Hedge Funds

Long/short and global macro targeted by investors, says Lyxor


Société Générale, through its big managed platform provider Lyxor Asset Management, is seeing growing interest in long/short equity and global macro strategies, as event-driven funds take less prominence.

More investors are also seeking funds focused on Asia, where “there is a spectrum of strategies in Asian long/short and high-yield, credit-type strategies,” according to Antoine Broquereau, head of structuring and Alternative Investment Solutions at SG Securities (Hong Kong). An increasing emphasis has been put on Asia-centric strategies run by managers who are based in the region, and also funds that capitalise on China’s growth, he added.

Meanwhile, interest in event-driven