Lyxor was named “The Leading UCITS Hedge Fund Platform” at the Hedge Fund Journal Awards 2016 held in London last week. This accolade highlights Lyxor’s outstanding accomplishments in the field of Alternative UCITS.
By the end of 2015, Lyxor grew its assets under management to $2bn across 8 alternative UCITS fund and is the 6th largest provider of Alternative UCITS funds. Lyxor’s Alternative UCITS Platform achieved a progression in assets of more than 30% vs. 2014 (and 450% vs. 2013). HFM Week also recently distinguished Lyxor as the 3rd platform with the highest growth in the industry last year (with net new assets of $504m in 2015).
Since the end of 2014, Lyxor has expanded its Alternative UCITS range with the launch of several new managers, including Capricorn Capital Managers with a long/short equity program focusing on global emerging markets, Chenavari’s European-focused long/ short credit strategy, and Och-Ziff with a Long/Short US equity fund. The firm is eyeing the addition of a further managers in 2016 and will look to add strategies that are currently not present or under-represented on the platform