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Funds of funds' performance should be taken in context of equity market rally

The perceived revival of funds of hedge funds should be viewed in the context of the soaring equity markets although the asset class is continuing to evolve, it has been said.

Posted on: 27 Nov, 2013
Posted in: Investors

South Africa's hedge fund AuM reaches new high

Assets under Management (AuM) in South Africa’s hedge fund industry reached a high of R40 billion ($3.97 billion), according to a survey by Novare Investments, an Africa-focused asset manager.

Posted on: 01 Oct, 2013
Posted in: Investors

Consultants control $830 billion of hedge fund AuM, according to Barclays study

Investment consultants now control roughly $830 billion of the $2.5 trillion invested in hedge funds, according to a study by Barclays Prime Finance.

Posted on: 28 Aug, 2013
Posted in: Prime Brokerage

Funds of funds outperform single managers, according to Eurekahedge data

Funds of funds have so far outperformed single managers year-to-date as the once troubled asset class continues to make a recovery, according to Eurekahedge.

Posted on: 20 Aug, 2013
Posted in: Investors

Conflicts must be avoided if consultants launch FOF vehicles

Investment consultants considering launching their own funds of funds should make sure they avoid conflicts of interest, according to bfinance, the London-based investment consultancy.

Posted on: 24 Jul, 2013
Posted in: Launches

Hedge fund AuM reaches new high, says HFR

Hedge fund AuM reached a new record of $2.41 trillion, while the total number of hedge funds now exceeds 10,000 for the first time since 2006, according to data from Chicago-based Hedge Fund Research.

Posted on: 18 Jul, 2013
Posted in: Investors

Hedge Fund News - Week ending 12 July

Here are the top hedge fund news stories for the week ending 12 July.

Posted on: 12 Jul, 2013
Posted in: Investors

Funds of funds model under threat while direct investing grows, says Towers Watson survey

A minority of funds of funds will survive, although consolidation is likely to continue, while hedge funds saw their overall share of alternative assets increase, according to a survey of the Top 100 alternative investment managers running $3.1 tr

Posted on: 08 Jul, 2013
Posted in: Investors

Australian superannuation fund reform could lead to reduced inflows to FOFs

Australia’s burgeoning superannuation funds industry could be forced to scale back their exposures to funds of funds following the introduction of the “MySuper” rules, a partner at K&L Gates in Melbourne has warned.

Posted on: 03 Jul, 2013
Posted in: Regulation

Growth of ODD clout continues, according to Deutsche Bank study

Seventy per-cent of operational due diligence (ODD) teams at institutional investors have explicit veto authority over hedge fund allocations, and this was exercised in almost 10% of manager reviews in 2012, according to a Deutsche Bank prime brok

Posted on: 01 Jul, 2013
Posted in: Prime Brokerage

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