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Family offices allocate more than half of investments to hedge funds in Germany and Austria

Family offices are the keenest allocators of capital to hedge funds, according to a survey of 400 professional investors in Austria and Germany.

Posted on: 13 Dec, 2010
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Modest gains for hedge funds in November, says HFR

Hedge funds posted modest gains in November with the HFRI Fund Weighted Composite Index increasing by 0.26%.

Posted on: 09 Dec, 2010
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Hedge funds have poor November, according to Lyxor Hedge Fund Index

Hedge funds performed poorly in November, according to the Lyxor Hedge Fund Index.

The index was down by 0.78% last month, although year-to-date (YTD) performance was up 3.49%.

Posted on: 07 Dec, 2010
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Hedge funds experience biggest inflows since November 2009

Hedge funds saw capital inflows of $16 billion in October 2010 – the biggest since November 2009, according to data from TrimTabs Investment Research and BarclayHedge.

This was also the fourth straight inflow since November last year.

Posted on: 07 Dec, 2010
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Apollo and Lighthouse enter into strategic alliance

Alternative asset manager Apollo Global Management and Lighthouse Investment Partners, a multi-strategy fund of hedge funds (FoHF) manager, have announced a strategic alliance between the two firms and Lighthouse’s parent company, HFA Holdings.

Posted on: 06 Dec, 2010
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Carlyle Group acquires 55% state in long/short credit hedge fund

Carlyle Group, the world’s second largest private equity firm, is to purchase a 55% stake in Claren Road Asset Management, a $4.5 billion long/short credit hedge fund.

Posted on: 06 Dec, 2010
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EM hedge funds post high returns but lack investors

Emerging market hedge funds have posted the strongest year-to-date (YTD) returns but have failed to attract new investor capital during the third quarter, according to Hedge Fund Research (HFR).

Posted on: 03 Dec, 2010
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Signet Group teams up with Wilshire to deliver enhanced transparency and risk reporting for institutional investors

The Signet Group, a specialist in absolute-return multi-manager investments, today announced it has reached an agreement with Wilshire Funds Management, a business unit of Wilshire Associates (Wilshire), to provide enhanced-transparency absolute-r

Posted on: 03 Dec, 2010
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FoHF operational due diligence still falling short, says Laven Partners

Funds of hedge funds (FoHFs) still need to make improvements in their operational due diligence (ODD) checks on hedge funds, according to Max Ferri, manager at consultancy firm Laven Partners.

Posted on: 02 Dec, 2010

CSLAB down in November for hedge funds

The Credit Suisse Liquid Alternative Beta Index CSLAB) posted a negative performance for hedge funds in November finishing down 1.29% as managers struggled to find profitable positions amid falling equity markets.

Posted on: 02 Dec, 2010
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