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.

  • Trium Capital Said To Plan New Long/Short Equity UCITS Fund Friday July 21st, 2017 02:25:23 AM Steve Lord
    London-based alternative asset manager Trium is reportedly prepping a new UCITS-complaint version of an existing Cayman Islands-based global long/short equity fund that concentrates on underfollowed or thinly researched large-cap stocks. read more

  • HFR: Industry Assets Hit $3.1T As New Capital Inflows Resume Friday July 21st, 2017 01:25:01 AM Steve Lord
    Assets under management in the hedge fund industry hit its fourth consecutive quarterly record in Q2/17, according to Hedge Fund Research, reaching $3.1 trillion as investor allocations outweighed redemptions for the first time since the third quarter of 2015. read more

  • BNP Paribas Asset Management Names Pierri To Top Sales Slot Friday July 21st, 2017 12:30:47 AM Steve Lord
    BNP Paribas Asset Management has appointed former Pioneer executive Sandro Pierri as global head of client group, its worldwide sales and marketing organization.  read more

  • BlueMountain Names Macchetto Head Of Platform Distribution Friday July 21st, 2017 12:10:03 AM Steve Lord
    Diversified alternative asset manager BlueMountain Capital Management has named former Paulson & Co. executive Claudio Macchetto as head of platform distribution. read more

  • Preqin: Private Capital Secondaries Fundraising Slumps in Q2 Thursday July 20th, 2017 11:06:12 PM Steve Lord
    Fundraising for vehicles concentrating on private capital secondaries slowed during the second quarter, according to new data from Preqin, although the first-half tally is almost 80% of the total take in all of 2014 and the segment is still on track to notch a record year in 2017. read more

  • Virtus Real Estate Raises $408M For Cycle-Resistant Strategy Thursday July 20th, 2017 10:44:21 PM Steve Lord
    Alternative real estate specialist Virtus Real Estate has raised more than $408 million in capital commitments for its cycle-resilient opportunistic strategy, beating its $400 million target. read more

  • NYHFR Survey: Quant Strategies Currently More Appealing Than Fundamental Ones Thursday July 20th, 2017 03:07:37 AM Steve Lord
    Quantitative investment strategies, fueled by big data, increasingly sophisticated algorithms and efficient technologies, are currently more appealing to alternative investors than traditional fundamental ones, according to a new survey by the New York Hedge Fund Roundtable.  read more

  • Angelo, Gordon’s Twin Brook Capital Partners Raises $1.6B For Second Direct Lending Fund Thursday July 20th, 2017 02:51:15 AM Steve Lord
    Twin Brook Capital Partners, the middle-market direct lending unit of alternative investment manager Angelo, Gordon & Co., has raised $1.6 billion in capital commitments for its second fund, smashing its original target by $600 million.  read more

  • HFR Interim Update: Hedge Funds Up Through Mid-July Thursday July 20th, 2017 02:27:08 AM Steve Lord
    Hedge funds have maintained positive momentum through the first half of July as global financial markets post broad gains across geographies and sectors despite subdued volatility, according to an interim update from Hedge Fund Research. read more

  • Pearl Energy Investments Hits $600M Hard Cap With Second PE Fund Thursday July 20th, 2017 02:17:22 AM Steve Lord
    Energy sector specialist Pearl Energy Investments has raised $600 million in capital commitments for its second private equity fund, hitting the hard cap.  read more

  • Wall Street Horizon Adds International Index Constituents To Global Dataset Thursday July 20th, 2017 01:45:24 AM Steve Lord
    Corporate event data provider Wall Street Horizon has expanded its global dataset to include nearly 1,000 new companies, encompassing the constituents of all major European and Asian indices.  read more

  • Northern Trust Chooses Luxembourg For EU Bank; Names Wicks Head Of Continental Europe Thursday July 20th, 2017 01:35:22 AM Steve Lord
    Northern Trust has formed a new European Union banking base in Luxembourg as Britain's begins the process of separating from the EU and promoted EMEA regional executive David Wicks to the role of head of continental Europe.  read more

  • Pharo Management To Return Macro Fund's First Half Profits To Clients Thursday July 20th, 2017 01:13:43 AM Steve Lord
    Guillaume Fonkenell’s Pharo Management will return some capital to investors in its $5 billion macro fund after turning in strong first-half performance that has brought the vehicle’s AUM beyond peak capacity. read more

  • Neuberger Berman Strengthens China Equities Team With Yu Hire Thursday July 20th, 2017 12:06:08 AM Steve Lord
    Global investment manager Neuberger Berman has brought aboard China equities specialist Bin Yu and his team of four research analysts as the company extends its investment capabilities in the country.  read more

  • Preqin: Hedge Funds Gain +4.87% Through June, Notch Best First Half Since 2009 Wednesday July 19th, 2017 02:32:43 AM Steve Lord
    Hedge funds booked their eighth consecutive month of positive performance in June, according to new data from Preqin, surpassing the seven-month stretch between March and September of last year and notching the best first half of a year for the industry since 2009. read more


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