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Emerging markets-focused hedge funds start Q4 at all time AUM high

Hedge fund capital invested in emerging markets rose to a record $223bn at the beginning of the fourth quarter, according to Hedge Fund Research (HFR) data.

Funds of hedge funds continue to shrink as industry consolidation continues

Most sophisticated and confident investors are turning away from funds of hedge funds (FoHFs) to direct investment, accelerating the demise of the industry, according to a report by Preqin.

Phase out of Libor has little or no effect on structured finance transactions tied to benchmark

With Libor and other inter-bank offered rate (IBOR) benchmarks expected to end in 2021, transactions tied to them may not be impacted, according to a report by S&P Global Ratings.

Report aims to promote development of China’s panda bond market

China’s bond market grew to RMB70tn (more than $10bn) by the end of August 2017, making it the third largest in the world.

Havelock London to combine quantitative research, data and fundamental investing

From a dog-walking intern to chief investment officer and a board director 17 years later, Matthew Beddall’s introduction to alternative investment funds has been a steep learning curve.

Infrastructure funds enter dramatically different environment

Institutional investors are finding it increasingly challenging to identify infrastructure opportunities, as the choices are wide and varied.

Record deal flow in Q2 for Asian venture capital

Asian venture capital markets reported a record second quarter aggregate deal value rise to $47bn, according to Preqin data.

Asset flow into hedge funds continues with total AUM topping $3.3tn

Hedge funds recorded positive net asset inflows totalling $5bn in the second quarter, according to Preqin data.