The summer saw the launch of a new investment platform, AtomInvest, which is designed to democratise access to alternative investment funds across private equity, venture capital and hedge funds.
Investing in Hedge Funds
GAM Investments has announced that all subscriptions and redemptions in its CHF7.3 billion unconstrained/absolute return bond funds (ARBF) have been suspended as of 31 July 2018, following redemption requests of over 10 per cent since the suspension of investment director Tim Haywood (pictured).
Blockchain for private equity firm Swarm has partnered with decentralised autonomous organisation MakerDAO to integrate the Dai token into the Swarm platform.
Ampersand Portfolio Solutions has published a new white paper in its series entitled ‘Looking Under the Hood’.
The EQ Derivatives survey finds that alternative risk premia strategies have been adopted by innovative pension funds around the globe since the Global Financial Crisis, with assets invested in the strategies now poised to grow 35 per cent by 2019 to USD67 billion.
Commodity investment is back in the spotlight, says investment consultants, bfinance.
Agecroft’s Don Steinbrugge (pictured) writes that rising short term interest rates should help some hedge fund strategy returns.
Markov Processes International (MPI) has launched a hedge fund index business line that will aim to provide investors with improved benchmarks for measuring hedge fund performance.
Quant CTA strategies posted the strongest gains in October according to hedge fund data from HFRI.
Man Group’s trading statement for third quarter 2017 revealed funds under management of USD103.5 billion, up 28 per cent year to date from a 30 June figure of USD95.9 billion.