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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
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