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Name change for Hedge Fund Standards Board reflects diversity and evolution of alternatives

In a sign of the times and a shift in sentiment towards hedge funds, the Hedge Fund Standards Board (HFSB) has renamed itself the Standards Board for Alternative Investments (SBAI).
  • The comprehensive policy was developed through a partnership with a Lloyd's Cover Holder and Financial Services Syndicate and Iron Cove Partners.

Hedge funds and private equity offered insurance cover

Iron Cove Partners, a US insurance brokerage specialising in the needs of the alternative asset management community, has launched a policy for hedge funds.

Hedge funds and risk parity strategies report substantial gains

Hedge funds and risk parity strategies gained in August despite rising tensions with North Korea and the impact of Hurricane Harvey.

China grants two asset managers ability to develop onshore investment products

Man Group and Fullerton Fund Management have registered with the Asset Management Association of China (AMAC) as private securities investment fund managers.

Infrastructure funds enter dramatically different environment

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

Cayman court ruling highlights areas of concern for custodian and fund administrators

A Cayman fund has lost its $2bn suit to recover Madoff related losses from its custodian and administrator.

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.