News

Man AHL, Man Group’s diversified quantitative investment manager, congratulates the UK Team on their...

The Hedge Fund Standards Board (HFSB) has appointed Clint Carlson, Founder of Carlson Capital, an $8 billion...

Advisors & Partners Emerging Manager Index (APEM Index) ended up 1.30% in April 2016. Hedge funds...

Geraud Charpin, Portfolio Manager, BlueBay Asset Management, on global trends close to home and across the...

The University of Oxford and Man AHL today announce that the Oxford-Man Institute (OMI), a world-leading...

The Lyxor Hedge Fund Index was down 1.3% in April. 4 out of 10 Lyxor Indices ended the month in positive...

Candriam Investors Group, the pan-European multi-specialist asset manager, with EUR 94bn of AUM and owned by...

100 Women in Hedge Funds (100WHF), the non-profit organisation for professionals in the alternative...

Professor Jason Sharman’s discussion paper on the effectiveness of central registries and regulated...

MUFG Investor Services, the global asset servicing group of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, has gained all...

IR Halo, the independent communications and technology platform for asset managers, has launched IR Halo...

Linear Investments has announced that Paul Walker-Duncalf will join Richard Lilley as joint Managing Partner...

The Post-Trade Distributed Ledger (PTDL) Group, which brings together major post-trade industry participants...

Fidante Partners announced today the planned launch of the Perella Weinberg North American Equity Long Short...

Jabre Capital Partners has announced the launch of the European Credit Opportunities Fund on its JABCAP (LUX...

Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. (AMG) today reported its financial and operating results for the quarter...

Dechert LLP has announced that the popular lunchtime workshops on US regulatory topics return in 2016, with...

Northern Trust announced today the successful closing of its acquisition of Aviate Global LLP, an...

Many hedge funds historically have used futures to gain exposure to indices, but this may be set to change,...

Singapore Exchange (SGX) has launched its MSCI China Free IndexSM futures and options contracts. The SGX...

Barak Fund Management, one of the leading specialist Africa-focused alternative fund management companies,...

Managed Funds Association President and CEO Richard H. Baker today released the following statement after...

Elixium, a new EU-regulated Multilateral Trading Facility (MTF) for collateral and secured deposits, has...

On 7 April 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission approved the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority...

bfinance, the independent investment consultancy, today announces the appointment of Mark Brownlie who joins...

New Change FX (NCFX) today announced the release of a new and independent FX Transaction Cost Analysis (TCA...

The SS&C GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator for April 2016 measured 2.94%, down from 4.26% in March....

Advisors & Partners LLP (A&P), an independent alternative investment specialist and advisor to...

Omni Partners LLP, the London-headquartered investment manager, today announced the successful launch and...

Managed futures traders lost 1.47% in March according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by BarclayHedge. The...

US District Court Judge Rosemary Collyer recently released her opinion invalidating the decision of the...

The Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index (the “Broad Index”) finished up 0.29% in March.

Man Group have released their trading statement for the quarter ended 31 March 2016. Commenting on the...

The Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association has commended EIOPA’s decision not to continue its work...

Gross return of the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index for March 2016 measured 0.90%, while hedge...

Schulte Roth & Zabel has mourned the passing of friend, colleague and mentor Daniel S. Shapiro, a...

The International Forum of Sovereign Wealth Funds (IFSWF), a global network of sovereign wealth funds, and...

INDOS Financial, the UK independent AIFMD depositary, has announced it has passed the milestone of $10...

Aurum Fund Management Ltd (Aurum) has launched the Aurum Dynamic Strategies Fund, a multi-manager, multi-...

“Millions of Americans are now responsible for directing their own retirement investments, and often...

Features

HAMLIN LOVELL
Some media coverage of hedge funds seems hyperbolic. Audiences could be forgiven for thinking that hedge funds are suffering substantial losses and seeing overwhelming ou...
HAMLIN LOVELL
Credit hedge fund strategies have garnered inflows at both extremes of the liquidity spectrum: liquid alternatives offering daily, weekly or bi-monthly dealing, and priva...
ALISTAIR HILL, PARTNER, SIMMONS & SIMMONS
In the second quarter of 2015 AIMA published a research paper highlighting the growing and important role of private debt funds in financing Europe’s economy. This resear...
HAMLIN LOVELL
Trillions of dollars of unfunded (and under-funded) social security and pension liabilities, combined with the demographic time-bomb of aging populations, creates a daunt...
DONALD PEPPER, MANAGING DIRECTOR OF ALTERNATIVES AND INSTITUTIONAL, OLD MUTUAL GLOBAL INVESTORS
With all the uncertainty we are seeing in global equity markets at the moment, it is often helpful to corral some of the best investment brains under one roof to provide...
HAMLIN LOVELL
The Hedge Fund Journal has gathered views from multiple sources (lawyers, other service providers, briefings and conference panels) to outline, at a high level, at least...
DAN FARRELL, PARTNER, AND AMANDA MURPHY, DIRECTOR, ERNST & YOUNG LLP
On 17 September 2015, the US government released final and temporary regulations under IRC Section 871(m) (“the regulations”) affecting non-US persons that hold financial...
MAN FRM
Sometime, probably in the last six months, the balance of opinion about the policies of the big central banks shifted from positive to negative. Those who doubt that the...
HAMLIN LOVELL
The Sohn Conference Foundation (‘Sohn’) turned 21 this year and it embodies the ethos that is the guiding star for many of the world’s leading hedge fund managers: combin...
HAMLIN LOVELL
Alternative asset managers are increasingly meeting needs for finance that banks, hampered by capital requirements, multiple layers of regulation and gargantuan fines, ca...

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Interview with Donald Pepper
Donald Pepper, Managing Director of Alternatives, Old Mutual Global Investors, meets The Hedge Fund Journal's Contributing Editor, Hamlin Lovell.