Sterling Investment Services’ Hedge Fund News

Welcome to Sterling Investment Services’ Hedge Fund News page.  Sterling Investment Services provides to the visitors our web site a variety of news feeds on topics of interest.  This page is dedicated to providing news and information on hedge funds.  We hope you find this information of interest.

  • Context Summits Poll: Demand Rising for Alternative Assets and New Strategies Saturday April 22nd, 2017 02:34:46 AM Steve Lord
    Institutional investors are broadly maintaining their commitments to the alternative investment industry and nearly three-quarters plan to increase their allocations this year, according to a new survey by Context Summits.  read more

  • Man Group AUM Hits Record $88.7B As Q1 Inflows Soar Saturday April 22nd, 2017 02:16:26 AM Steve Lord
    In a reflection of the increased allocations to hedge funds being reported by industry data providers Hedge Fund Research and eVestment in recent days, assets under management at London-based Man Group reached a record $88.7 billion during the first quarter.  read more

  • Trump Orders Review Of Crisis-Era Financial Industry Safeguards Saturday April 22nd, 2017 01:50:58 AM Steve Lord
    U.S. President Donald Trump has signed memos that instruct the Treasury Department to suspend two powers given to regulators following the 2008 financial crisis pending reviews by the agency. One of the memos temporarily bars regulators from defining new non-bank financial institutions as "systemically ...

  • Conway Investment Research Acquires Guggenheim Alternatives Platform Saturday April 22nd, 2017 01:19:27 AM Steve Lord
    St. Louis-based registered investment advisor Conway Investment Research has acquired operational control of the Guggenheim Alternatives Platform from a unit of Guggenheim Partners. read more

  • AXA Investment Managers Unveils New $1B Multi-Premia Fund Saturday April 22nd, 2017 01:04:11 AM Steve Lord
    AXA Investment Managers has debuted a new UCITS-compliant multi-premia strategy that will be managed by the firm’s new Hong Kong-based liquid alternatives team AXA IM Chorus. read more

  • Reuters: Investors Not Yet Ruffled By Looming Government Shutdown Saturday April 22nd, 2017 12:47:10 AM Steve Lord
    U.S. stocks have struggled since the timeline for the Trump administration's pro-growth agenda came into question, but investors appear confident that next week's deadline that could shut down the federal government will not become another market hurdle. read more

  • GSAM's Papagiannis: Liquid Alternatives For The Long Run Saturday April 22nd, 2017 12:44:19 AM Steve Lord
    Nadia Papagiannis Interest in liquid alternatives cooled a bit last year amid a broad shift in investor perceptions around alternative investments in general and hedge funds in particular, but their core attraction – access to sophisticated investment strategies in liquid form and for low cost & ...

  • Carlyle Closes First CLO of 2017 With $612M Friday April 21st, 2017 01:48:39 AM Steve Lord
    Global alternative asset manager Carlyle Group has raised approximately $612 million for its first U.S. collateralized loan obligation fund of 2017. read more

  • Reuters: Quant Funds Underperformed Active Managers During U.K. Vote Volatility Friday April 21st, 2017 01:35:09 AM Steve Lord
    Tuesday's surprise announcement of a snap election in the U.K. shocked markets and hit investors hard, but unlike what happened following the Brexit referendum, hedge funds led by humans outsmarted those led by machines. read more

  • BNY Mellon IM Unveils U.S. Infrastructure Debt Fund Thursday April 20th, 2017 11:19:18 PM Steve Lord
    BNY Mellon Investment Management has unveiled a new UCITS-compliant fund that will concentrate on municipal debt issued to finance infrastructure projects and sectors in the United States. read more

  • HFR: Hedge Fund Industry AUM Hits $3.07T, Up 7.3% In Last 12 Months Thursday April 20th, 2017 11:01:49 PM Steve Lord
    New data from Hedge Fund Research Assets shows assets under management in the hedge fund industry rose to a third consecutive quarterly record in the first three months of this year, as inflows to event-driven and systematic macro strategies increased and outflows diminished.  read more

  • Details Of Ex-Arconic CEO Kleinfeld's Letter To Elliott's Singer Released Thursday April 20th, 2017 10:18:38 PM Steve Lord
    The letter by Arconic CEO Klaus Kleinfeld that prompted his resignation earlier this week apparently referred to the alleged behavior of Elliott Management's Paul Singer during the 2006 FIFA World Cup in Berlin. read more

  • Schroders Agrees To Buy $7B PE Manager Adveq Thursday April 20th, 2017 09:57:02 PM Steve Lord
    Global investment management firm Schroders has agreed to acquire Zürich-based private equity specialist Adveq Holding AG as the company expands its private assets business. read more

  • Warburg Pincus Names Maritz As Advisor To TMT Group Thursday April 20th, 2017 09:45:55 PM Steve Lord
    Warburg Pincus has named software industry veteran and Pivotal Software executive chairman Paul Maritz as an industry advisor to its technology, media and telecom group. read more

  • Burbank's Passport Capital Shuttering Long/Short Equity Fund Thursday April 20th, 2017 09:38:14 PM Steve Lord
    John Burbank’s Passport Capital, famous for shorting the subprime mortgage industry ahead of the housing bust, is reportedly closing its long/short equity fund and will return capital to investors amid poor performance, redemption pressures and staff departures. read more


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