Post Tagged with: "Opportunistic"

Announcing the winners: Best Nordic CTA 2016

Announcing the winners: Best Nordic CTA 2016

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – In what was a challenging year for the CTA industry overall, there were some funds clearly standing out from the crowd, significantly outperforming industry benchmarks. In the Nordic hedge fund space, both funds from IPM; Systematic Macro and Systematic Currency, had a stellar year with gains of 7.4% and 9.5% respectively which compares favourably to the NHX CTA[Read More…]

by 02/05/2017
Changes to NHX July 2016

Changes to NHX July 2016

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – HedgeNordic undertakes great efforts to capture and reflect the entire universe of Nordic hedge funds and managers in its databases. Additional funds are added as soon as we become aware of them and / or, or when we gain access to required date and/or when the respective managers consent to be listed in the databases. Also, on[Read More…]

by 01/08/2016
Per Djerf and Marcus Andreis, Peak Asset Management

A defensive approach to hedge fund investing

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Started in 2011 as a partner-owned asset manager with a focus on hedge fund solutions for the institutional audience, Peak Asset Management today runs approximately 1,5 billion SEk across four different hedge fund strategies. Although little known to the wider investor community, Peak has slowly but surely built on their vision to create products offering truly uncorrelated returns with[Read More…]

by 09/06/2016
Nordic CTAs show color in January

Nordic CTAs show color in January

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – CTAs once again showed their worth as portfolio diversifiers during the equity market turmoil in January. Major industry benchmarks such as the Barclay BTOP and the SG CTA Index (formerly known as the NewEdge CTA Index) jumped 3 and 4.2 percent respectively according to early estimates. This means that the losses experienced by many CTAs in December,[Read More…]

by 04/02/2016
Lyxor and Och-Ziff launch opportunistic long/short equity fund

Lyxor and Och-Ziff launch opportunistic long/short equity fund

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – The French asset manager Lyxor and the high profile US hedge fund manager Och-Ziff are launching the Lyxor / OZ U.S. Equity Opportunities Fund. The fund is a new long/short equity strategy focusing on special situations in the US. The fund will be launched on Lyxor´s Alternative UCITS platform according to a press release. The fund´s focus will be on long[Read More…]

by 27/11/2015
CTAs down on performance, gaining assets

CTAs down on performance, gaining assets

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) –  A monthly update by  Eurekahedge shows CTA/managed futures funds saw the net inflows even though they recorded performance-based losses of 2,4 billion Dollars. Performance-driven asset losses for CTA were the highest in October of all hedge fund strategies as the Eurekahedge CTA/Managed Futures Index fell into negative territory, losing 1.0%. “On the whole, the October market swing affected the performance of[Read More…]

by 20/11/2015
Nordic CTAs take it hard on the chin

Nordic CTAs take it hard on the chin

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Nordic CTAs got hit hard in October, early indications showing the NHX CTA sub index down by 3,71%, the largest monthly draw down since June 2012. For the year, the index slipped into negative territory and stands at -3,4% before we go into the last two months of trading for 2015. NHX CTA is the only one of the[Read More…]

by 05/11/2015
Fortsatta uppgångar för nordiska CTAs under första kvartalet

Fortsatta uppgångar för nordiska CTAs under första kvartalet

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Efter ett urstarkt fjolår fortsatte systematiska kvantfonder, även kallade CTAs, att övertyga under det första kvartalet 2015. NHX Managed Futures slutade kvartalet upp 4,5 procent, framförallt drivet av trendföljande strategier. Januari var den enskilt starkaste månaden där trender i aktier, räntor och valutor eldade på avkastningen. Trendföljande strategier avkastade i genomsnitt 8,6 procent under månaden vilket kan[Read More…]

by 27/04/2015
Nordic Hedge Award utnämner ”bästa nordiska CTA”

Nordic Hedge Award utnämner ”bästa nordiska CTA”

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – För tredje året i följd uppmärksammades och belönades de mest framträdande nordiska hedgefonderna vid Nordic Hedge Award i Stockholm. Eventet organiseras av HedgeNordic, det enda mediaföretaget med exklusivt fokus på den nordiska hedgefondmarknaden. På tredje plats i kategorin ”bästa nordiska CTA” kom fonden SEB Asset Selection Opportunistic, en högriskversion av fonden SEB Asset Selection. Fonden presterade exceptionellt[Read More…]

by 23/04/2015
FUNDS NOMINATED FOR 2014 NORDIC HEDGE AWARD

FUNDS NOMINATED FOR 2014 NORDIC HEDGE AWARD

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Calculations have been completed for determining the short list of nominated funds for the 2014 Nordic Hedge Award. The data determining the short list was drawn from the NHX database within in the defined universe, normalized and weighted. The model for these calculations was co-developed by HedgeNordic and a PhD student assigned to the project by Stockholm[Read More…]

by 25/02/2015
Att prognostisera är svårt – speciellt när det handlar om framtiden

Att prognostisera är svårt – speciellt när det handlar om framtiden

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Att förutspå framtiden är allt annat än enkelt. Alla vill veta hur framtiden kommer att te sig, men få lyckas förutspå utvecklingen och skapa överavkastning. Vad beror då detta fenomen på? I grund och botten har det att göra med det ekonomiska systemets komplexitet. Varje enskild människa fattar olika typer av konsumtions- och investeringsbeslut. Dessutom fattar företag[Read More…]

by 05/01/2015
Jannik Arvesen - Sector AM

Interview: Jannik Arvesen – Sector Sigma Nordic Fund

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) –  Norwegian asset manager Sector Asset Management has specialized its offering on equity hedge fund strategies. Within the range is Sector Sigma Nordic Fund. Launched in June 2012, the fund trades equities listed on Nordic stock exchanges. The fund is co- managed by Jannik Arvesen, Jan Gabrielsen and Bjørn Tore Urdal. The team follows a high conviction long / short equity[Read More…]

by 13/11/2014
Interview: Svein Høgset: – Incentive Active Value Fund

Interview: Svein Høgset: – Incentive Active Value Fund

Stockholm (HedgeNordic.com) – July saw a new hedge fund come to the market out of Norway. Svein Høgset, Niklas Antman and Mikael Berglund launched the Incentive Active Value Fund under the umbrella of Sector Asset Management. Incentive is a directional long / short equity fund with a European focus looking to profit from under-analysed equities, typically within the mid cap[Read More…]

by 21/08/2014
Left to right: Pirkko Juntunen (HedgeNordic), Otto Francke (SEB), Rolf Hagekrans (Merrant), Erik Lundkvist (Coeli), Kris Raecke (UBP)

Nordic Hedge Award Panel Discussion: Insight into Manager Selection Process

Stockholm (HedgeNordic.com) – The panel discussion at this year’s Hedge Nordic Awards focused on key ingredients in the manager selection process of some of the most successful fund of hedge funds and multi-managers. The four panellists discussed their view of manager selection and agreed that one of the key points is to understand the investment process of the underlying managers. Otto[Read More…]

by 13/05/2014
shutterstock Denis Vrublevski

Catella delivers with Corporate Bond Fund

Stockholm (HedgeFonder.nu) – After two near-flat years of return for Catellas Nordic Opportunities Fixed Income Fund is off to a much brighter start in 2012. The fund, launched in December of 2010, is up by 1,26% in July (OMRX T Bill 0,09%) bringing the year to date return to 5,83% (0,81% for OMRX T Bill). Late summer 2011 destroyed what[Read More…]

by 16/08/2012

Blandat resultat för svenska Event Driven förvaltare

Stockholm (HedgeFonder.nu) – Bland de svenska förvaltarna inom Event Driven (händelsestyrd strategi) blev året 2011 inte någon större framgång direkt, förutom hos ett fåtal. Inom den svenska hedgefond-gruppen Brummer & Partners finns två Event Driven-fonder med något olika geografiskt fokus: Benros Event Driven & Opportunistic Fund Limited (“Benros”) som investerar främst i europeiska aktie- och räntemarknader och Orvent som letar[Read More…]

by 23/01/2012
Gästskribent: Marknadsturbulensen – En temporär galenskap eller insiktsfullt agerande?

Gästskribent: Marknadsturbulensen – En temporär galenskap eller insiktsfullt agerande?

Stockholm (Hans-Olov Bornemann / www.HedgeFonder.nu) – Den senaste tidens kraftiga börsnedgång kan vara svår att förstå. Bolagen fortsätter att tjäna bra med pengar och orderingången och omsättningen ser hygglig ut. Dessutom är aktierna riktigt billiga utifrån ett värderingsperspektiv, den allmänna räntenivån är extremt låg och direktavkastningen är hög. Det är lätt att dra slutsatsen ”Börsen måste ha fått tillfälligt fnatt[Read More…]

by 15/09/2011