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Global Credit Advisers launch alternative Ucits credit long/short fund on UBP platform

Union Bancaire Privée (UBP) has launched a credit long/short fund run by York-based alternative investment manager Global Credit Advisers on its alternative Ucits platform.

Alternative investment funds made up nearly 80 per cent of EU fund industry in 2017

Aspect launches Cayman domiciled version of systematic global macro programme

Systematic investment manager Aspect Capital has launched of a Cayman-domiciled fund providing investors with access to the Aspect Systematic Global Macro Programme.

Managed futures start 2019 on a negative note

Managed futures faltered in the first month of 2019 as the Barclay CTA Index, compiled by BarclayHedge, fell 0.43 per cent for the month.

Tough time for equity long/short strategies

Fundamental equity long/short hedge fund strategies face a challenging environment. Three trends — more hedge funds running the strategy, lower aggregate alpha in the industry and fewer stocks — are causing the problems, according to a report by Novus.

Hedge funds consider outsourcing trading operations

More asset managers are outsourcing their trading desks in whole or part, according to an industry report.

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.