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Hedge funds end 2018 with just over $3tn AUM after redemptions and performance losses

Forty-two per cent of hedge fund managers were able to raise new capital in 2018. However, the majority reported redemptions and/or lost money in 2018, one of the most challenging years for the industry in a decade, according to eVestment.

Green loan deals increased fourfold in 2018

Global green and environmental, social and governance (ESG) loan volume increased fourfold in 2018 compared with 2017, according to a report by Refinitiv.

Investment opportunities abound across all alternatives

In the current environment investors are looking to increase returns and reduce risk by focusing on assets that generate stable streams of income and benefit from the rising volatility, according to a JP Morgan Asset Management (JPMAM) report on alternatives.

Infrastructure in need of standardised sustainability factors

Although infrastructure investing is area familiar with environmental reporting and requirements, as an asset class it has lagged behind in adopting widely accepted accounting or reporting tools for sustainability.

Total hedge fund AUM drops in 2018

Total hedge fund industry capital declined in 2018, according to Hedge Fund Research (HFR) data.

Investor sentiment shifts to hedge fund investment

DDQ looks at cyber security and tech outsourcing

AITEC and Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) have published a due diligence questionnaire (DDQ) of vendor technology and cyber security.

EnTrustPermal and Canterbury in novel solution co-operation

EnTrustPermal and Canterbury Consulting have linked up to provide custom fund of hedge funds solutions.