Investing in Hedge Funds

Jonathan Sablone, founder and chairperson, Nixon Peabody’s Private Funds Dispute Group

Zombie funds: is it time for managers to finally give up the ghost?

Zombie funds continue to plague the hedge fund world and are gradually extending their reach into the private equity market notes Jonathan Sablone (pictured), founder and chairperson, Nixon Peabody’s Private Funds Dispute Group.  »


Report

Cor Financial’s Salerio explores benefits of ‘appropriate’ automation in hedge funds

Cor Financial’s Salerio has published a whitepaper examining how automation in appropriate business critical areas of hedge funds operations can deliver meaningful commercial advantages. »


Jigsaw pieces

Hedgez launches portal to match accredited investors with hedge funds

Hedgez has launched a portal that takes a data driven approach to introducing high quality investors to appropriate hedge funds and other investments. »


Money and calculator

Investors allocate USD26bn to securitised credit strategies

Investors have allocated nearly USD26bn to securitised credit strategies since the financial crisis, including USD3.9bn in 2013, according to an eVestment report on hedge fund investment in securitised credit markets. »


Newspaper and money

Institutional investors to make addition hedge fund allocations in H2 2013, says survey

Institutional investors intend to remain active in hedge funds, with 88 per cent indicating that they plan to make additional allocations during the second half of this year, according to Credit Suisse’s mid-year Hedge Fund Investor Survey. »


Tornado

Alternative investments provide favourable returns and diversification to US P/C portfolios, says Fitch

US property/casualty (P/C) insurers invest in alternative and other less traditional asset classes, including hedge funds and private equity investments, in an effort to gain portfolio diversification and enhance investment returns, according to a report by Fitch Ratings. »


Donald Pepper, Old Mutual

Old Mutual Global Investors launches Arbea hedge fund with USD50million of seed capital

Old Mutual Global Investors has launched an offshore Cayman hedge fund based on its 2009-launched UCITS-compliant Global Equity Absolute Return Fund. The fund is called the Old Mutual Arbea Fund and will be managed by the same team as the USD220million GEAR fund: Ian Heslop (Head Portfolio Manager), Amadeo Alentorn and Mike Servent. »


Survey

Operational due diligence is top concern for hedge fund investors

Almost three quarters of hedge fund investors rank a fund’s compliance and regulatory framework as the top priority for 2013, according to Deutsche Bank’s Hedge Fund Consulting Group’s second annual operational due diligence survey. »


Mutual funds

US institutional investors favouring alternative mutual funds over hedge funds

US institutional investor interest is turning to alternative mutual funds and away from hedge funds, according to the fifth annual alternative investment survey carried out by Morningstar and Barron’s. »


US flag

US hedge funds target value in TSR special situations and spinoffs

A recent 2013 survey of US wealth managers by adviser TSR reveals that underlying hedge fund investors do not want to be left behind in a flourishing market, and as such are willing to take on slightly more risk for increased performance. »


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