alternatives

Feb 21, 2019

Hedge-fundAberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) is to launch a liquid alternative strategy with an initial US$150 million (€132 million) from institutional investors.

Feb 18, 2019

Adrian_BrownAlternative investment fund managers wanting to raise money in the EEA in the future will need to monitor forthcoming changes to the rules.

Feb 07, 2019

Systematic riskSwiss fund house GAM Investments has launched a dynamic credit strategy on its Systematic platform.

Feb 06, 2019

ETFsGlobal investment in exchange-traded products (ETPs) grew by US$164.84 billion (€144.80 billion) to $4.82 trillion during the last quarter of 2018.

Feb 06, 2019

Liquidation road signEsma, the independent authority safeguarding investor protection and stable financial markets in the EU, has launched a public consultation on draft guidance for liquidity stress testing of investment funds. This applies to Ucits and alternative investment funds (AIFs).

Jan 24, 2019

Graph_downThe hedge fund industry experienced aggregate outflows of US$35.3 billion (€31 billion) during 2018: the second highest the industry has experienced since 2009.

Jan 22, 2019

UBS_buildingSwiss bank and asset manager UBS has trebled its ESG assets under management (AuM) during 2018 as part of an increased focus on sustainable investing.

Jan 21, 2019

European_CommissionAsset managers including Amundi, Lyxor and RBC Global Asset Management are to seek permission to distribute European-based funds into the UK in the event of Hard Brexit.

Jan 21, 2019

Global hedge fund capital fallsA combination of record redemptions, poor performance and surges in market volatility produced a large decline global hedge fund capital in the final quarter of 2018.

Jan 15, 2019

SurveyConcerns over slowing economic growth could drive a shift by hedge fund investors towards global macro-managed futures strategies and fixed income and away from equity strategies in the year ahead, according to a survey.

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