French asset manager launches two hedged income Sicavs
Paris based VIA AM has launched two hedged income equity Sicavs with Société Générale that use accounting technology to find companies to invest in and options to reduce risk.
European hedge fund inflows increase in 2016
Demand for hedge funds is said to be in decline with investors because of their high fees, opaque nature and poor recent performance. But figures released by the European Fund & Asset Management Association (Efama) suggest that’s not the case in Europe.
Investors blame industry size for hedge fund underperformance
Not the excessive fees they charge, but the rapid AuM-growth of hedge funds after the financial crisis is to blame for their disappointing performance. Unfavourable macro conditions also play their part.
Hedge fund flows unaffected despite rise of alternative Ucits
Net flows into hedge funds by European investors decerased only marginally in 2015, according to Evestment data. The US saw strong outflows, contrasting with exponential growth in Asia.