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Sep 21 2012 | 11:46am ET
Hedge fund investors headed for the exits in September in greater numbers than at any other point this year.
The SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator rose to 3.76% this month, up from 3.34% in August and 3.11% in September 2011. The figure represents redemption requests as a portion of SS&C GlobeOp's assets under administration, which totaled about $187 million, or between 8% to 10% of global hedge fund assets.
"Forward redemptions slightly increased in September, which is typical as we approach quarter-end, but redemption notices still remained at moderate levels, indicating that alternative investments continue to hold their attraction," SS&C Technologies CEO Bill Stone said.
Hedge funds are up, on average, this year, industry indices show. But they badly lag the broader markets.
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 ...