Opinion


Profiles

  • JP Morgan rolls out US long/short equities UCITS fund

    Having racked up a successful two-and-a-half-year track record in a US onshore fund structure, JP Morgan Asset Management has recently repackaged a US long/short equity strategy for European clients via a UCITS-compliant Luxembourg Sicav

  • Episode marks 10 years with distinctive macro approach

    Dave Fishwick and his team have passed the 10-year mark with a distinctive approach to global macro investing, which aims to exploit the emotional aspects of markets and asset classes by analysing human behaviour and market psychology. Based on what he views as ‘episodes’, Fishwick first starting running his strategy internally for M&G’s insurance parent Prudential back in 1999 before rolling it out as a third-party pooled fund to outside investors in 2005

  • Palmerston builds solid foundations with credit strategy

    Ex-JP Morgan European credit trading head Stuart Wain and his team at Palmerston Capital have made impressive headway during a difficult time both for new funds and also for credit investing strategies



Research & Rankings

  • European hedge fund assets grow by 5% in first half

    The European industry continued to climb in H1 2015 – albeit more slowly than in the US or Asia – despite renewed Eurozone pressures and a wary attitude towards Europe by US and global investors

  • How to make the most of Cap Intro: an insider view

    Capital Introduction can be a key part of any manager’s capital-raising activities, for new start-ups and established funds alike. But it can also be one of the most frequently misunderstood areas of the relationship between banks and hedge funds – and one of the most inefficiently used too. So how can and should hedge funds best use Cap Intro as part of their overall marketing and fund-raising efforts?

  • Global Review: Autumn 2015

    • Global asset survey • HFI Billion Dollar Club • New funds analysis • Investor insights • Performance update • Regional reviews • Industry comment • Hedge Fund Service Provider Guide for 2015

  • Equity and event-driven dominate new funds flow in first half

    More than 50 new offshore and onshore European hedge funds launched in H1 2015, the EuroHedge mid-year survey shows – with global equity, European equity and event-driven raising most assets

  • Investors remain committed despite spike in market volatility

    Investor demand for hedge funds remains steadfast despite the challenging investment environment of recent months – especially for macro, event-driven, equity long/short and multi-strategy exposure


Events

  • BlackRock, Lansdowne, Marshall Wace, Pelham lead EuroHedge Awards 2015 winners

    Lansdowne Partners, Marshall Wace, BlackRock and Pelham Capital led the line-up of this year’s winners at the 15th EuroHedge Awards – which were announced and presented at the hedge fund industry’s big annual gala dinner last night at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel

  • Top investors and managers to head line-up for Paris

    Planning is underway for the annual HedgeFund Intelligence European Summit in April – the must-attend industry gathering held in Paris every springtime that brings together the key participants in the global hedge fund business for two days of high-level discussions, insights and networking at the leading alternative investment event in Europe

  • Taking the air in Paris: report from the HFI Summit

    The mood at this year’s big annual industry gathering in Europe was upbeat, but mixed. Optimism at the fast-expanding opportunities for growth and strong returns across the alternative asset management business was tempered with an air of apprehension at the many macro-economic, geo-political, regulatory and investment uncertainties and challenges facing all those involved in the industry


Special Reports

  • Hedge Funds in Asia 2015

    Dec 2015

    The Asian hedge fund industry is enjoying strong growth – in assets, in new funds, in performance, and in the emergence of a more robust regionally-based industry. So will this be the time when Asia starts to fulfil its potential as a genuine, and sustainable, global centre of hedge fund management and investment?

  • Global Review: Autumn 2015

    Sep 2015

    The Autumn 2015 edition of the HedgeFund Intelligence Global Review provides a unique and useful snapshot of the global hedge fund industry – in terms of all the key data and research points, the major themes and issues facing managers and investors, and the main challenges and changes ahead for the industry.

  • UCITS 2015

    Sep 2015

    Europe’s UCITS framework has been a catalyst for the dramatic growth of liquid alternative funds at a time when major regulatory and investor changes are altering the global alternative investment market. The UCITS hedge fund universe goes from strength to strength – with a broadening variety of strategies and fund types being offered by a growing array of managers.

Data

January 2016 European regional fund

Composite
Index Composite
EuroHedgeJan 16YTD%
Composite0.01%0.01%34%
Convertible & Equity Arbitrage EUR-5.42%-5.42%75%
Convertible & Equity Arbitrage USD-3.01%-3.01%67%
Credit EUR-0.70%-0.70%21%
Credit USD-0.24%-0.24%10%
Currency0.91%0.91%47%
Emerging Market Debt USD-2.46%-2.46%12%
Emerging Market Equity USD-2.83%-2.83%21%
Equity Market Neutral & Quantitative Strategies EUR0.06%0.06%39%
Equity Market Neutral & Quantitative Strategies USD0.27%0.27%39%
European Equity EUR-2.81%-2.81%31%
European Equity GBP7.27%7.27%25%
European Equity Nordic-1.31%-1.31%58%
European Equity USD-2.12%-2.12%25%
Event Driven EUR-3.91%-3.91%21%
Event Driven USD-1.79%-1.79%39%
Fixed Income EUR-0.04%-0.04%50%
Fixed Income USD1.73%1.73%25%
Global Equity EUR-2.15%-2.15%26%
Global Equity USD-6.77%-6.77%28%
Macro EUR0.52%0.52%31%
Macro USD1.70%1.70%26%
Managed Futures EUR4.93%4.93%62%
Managed Futures USD5.61%5.61%56%
Mixed Arbitrage & Multi-Strategy USD-0.41%-0.41%23%

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