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Hedge funds start 2019 with stellar performance

Hedge funds started 2019 with solid gains. The HFRI Fund Weighted Composite Index posted its strongest monthly gain since September 2010.

Credit specialist CIFC launches Ucits CLO fund

New York-based credit manager CIFC Asset Management has launched its first Ucits fund opening up the manager’s structured credit strategy.

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.

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.

Good September for most hedge fund strategies

Hedge fund performance recovered in September from the less than stellar returns in August, according to Preqin data. The Preqin All-Strategies Hedge Fund benchmark returned 0.14 per cent for the month.

AllianceBernstein launches alternative risk premia product

AllianceBernstein (AB) has jumped on the alternative risk premia bandwagon, launching AB Alternative Risk Premia Portfolio. The product is aimed at institutional investors.

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).