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Responsible Investing & Fixed Income: DK Focus

  Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Fixed Income comprises a number of areas that lend themselves naturally to SRI/ESG principles. In a preview of the forthcoming (September 2016) HedgeNordic report on Fixed Income, we take a look at the SRI/ESG approaches taken by Danish fixed income funds, which provide examples of the successful convergence of civil legislation with optimized opportunities for investor[Read More…]

by 31/08/2016
New funds added to the Nordic Hedge Index

New funds added to the Nordic Hedge Index

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Five new funds have been added to the Nordic Hedge Index during the month of August which brings the total fund universe to 158. Among the funds added, three are from new fund companies whereas two are new funds from already listed fund companies. Below a short introduction of the newly listed funds. No funds were removed[Read More…]

by 30/08/2016
Sustainable Investing in the Nordics: A Short Introduction

Sustainable Investing in the Nordics: A Short Introduction

  Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – In a series of articles over the coming months leading up to its special report in October, HedgeNordic examines SRI/ESG implementation, conflicting attitudes and broader developments in the Nordics. SRI: A Growing Business “There is growing interest among our clients to invest in a more sustainable and responsible manner in light of the trends and challenges[Read More…]

by 04/08/2016
Changes to NHX July 2016

Changes to NHX July 2016

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – HedgeNordic undertakes great efforts to capture and reflect the entire universe of Nordic hedge funds and managers in its databases. Additional funds are added as soon as we become aware of them and / or, or when we gain access to required date and/or when the respective managers consent to be listed in the databases. Also, on[Read More…]

by 01/08/2016
Hedge Fund Seeding: A white paper

Hedge Fund Seeding: A white paper

The environment for hedge fund seeding and acceleration looks increasingly attractive relative to the low yields available from traditional investments. For those with a multi-year investment horizon, seeding or acceleration capital investments can help investors to decrease hedge fund investment costs and enhance returns by directly participating in a greater proportion of the industry economics. The industry investor base has changed materially since the[Read More…]

by 26/07/2016
Hedge fund assets increase in second quarter

Hedge fund assets increase in second quarter

Hedge fund assets under management increased in the second quarter of 2016, recovering the decline from the previous quarter and rising above year-end 2015 to reach the third highest quarterly capital total on record, HFR´s Global Hedge Fund Industry Report reveals. Total capital allocated to hedge funds rose to USD 2.898 trillion as of June 30, an increase of USD[Read More…]

by 22/07/2016
Pareto Funds Drop in June; Outlook Remains Optimistic

Pareto Funds Drop in June; Outlook Remains Optimistic

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Norwegian Pareto Asset Management experienced a setback for its both funds in June, albeit in line with macroeconomic expectations. Pareto’s Nordic Alpha plc fund dropped -3.15%, while its Nordic Omega plc fund dropped -3.06%. These figures were by comparison to a -3.0% fall in the OSEFX index, a fall of -3.4% in the MSCI N* index and[Read More…]

by 21/07/2016
Luke Ellis to success PIMCO-bound Manny Roman as Man Group CEO

Luke Ellis to success PIMCO-bound Manny Roman as Man Group CEO

Luke Ellis is to succeed Emmanuel (Manny) Roman as chief executive officer of Man Group on 1 September 2016. Roman is stepping down from Man Group’s board on 31 August 2016 to take up the role of chief executive officer at PIMCO from 1 November. Ellis (pictured) has worked alongside Roman since 2012 as president of the firm. Jonathan Sorrell will continue as[Read More…]

by 20/07/2016
Brexit illustrates diversification benefits of CTAs Lyxor claims

Brexit illustrates diversification benefits of CTAs Lyxor claims

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – The strong returns and decorrelated performance characteristics of CTAs post Brexit show the diversification benefits of trend following strategies, according to a recent expert opinion from Lyxor’s Guillaume Jamet, principal portfolio manager of the Lyxor Epsilon Programme. Jamet says that the environment for trend following strategies has been mixed in the second quarter which is illustrated by[Read More…]

by 15/07/2016
Alternative risk premia weathering Brexit storm well

Alternative risk premia weathering Brexit storm well

Dr Lars Jaeger, head of quantitative research in GAM’s Alternative Investments Solution (AIS) team, comments on how the growing alternative risk premia industry has delivered strong performance in the uncertain Brexit environment – proving once again its strong diversification and market neutral properties. Against the volatile Brexit backdrop, many alternative risk premia products have performed very well, with gains between 1.5%[Read More…]

by 15/07/2016
GAM to launch new merger arbitrage strategy

GAM to launch new merger arbitrage strategy

GAM today announced the launch of a new merger arbitrage strategy in July 2016, subject to regulatory approval. The strategy intends to benefit from inefficiencies in the market prices of companies that may occur after the announcement of corporate events such as mergers, acquisitions or spin-offs. Arbitrage opportunities may also arise after company-specific news, such as the inclusion of its[Read More…]

by 05/07/2016
Brexit Fallout: Some Win, Some Lose – Most Uncertain  

Brexit Fallout: Some Win, Some Lose – Most Uncertain  

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – In the wake of Brexit, HedgeNordic, in the first of a series of articles on the historic development, takes a first look at immediate sentiments and repercussions in the Alternative Investments industry. Shock and Awe “The vote on the U.K’s membership of the European Union has major consequences for the U.K itself, the EU and the international[Read More…]

by 29/06/2016
NHX climbs into positive territory for 2016

NHX climbs into positive territory for 2016

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Nordic hedge funds recorded the strongest month for the year so far as the Nordic Hedge Index Composite (NHX) gained an estimated 0.7% in May 2016, bringing year-to-date performance to 0.5%. The Index is in positive territory for the first time in 2016. Disregarding CTAs, May was another good month for the Nordic Hedge Fund industry. Equity[Read More…]

by 20/06/2016
CTAs in Hot Demand in 2016

CTAs in Hot Demand in 2016

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – CTAs have experienced notable increases in their numbers of inflows and active investors in the first half of 2016, according to the latest report from Preqin, a leading source of data and intelligence for the alternative assets industry. “CTAs have seen solid returns in the opening months of 2016,” says Amy Benstedt, Head of Hedge Fund Products[Read More…]

by 15/06/2016
Benefiting from a market regime shift

Benefiting from a market regime shift

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – The last several years of risk seeking investor sentiment has made growth stocks significantly outperform value stocks. Going into 2016, the valuation gap was at levels not seen since the peak of the internet bubble in the late 1990s. According to James Clunie, Head of Strategy, Absolute Return at Jupiter Asset Management, the market correction in the first[Read More…]

by 10/06/2016
Per Djerf and Marcus Andreis, Peak Asset Management

A defensive approach to hedge fund investing

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Started in 2011 as a partner-owned asset manager with a focus on hedge fund solutions for the institutional audience, Peak Asset Management today runs approximately 1,5 billion SEk across four different hedge fund strategies. Although little known to the wider investor community, Peak has slowly but surely built on their vision to create products offering truly uncorrelated returns with[Read More…]

by 09/06/2016
When equity market neutral meets momentum

When equity market neutral meets momentum

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – By combining an equity market dollar neutral portfolio with a directional overlay, Naqvi Van Ness Asset Management (NVAM) aims at capturing relative mispricings in the equity space while at the same time benefiting from the irrational behaviour that appears during distressed market conditions as behavioural aspects come into play. NVAM’s Strategy could be characterized as a hybrid betwen[Read More…]

by 02/06/2016
QQM rebounds strongly in May

QQM rebounds strongly in May

Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – QQM Equity Hedge, the systematic market neutral  long/short equity fund managed by QQM Fund management, had a strong month in May early estimates show. According to the monthly estimate, the fund gained 5.1 per cent during the month, rebounding from three consecutive months of deep losses, the worst losing streak experienced by the fund since its inception[Read More…]

by 01/06/2016
Commodity Investments in Finland

Commodity Investments in Finland

Helsinki (HedgeNordic) – In an interview with Karri Lehtinen, the Managing Director of Helsinki based MG Commodity Corporation, Mr. Lehtinen gives an overview of commodity investments in Finland, which has emerged in fits and starts over the past two decades. He discusses some of the challenges that have faced the asset class in the country, alongside its prospects in the next[Read More…]

by 26/05/2016
A Finnish investor’s perspective on Asian hedge funds

A Finnish investor’s perspective on Asian hedge funds

Helsinki (HedgeNordic) – Most investors would agree that hedge funds should be viewed as an extreme degree of active management, an unrestricted way to manage money, not as an asset class of its own. The fund manager’s skill dictates returns, instead of an arbitrary benchmark. Hence an investor does not want exposure to the average return of hedge funds as[Read More…]

by 26/05/2016