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.

  • Eurekahedge: Industry Assets Up $108B YTD As Hedge Fund Performance Recovers Wednesday August 16th, 2017 03:35:44 AM Steve Lord
    Asset flows to hedge funds continue to ride the sector’s performance recovery, according to new data from Eurekahedge, as nearly three-quarters of managers tracked by the company are in the green for the year and gains in industry-wide AUM stand at more than $108 billion through the first seven months ...

  • BNY Investment Management Names Bannon Head Of Consultant Relations In APAC Wednesday August 16th, 2017 03:14:42 AM Steve Lord
    Bank of New York Mellon Investment Management has named former Mercer executive Deborah Bannon as its head of consultant relationships and client services for the Asia-Pacific region.  read more

  • BofAML Survey: Overvaluation Fears Rise As U.S. Profit Expectations Plummet Wednesday August 16th, 2017 02:51:47 AM Steve Lord
    A record 46% of global investors believe equity markets are overvalued, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s most recent monthly fund manager poll, while cash levels remain elevated at 4.9% and only net 33% of investors believe U.S. corporate profits will improve over the coming year. read ...

  • Meketa Investment Group Names Ex-Aon Hewitt Exec Hauke As Private Markets Consultant Wednesday August 16th, 2017 12:32:49 AM Steve Lord
    Global investment consulting company Meketa Investment Group has named former Aon Hewitt executive Amy Hauke as an executive vice president and private markets consultant.   read more

  • Singer's Elliott Boosts Activist Stake In BHP Billiton To 5% Wednesday August 16th, 2017 12:24:47 AM Steve Lord
    Paul Singer’s activist hedge fund Elliott Management has increased its stake in global commodities giant BHP Billiton Plc and reiterated in a statement its confidence that the company’s management would continue taking steps that increase shareholder value.  read more

  • Preqin: Mezzanine Funds Still Popular Among Private Debt Investors Tuesday August 15th, 2017 11:40:29 PM Steve Lord
    Private debt investors consider mezzanine funds among the most promising segments of the market, according to new research from Preqin, although last year’s record level of mezzanine fundraising is unlikely to be eclipsed this year.  read more

  • Angeles Equity Partners Add Three To Team Tuesday August 15th, 2017 11:19:00 PM Steve Lord
    Buyout firm Angeles Equity Partners has strengthened its deal origination and execution capabilities by hiring three experienced professionals in its Los Angeles office.  read more

  • Tudor, Brevan Howard Said To Ditch MiFID II Licenses In Favor Of AIFMD Tuesday August 15th, 2017 04:18:16 AM Steve Lord
    The U.K. affiliate of alternative investment manager Tudor Investment Corp. and London-based Brevan Howard Asset Management have reportedly dropped licenses under the EU’s revamped Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) and have opted for registration under the less onerous Alternative ...

  • Ackman: Interactions With ADP Chief Rodriguez 'Unfairly Characterized' Tuesday August 15th, 2017 03:56:17 AM Steve Lord
    Pershing Square’s looming proxy battle with payroll processing firm Automatic Data Processing took a new turn Monday as the activist hedge fund said in an SEC filing that ADP had “unfairly characterized” the interactions between Pershing Square CEO Bill Ackman and ADP chief Carlos Rodriguez. read ...

  • IndexIQ: Hedge Fund Replication Strategies Post Strong July Monday August 14th, 2017 10:34:23 PM Steve Lord
    All six of IndexIQ’s hedge fund replication strategies were positive in July, reinforcing the strong month reflected in most alternative investment measures.  read more

  • Jasper Capital Becomes Second China-Based HFSB Signatory Monday August 14th, 2017 10:16:45 PM Steve Lord
    Jasper Capital, a systemic investment manager founded in 2013 in Shenzhen, China, has become the second China-based signatory to the Hedge Fund Standards Board (HFSB). read more

  • Lightbay Capital Taps Leeney To Lead Business Development Monday August 14th, 2017 10:05:46 PM Steve Lord
    Lightbay Capital, the private equity company formed earlier last year by former Ares Management executives Nav Rahemtulla and Adam Stein, has named former Gores Group executive David Leeney as managing director and head of business development.  read more

  • Meister's Corvex Said To Take $400M Stake In Danone Monday August 14th, 2017 09:56:40 PM Steve Lord
    Keith Meister’s activist hedge fund Corvex Management has reportedly taken a $400 million position in French yogurt maker Danone, believing it to be significantly undervalued relative to its peers. read more

  • Star Mountain: Private Lending in the Lower Middle-Market Monday August 14th, 2017 08:45:16 PM Steve Lord
    Brett HickeyPrivate credit has become one of the most popular alternative asset classes in recent years due to persistently low yields, but much of the attention has been given to larger, more established borrowers. Meanwhile, companies in the lower middle-market, says Star Mountain Capital’s Brett ...

  • Third Point's Loeb Apologizes, Deletes Facebook Incendiary Post About Stewart-Cousins Saturday August 12th, 2017 02:49:29 AM Steve Lord
    Third Point CEO Dan Loeb has apologized for and deleted a Facebook post reportedly accusing New York state senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins of being a “hypocrite” and doing “more damage to people of color than anyone who has ever donned a hood.” read more


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