Tuesday, 21 October 2014
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Sep 17 2012 | 1:36pm ET
Alix Capital has launched a half-dozen new hedge fund indices covering onshore strategies.
The Swiss firm has rolled out emerging markets, event-driven, foreign exchange, macro, market-neutral and multi-strategy benchmarks. The new indices bring Alix's suite of onshore hedge fund indices to 11.
The new indices will include between six and 15 UCITS-compliant hedge funds each, all with at least €30 million in assets and open to new investments. Each will be rebalanced quarterly.
"We continue to expand our network of third-party financial product providers in order to develop investment solutions which meet investor appetite for alternative UCITS products," Alix CEO Louis Zanolin said.
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
"I tell people that everybody likes good news and so if you have good performance that’s wonderful,” explains Mike McKitish of Peddie School's endowment, “but it’s the people that want to talk about the bad news or where they drifted and how they came back and how they stayed to their discipline…” that he wants to hear from. Read more…
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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