Wednesday, 22 October 2014
Last updated 57 min ago
Sep 12 2012 | 12:10pm ET
Investors have added to their hedge fund holdings over the last month, with net in excess of 1%.
The SS&C GlobeOp Capital Movement Index rose 1.07% this month. The index, which measures net subscriptions and redemptions for funds administered by GlobeOp, has risen 11.93% over the past 12 months.
"Solid net flows into hedge funds continued in September, taking the cumulative index to a new high yet again," Bill Stone, CEO of SS&C Technologies, which acquired GlobeOp Financial Services this year, said. "It is especially interesting to note that outflows are unusually low. Redemptions for the month, and for the last quarter, are the lowest we have seen since the Index began in 2006. Investors are showing continued satisfaction with their hedge fund holdings."
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
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Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…
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