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Alternative Investment Management Summit (AIM Summit)

When: April 7, 2019 Where: Four Seasons, Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi Organiser: AIM Summit The summit is a platform for discussions on investment developments, global market conditions and latest trends. It acts as a networking forum for future business opportunities. The conference attracts over 500 investors and investment managers managing over $10tn in assets, including sovereign wealth funds, family offices, hedge funds, private equity managers, private debt managers, venture capitalists, endowments, foundations and pension funds as well as digital asset and blockchain innovators, investors and disruptors.

Trium launches Ucits equity market neutral fund with former BlueCrest portfolio managers

London-based alternative asset manager Trium Capital has launched Trium European Equity Market Neutral Ucits Fund.

Active management and alternatives are preferences for institutional investors in 2019

Institutional investors have a preference for alternatives and private market assets with plans to increase allocations in 2019, according to a survey by Natixis Investment Managers.

Mercer sees strong trends in 2019 likely to affect investor behaviour

The key themes and trends expected to influence economic and market dynamics in 2019. The investment themes institutional investors should consider in 2019 include the white waters of the late cycle, according to a report by global consultant Mercer.

Investing benefits from focus on social and environmental aspects

A focus on social and environmental elements on investment management can boost financial returns, according to research from impact investing consulting firm Tideline in partnership with Impact Capital Managers (ICM).

PGIM adds ESG component to more Ucits funds

PGIM Investments’ ESG equity fund is joining a number of fixed income funds incorporating an environmental, social and governance (ESG) process.

Emerging market focused hedge funds firmly in negative territory

Emerging markets hedge funds continued their run of poor performance into the third quarter of 2018 as global and emerging market regional equities, currencies and hedge funds all posted sharp declines.

Investors taking more defensive stance entering last quarter of 2018

As hedge funds continue to struggle with performance in the third quarter, bfinance expects investors to focus on specific strategies in future.