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Press Releases from Opalesque Ltd (21 total)

Hedge funds pile up profits from M&A boom missed by most investors due to ““ …

Tokyo, June 14th 2012: In May 2011 I was scheduled to come to Japan for our 2011 Roundtable which we had to postpone because of the tsunami and the Fukushima catastrophe. For the Opalesque 2012 Japan Roundtable, I stayed six days in Tokyo and found that the country has very nicely bounced back. Corporate Japan responded very well to the post-Tsunami challenge of re-opening factories. Many overseas investors still underestimate

Gulf-based Sovereign Wealth Funds, Family Offices increasingly interested in alt …

The total assets under management of all Sovereign Wealth Funds globally is today estimated at around USD $4.6 trillion. While most of them are active in the fixed income and equity space which they manage internally and externally through specialized portfolio managers, going forward we will see increasing interest for alternative investments from these players. Their need for diversification, increased yield in the current low interest rate environment, increasing sophistication, together

Opalesque Launches World's First Video Show on Uncorrelated Investments

Chicago, December 29th 2011: Opalesque, the world's largest subscription-based publisher in the alternative investments area, has launched a new internet-based video program, the “Uncorrelated Investments Show“. This free, educational service focuses on investments that exhibit a lack of dependence on economic strength and stock market performance. The show’s host Mark Melin explains the need for this investment approach: “All investors are impacted by the far reaching consequences of the

Opalesque launches “Futures Strategies”, its second Premium Research Publica …

Opalesque, the world's largest subscription-based publisher in the alternative investments area, has launched Opalesque Futures Strategies to help Qualified Eligible Participants and Accredited Investors to invest in and benefit from Managed Futures and CTAs. The publication offers unique insights about: • Generating Uncorrelated Returns with Managed Futures and CTAs • Detailed Analysis of Managed Futures Programs and CTAs • “Under the Hood”: Analysis how specific Formulas and Algorithms operate • Analysis of CTA Performance with Recommendations and

Leading Managed Futures Researcher Mark Melin joins Opalesque as Editor of Opale …

Mark Melin has been appointed as Editor of Opalesque Futures Intelligence (OFI), the leading research publication on Managed Futures and CTAs launched by Opalesque in February 2009. “Managed Futures assets are now close to $300 billion and there are compelling reasons for further growth of this asset class. We are proud to announce Mark Melin has joined Opalesque as Editor of our acclaimed Opalesque Futures Intelligence. Mark has a depth of

French Regulator, Associations and Managers ambitious to make France a leading h …

Paris, August 11th 2011: According to the 2011 Opalesque France Roundtable held in Paris with representatives from the Financial Market Regulator AMF, hedge funds and hedge fund investors, France has started to benefit from a wide range of innovative initiatives aimed at making the country a leading hedge fund and alternative investment destination. This new momentum has already contributed to the growth in strength and number of the local alternative

London still dominant location for hedge funds in Europe

A Roundtable of U.K. based hedge fund experts found that London is still the dominant location for hedge funds in Europe, with the highest concentration of Europe's talent, assets, risk taking, service providers and new launches. As an industry, hedge funds continue to play an increasingly important role for institutions, and via UCITS also for retail investors. However recently, there has seen some disquiet about the hedge fund industry in the

"Alternative Alternatives" investment funds gained 1.92% in April, +2.38% YTD

Opalesque Ltd., a leading provider of online information services to the alternative investment industry, announced the results of the Opalesque A SQUARE ('alternative-alternatives') indices covering the performance of niche alternative investment funds. The indices are calculated based on the net performance of 608 single- and multi-manager funds currently listed in 21 categories in the Opalesque Solutions A SQUARE Fund Database (http://www.opalesquesolutions.com/asquare). The Opalesque A SQUARE Index posted its strongest month so

"Alternative Alternatives" investment funds lost 0.14% in March, +0.66% YTD

Opalesque 5th May 2011: Opalesque Ltd., a leading provider of online information services to the alternative investment industry, announced the results of the Opalesque A SQUARE ('alternative-alternatives') indices covering the performance of niche alternative investment funds. The indices are calculated based on the net performance of 605 single- and multi-manager funds currently listed in 22 categories in the Opalesque Solutions A SQUARE Fund Database. The Opalesque A SQUARE Index lost 0.14%

Opalesque Roundtable: Singapore wins battle to spearhead Asian wealth management

Opalesque has published a 25 page protocol of a hedge fund Roundtable (the Opalesque 2011 Singapore Roundtable) held March 31st with local hedge fund managers, banking and family office representatives. The Opalesque Roundtable Series highlights fundamental developments within the global hedge fund industry, a full archive with 49 Roundtable scripts can be accessed here: www.opalesque.com/index.php?act=archiveRT. The current Singapore Roundtable can be downloaded here: www.opalesque.com/RT/RoundtableSingapore2011.html. Singapore wins battle to spearhead Asian wealth

Opalesque Roundtable: Australian Superannuation funds start seeding hedge funds …

Opalesque has published a 24 page protocol of a hedge fund Roundtable held in March with local hedge fund managers, institutional investors and prime brokers. The Opalesque Roundtable Series highlights fundamental developments within the global hedge fund industry, a full archive with 48 Roundtable scripts can be accessed here: www.opalesque.com/index.php?act=archiveRT. The current Australia Roundtable can be downloaded here: www.opalesque.com/RT/RoundtableAustralia2011.html. The Australian hedge fund community is a sophisticated marketplace with tremendous

"Alternative Alternatives" investment funds gained 0.99% in February, +0.80% YTD

Opalesque Ltd., a leading provider of online information services to the alternative investment industry, today announced the results of the Opalesque A SQUARE ('alternative-alternatives') indices covering the performance of niche alternative investment funds. The indices are calculated based on the net performance of 601 single- and multi-manager funds currently listed in 22 categories in the Opalesque Solutions A SQUARE Fund Database (Source). The Opalesque A SQUARE Index gained* 0.99% in February,

Why family offices shift assets from mega funds to smaller funds (Opalesque Roun …

Distinguished hedge fund managers and hedge fund investor participated at the 2011 Opalesque West Coast Roundtable in March, sponsored by Kaufman Rossin Fund Services and Custom House Group. The 27 page document can be downloaded here for free: http://www.opalesque.com/RT/RoundtableWestCoast2011.html. The Opalesque Roundtable Series highlights fundamental developments within the global hedge fund industry. A full archive with over 40 Roundtable scripts can be accessed here: www.opalesque.com/index.php?act=archiveRT. Why family offices shift assets

Tapping into the Billionaires - Colorado based hedge fund managers benefit from …

Media and research house Opalesque has published a 23 page protocol of a hedge fund roundtable (the Opalesque Colorado Roundtable, download here http://www.opalesque.com/RT/RoundtableColorado.html) held in Denver, Colorado with local hedge fund managers and consultants. The Opalesque Roundtable Series highlights fundamental developments within the global hedge fund industry, a full archive with over 40 Roundtable scripts can be accessed here: www.opalesque.com/index.php?act=archiveRT. The Roundtable found that Colorado's hedge fund manager base is more

"Alternative Alternatives" investment funds start 2011 slightly negative, return …

Opalesque Ltd., a leading provider of online information services to the alternative investment industry, today announced the preliminary results of the Opalesque A SQUARE ('alternative-alternatives') indices covering the performance of niche alternative investment funds. The indices are calculated based on the net performance of 591 single- and multi-manager funds currently listed in 22 categories in the Opalesque Solutions A SQUARE Fund Database. The Opalesque A SQUARE Index declined an estimated 0.55%

Opalesque CT Roundtable : Industry moves from asset allocation to risk allocatio …

About one third of the global hedge fund assets are managed from Connecticut. For the second time, Opalesque founder Matthias Knab came to Greenwich to hold an Opalesque Roundtable there. The Roundtable took place in October 2010 with the following experts: • Ajay Jani, Managing Director, Emerging Markets Portfolio Management, Gramercy • Donald Brownstein, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Investment Officer, Structured Portfolio Management • Joe Taussig, Founder, Taussig Capital AG • Jonathan Litt, Founder

The heart of a hedge fund: idea creation, execution and risk management

Opalesque's third annual New York Roundtable has once again assembled an unique group of alternative asset management experts, ranging from a $12 billion hedge funds to an emerging manager. The animated Roundtable discussion highlights one of the most important aspects of active money management: idea creation, execution and risk management. On 27 pages, the Roundtable script includes exceptional insights and intelligence: • How do hedge fund and alternative asset managers create

Opalesque broadens multi media with Opalesque Radio focussing on Risk and Portfo …

Zurich, 09th November 2010: Opalesque, the premium provider of alternative investment news, information and analysis, has broadened its multimedia offering with the launch of Opalesque Radio on its website www.opalesque.com. Almost a year after successfully launching Opalesque TV, Opalesque Radio has been specifically designed to share audio alternative investment intelligence in a mobile (MP3 download), “Customise the Conversation” format. Launched, managed and moderated by Sona Blessing, this bi-weekly research feature with

Cayman on track to register 1200 hedge funds in 2010 while OECD further strength …

Georgetown, Cayman Islands, November 8th 2010: Offshore hedge fund jurisdiction Cayman Islands expects to register 1,200 new open-ended funds in 2010. This is the same figure as in 2009, bringing the total the number of Cayman hedge funds back to the pre-crash level of 9,589. While there have been speculations in the international mainstream press like Cayman is going to fail because the EU is going to rise, members

Cayman on track to register 1200 hedge funds in 2010 while OECD further strength …

Georgetown, Cayman Islands, November 8th 2010: Offshore hedge fund jurisdiction Cayman Islands expects to register 1,200 new open-ended funds in 2010. This is the same figure as in 2009, bringing the total the number of Cayman hedge funds back to the pre-crash level of 9,589. While there have been speculations in the international mainstream press like Cayman is going to fail because the EU is going to rise, members

Opalesque Hong Kong Rountable: Eight local veterans say best ideas are in Asia

Hong Kong, October 26th 2010: The Hong Kong hedge fund industry now contains a more experienced crowd of managers, but also more emerging managers, who use a greater variety of strategies and instruments, says a panel of eight Hong Kong based hedge fund specialists who participated in a recent Roundtable organized by Opalesque. Opalesque is the world's largest subscription-based publisher covering the alternative investment industry. The 2010 Opalesque Hong Kong Roundtable

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