Investing in Hedge Funds

Sandy Kaul, US Head of Business Advisory Services at Citi Prime Finance,

Hedge fund industry assets to more than double in five years, says Citi

Assets invested with hedge fund firms could more than double by 2016, according to a just-released survey from Citi Prime Finance. »

Sol Waksman, founder and president of BarclayHedge

Hedge funds redeemed USD5.1bn in April 2012, says TrimTabs and BarclayHedge

The hedge fund industry redeemed USD5.1 billion (0.3% of assets) in April, reversing a USD2.8 billion inflow in March, according to a report release by BarclayHedge and TrimTabs. »

Tony Glickman, global head of client solutions, GlobeOp Financial Services

GlobeOp forward redemption indicator at 3.31% in May

“As we near the half-way mark, forward redemption requests remain lower on a month-to-month basis,” says Tony Glickman (pictured), global head of client solutions, GlobeOp Financial Services (LSE:GO.). »

Andrew Baker,  CEO, AIMA

Institutional investors spur hedge funds to grow operational infrastructure and increase transparency, says AIMA/KPMG Survey

The post-2008 influx of institutional money into hedge funds has resulted in a marked increase in the global industry’s operational sophistication and transparency to investors, according to a new report by KPMG and the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), the global hedge fund association. »

Amy Bensted, head of hedge fund research at Preqin

Hedge fund investors keen to commit funds

Hedge fund investors are keen to commit to the asset class, with more than half making two or more investments on average per year, a Preqin study reveals. »

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ALTIN AG down 7.52% in 2011

ALTIN AG, the Swiss alternative investment company, finished the year down 7.52%, but thanks to its active management style, performed better than the HFRX index, which fell by 8.87%. »

Hans Hufschmid, chief executive officer, GlobeOp Financial Services (LSE:GO.)

GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator drops to 2.00% in April

The GlobeOp Forward Redemption Indicator for April 2012 measured 2.00%, down from 3.23% in March.   »

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Silver Mountain offers HF operational due diligence

Silver Mountain Group is offering operational due diligence to investors in hedge funds, private equity funds and other alternative investments. »

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Hedge fund inflows advance 2.10% in March says GlobeOp

Hedge fund flows as measured by the GlobeOp Capital Movement Index advanced 2.10% in March. »

Charles Gradante, Co-Founder of Hennessee Group

Hedge funds advance 1.72% in February

The Hennessee Hedge Fund Index advanced 1.72% in February (+4.07% YTD), while the S&P 500 advanced 4.06% (+8.60% YTD), the Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 2.53% (+6.02% YTD), and the NASDAQ Composite Index climbed 5.44% (+13.89%).  »

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