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California is magnet for alternative funds with hedge funds leading the shift to a more diverse market

California’s alternatives market has been growing and diversifying as other private capital and hedge fund managers are drawn to the area, according to Preqin research.

Axa IM expands liquid alts team as it prepares to market products in 2017

Axa Investment Managers (Axa IM) has announced details of its investment team focused on liquid absolute return strategies.

Positive performance boost for hedge funds in first half but lowest growth since 2008

Hedge fund performance stabilised in June after a volatile start to 2016 and recovered from losses seen in the first quarter, according to Preqin data.

Hedge fund mojo back as performance turns (mostly) positive

Overall returns of 1.44 per cent in April have moved hedge fund performance to 0.70 per cent for 2016 year to date (YTD), according to Preqin data.

MFA and Aima join forces to criticise proposed SEC rule on derivatives use by hedge funds

The Managed Funds Association (MFA) and Alternative Investment Management Association (Aima) have raised concerns over a notionally based leverage limit in registered funds, including hedge funds.

Portfolio managers confront lack of real time data accuracy and risk and performance analytics

Portfolio managers are facing significant challenges when it comes to the front office, according to a survey by SimCorp.

Most hedge fund performance disappoints in February while CTAs maintain upward trend

Although the hedge fund industry improved on losses of 2.69 per cent in January, collectively they posted a negative performance of 0.06 per cent in February, according to data from Preqin.

US regulators set out supervision and examination priorities for 2016

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (Finra) have announced their 2016 examination priorities, targeting new areas and on-going concerns.