Yazann Romahi, who is part of the JP Morgan Asset Management Solutions Group, argues 'alternative beta' is different to 'smart beta'.10 Dec 2013
Don Steinbrugge, chairman at Agecroft Partners, says a court ruling involving bankrupt US city Detroit could have significant implications for demand for hedge fund investments.05 Dec 2013
Charlotte Valeur, managing director of the Global Goverence Group and chair of Brevan Howard Credit Catalysts, has shared her views on how the hedge fund industry is tackling issues of governance and transparency.07 Nov 2013
Consultant Towers Watson has published its latest long term outlook for global economic growth in its Secular Outlook 2013.17 Sep 2013
Amsterdam, Netherlands based IMQ, which specialises in early stage investments in alternative managers, has put $33m in Hong Kong based True Partner Fund, an Asian volatility arbitrage expert.16 Sep 2013
Alternative Ucits funds saw assets under management hit €104.6bn in the second quarter of 2013, according to figures published by the Alceda Quarterly Ucits Review.12 Aug 2013
Cantab Capital, the systematic global macro manager, has hired Adam Glinsman to be managing partner.05 Aug 2013
Latest projections that the US will have its first ever 14 billion bushel harvest of corn in 2013 has helped drive prices on the Chicago Board of Trade exchange to their lowest since November 2010.05 Aug 2013
Insurance and banking specialists believe the catastrophe bond market has reached a tipping point, according to data presented at an event hosted by BNY Mellon.31 Jul 2013
The AltExchange Alliance, an industry group launched for the global private equity induustry in May says its membership has grown by half again over the past two months.29 Jul 2013
Pelargos Capital, based in the Netherlands, has launched dollar and yen share classes for its Japan Alpha fund, following the existing euro denominated share launched in 2008.25 Jul 2013
Optima Fund Management founder and CEO Dixon Boardman has issued a letter on the 25th anniversary of the business.25 Jul 2013
The implementation deadline for the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) on 22 July has drawn mixed responses from those who see it as increasing costs and narrowing investor choices, compared to those who see opportunity in being ready to offer services in line with the new regulatory regime.22 Jul 2013
Troy Gayeski,partner and senior portfolio manager at SkyBridge Capital, says that as the US economy and markets improve, event-driven equity has emerged as an attractive investment theme for hedge funds.19 Jul 2013
Analysis of business statistics for the period 1997-2006 by academics at Warwick Business School, Cardiff University and Loughborough University in the UK, has found that a large proportion of the firms taken over through private equity buy-outs failed to subsequently outperform their peers.17 Jul 2013
Social Responsible Investing (SRI) is gaining ground across the European asset management industry, but Italy's is still weighted to the retail investor.
Henderson Global Investors has won the Group of the Year category at the InvestmentEurope Fund Manager of the Year Awards, with Polar Capital taking Specialist Group of the Year.
InvestmentEurope's Pension Fund Forum is taking place today, 21 November, in Zurich - offering a programme of individual speakers and panel discussion throughout the day.