Axiom targets credit market dislocation with new long/short hedge fund launch Submitted By Hugh Leask | 02/07/2020 - 1:00pm Axiom Alternative Investments, the USD1.7 billion French investment manager, has launched its first global long/short credit fund in a UCITS format, which aims to capitalise on investment opportunities arising out of credit dislocations following the coronavirus pandemic. Axiom Long/Short Credit, run by portfolio manager Gilles Frisch, trades US and European high yield debt instruments, specifically cash bonds along with vanilla high yield derivatives.
Cheyne Capital Gains Traction With Credit Dislocation Focus, As Long/short Hedge Fund Maintains Momentum
Cheyne Capital gains traction with credit dislocation focus, as long/short hedge fund maintains momentum Submitted By Hugh Leask | 14/05/2020 - 12:11pm Cheyne Capital, the London-based credit and multi-strategy alternative investment manager, has continued to attract investor allocations during this year's turbulence with its focus on market dislocations, as its thematic long/short equity hedge fund notched up successive gains in March and April.
An ASX-listed global equities long/short fund has returned 23.2% in April, as global bourses rebounded following their March lows. : An ASX-listed global equities long/short fund has returned 23.2% in April, as global bourses rebounded following their March lows. L1 Capital's Long Short fund lifted 23.16% pre-tax during the month, however the fund is still down 11.57% since the beginning of the year - and down 9.53% over the past 12 months. It's the fund's strongest month on record, with performance broadly spread by stock and sector.
3rd Mar 2020 - 10:47am JP Morgan targets sustainability alpha with new ESG-focused long/short hedge fund launch Submitted By Hugh Leask | 03/03/2020 - 10:47am JP Morgan Alternative Asset Management is rolling out a new long/short ESG-focused hedge fund strategy, which aims to generate alpha by trading a range of global sustainability themes - but warns that more work is needed on ESG education within the hedge fund industry.
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By Kevin Hurd and Steve Togher for Cross Shore Capital Management Equity markets rebounded sharply in the first quarter following a pivot by the Federal Reserve to a more dovish stance and an easing of global trade tensions. The S&P 500, Nasdaq, and Russell 2000 indices rose 13.6%, 16.5%, and 14.6%, respectively,
The $21 billion hedge fund BlueMountain Capital Management is closing its long-short equity fund just two years after launching it, a source familiar with the situation tells Business Insider. As a result, four equity portfolio managers were fired this week, several sources tell Business Insider. BlueMountain recruited several money managers from other funds as it restructured its equity business in 2018, including Mahmood Reza from the billionaire Leon Cooperman's Omega Advisors to make investments in financial companies and Sanket Patel from the Citadel alum Anand Parekh's Alyeska Investment Group to manage energy investments.
By Kevin Hurd and Steve Togher for Cross Shore Capital Management Volatility returned to equity markets in the fourth quarter following two relatively benign quarters and, unfortunately for most market participants, it was predominantly to the downside. Despite the highest annual GDP growth rate in 10 years and.
$4 billion hedge fund manager Jana Partners is cutting two funds focused on traditional stock-picking strategies to focus on activism, according to a letter seen by Business Insider. The firm has a $1.5 billion activist fund, Jana Strategic Investment fund, and is planning to a launch a socially- focused activist fund later this year. The firm is the latest to cut its stock-picking offerings after a tough year for these funds. Barry Rosenstein's Jana Partners is cutting its two stock-picking funds that manage billions to focus on its core strategy of investing in companies to improve their performances.
BlueMountain Capital is ending its long-short equity strategy, a source close to the firm tells Business Insider, only two years after starting it. The firm is firing several portfolio managers on the equities team after recruiting talent from hedge funds like Leon Cooperman's Omega Advisors and Citadel alum Anand Parekh's Alyeska Investment Group over the past year. The firings are not related to the firm's decision to double down on its bet on the troubled California utility company PG&E in November, the source tells Business Insider.