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.

  • Catalyst Partners With BNP Paribas On New Risk Premia Index, Launches Corresponding Fund Thursday January 11th, 2018 04:30:27 AM Steve Lord
    Liquid alternative mutual fund specialist Catalyst Funds has partnered with BNP Paribas to create a new multi-asset risk premia strategy and debuted a new liquid alternative fund that provides exposure to it. read more

  • Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners Raises $425M For Dedicated Secondaries Fund Thursday January 11th, 2018 04:15:07 AM Steve Lord
    Morgan Stanley Investment Management’s Alternative Investment Partners Private Markets team has raised $425 million in capital commitments for its inaugural stand-alone private equity co-investment fund, handily beating the vehicle’s $350 million target. read more

  • eVestment: Hedge Funds Book 14th Straight Positive Month In December Thursday January 11th, 2018 04:00:47 AM Steve Lord
    Hedge funds booked their 14th consecutive monthly gain in December, according to data from eVestment, the first time since 1999 that the industry has notched positive aggregate returns in all twelve months of a calendar year. read more

  • KKR Raises $2B For Second Dedicated Real Estate Fund Thursday January 11th, 2018 03:46:18 AM Steve Lord
    Global alternative investment giant KKR has debuted its second dedicated real estate fund, raising $2 billion in capital commitments for value-add and opportunistic real estate transactions primarily in the United States.  read more

  • Ex-Värde Exec Johnson Launches New Alternative Asset Manager Thursday January 11th, 2018 03:23:25 AM Steve Lord
    Ex-Värde Partners executive Neal Johnson has launched a new alternative investment management firm that will focus on opportunistic credit and equity transactions in the middle market, including real estate and finance opportunities.  read more

  • NYLIM Taps Forrest For Global CMO Slot Thursday January 11th, 2018 02:48:27 AM Steve Lord
    New York Life Investment Management (NYLIM) has named former BlackRock executive Ian Forrest as the company’s new global chief marketing officer.   read more

  • HFR: Hedge Funds Book Best Annual Return Since 2013 Friday January 5th, 2018 02:48:49 AM Steve Lord
    A positive December closed out a strong year of returns for hedge funds, according to Hedge Fund Research, as passage of U.S. tax reforms added to a generally risk-on environment heading into year-end. The company's widely followed HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index returned +0.73% for the month and +6.0% ...

  • Preqin: 2017 PE Deals Flat With Last Year, Total Value Rises Thursday January 4th, 2018 11:42:49 PM Steve Lord
    In 2017, private equity-backed buyout deals remained on par with 2016’s deal activity, according to preliminary data from Preqin, with 4,191 deals worth a total of $347 billion. read more

  • OCIO Specialist Hirtle Callaghan Names Morris To Senior Client Engagement Post Tuesday January 2nd, 2018 07:14:15 PM Steve Lord
    OCIO specialist Hirtle Callaghan has named asset management industry veteran and former SEI Investments executive Jim Morris as senior client engagement director.  read more

  • Bridgewater Executive Among 12 Killed In Costa Rica Plane Crash Tuesday January 2nd, 2018 06:07:58 PM Steve Lord
    Bruce Steinberg, a senior research executive at Ray Dalio’s Bridgewater Associates, was among the ten Americans killed in a New Year’s Eve crash of a chartered Cessna 2008 Caravan in Costa Rica. read more

  • Manulife Asset Management Names New Head of Equities In Singapore Tuesday January 2nd, 2018 05:26:23 PM Steve Lord
    Manulife Asset Management has named former Amundi executive Chan Hock Fai as its new head of equities in Singapore. read more

  • Dyal Capital Partners Takes Minority Stake in Cerberus Business Finance Tuesday January 2nd, 2018 04:59:12 PM Steve Lord
    Neuberger Berman affiliate Dyal Capital Partners has taken a strategic minority stake in Cerberus Business Finance, the middle-market lending platform of $30 billion alternative asset manager Cerberus Capital Management.  read more

  • Steinbrugge: The Top Hedge Fund Industry Trends for 2018 Tuesday January 2nd, 2018 04:22:58 PM Steve Lord
    Each year, Don Steinbrugge’s Agecroft Partners compiles the insights gained from the company’s contacts with more than two thousand institutional investors and hundreds of hedge fund organizations annually into the top hedge fund industry trends for the coming twelve months. Now in its ninth edition, ...

  • Q&A: Portfolio Advisors' Brian Murphy On The Advantages of A Private Markets Platform Tuesday January 2nd, 2018 03:05:10 PM Steve Lord
    Brian MurphyMost private markets firms reference their platforms as a source of competitive advantage, but few have established a more interconnected, mutually-supporting web of strategies and services than Darien, Connecticut-based Portfolio Advisors, LLC. This was done for many good reasons, notes ...

  • Blackstone-Backed Archview Investment Group Said To Close Tuesday January 2nd, 2018 02:42:33 PM Steve Lord
    Stamford, CT-based distressed debt hedge fund Archview Investment Group is reportedly shutting down and plans to begin returning money to investors in the new year. read more


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