual funds designed to replicate broad-based hedge fund performance characteristics, the ‘IQ ALPHA Hedge Strategy Fund’ (IQHIX) has marked its one-year anniversary on June 30th, 2009. For the trailing […]

Sparx to Start New Global Macro Hedge Fund, President Abe Says

Bloomberg – Sparx Group Co., Asia’s biggest hedge-fund manager, plans to start its first global macro fund, adding a strategy that was among the few winners in 2008 when an equities rout led to the only annual loss in its […]

Hedge fund firm Polar assets fall, sees new inflows

Reuters – Hedge fund firm Polar Capital reported a fall in assets but has seen net inflows in recent months and said on Wednesday it was looking "more aggressively" at buying firms in distress. Polar said assets under management fell […]

Cogo Wolf Trimaran Liquidity FoHF Launch

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Global hedge fund manager Cogo Wolf Asset Management has launched the Cogo Wolf Trimaran Liquidity Fund, a highly liquid fund of hedge funds designed to help institutional and private investors navigate the current global investing […]

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