Wednesday, 27 August 2014
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Sep 8 2010 | 3:36pm ET
Investors’ taste for UCITS III-compliant hedge funds helped European hedge funds continue to grow—and shook up the continent’s top 50 hedge fund firms.
According to Newedge, Europe’s top 50 hedge funds increased their assets under management 11% over the past year-and-a-half. Those firms now manage some US$300 million.
The gains were particularly notable among those firms with large stables of UCITS-compliant hedge funds. Dexia Asset Management—ranked 31st at the beginning of last year—surged to 13th place among European hedge funds, thanks to its UCITS funds. Even relative newcomers to the space, such as M&H Investments, moving up a few places.
Established managers, such as BlackRock, also relied on its UCITS funds for big inflows. BlackRock’s hedge fund assets under management rose 27% to US$21.7 billion.
Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…
Commodities/Futures magazine launched at the precipice of a revolution in the futures industry—really a revolution in the idea of risk management—that would move it from a small niche industry to ...