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Factor-based models can help investors distinguish lucky and talented managers, says study

Factor-based models can help investors distinguish lucky and talented managers, says study

Sun, 11/05/2008 - 19:07

A non-linear, factor-based model could have reduced the proportion of hedge fund 'time bombs' - managers who have simply been lucky rather than skilled in their past performance - exposed »

Barclay Hedge Fund Index gains 2.28 per cent in April to claw back first-quarter losses

Barclay Hedge Fund Index gains 2.28 per cent in April to claw back first-quarter losses

Fri, 09/05/2008 - 18:52

Hedge funds gained on average 2.28 per cent in April, according to the Barclay Hedge Fund Index compiled by Fairfield, Iowa-based BarclayHedge, which reported that 16 of its 18 hedge fund »

Emerging market hedge funds see assets decline in first quarter

Emerging market hedge funds see assets decline in first quarter

Fri, 09/05/2008 - 18:39

Hedge funds offering exposure to emerging markets saw their assets under management fall by nearly 5 per cent in the volatile first quarter of 2008, with total capital declining from more »

Uncertainty for GLG Partners as emerging markets strategy plunges

Uncertainty for GLG Partners as emerging markets strategy plunges

Fri, 09/05/2008 - 07:01

GLG Partners, the London-based hedge fund manager that obtained a New York Stock Exchange listing last year through a reverse takeover, has reported virtually flat assets under management »

Hedgeweek Commentary: Behind the hedge fund news

Hedgeweek Commentary: Behind the hedge fund news

Fri, 09/05/2008 - 06:59

The tricky conditions in major equity and fixed-income markets are giving a helping hand to a trend already underway, toward investment in assets uncorrelated with the core holdings in inv »

Administrators combine as Phoenix Fund Services to target onshore and offshore funds

Administrators combine as Phoenix Fund Services to target onshore and offshore funds

Fri, 09/05/2008 - 06:58

Three specialist fund administration firms have come together under the umbrella of Phoenix Fund Services to service the increasing number of UK-based managers running offshore traditional »

Kotak Mahindra launches first multistrategy equity fund

Kotak Mahindra launches first multistrategy equity fund

Fri, 09/05/2008 - 06:57

Kotak Mahindra (UK), a wholly-owned subsidiary of India's Kotak Mahindra Bank, has announced the launch of the Kotak India Dynamic Fund, a multistrategy equity fund that aims to generate a »

Hedge funds see increased opportunities from market volatility

Hedge funds see increased opportunities from market volatility

Fri, 09/05/2008 - 06:56

Despite a number of high-profile failures in the hedge fund industry and the continuing impact of the credit crunch, many managers believe the market dislocation has created increased buyi »

Structured credit funds slowed decline in March, index suggests

Structured credit funds slowed decline in March, index suggests

Fri, 09/05/2008 - 06:56

Both gross and net monthly returns for the Palomar Structured Credit Hedge Fund Index showed further negative performance in March, albeit significantly reduced from their decline in Febru »

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Arx Investment's Dwight Sipprelle calls it a day

Hedgemedia's AltInvestment Global News Round-Up: Arx Investment's Dwight Sipprelle calls it a day

Fri, 09/05/2008 - 06:55

Star manager Dwight Sipprelle is winding down his USD1.2bn global credit fund and retiring from active money management. »

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Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Cayman Islands Hedge Fund Services 2014

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 10:24

With service providers reporting growth in hybrid funds, funds for single investors and bespoke managed accounts, this report examines the regulations and new services being developed in Cayman to tackle the fast-changing offshore funds market... »

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Hedgeweek Global Awards 2015

Fri, 19/12/2014 - 09:11

Voting for the 6th edition of the Hedgeweek Global Awards is now open. The Awards will be presented at a lunch ceremony to be held in London. ... »

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Hedge fund managed accounts 2014

Hedge fund managed accounts 2014

Tue, 09/12/2014 - 09:58

Read how managed accounts platforms are now catering to a wide spectrum of investor needs, from straightforward commingled funds to sophisticated infrastructure solutions for the largest institutional investors. And the rise of liquid alternatives means that onshore funds - UCITS, AIFs and '40 Act funds - are becoming just as popular as offshore funds... »

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Global assets under management* of the private real estate industry have reached USD742bn, an all-time high for the industry, and up from USD697bn as of the end of 2013. Preqin’s Andrew Moylan takes a look at the latest stats on the industry. ... »

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S&P Capital IQ Special Report

In this report S&P Capital IQ examines how credit events can impact on the price of equities. The results are compelling. The report looks at the relationship between credit indicators and equity back-tested returns. ​ ... »

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