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Hedge Fund Launches Exceed Liquidations for Second Consecutive Quarter

Hedge fund launches exceeded liquidations in 4Q 2017 for the second consecutive quarter, and fees are at record lows, as total hedge fund industry capital began 2018 at a record $3.21 trillion, according to the latest report released by HFR Market Microstructure Report. read more

Posted on 24 March 2018 | 8:53 am

Preqin posts its consistent top-performing hedge funds

Drawing on data compiled for the 2018 Preqin Global Hedge Fund Report, Preqin has created league tables of the most consistent performing hedge funds. read more

Posted on 10 March 2018 | 9:52 am

Koger Inc. enhances compliance technology

Global financial services technology company Koger Inc. announced that it has enhanced its compliance technology to provide a comprehensive tool for financial crime prevention. read more

Posted on 10 March 2018 | 7:41 am

Hedge fund performance falls in February

The HFRI Fund Weighted Composite Index declined by -1.84% for the month of February 2018, ending a 15-month streak of positive performance, though it is still in positive territory through the first two months of the year. All four of the main strategy indexes also posted declines for the month.  read more

Posted on 10 March 2018 | 7:21 am

Bullish U.S. general partners expect fundraising boom to continue

A significant proportion of United States general partners (GP) expect their next fund to be twice the size of their previous or current fund, demonstrating the continuing bullish outlook for private equity fundraising in 2018, according to new research from Investec Fund Finance. read more

Posted on 3 March 2018 | 10:17 am

Modern Trader Brings WHISKY NITE To New Yorkers

Modern Trader magazine brings more than 250 of the world’s finest scotches, bourbons and whiskies, with dinner by New York’s best-known restauranteur at the most spirited party of the year on Wednesday, Feb. 28…all at a special discount of 20%! read more

Posted on 21 February 2018 | 6:52 am

Boost Hedge Fund Marketing ROI By Raising Your ROO

Bruce FrumermanTasked with delivering returns on client capital, a common dilemma for many alternative investment managers is how to increase the returns on their asset-raising efforts, writes Bruce Frumerman of Frumerman & Nemeth in this contributed article. A key element in this calculus is the marketing of one’s opinions about investment process along with a firm’s approach and performance numbers. Done right, it can make the difference between being perceived as a brand in the money management business instead of just a commodity. read more

Posted on 15 February 2018 | 2:57 pm

Wilshire Liquid Alternative Index Gains +1.59% in January

The Wilshire Liquid Alternative Index, which provides a representative baseline for how the broad liquid alternative investment category performs, gained +1.59% last month. read more

Posted on 14 February 2018 | 9:52 am

Private Client Resources Announces Partnership with AltaReturn

Private Client Resources has inked a partnership with AltaReturn to streamline accounting and reporting operations for single and multi-family offices, according to the two companies in a press release. read more

Posted on 14 February 2018 | 7:26 am

Eurekahedge: Hedge Fund Index Gains 2.26% in January

Hedge funds were off to a good start in the first month of 2018, according to an update of Eurekahedge’s Hedge Fund Index. read more

Posted on 14 February 2018 | 7:23 am

SS&C GlobeOp: Hedge Fund Performance Index Up + 2.99% in January

Hedge fund continued its positive returns into 2018, according to new data from SS&C GlobeOp. read more

Posted on 14 February 2018 | 6:25 am

Survey Shows Alternative Investment Industry Thinks US is Diminishing Global Influence

The New York Alternative Investment Roundtable recently conducted a survey on the topic of how the United States stacks up in foreign affairs and found that many in the alternative investment industry think the United States is diminishing its global influence, according to a recent release by the roundtable. read more

Posted on 10 February 2018 | 12:39 pm

Altegris Merges With Artivest

Altegris and Artivest announced today that they plan to merge under the name Artivest, pending customary corporate and regulatory conditions to closing. read more

Posted on 9 February 2018 | 10:15 am

RMB Asset Management Launches New Global Strategy

RMB Capital (RMB) announced that RMB Asset Management has launched a new global long/short financial strategy with Mendon Capital (Mendon) today. read more

Posted on 9 February 2018 | 9:17 am

Real Talk with Arthur Bushonville and Jeffrey Knupp of DSC Quantitative Group

Today, we sit down with Arthur Bushonville and Jeffrey Knupp of DSC Quantitative Group, a Chicago-based financial services firm that proves quantitative alternative investment solutions. read more

Posted on 9 February 2018 | 8:31 am