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

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

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

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

Brand names shine as Europe’s equity funds make hay

Veteran Europe-based hedge fund Sloane Robinson is on a roll

Massoud’s Melqart motors, up 50% in first 20 months

Former Cheyne event-driven manager Michel Massoud’s Melqart Asset Management firm is reinforcing its status as one of the most impressive

Europe’s long/short funds score more big gains in May

Most European long/short equity managers continue to make hay

Global equity players enjoy buoyant market conditions

Inflection Point Investments was up 6.78% in May