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Emerging market hedge funds begin 2017 on high after solid performance and asset gains in 2016

Total capital invested in emerging markets (EM) hedge funds climbed to a record level to begin 2017, according to data from Hedge Fund Research (HFR).

Asian hedge fund performance beat local markets for 2016 and off to good start in 2017

Asian hedge funds topped the performance of volatile regional Asian equity market indices for the fourth quarter and full year 2016, according to Hedge Fund Research (HFR).

Investors still allocating to alternatives but struggle to find the right managers

Investors are cautiously optimistic about investing into alternatives, according to a survey by Catalyst Financial Partners.

Hedge funds continue to outperform, entering 2017 with over 70% of all strategies in positive territory

The hedge fund industry entered 2017 with similar performance trends it displayed in 2016. January’s gains were the eleventh month of positive performance in the last 12.

Investors shy away from distressed debt and expect an increase in US debt defaults in 2017

Investors are showing less enthusiasm to increase capital allocations to the distressed debt sector, according to Cortland Capital Market Services and Debtwire’s North American Distressed Debt Outlook 2017.

Equity hedge strategies lead positive hedge fund performance in January

Hedge funds posted strong gains to begin 2017, led by the performance of equity hedge strategies, the largest area of hedge fund industry investor capital, according to data from HFR.

KKR and Paamco combo results in Paamco Prisma liquid alternatives investment company

KKR and Pacific Alternative Asset Management Company Paamco) have entered into a strategic transaction to create a liquid alternatives investment firm, combining Paamco and KKR Prisma.

Hedge fund performance improves in 2016, led by distressed strategies

Hedge fund performance ended 2016 up 4.61 per cent, according to data from Greenwich Alternative Investments.