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Nordic hedge funds nominated for performance awards

Nordic hedge funds nominated for performance awards

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – A number of high profiled Nordic hedge funds have been short listed for this year´s European Hedge Fund Performance Awards, hosted by HFMWeek. A summary of the Nordic contestants is to found below. The winners will be announced in London on April 27.   Credit long term performance 5 years: Capital Four Credit Opportunities Fund Event driven: Accendo[Read More…]

by 29/03/2017
Hedge Fund Liquidations Increase, Leading To Fee Flexibility

Hedge Fund Liquidations Increase, Leading To Fee Flexibility

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Hedge fund liquidations totalled 1,057 for  2016, with an increase of 23 to 275 total for Q4 2016, according to the  latest Hedge Fund Research Market Microstructure Report. This brings the  number of closed funds to the highest level since 2008, even as the  hedge fund industry surpassed the symbolic USD 3 trillion mark in Q4. The total[Read More…]

by 24/03/2017
CISDM Index: Hedge Funds Up 0.83% in March

CISDM Index: Hedge Funds Up 0.83% in March

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – According to the CISDM Equal Weighted Hedge Fund Index, hedge funds were up 0.83% in March, bringing the index to a total return of 2.22% for 2017 so far. The Index is produced by the UMass Amherst Isenberg School of Management’s Center for International Securities and Derivatives Markets (CISDM). Equity-oriented fund strategies experienced strong performances in February,[Read More…]

by 24/03/2017
Hedge funds becoming more flexible on fees

Hedge funds becoming more flexible on fees

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – According to a recent study by industry data provider Preqin, hedge fund managers view investor demand over fees as a key driver of change this year. Preqin, which surveyed 276 hedge fund managers late last year for the poll, found that hedge fund managers are responding to high-profile redemptions and allocation changes with changes to fee structures.[Read More…]

by 23/03/2017
New Hedge Fund Influx to Iceland, Following Capital Controls Lift

New Hedge Fund Influx to Iceland, Following Capital Controls Lift

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) A throng of hedge funds has moved back into  Iceland, acquiring a $450 million (48.8 billion Icelandic kronur) stake  in Arion Bank, following the lifting of capital controls in that country  a week ago. Arion’s largest shareholder sold roughly 10% stakes to Attestor Capital  and Taconic Capital Advisors UK. Other entities affiliated with Goldman  Sachs and Och-Ziff Capital[Read More…]

by 22/03/2017
Steven Desmyter talks about Man Group’s commitment to ESG

Steven Desmyter talks about Man Group’s commitment to ESG

Stockholm (HedgeNordic / NordSIP): Man Group’s Head of Sales for EMEA, Steven Desmyter (pictured) talks about Man Group’s commitment to ESG across its Investment Management Businesses. How does Man Group currently think about ESG when it comes to its own product range within its hedge fund business? Man Group manages a diversified collection of alternative and long only products across[Read More…]

by 06/03/2017
BarclayHedge: Hedge Funds up in January, CTA Index Down

BarclayHedge: Hedge Funds up in January, CTA Index Down

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – According to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by BarclayHedge, hedge funds were up 1.35% in January. 15 of 17 Barclay hedge fund indices gained ground, with Emerging Markets surging 2.63%, Technology gaining 2.57%, Healthcare/Biotechnology up 2.22%, the Event Driven index adding 2.08% and Distressed Securities climbing 1.78%. The only losing strategies in January were Merger Arbitage,[Read More…]

by 02/03/2017
How Brummer & Partners is formalizing sustainable investment

How Brummer & Partners is formalizing sustainable investment

Stockholm (NordSIP) – In July 2016, the Swedish hedge fund group Brummer & Partners became a signatory to the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (UNPRI) and has thereby pledged to integrate responsible investment at the group level as well report on its progress on an annual basis. The group’s business model is based on partnerships with independent investment managers.[Read More…]

by 02/03/2017
Interview: Sean George – Granit Global Credit Opportunity Fund

Interview: Sean George – Granit Global Credit Opportunity Fund

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – The Swedish fund management company Granit Fonder will shortly launch a hedge fund focused on the global credit markets. The fund will go under the name Granit Global Credit Opportunity and will be managed by Sean George (pictured). In an interview with financial news agency Finwire, Sean explains what to expect from the new fund, how he[Read More…]

by 28/02/2017
Visio Allocator Fund builds on gains in January

Visio Allocator Fund builds on gains in January

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Finnish hedge fund Visio Allocator, managed by Visio Asset Management, had a solid start to 2017 gaining 2.82%. This means that the fund has had a stretch of four positive months managing to build on a very strong end to last year where the fund gained 5% in December alone. In a comment to the January number,[Read More…]

by 23/02/2017
Danske CIO: Hedge Funds flunk Market Neutrality

Danske CIO: Hedge Funds flunk Market Neutrality

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Anders Svennesen, CIO of Danske Bank´s $200 billion wealth management unit, has some choice words for hedge funds: they forget to hedge. “If you look back over time, there are a lot of hedge funds that were really exposed to the market. A real hedge fund ought to be market neutral, but an awful lot of them[Read More…]

by 14/02/2017
Invitation: ESG Seminar, Stockholm February 14

Invitation: ESG Seminar, Stockholm February 14

Thomson Reuters welcomes you to this unique opportunity for asset and fund managers, senior pension fund executives and corporate governance specialists to learn more about the opportunities and risks with integrating Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues into their practices. Through the seminars we aim to bring clarity in the field of sustainable investing and diversification as well as discussing[Read More…]

by 08/02/2017
Harvard Revamps Hedge Fund Strategy

Harvard Revamps Hedge Fund Strategy

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Harvard University is set to allocate billions of dollars to the hedge fund sector, defying trends both internally and externally, according to Nir Kaissar, founder of Unison Advisors, in a comment for Bloomberg. Harvard, an example of the “endowment model” of investing, allocated 14% of its portfolio to hedge fund strategies in 2016, according to the Harvard[Read More…]

by 02/02/2017
PriorNilsson Yield awarded best hedge fund 2016 by Fondmarknaden

PriorNilsson Yield awarded best hedge fund 2016 by Fondmarknaden

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – PriorNilsson’s long/short equity hedge fund Yield has been awarded “hedge fund of the year” by Swedish fund platform Fondmarknaden. The award was handed out at an event in Stockholm on Wednesday, January 11, 2017. On top of being named best hedge fund, PriorNilsson received the award as best Swedish-focused fund with PriorNilsson Realinvest A and was also[Read More…]

by 12/01/2017
Lyxor Weekly Brief

Lyxor Weekly Brief

It would be an understatement to say that active investing has been challenged in 2016. Political risks loomed large and the switch from deflation fears to reflation hopes in H2 led to sizeable trend reversals across the board. This took most investors by surprise. Hedge funds underperformed global equity and bond indices in 2016, while active mutual funds failed to[Read More…]

by 03/01/2017
Robeco Launches Fund Geared To Sustainability

Robeco Launches Fund Geared To Sustainability

Stockholm (NordSIP) – A new fund focused on sustainability has been launched by investment engineers Robeco. The Robeco QI Global Sustainable Conservative Equities fund has as its objective to provide equity returns at lower risk by exploiting low-risk anomaly while offering a considerably better sustainability profile than the index provided by MSCI World All Country. The fund is based on Robeco’s previously[Read More…]

by 21/12/2016
More Transparency: A New Guide To Managed Accounts

More Transparency: A New Guide To Managed Accounts

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – AIMA, the Alternative Investment Management Association, has published a new guide for fund managers with an interest in establishing managed accounts. The Guide aims to provide a better understanding of what to expect when offering managed accounts, and the operational and regulatory challenges associated with them. Managed accounts are a popular form of investing in hedge funds[Read More…]

by 19/12/2016
Saudi Arabia – new cornerstone to emerging markets

Saudi Arabia – new cornerstone to emerging markets

Saudi Arabia is the biggest and most in uen al member of the six-member Gulf Coopera on Council (GCC) that was created back in 1981 and whose member states’ currencies are pegged to USD. In total roughly 50 mln people live in the GCC, around 700 companies are listed on the local stock exchanges and aggregate market caps stack up to[Read More…]

by 15/12/2016
Special Report: Emerging & Frontier Markets

Special Report: Emerging & Frontier Markets

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – In its  special industry report on Emerging Markets & Frontier Markets, HedgeNordic looks at the broad currents enveloping the asset class and takes a deep dive into many of the respective markets through wide-ranging interviews with industry professionals. Following a year of considerable gain, the asset class has been rocked by the election of Donald Trump, but perspectives[Read More…]

by 15/12/2016
Trient Global Macro Shuts Its Doors

Trient Global Macro Shuts Its Doors

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Trient Global Macro, the largest hedge fund in Norway, has shut down, the Norwegian financial daily Finansavisen has reported. Following weak returns, Trient has liquidated its largest fund Finansavisen reports. What remains of the business is to be incorporated into Sector Asset Management. At its peak, Trient Asset Management had over NOK 12 billion in AUM, concentrated[Read More…]

by 09/12/2016