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hedgeweek.com April 19, 2019

Lyxor Americas Launches Alternative Investment Co-investment Programme For Institutional Investors | Hedgeweek

Lyxor Asset Management has launched a new program enabling institutional investors to participate in stand-alone co-investment and selective hedge fund opportunities presented to Lyxor Americas by third-party managers.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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valuewalk.com July 24, 2017

Despite Warnings Of Collapse, Hedge Funds Investing In China Outperforming

After coming off a muted 2016, hedge fund performance in 2017 has been holding close to their benchmarks if not exceeding them in many sub sectors. One such niche are those hedge funds investing in China A-Shares. The group 38 hedge [âS]
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valuewalk.com July 24, 2017

Amid Bets Of Crash, China A-Share Investing Hedge Fund Index Soars

After coming off a muted 2016, hedge fund performance in 2017 has been holding close to their benchmarks if not exceeding them in many sub sectors. One such niche are those hedge funds investing in China A-Shares. The group 38 hedge funds that invest in premium stocks in the increasingly an increasingly capitalistic region of the world are dramatically outperforming their stock market benchmark year to date. The Eurekahedge China A-Share Investing Hedge Fund Index, for instance, is up a strong 10.33% year to date after posting sagging 2016 returns. The strong returns come as the Shanghai A Shares Index of...
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bloomberg.com July 10, 2017

Hedge Fund Manager Mamdani Yearns For Volatility After 33% Gain

A Canadian hedge fund that earned fat returns last year betting on chaos in the financial markets is finding the world is too stable to try to repeat the feat in 2017. Hanif Mamdani, who oversees about C$7 billion ($5.37 billion) as head of alternative investments at Royal Bank of Canada’s RBC Global Asset Management, said he’s waiting for opportunities while sitting on a pile of cash as a position heavy in energy company bonds unwinds. The C$1.6 billion PH&N Absolute Return Fund has returned 4 percent this year compared with 33 percent for all of 2016. “You shouldn’t expect...
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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>
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finalternatives.com May 15, 2017

Hedge Fund Copper Street Capital Opening To External Capital

Jerry Del Missier&acirc;s Copper Street Capital is reportedly opening to external capital and hopes to bring assets under management at the event-driven absolute return fund to more than $500 million.&Acirc;&nbsp; read more
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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...
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