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JP Morgan Latin American Equity

JP Morgan Latin American Equity Fund is a fund that deploys bottom up and concentrated small-to-mid cap best ideas portfolio investment strategy.  The fund is managed by Luis Carrillo and Sophie Bosch de Hood based in New York.  JP Morgan has been investing in Latin America since 1992.

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PIMCO suffered $200 Bn in Outflows after Bill Gross’s Departure

PIMCO’s assets under management (AUM) fell 16% in the 4th quarter of 2014 – from $1.47 tn at the end of September to $1.27 tn at the end of December.  Bill Gross left PIMCO on 2014-09-26.  PIMCO suffered $200 Bn in outflows after Bill Gross’s departure.

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Manulife Asian Small Cap Equity

Linda Csellak, Head of Asia Pacific Equities at Manulife Asset Management, fund manager of Manulife Asian Small Cap Equity, was coined as the best performing manager in the Asia Pacific Small Cap Equity Sector with return of 67.64% over the past 3 year versus the average return of 25.11%

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H2O MultiBonds, Allegro & Adagio

H2O MultiBonds is H2O flagship fund of H2O Asset Management, is a relatively new fund manager that was setup in August 2010.  However, the fund’s strategy is not new – it is a fund that replicate its proven successful investment strategy with consistency and longevity fund that was set up in 1993 by the key partners of H2O – Bruno Grasters, CEO of H2O and others,  when they were with Credit Agricore, now known as Amundi – probably the largest Asset Management in France.  The year to date performance of H2O MultiBonds in Euro term is about 27%.  It is not a hedge fund but a fund that is in compliance to Undertakings for Collective Investment in transferable securities  (UCITS) IV.

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Quant Hedge Funds Also Hit by US Bonds Sell-off

The recent sell-off in US bond markets due to Fed’s statement on a possible QE exit had made some of the world’s biggest quant hedge funds (also known as CTAs), which use computer models to spot and ride market trends automatically, to suffer steep losses in the past two weeks.  The steep loss is the result of bond yields risen from their lowest levels in decade in the past fortnight and large holdings in those bond position.  Although CTAs are known to be volatile, the losses are still among the highest reported to investors in years. Add a comment

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