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What Makes a Good Hedge Fund

What Makes a Good Hedge Fund

Market Neutral and Volatility Strategies Under the Spotlight Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – The Nordic Hedge Award has been recognising the best Nordic hedge fund managers every year since 2012. After a quantitative screening finds the nominees in each category, a jury composed of Nordic institutional investors determines the winner. The jury’s selection criteria go beyond numbers, by taking into account other[Read More…]

by 05/04/2018
Funds of Hedge Funds in Metamorphosis

Funds of Hedge Funds in Metamorphosis

London (HedgeNordic) – The claim that fund of hedge funds (FOHF) are dead is greatly exaggerated. Their headline assets of around $600 billion, per HFR, have been declining as a percentage of hedge fund industry assets (now around $3.5 trillion, according to BarclayHedge). But FOHF are highly influential in acting as consultants and advisors to some of the world’s largest[Read More…]

by 05/04/2018
Simon Finch new CIO of Credit at Man GLG

Simon Finch new CIO of Credit at Man GLG

Man Group, the active investment management firm announced that Simon Finch is joining the firm as CIO of Credit at Man GLG, its discretionary investment management engine. In this newly created role, Simon will be responsible for Man GLG’s credit business and will have oversight of the credit portfolio management teams. Simon will report to Teun Johnston, CEO of Man[Read More…]

by 03/04/2018
“Gold and Silver Loading up for Major Move”

“Gold and Silver Loading up for Major Move”

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – The price of gold and silver is about to break out from a long period of range bound trading with low volatility, Eric Strand (pictured), portfolio manager of Pacific Precious and Pacific Multi Asset told EFN Råvaror in yesterday´s broadcast from Gothenburg. “There are many things, apart from technicals, that point to a major move, what is[Read More…]

by 22/03/2018
Michael Petry

Danske Prepares for New Macro Hedge Fund

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Danske Bank is preparing for a new macro hedge fund to be launched “later this year”, Danish AM Watch reports. In preparation for the launch, the bank has rehired its former chief strategist Bo Bejstrup Christensen as chief portfolio manager. Christensen, who left the former Danske Capital back in 2016 to become part of Inter Fund Management[Read More…]

by 18/03/2018
Nordic Hedge Funds Suffer Losses in February – CTA and Equity Strategies slump

Nordic Hedge Funds Suffer Losses in February – CTA and Equity Strategies slump

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – February proved to be a challenging month for a majority of the Nordic hedge funds underlying the Nordic Hedge Fund Index – NHX. With 75 percent of managers having reported their numbers for the month, the index suggest a loss of 1.5 percent, which is in line with the Barclay Hedge Fund Index but better than the[Read More…]

by 08/03/2018
Brummer Give Back Gains in February as Lynx and Florin Court Tank

Brummer Give Back Gains in February as Lynx and Florin Court Tank

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Swedish hedge fund giant Brummer & Partners saw its flagship fund Brummer Multi Strategy (BMS) give back a large chunk of January’s gains in February as markets turned increasingly volatile causing losses for systematic macro strategies in particular. According to estimates on the Brummer website, the BMS fund had lost 2 percent by month-end, translating into a[Read More…]

by 06/03/2018
February Volatility Spike Beats CTAs to the Ground

February Volatility Spike Beats CTAs to the Ground

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Computer-driven, trend following hedge funds or CTAs recorded their worst month in 17 years in February, data from Barclayhedge and SocGen Prime Services suggest. The move is largely explained by losses caused from the sudden volatility spike that was seen on February 5 and that coincided with sharp trend reversals in many markets where CTAs had built[Read More…]

by 01/03/2018
Millennium Trends elevate Pacific Multi Asset

Millennium Trends elevate Pacific Multi Asset

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Pacific Multi Asset, the multi-asset liquid alternatives fund managed by Pacific Fonder, has reached new all-time high levels in January spurred by trends in what the portfolio manager Eric Strand (pictured) refers to as the ”Millennium Trends” risk bucket. ”The millennium trends part of the portfolio seeks to benefit from trends that relates to the technological revolution[Read More…]

by 02/02/2018
Round Table: Family Offices & Hedge Funds

Round Table: Family Offices & Hedge Funds

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – While ultimately families are patient investors with investment horizons often spreading across generations, there are flaws with their typical, long-only heavy investments, being at the mercy that markets will go up always and in all periods. Over a five-year bull market, long-only funds may likely outperform. But at least based on history, they have the potential to[Read More…]

by 01/02/2018
CTAs rally in January to score best month in three years

CTAs rally in January to score best month in three years

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – As January comes to a close, estimates from the world’s leading CTA benchmarks suggests an exceptionally strong month for systematic trend following managers. The Barclay BTOP50, reflecting the largest managers by assets under management, recorded its best month in over three years with early data suggesting a gain of 4.8 percent for the month. The SG CTA[Read More…]

by 30/01/2018
SEB Diversified Fondmarknaden´s best hedge fund 2017

SEB Diversified Fondmarknaden´s best hedge fund 2017

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – SEB Diversified, the multi-strategy hedge fund managed by Hans-Olov Bornemann (pictured), was selected “Best Hedge Fund 2017” at the annual “Årets Fonder” event held in Stockholm. The event is organized by Fondab, a company running the Fondmarknaden.se fund platform that holds over 1.800 underlying funds. Commenting on the reasoning behind the winning choice, Fondmarknaden writes: “The fund[Read More…]

by 19/01/2018
What the Future Holds

What the Future Holds

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – In HedgeNordic’s upcoming Special Report on Equities, we have looked to the future for inspiration. Our supplement on Hedge Funds 2.0 will unveil some exciting analysis on artificial intelligence, alpha in a changing world, and even MiFID II. While the shop is busy bringing the final touches to the report, we are bringing forward the views of[Read More…]

by 13/12/2017
KTH opens Brummer & Partners MathDataLab

KTH opens Brummer & Partners MathDataLab

On 17 November the Brummer & Partners MathDataLab at the Department of Mathematics at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm was inaugurated. The goal is to create a hub for mathematical research into complex data analysis.The initiative has been made possible through a SEK 15.5 million research grant to KTH from Brummer & Partners. KTH is now building[Read More…]

by 23/11/2017
Different Shades of Blue

Different Shades of Blue

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Yesterday, Tuesday November 21, Man Group held a breakfast seminar at the Grand Hotel in Stockholm dedicated to institutional investors. Presentations spanned over four different aspects of alternative investments, all covered by Man Group’s umbrella which comprises distinct specialised asset management styles: AHL, Numeric (both quantitative strategies), GLG, FRM (both discretionary managers), and Global Private Markets. The[Read More…]

by 22/11/2017
The Power of Mean Reversion in Morningstar’s Five-Star Ratings

The Power of Mean Reversion in Morningstar’s Five-Star Ratings

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Mutual funds with a Morningstar five-star rating seldom sustain their above-average performance over time, writes a Wall Street Journal cover story on investment research firm Morningstar’s mutual fund ratings. The WSJ article discusses the “regression to the mean” phenomenon for mutual funds, particularly for the highest-rated ones. Morningstar rates mutual funds on a one-to-five scale depending on how[Read More…]

by 01/11/2017
Month in Review: NHX September 2017

Month in Review: NHX September 2017

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Nordic hedge funds, as expressed by the Nordic Hedge Index – NHX, gained an estimated 0.7% in September (88% reported), extending their year-to-date aggregate gains to 2.3%. The five NHX sub-categories displayed mixed performance, with CTAs suffering another period of underwhelming performance due to quick reversals in several months-long trends (falling bond yields, weakening U.S. dollar and rising metal[Read More…]

by 13/10/2017
Active Fund Managers Stage a Comeback

Active Fund Managers Stage a Comeback

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – “There will be a time soon when active managers really prove their worth to the discerning clients,” reckons Matthew Beesley, Head of Equities at Swiss asset manager GAM. The imminent end of quantitative easing and rising interest rates are anticipated to fuel the ongoing fall in stock correlations, which will likely create a better environment for active[Read More…]

by 05/10/2017
Man Group Becomes PRI Signatory at Group Level

Man Group Becomes PRI Signatory at Group Level

Stockholm (NordSIP) – Man Group announced today (September 20) that it has become a signatory to the UN Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) across the group’s five investment branches, considerably stepping up its ESG commitment. Man GLG and Man Numeric have been signatories to the PRI since 2012 and 2014 respectively, and are now joined by Man AHL, Man FRM[Read More…]

by 22/09/2017
OE Capital bring on Nicklas Fornander

OE Capital bring on Nicklas Fornander

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – The Swedish advisory and capital introduction company Oscarsson & Engman Capital  AB (OE Capital). OE Capital is expanding its advisory and capital introduction business with the appointment of Nicklas Fornander as Head of Sales. Nicklas Fornander will also become partner & board member in OE Capital when regulatory approval is granted. Fornander previously worked as head of institutional sales at[Read More…]

by 13/09/2017