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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
AP2 Enhances ESG Integration in Asset Management 

AP2 Enhances ESG Integration in Asset Management 

Stockholm (NordSIP) -AP2, the second Swedish national pensions buffer fund (Andra AP-fonden), has divested 10 more of the stocks it holds on grounds of financial climate risk, marking the further integration of ESG (Economic, Corporate and Social Governance) as part of its asset management strategy. This brings SEK 90 billion of the Fund’s SEK 300 billion in AUM in line[Read More…]

by 07/12/2016
Man FRM Early View – Hedge Funds (Nov 16)

Man FRM Early View – Hedge Funds (Nov 16)

The recovery in Equities seen following the Trump victory in the US election has been positive for the hedge fund industry as a whole. The HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index returned 0.87% in November. At the margin, most strategies saw slightly better pricing of fundamental themes driven by a normalization of the Bond market and increased expectations of higher inflation[Read More…]

by 05/12/2016
The Increasing Allure of Alternative UCITS

The Increasing Allure of Alternative UCITS

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – With continuing positive inflows, Alternative UCITS are proving an appealing option to investors looking to diversify investment, particularly in the looming shadow of a likely rising interest rate environment and its effect on fixed income portfolios. Following years of investors piling into fixed income at low or zero interest rates, the election of Donald Trump and an[Read More…]

by 01/12/2016
Man AHL launches second annual coding competition for students

Man AHL launches second annual coding competition for students

Man AHL, Man Group’s diversified quantitative investment manager, today announces that applications are now open for the second annual Man AHL Coder Prize, a coding competition for students with a top prize of £5,000. The Man AHL Coder Prize, which launched last year for students in the UK and Ireland, is now also open to entrants based in the EU1[Read More…]

by 16/11/2016
Nordic hedge fund managers comment on US election

Nordic hedge fund managers comment on US election

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – The American people have spoken and voted Donald Trump into the White House as their 45th President (elect). This decision came as a surprise, overturning earlier predictions which had Senator Clinton on the books as a safe bet. There you go! HedgeNordic invited Nordic hedge fund managers to submit views and comments on the US election and[Read More…]

by 10/11/2016
Nordic CTAs give up gains for 2016

Nordic CTAs give up gains for 2016

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Having stormed through the turbulent first two months of 2016 and again adding massive gains post Brexit, Nordic CTAs were in a good position to record solid year-to-date returns going into autumn. However, following a stream of negative months since July, the NHX CTA Index, a composite index of Nordic CTA managers, has lost significant ground. At[Read More…]

by 10/11/2016
GAM leverages on Cantab, launching new funds

GAM leverages on Cantab, launching new funds

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – GAM Systematic has launched the first of two new UCITS funds, GAM Systematic Global Equity Market Neutral, following the completion of its acquisition of Cantab Capital Partners in early October, as previously reported by HedgeNordic. The fund contains Cantab’s previously established equity-focused models, which have delivered a successful return track record as part of Cantab’s flagship Quantitative[Read More…]

by 08/11/2016
Hedge Funds Make (Slow) Progress Towards Gender Equality

Hedge Funds Make (Slow) Progress Towards Gender Equality

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – According to a recent international analysis by DHR international, the global executive search firm, women now represent 12% (1 in 8) of partners at hedge funds, private equity firms and other investment partnerships, up from 10% the two previous years. The data, provided by the Financial Conduct Authority, shows that out of 3,509 partners at regulated firms[Read More…]

by 08/11/2016
Nordea Alpha 15 takes the lead

Nordea Alpha 15 takes the lead

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) –  2016 is proving to be a challenging year for the hedge fund space to generate returns. The Nordic Hedge Index (NHX), up by 2.1% by end September, on track for its weakest year since 2011, when the Index lost ground and was down by 2.6%. Disregarding the only two negative yielding years, 2011 and 2008, the weakest[Read More…]

by 04/11/2016
Soothing October for Storm

Soothing October for Storm

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Storm Bond Fund, the Norwegian managed High Yield Fund, experienced returns of 1.2% for October, pushing its net YTD returns up to 11.2%. Storm Bond Fund invests across various credit ratings based on a detailed risk/reward analysis, where its management team, among them CIO/Founding Partner Morten E. Astrup and Portfolio Manager & Analyst Morten Venold, is the[Read More…]

by 04/11/2016
Kreditfonden Continues Along Upward Curve

Kreditfonden Continues Along Upward Curve

  Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Scandinavian Credit Fund 1, which was  recently added to the Nordic Hedge Index, reported returns of 0.9% for October for a 5% for the year so far. The fund launched in January 2016. The fund provides small and medium-sized enterprises with short-term direct equity loans. Investors qualifying for these profit-sharing loans can be individuals, companies or[Read More…]

by 04/11/2016
Clinton Leads in Hedge Fund Contributions  

Clinton Leads in Hedge Fund Contributions  

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – A week out from the 2016 election, U.S. hedge fund managers are still faced with a set of conflicting imperatives for how they hedge their bets. “You have one person with questionable judgment and the other person may be demented, narcissistic and a scumbag,” says Appaloosa Management’s David Tepper, the CEO of the $19 billion hedge fund[Read More…]

by 02/11/2016
Nordic CTAs nominated for European Performance Awards

Nordic CTAs nominated for European Performance Awards

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – A number of Nordic CTAs have been shortlisted for the CTA Intelligence European Performance Award, to be held in London on November 30. Among the names are well established players such as Lynx and SEB Asset Selection as well as some newcomers including Brummer & Partners Florin Court and SEB Diversified. All nominees are Swedish or Sweden-linked.[Read More…]

by 26/10/2016