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    Opalesque Roundtable: How family offices and hedge fund managers are forging closer ties . [more] Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Family offices are seeking dedicated access to investment strategies or technologies that are not normally available to them. By entering close partnerships with skilled independent investment managers, family offices are increasingly able to access a diverse range

    Long/short strategies top performers in October for Index IQ hedge funds . [more] Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Long/short strategies were the top performers in the IndexIQ family of IQ Hedge Indexes. The IQ Hedge Long/Short Index, up 1.59% in the month, followed by the IQ Hedge Global Macro Index, which returned

    Mubadala, CDC International Capital, and Bpifrance sign investment agreement . [more] Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: Mubadala Investment Company will join CDC International Capital in direct investments alongside sovereign wealth funds, and Bpifrance, in a new investment vehicle aimed at private and direct investments in the French economy. Mubadala Investment Company is t

    eVestment: 80% of hedge funds in the black YTD 2017, aiming for strongest year since 2013 . [more] Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: Following tough years in 2015 and 2016, the hedge fund industry is on pace to see its best aggregate performance since 2013, according to the just-released October 2017 eVestment Hedge Fund Performance Report. Eighty percent of the industry is positive in

    Launches – Eaton Vance, Oaktree to launch diversified credit NextShares fund, FIM launches Nordic AI-powered fund . [more] Eaton Vance, Oaktree to launch diversified credit NextShares fund Eaton Vance Management, a subsidiary of Eaton Vance Corp., announced the expected mid-November launch of Eaton Vance Oaktree Diversified Credit NextShares, a new Eaton Vance-sponsored exchange-traded managed fund. Eaton Va

    Ex-Morgan Stanley executive’s hedge fund jumps 49% on China bets . [more] From Bloomberg.com: A former Morgan Stanley executive’s hedge fund has soared 49 percent this year by sticking with well-timed bets on technology stocks and investing in some of China’s hottest private companies. Led by Richard Ji, who was previously head of Asia Internet and media research at Morga

    October Barclay Hedge Fund Index up 0.96% (+8.31% YTD) . [more] Hedge Funds extended their winning streak to 12 months with a 0.96% gain in October, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by BarclayHedge. The index is up 8.31% for the year and has gained 10.40% since the current winning streak began in November 2016. “Strong global equity marke

    Fortress Investment sees 2.2% AUM drop in quarter excluding Logan Circle sale . [more] From PIOnline.com: Fortress Investment Group’s assets under management declined by 50% in the quarter and 49% in the year ended Sept. 30 to $36.1 billion, the firm’s earnings report released Thursday showed. The decrease in assets under management during the third quarter was due primarily to

    Alternative investments key part of single-family office portfolio strategy . [more] iCapital Network, the financial technology platform democratizing alternative investments for high-net-worth (HNW) individuals and their advisors, today released its second report reviewing single-family office investment activities across private equity funds, hedge funds and direct deals. This rep

    FinTech – Cryptocurrency mania fuels hype and fear at venture firms, Hedging bitcoins with options on the world wide web . [more] Cryptocurrency mania fuels hype and fear at venture firms From Wired.com: Bart Stephens has found himself in high demand lately. After four years of investing in cryptocurrency and preaching its gospel, his venture-capital peers are finally listening. During a recent briefing at a storie

    Artificial Intelligence – When sports betting becomes algorithm: The first AI-driven sports betting hedge fund . [more] From Cointelegraph.com: BetBox main goal is approaching sports betting market in a functional, rational and systematic way, removing emotionality, which makes this field perceived so unsecure and obscure. Two years after launch, BetBox, the world’s first AI-driven Sports betting hedge fund based in

    Regulatory – How the Tax Cuts and Job Act will impact hedge funds, private equity and alternative assets . [more] From Bakertilly.com: The hedge fund, private equity and alternative asset industries could be impacted by a number of tax provisions proposed in the House Ways and Means Committee’s comprehensive tax reform bill called the “Tax Cuts and Job Act” released on Nov. 2, 2017. The act as it stands current

    Paradise Papers – Secrecy over investors in Packer’s Macau foray raises potential ‘red flag’ on money laundering . [more] From ABC.net.au: A casino group once part-owned by Australian billionaire James Packer’s company pressured global offshore law firm Appleby to drop shareholder identity checks – a key measure in the fight against the financing of terrorism. Melco Crown Entertainment, then controlled by the cas

    Europe – Jurisdictions face critical EU tax haven blacklist test . [more] From International-adviser.com: A ‘substance’ test that determines whether actual business activities of offshore structures take place in a jurisdiction could be the make or break factor for 53 countries facing the prospect of being added to an EU-wide tax haven blacklist. A spokesperson for Jersey

    Asia – As Hang Seng hits decade highs, Chinese step up buying Hong Kong stocks . [more] From Reuters.com: With Hong Kong stocks hitting fresh decade-highs this week, money inflows from China are accelerating as mainland investors, afraid of missing out on a spectacular bull run, pile in Increased buying from China could further fuel a market that has already posted an eye-popping 30 pe

    People – Ram Ramaswamy joins Neuberger Berman Breton Hill team, Why Wall Street star Greg Fleming joined the Rockefellers . [more] Ram Ramaswamy joins Neuberger Berman Breton Hill team Neuberger Berman, a global, independent, employee-owned investment manager, further enhanced its quantitative investment capabilities announcing that Ram Ramaswamy has joined as Managing Director, Head of Investment Solutions for the


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