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cityam.com April 18, 2018

Lloyds' Private Bank Boots Bonds As It Funnels Wealthy's Cash Into Hedge Fund-type Absolute Return Funds | City A.m.

Lloyds Bank's private banking division, which invests the money of wealthy clients, has said it will start to reduce its exposure to bonds as their value is set to fall. Instead, it will start to increase investment in absolute return funds to provide the steady income which bonds once did. Absolute return funds are liquid vehicles which employ strategies similar to hedge funds, such as short selling and investing in futures, options and unconventional assets, but are generally less risky and expensive.
Read by 47% of LPs

hedgeweek.com January 17, 2018

Morphic To Launch Ucits-compliant Long/short Esg Strategy On The Trium Ucits Platform | Hedgeweek

Sydney-based Morphic Asset Management is launching a new global equity strategy on the Trium UCITS platform, employing ESG factors to generate alpha on both short and long positions. The Trium Morphic ESG L/S Fund launches on 20 February 2018, targeting European investors. It will be managed by experienced portfolio managers Jack Lowenstein (pictured), and Chad Slater. Both managers have a multi-decade track record in successful, sustainable investing and will apply a fundamental equity long/short approach to the fund, targeting absolute returns. Multi-level risk management is at the heart of their approach and the fund will offer investors daily dealing.
Read by 43% of LPs

finalternatives.com November 03, 2017

Bny Mellon Said To Shutter Absolute Return Fund Following Large Redemption

Financial services giant BNY Mellon is reportedly closing the liquid alternative version of its BNY Mellon Absolute Insight fund following a significant redemption from a large shareholder. The fund will close on December 1, according to an article in Citywire. It sought the gross return of the 1-month EURIBOR benchmark rate plus 4-6% on a rolling annualized 5-year basis, the article said. It pursued this via a number of strategies, including equity, credit, currency and global macro positions.
Read by 51% of LPs

July 01, 2017

Happy 150th Birthday Canada

Cheers from the Team at Black Swan Dexteritas, Tech Hedge Fund. &nbsp;Enjoy and stay safe !!!<br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.blackswandexteritas.com"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: sans-serif, Arial, Verdana, 'Trebuchet MS'; font-size: 13px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">www.blackswandexteritas.com</span></a>
Read by 38% of LPs

citywireselector.com April 14, 2017

Hedge Fund Chief Handed European L/S Fund

Danske Invest has named head of hedge funds, Michael Petry, as the new lead manager on its Europe-focused absolute return fund, Citywire Selector understands. Petry, who has served in his post at the Nordic group since 2011, was handed the Luxembourg-domiciled Danske Invest Sicav Europe Absolute fund at the start of April. He has replaced&nbsp;co-managers Klaus R&ouml;pke and Jens Wiberg Larsson, who had run the fund since it was launched in November 2011. It was not revealed whether the duo would remain with the company in wake of the switch. Danske Invest was approached for comment on the change but...
Read by 77% of LPs

finalternatives.com April 07, 2017

HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index Essentially Flat In March, Up + 1.66% YTD

Broad measures of hedge fund performance stayed in the winning column in March &ndash; albeit barely &ndash; despite an interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve and mixed performance on global financial markets, according to recent data from Hedge Fund Research. The company&rsquo;s widely-followed HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index rose +0.03% for the month following a +1.12% gain in February, the company reported. The essentially breakeven result leaves the measure up +1.66% for the year to date. Other broad HFRX indexes also ended March in the green; the HFRX Absolute Return Index rose +0.25% to stand up +0.65% YTD, while...
Read by 68% of LPs

feedproxy.google.com March 17, 2017

ML Capital Launches New Convertible Absolute Return Fund

ML Capital has announced the launch of a new UCITS-compliant convertible absolute return fund on its Montlake platform in partnership with convertibles specialist Quest Global Advisors.
Read by 56% of LPs

feedproxy.google.com January 30, 2017

Former Credit Suisse PMs Launch Multi-Asset Absolute Return Fund

Former Credit Suisse portfolio managers Manfred and Marion Gridl have started a new money management company and will launch a multi-asset fund in the next few months.read more
Read by 52% of LPs

trustnet.com January 03, 2017

The Best and Worst Funds Of 2016

Funds with exposure to commodities dominate the list of 2016&acirc;s best performing Investment Association funds while some of the heaviest losses came from absolute return managers.
Read by 51% of LPs

saastr.com December 27, 2016

What Are The Elements Of A Successful Venture Capital Firm?

<p>Just one thing. Returns. At least two 4x+ funds = true success.</p>
Read by 60% of LPs