EuroHedge Emerging Manager Awards – initial nominations

Initial nominations announced for the inaugural EuroHedge Emerging Fund Manager Awards

EuroHedge index up 2.58% YTD after buoyant six months

European equity funds gave back some gains in June

Better returns in quant and market-neutral equity space

CZ Enhanced Fund made the best progress in June – up 3.36%

Systematic strategies on the slide again after a poor June

Just a handful of funds were up more than 1% for the month

Europe’s long/shorts diverge in June to end solid first half

Most European equity hedge funds were either flat or narrowly down on the month

Strong H1 for event-driven players ends on a flatter note

Tosca Opportunity was a big exception for event-driven funds in June, rising 9.23%

Multi-strat managers make steady progress again in June

Quotidian Multi-Strategy advanced 4.74%

Mixed performance persists in EM equity and debt funds

Access Turkey Opportunities Fund notched up a strong June gain to take its H1 performance to a punchy 41.75%

Macro managers continue to struggle in a weak first half

June was another challenging month in a disappointing year so far

Global equity funds keep good run going for storming H1

Rhenman Healthcare Equity Long/Short led the pack with a double-digit monthly rise

Serra’s $10 billion Algebris firm hires Cotroneo as CRO

Cotroneo will develop the existing risk management framework and technology at Algebris

Caius credit fund off to a flier, up 26% in nine months

Portfolio managers Antonio Batista and William Douglas have made an impressive start

H20 buys commodity specialist Arctic Blue from Stable

Arctic Blue will add its flagship fund, the Arctic Blue Original Strategy, and its equity-focused Atlanterra Strategy to the H2O distribution platform

US macro manager Atreaus rolls out UCITS with Tages

Tages Capital expands UCITS-compliant range with New York-based Atreaus Capital partnership

RWC continues expansion with acquisition of Pensato

Pensato acquisition continues RWC’s growth over the last four years

CZ Capital begins UCITS version of market-neutral UK equity strategy on Morgan Stanley’s FundLogic

The CZ Absolute Alpha UCITS strategy is built around a bottom-up investment approach combining fundamental research with valuation-based stock selection

Toscafund on a roll as stable produces strong H1 gains

The firm’s flagship, Tosca, returned more than 19% for H1 2017 after a return of 3.4% in June

June losses compound disappointing first half for CTAs

Sharp losses for many systematic trading funds in the final days of June ended a generally poor first six months of 2017