alternatives and private markets

Hedge funds saw their first negative month of the year in April, data shows

In April, hedge funds experienced their first negative month of 2024, with nearly all strategy types seeing declines. Despite this setback, hedge funds maintain...

VCTs bolster UK tech with £500m invested into high-growth early-stage companies

In a boost to the UK’s tech sector, Venture Capital Trusts (VCTs) invested £505 million into early-stage companies across the UK in 2023, according...

In the aftermath of CP86

Ahead of the Irish Funds Annual Global Funds Conference 2024 (to be held Thursday 23 May) Funds Europe talks to participants about regulation, private...

Oddo Bhf makes final close of second secondaries fund at €715m

Franco-German financial group Oddo Bhf has made a final close of its Secondardies Fund II at €715 million, comfortably above its original €500 million...

Invesco seeks $500m for climate adaptation fund

US-based asset manager Invesco has launched a fund which will support climate change adaption efforts in emerging markets and developing economies. The fund aims to...

Aztec launches AIFM service

Fund services provider Aztec Group has launched an alternative  investment fund manager service in Luxembourg. The offering includes a broad range of services to manage...

Arrow Global acquires Amitra from CPP Investments

London-based alternative fund manager Arrow Global has acquired Amitra Capital from the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPP Investments) for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition...

Quilvest appoints chief operating officer

London-based $7bn alternative investment manager Quilvest Capital Partners has appointed John Eggleston as its first global chief operating officer and partner. In the new role...

Hedge funds gained in April despite equities’ decline, research shows

Hedge funds saw gains in April despite equities declining, driven by Macro strategies and the industry's largest funds, according to data from hedge fund...

Small and mid market buyout funds gain investor favour

Small and mid-market buyout funds continue to grow in popularity with investors, driven by strong performance, diversity, defensive nature and lower leverages, according to...

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