On September 11th, 2012, Battle of the Quants – London 2012 awarded the Global top performing Quantitative Hedge Funds with three prestigious fund category awards: Relative Value and High Frequency, Directional and Event Driven. Each winner was presented with a gold medal by world famous Olympic Gold Medalist Dani King, keeping in touch with the… Read more »

Some welcome news out of McKinsey on the growth of the alternatives industry: The Mainstreaming of Alternative Investments Fueling the Next Wave of Growth in Asset Management -Institutional investors to have 25% of portfolios in alternatives by end of 2013 -Growth of alternatives in retail market -Increasing shift from relative benchmarks to absolute return -Traditional… Read more »

Guest post from the Hennessee Group. HEDGE FUNDS ADVANCED +0.97% IN AUGUST Hedge Funds Get More Bullish; Benefit from “Risk On” Rally September 10, 2012 – New York, NY – Hennessee Group LLC, an adviser to hedge fund investors, announced today that the Hennessee Hedge Fund Index increased +0.97% in August (+3.82% YTD), while the… Read more »

The following post comes from our friends at TradeTech. Dodd Frank and all the current and upcoming regulatory reforms will be under the spotlight at TradeTech FX, 25-57 September 2012, London. For more downloads, reports, interviews, Q&As and to find out more about the conference visit tradetechfx.co.uk Regulation has a significant impact on how businesses operate… Read more »