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Comgest reports record year for diversification on fund flows in 2018

Mon, 18/02/2019 - 17:40

Comgest Group recorded its best year in terms of diversification of fund flows in 2018, with the firm’s Japan strategy boasting assets of more than EUR1.3 billion – an increase of over EUR500 million since the end of 2017. »

Odi Lahav, M J Hudson Allenbridge

Risk premia (ARP) funds may have reached USD200bn in AUM, says MJ Hudson research

Mon, 18/02/2019 - 10:44

The MJ Hudson Allenbridge Alternative Risk Premia Fund Review 2019 estimates that there are now from USD150 billion to USD200 billion of assets in global alternative risk premia funds following a long/short, multi-strategy approach. This estimate excludes strategy offerings by investment banks. »

Philippe Setbon, Groupama

Groupama Asset Management reports net inflows of EUR1.42bn in 2018

Mon, 18/02/2019 - 10:25

Despite adverse market conditions, Groupama Asset Management has maintained steady gains in 2018 with net inflows of subscriptions from its third-party distribution business reaching EUR1.42 billion. »

Paul Klauder, SEI

SEI adds USD1.1bn in new OCIO assets in Q4 2018

Fri, 15/02/2019 - 10:31

SEI has reported continued growth in its institutional outsourced chief investment officer (OCIO) business with the addition of nine clients and USD1.1 billion in new global institutional assets during fourth-quarter 2018. »

Manfred Schraepler, Aquila Capital

Aquila Capital‘s Algert Global Equity Market Neutral Fund defies volatile equity markets in 2018

Fri, 15/02/2019 - 09:06

The AQC1 Algert Global Equity Market Neutral Fund launched by Aquila Capital and San Francisco-based investment manager Algert Global LLC has returned 4.71 per cent to investors since its inception on 12 February 2018. »

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GAM Systematic alternative risk premia strategy wins new institutional investment

Thu, 14/02/2019 - 10:48

GAM’s systematic alternative risk premia strategy has won an AUD275 million investment from an Australian superannuation pension fund. »

Noel Amenc, ERI Scientific Beta

Assets replicating Scientific Beta’s multi-factor indices reach USD43bn

Tue, 12/02/2019 - 10:50

Assets tracking Scientific Beta’s smart beta indices reached USD43 billion at 31 December 2018, an increase of USD18 billion (72 per cent) on the 31 December total. »

Edward Glyn, Calastone

Fund flows turn positive in January but underlying trend is weak, says Calastone

Mon, 11/02/2019 - 10:57

Fund inflows recovered in January, after December saw the worst reading in two years, according to the latest Fund Flow Index (FFI) from funds transactions network Calastone. But there is little evidence that the more positive figures represent a sea change in investor sentiment. »

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Brokerage House Securities leads Nasdaq Dubai equity futures market activity

Mon, 11/02/2019 - 10:41

Brokerage House Securities (BHS) has been the most active broker by value on the Nasdaq Dubai’s equity futures market over the last six months, with a 50 per cent share of trading excluding market makers. »

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Integral begins year with 1 per cent increase in volumes

Fri, 08/02/2019 - 10:20

Integral, a foreign exchange markets technology specialist for banks, brokers, and asset managers, has reported average daily volumes (ADV) across Integral platforms of USD34.7 billion in January 2019.  »

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