Investing in Hedge Funds

One in five hedge funds misrepresent funds and performance to investors, study says

One in five hedge funds misrepresent funds and performance to investors, study says

Over 20 per cent of hedge funds frequently misrepresent important information about funds and their performance to investors, according to a study by NYU Stern Finance Professor Stephen Brown. »


Comment: Private equity fundraising takes a hit

Comment: Private equity fundraising takes a hit

Private equity fundraising in the first three months of 2009 dropped to its lowest level in more than five years - news that will be a surprise to few - while the number of buyout firms sc »


Time could be right for global macro hedge funds, says Credit Suisse

Time could be right for global macro hedge funds, says Credit Suisse

Credit Suisse Liquid Alternatives, Alpha Strategies, has released a report exploring how the global macro hedge fund strategy has performed through market dislocations. »


Comment: A billion-pound show of confidence

Comment: A billion-pound show of confidence

Amid the constant flow of bad news for the hedge fund industry comes a shot in the arm for the sector, with the news that the UK's second-largest pension fund, the Universities Superannuat »


Emerging markets hedge funds post record losses in 2008, says HFR

Emerging markets hedge funds post record losses in 2008, says HFR

Hedge funds investing in emerging markets concluded 2008 with seven consecutive months of performance declines, resulting in cumulative losses of nearly 37 per cent, according to Chicago-b »


Hedgebay Trading Corporation launches pricing service for hedge fund investors

Hedgebay Trading Corporation launches pricing service for hedge fund investors

Secondary hedge fund market intermediary Hedgebay Trading Corporation has announced the launch of the Hedgebay Pricing Service for hedge fund investors. »


Hedge Funds post gains as equity markets suffer worst January in history, says Hennessee

Hedge Funds post gains as equity markets suffer worst January in history, says Hennessee

The Hennessee Hedge Fund Index gained 1.10 per cent last month, its second successive positive month, while US equity markets suffered their worst January on record, according to Hennessee »


Comment: From space flight to hedge fund investment

Comment: From space flight to hedge fund investment

South African entrepreneur Mark Shuttleworth, who gained worldwide fame in April 2002 when he paid an estimated USD20m to take part in a space flight, has demonstrated his faith in the fut »


Emerging market equities suffered most in 2008, says Morningstar

Emerging market equities suffered most in 2008, says Morningstar

The Morningstar 1000 Hedge Fund Index lost 10.3 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2008 and 22.2 per cent for the year, wiping out the last two years of gains. »


Investors withdrew USD152bn from hedge funds in fourth quarter, says HFR

Investors withdrew USD152bn from hedge funds in fourth quarter, says HFR

The hedge fund industry concluded the most tumultuous year in its history with investors withdrawing a record USD152bn in capital in the fourth quarter of 2008, according to industry data »


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