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FRM Early View January 2016

FRM Early View January 2016

Global financial markets recorded steep losses in January, reflecting a sharp decline in investor risk tolerance amid big falls in energy prices and heightened concerns about China’s economy. All of this pushed down the HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index -2.76% for the first month of 2016. The January fall reflected large declines in global equity markets led by falls in[Read More…]

by 04/02/2016 Hedgefonder nyheter
Amsterdam Investor Forum 2016

Amsterdam Investor Forum 2016

Promotion:  ABN AMRO Clearing welcomes you to the 5th annual Amsterdam Investor Forum which will be held on Wednesday the 17th of February 2016. The AIF has established itself as a leading forum and meeting place for Institutional Investors and Alternative Investment Managers. The forum will focus on a range of topics including regulation, investor allocation, market trends whilst debating[Read More…]

by 04/02/2016 Hedgefonder nyheter
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 CTA nyheter
Nordic CTAs end disappointing year in the red

Nordic CTAs end disappointing year in the red

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Nordic CTAs posted losses in the fourth quarter of 2015, ending the year in the red. The NHX CTA Index, a composite of Nordic CTAs performance compiled by HedgeNordic, shed -3.2 percent in the final three months of the year to finish 2015 down -2.2 percent. Nordic CTA-returns were weaker compared to benchmarks where the Barclay BTOP50 Index[Read More…]

by 28/01/2016 CTA nyheter
Joakim Agerback - Romaesco

Romanesco returns license to Finansinspektionen

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Romanesco Capital Management, the Swedish manager behind the short-term CTA program ”Persistence”, has decided to close its fund for external investors. The fund management company has returned its license to the Swedish financial supervisory authority, Finansinspektionen. In a statement, Joakim Agerback (pictured) one of the fund´s portfolio managers ”The market environment in recent years has made it[Read More…]

by 19/01/2016 CTA nyheter
Implications for Hedge Funds After the Fed Lift-Off

Implications for Hedge Funds After the Fed Lift-Off

For the first time in almost a decade, the Fed has finally hiked rates as the FOMC decided that the US growth/ inflation mix was robust enough to absorb monetary tightening. Over the next twelve months, three to four additional rate hikes of 25 bps are on the cards (p. 2). As we head into 2016, investors are left wondering[Read More…]

Interview Tommi Kemppainen – Helsinki Capital Partners

Interview Tommi Kemppainen – Helsinki Capital Partners

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) –  Founded in 2007 by Tommi Kemppainen and friends, Finnish asset manager Helsinki Capital Partners (HCP) is today a fast growing investment boutique managing approximately 70 million euro and serving almost 1.000 individual clients. With a novel approach to raising assets, the fund manager targets often overlooked groups of high net worth individuals such as professional athletes and artists. Traditional allocators including foundations[Read More…]

IPM adds former AP3’s CIO to its board

IPM adds former AP3’s CIO to its board

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) –  IPM, a leading Swedish asset manager with 1.5 billion USD in its flagship macro strategy, has added a key profile from the Nordic pension funds industry to its board of directors. The addition deepens IPM’s knowledge in strategic issues faced by pension funds in today’s challenging investment environment. IPM has taken on board Erik Valtonen, former Chief[Read More…]

RPM Evolving CTA Fund launches on Avanza

RPM Evolving CTA Fund launches on Avanza

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) –  The systematic multi-manager CTA fund, RPM Evolving CTA Fund, has launched on Avanza. The fund is managed by Swedish-based RPM Risk & Portfolio Management and will now be available for retail clients with a minimum investment of 1000 SEK with daily dealing. In a comment, RPM’s CEO Mikael Stenbom says (pictured): “The regulatory process took a while, but now – at[Read More…]

by 17/12/2015 CTA nyheter
A beta neutral approach to equity investing

A beta neutral approach to equity investing

Stockholm (HedgeNordic.com) – Juliette Chevalier, Senior Sales Manager for the UK and Nordic countries at RAM Active Investments UK, explains how a systematic approach to analyzing fundamental data can generate consistent alpha, without carrying the inherent equity market risk. Headquartered in Geneva and with offices in London, RAM today runs approximately 3.7 billion USD of client assets, with over 3 billion[Read More…]

by 17/12/2015 Hedgefonder nyheter
A rationale for equity market neutral strategies

A rationale for equity market neutral strategies

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – The phrase ‘this time is different’ has been described as the four most expensive words an investor can utter. It is also the first part of a title of a best-selling book, the remainder being ‘eight centuries of financial folly’1. The authors state that, throughout history, countries have been lending, borrowing, crashing into financial crises and recovering.[Read More…]

Health Care – a great place to be market neutral!

Health Care – a great place to be market neutral!

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – For the Norwegian based management team of the Sector Health Care fund, the idea to launch a product with a market neutral strategy in the healthcare space was born on the back of some rather simple considerations. While the team had all the confidence in being good stock pickers, they did not want to be relying on beta[Read More…]

by 17/12/2015 Hedgefonder nyheter
Merrant: The Market Neutral Multi-Manager

Merrant: The Market Neutral Multi-Manager

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) -Merrant Alpha Select is a Swedish fund of hedge funds co-managed by Ulf Sedig and Rolf Hagekrans. The fund focuses entirely on identifying and allocating to market neutral hedge fund strategies with the objective of generating consistent returns that are uncorrelated to other asset classes, including hedge funds. So far, the approach has been highly successful! ”We have been[Read More…]

by 17/12/2015 Hedgefonder nyheter
Interview: Mikael Tarnawski-Berlin – Pandium

Interview: Mikael Tarnawski-Berlin – Pandium

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Pandium Global is a Swedish fund running a concentrated portfolio of companies the portfolio manger, Mikael Tarnawski-Berlin, sees to be good value picks. The strategy, which has been running since 2011, is available in a public fund structure since 2014 has returned in excess of 20% annualized despite holding large cash positions at all times. We had[Read More…]

Bull vs Bear,

An ECB update to remember for CTAs

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – CTA funds were seemingly caught off guard Thursday last week as markets were underwhelmed by the European Central Bank´s decision to cut the deposit rate to minus 0.3% and extend its bond buying program by six months. As the bearish trend in the euro dollar cross intensified in November, trend following CTAs had moved strongly into the trade,[Read More…]

by 07/12/2015 CTA nyheter
Interview: Jonas Mårtenson / Ress Capital

Interview: Jonas Mårtenson / Ress Capital

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – The market for alternative investments offers a broad spectrum of possible sources of return, beside the traditional equity and fixed income market the various hedge fund strategies. When having a closer look at the funds included in the Nordic Hedge Index (NHX), Ress Capital does stand out being by design truly uncorrelated to the development in the[Read More…]

by 25/11/2015 Intervjuer
FIM Orient Alpha awarded best emerging market FoHF

FIM Orient Alpha awarded best emerging market FoHF

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – FIM Orient Alpha, the emerging market fund of hedge fund managed by FIM Asset Management, has received the award for best European emerging markets FoHF by Hedge Funds review. The award was announced at the annual European Fund of Hedge Funds award ceremony in London on November 19. FIM Orient Alpha was also nominated for the FoHF[Read More…]

Nordic Alternatives Day in London

Nordic Alternatives Day in London

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) –  Hedge Nordic, Hedge Fund Insight  and Alvine Capital co-hosted the first Nordic Alternatives Day on  November 11th  in London. The conference introduced investors to a diversified range of Nordic Alternatives managers. The objective was to introduce professional investors in the UK a strong line up of managers from the Nordics, a region which has seen substantial growth in the alternative[Read More…]

by 20/11/2015 Hedgefonder nyheter
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 CTA nyheter
Svante Bergström - Lynx

Lynx Dynamic launched on Nordnet

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) As of November 19, Lynx is available for investment on the Nordnet fund platform through the Lynx Dynamic fund according to a press release from Nordnet. Lynx Dynamic is managed by Lynx Asset Management, partly owned by the Brummer & Partners Group. The Dynamic fund is a retail version of the original Lynx fund that trades global futures markets using a systematic trend[Read More…]

by 20/11/2015 CTA nyheter