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Hedge Fund Investors Retreating from Underperforming CTAs

Apr 24 2017 | 6:05pm ET

Underperformance by CTAs for much of the past 12 months has noticeably lessened investor appetite in the trend-following strategy segment, according to new research from Preqin. 

 

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The Daily Alpha: Real Talk on Hedge Fund Reputations, David Einhorn, Al Gore, and Mall REITS

Apr 25 2017 | 6:25pm ET

Today, we discuss an interview with Simon Lane, Venezuela’s Coming Civil War, David Einhorn’s Tax Warning, Al Gore’s Latest Plan to Spend Your Money, and Why Hedge Fund Managers Are Taking Aim at Mall REITS.

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B. Riley Acquires Rights To Manage Dialectic Capital Management Hedge Funds

Apr 25 2017 | 8:07pm ET

B. Riley Financial has acquired the rights to manage a number of Dialectic Capital’s hedge funds, while Dialectic founder and former Maverick Capital executive John Fichthorn has been named head of alternative investments for the asset management division of the California-based financial services company.

Preqin: PE Funds Aiming For Record $635B In Capital Commitments

Apr 25 2017 | 7:52pm ET

Aggregate capital targeted by private equity companies hit an all-time high in the first quarter as a number of mega-funds seek money from investors, according to new data from Preqin. 

Deutsche Asset Management Overweights European Equities As Political Risk Recedes

Apr 25 2017 | 7:32pm ET

Deutsche Asset Management has upgraded European equities from neutral to overweight, according to CIO Stefan Kreuzkamp, as French political risk recedes following the election and strong earnings momentum builds for companies in the region. 

Russell Investments Appoints Ex-BlackRock Exec Linhares As EMEA Chief

Apr 25 2017 | 7:16pm ET

Global asset manager Russell Investments has appointed former BlackRock executive Joseph Linhares as the company’s new Head of Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). 

Reuters Q&A With Millennium's Lorne Talks Trump, Brexit and 'Billions'

Apr 25 2017 | 6:29pm ET

Despite persistent criticism, significant redemptions and high-profile fund closures last year, the $3 trillion hedge fund industry is actually healthy, according to Millennium Management chief legal officer and AIMA chairman Simon Lorne in a wide-ranging interview with Reuters Monday.

The Daily Alpha: Real Talk on Hedge Fund Reputations, David Einhorn, Al Gore, and Mall REITS

Apr 25 2017 | 6:25pm ET

Today, we discuss an interview with Simon Lane, Venezuela’s Coming Civil War, David Einhorn’s Tax Warning, Al Gore’s Latest Plan to Spend Your Money, and Why Hedge Fund Managers Are Taking Aim at Mall REITS.

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GSAM's Papagiannis: Liquid Alternatives For The Long Run

Apr 21 2017 | 8:44pm ET

Interest in liquid alternatives cooled a bit last year amid a broad shift in investor perceptions around alternative investments in general and hedge funds in particular, but their core attraction – access to sophisticated investment strategies in liquid form and for low cost & minimums – remains relevant as scrutiny on hedge fund fees mounts. In this contributed article, Goldman Sachs Asset Management’s Nadia Papagiannis provides a review of the segment’s performance last year and her latest thinking on how liquid alternative investments can fit inside broader portfolios.

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