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HFR: Hedge Fund Industry Assets Recover in Q2/16 Despite Net Redemptions

Jul 20 2016 | 9:44pm ET

 Hedge fund assets increased during the second quarter of 2016 despite the third consecutive quarter of outflows, according to a new report from Hedge Fund Research, as performance helped push capital above year-end 2015 levels.

 

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The Carlyle Group Names Carlyle Veteran Holt Chairman of US Buyout Team

Jul 28 2016 | 12:05pm ET

Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group announced several senior personnel moves.

Boston Trust & Investment Management Signs Strategic Agreement with SS&C

Jul 28 2016 | 10:41am ET

Boston Trust & Investment Management Company has selected SS&C Technologies Holdings Inc.’s Advent Outsourcing Services for the firm’s enhanced hosting and data management needs.

Fiera Capital Acquires Team, Strategies of Larch Lane Advisors

Jul 27 2016 | 11:38pm ET

Canadian asset manager Fiera Capital Corporation has announced the acquisition of the team and current strategies of alternative asset manager Larch Lane Advisors.

GAM Holding AG Taps Man Group's Rainsford for Global Distribution Role

Jul 27 2016 | 11:10pm ET

Swiss alternative asset manager GAM Holding AG has hired Man Group’s Tim Rainsford to be its new global head of distribution. 

AllianceBernstein: Deal to Buy Visium's Global Fund 'Not Feasible'

Jul 27 2016 | 10:46pm ET

Plans for embattled hedge fund company Visium Asset Management to sell its $2.5 billion Visium Global Fund to AllianceBernstein, under doubt since Ken Griffin's Citadel hired several Visium portfolio managers that would have been part of the deal, have now officially fallen through. 

Stephen Blyth Resigns From Harvard Management Company

Jul 27 2016 | 10:10pm ET

Stephen Blyth, CEO of Harvard University’s $37.6 billion endowment, is stepping down for personal reasons effective immediately, the famed university said on Wednesday.

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Royalties: The Alternative Assets of the Music Industry

Jul 8 2016 | 7:01pm ET

Recent market volatility has investors seeking greater insight into alternative assets. But it's not just hedge funds and liquid alternatives that are receiving all the attention - some investors are actively seeking assets that will be as far removed from market swings as possible. As explained by University of Colorado professor Benom Plumb, the expected growth of the music industry has sparked interest in an asset class to which investors lacked access until just a few years ago: Music Royalties.

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