Wednesday, 30 July 2014
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Mar 29 2010 | 2:14pm ET
Gottex Fund Management’s flagship market-neutral and directional strategies lost more than US$1 billion. But the firm’s new managed accounts program helped fill part of that gap, raising US$500 million in just 10 months.
The Swiss fund of hedge funds shop saw its operating profit drop by more than 80% to just US$10.1 million, as revenues fell by half to US$83 million. The firm was burned by a 16% drop in fee-earning assets, which fell from US$9.6 billion to US$8.1 billion.
The firm said it suffered US$1.7 billion in net redemptions, offset by US$200 million in performance gains.
“We expect institutional clients to increase allocations as the year progresses [but[ there is not a uniform trend of inflows yet.”
Jul 8 2014 | 10:48am ET
The surge in derivatives regulation is among the most complex challenges facing the financial services industry today. Northern Trust’s Joshua Satten recently spoke with FINalternatives to share insights into the challenges presented by new regulation and explore how the industry is responding. Read more…