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Lyxor signs onto Climate Action 100+

Lyxor Asset Management is joining the international initiative Climate Action 100+, a collaborative initiative united almost 300 investors representing over $30tn in assets under management (AUM).

Start-up managers favoured by most investors for opportunistic strategies

Limited Partners (LPs) are increasingly investing in first-time funds because they are more entrepreneurial, better placed to deliver specialist strategies and more likely to produce higher return than more established firms, according to a recent study.

Mixed results for hedge funds with some strategies showing big gains in September

While most hedge funds experienced mixed performance in September, some strategies showed significant gains led by fixed income based relative value arbitrage.

Investors look to a variety of alternatives for diversification

Half of alternative assets investors allocate to three or more asset classes, according to a Preqin survey. Investors say diversification is the main reason for investing in alternatives.

Younger investors put more emphasis on impact investing

Impact investing is growing in popularity, according to research by American Century Investments.

M&A deal volume set to break records in 2018

The M&A market could end 2018 on a new high. According to Thomson Reuters data and an analysis by Intralinks.

Instiutional investors use outsourced CIOs to boost portfolio returns

Institutional invesetors are using outsourced chief investment officers (CIOs) to manage increasingly complex portfolios and to gain ccess to new asset classes.

Emerging market hedge funds continue to post strong returns as capital increases

Hedge funds focused on the Middle East and Russia/Eastern Europe led emerging markets hedge fund performance through early 2018, according to data from Hedge Fund Research (HFR).