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Hermes wants more fund transparency

Reuters UK – Pension fund manager Hermes has called for a shake-up of the hedge fund industry, demanding greater transparency and fee structures closer aligned to performance. The asset manager, which runs BT’s giant pension fund, said it wanted to […]

Top UK fund may invest up to 20 pct in alternatives

Reuters – The UK’s largest pension scheme, the BT Pension Scheme (BTPS) could invest up to 20 percent of its assets in alternative asset classes including hedge funds, a senior executive in charge of its investments said. Frank Naylor, head […]

Hermes fund of hedge funds arm appoints chairman

Reuters – Fund of hedge funds boutique Hermes BPK Partners said on Monday it has appointed Glyn Jones, former chief executive officer of Thames River Capital and Gartmore, as its new chairman. Hermes BPK Partners is a partnership between its […]

Hermes puts Focus funds partnership plan on hold

Forbes – Hermes, the fund manager owned by the BT Pension Scheme, has put on hold plans to restructure its activist Focus funds following the significant underperformance of its main European fund, the firm said in a letter to clients.  […]

Survivors to Benefit from ‘Hedge Fund Industry Life Cycle’

AllAboutAlpha.com – Critics of hedge funds often argue that industry growth has had two negative side-effects: firstly, that less-skilled managers have been attracted to the sector and second, that the number of alpha-generating opportunities has not kept pace with asset […]