Investing in Hedge Funds http://www.hedgeweek.com/taxonomy/term/206/0 en Academics find hedge funds are passive http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/08/21/228823/academics-find-hedge-funds-are-passive <p><em><strong>A new paper &#39;Passive Hedge Funds&#39; from Mikhail Tupitsyn and Paul Lajbcygier from the Department of Banking and Finance and the Department of Econometrics &amp; Business Statistics, at the Faculty of Business and Economics, Monash University, Australia finds that most hedge fund managers are passive.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/08/21/228823/academics-find-hedge-funds-are-passive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investing in Hedge Funds Fri, 21 Aug 2015 09:38:25 +0000 beverlychandler 228823 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Campbell white paper quantifies CTA risk management http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/08/05/227968/campbell-white-paper-quantifies-cta-risk-management <p><em><strong>A new white paper from Campbell &amp; Company attempts to quantify CTA risk management.&nbsp;The paper says that&nbsp;CTAs&nbsp;often cite risk management as a key to their success. Despite this claim, the process for evaluating CTA risk management has remained somewhat qualitative, the firm finds.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/08/05/227968/campbell-white-paper-quantifies-cta-risk-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investing in Hedge Funds Wed, 05 Aug 2015 16:03:48 +0000 beverlychandler 227968 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Index provider challenges hedge fund performance http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/07/24/227364/index-provider-challenges-hedge-fund-performance <p><em><strong>Tim Edwards, Senior Director, Index Investment Strategy at S&amp;P Dow Jones Indices has investigated the news this week from ETFGI that ETF assets have overtaken hedge fund assets.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2015/07/24/227364/index-provider-challenges-hedge-fund-performance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investing in Hedge Funds Fri, 24 Jul 2015 09:23:38 +0000 beverlychandler 227364 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Napier Park completes Citigroup’s USD2.4bn redemption http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/07/23/207735/napier-park-completes-citigroup%E2%80%99s-usd24bn-redemption <p><em><strong>Alternative asset management firm Napier Park Global Capital has returned the last of the capital invested in the firm&rsquo;s hedge funds by Citigroup.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/07/23/207735/napier-park-completes-citigroup%E2%80%99s-usd24bn-redemption" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investing in Hedge Funds Wed, 23 Jul 2014 05:30:00 +0000 mkitchen 207735 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Hedge funds and soap manufacturers http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/07/02/206090/hedge-funds-and-soap-manufacturers <p><em><strong>There are now approximately 14,000 hedge funds in the marketplace. To say that things have gotten a little cluttered is an understatement. This represents a challenge to both managers and institutional investors: how does an investor decide which long/short equity manager to allocate to? And at the same time how does that manager get themselves noticed?&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/07/02/206090/hedge-funds-and-soap-manufacturers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investing in Hedge Funds Wed, 02 Jul 2014 11:54:54 +0000 James.Williams 206090 at http://www.hedgeweek.com HedgePo: One year in and nearly 1,000 funds as investors and managers find a new way to build relations http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/05/26/203200/hedgepo-one-year-and-nearly-1000-funds-investors-and-managers-find-new-way-build-r <p><em><strong>With capital raising becoming even more of a Sisyphus-like exercise for hedge funds, any form of solution that can help make the process a little easier is welcome. Equally, investors are looking for more effective ways to screen, assess and ultimately reach out to managers in an increasingly cluttered market.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/05/26/203200/hedgepo-one-year-and-nearly-1000-funds-investors-and-managers-find-new-way-build-r" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investing in Hedge Funds Wed, 28 May 2014 12:33:34 +0000 James.Williams 203200 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Schroders to launch Paulson Merger Arbitrage fund on GAIA platform http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/04/29/201300/schroders-launch-paulson-merger-arbitrage-fund-gaia-platform <p><em><strong>Schroders is to launch another externally-managed fund on its GAIA platform, Schroder GAIA Paulson Merger Arbitrage, subject to regulatory approval.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-tag"> <div class="field-label">Article Tag:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Schroders, launches, externally-managed fund, GAIA platform, Paulson Merger Arbitrage </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/04/29/201300/schroders-launch-paulson-merger-arbitrage-fund-gaia-platform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investing in Hedge Funds Tue, 29 Apr 2014 14:43:50 +0000 mkitchen 201300 at http://www.hedgeweek.com HS Group invests in new hedge fund from ex-Soros team http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/04/21/200985/hs-group-invests-ex-soros-team-hedge-fund <p><em><strong>HS Group Ltd (HSG) is to make its first investment into a new hedge fund set up by Kenneth Lee and Michael Yoshino,&nbsp;former China and Japan specialists at Soros Fund Management.</strong></em></p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-tag"> <div class="field-label">Article Tag:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> US Group Lrtd, firs investment, new hedge fund, China and Japan specialists, Soros Fund Management, Kenneth Lee, Michael Yoshino </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/04/21/200985/hs-group-invests-ex-soros-team-hedge-fund" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investing in Hedge Funds Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:07:39 +0000 mkitchen 200985 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Evanston Capital Management issues report on hedge fund replication http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/04/16/200847/evanston-capital-management-issues-report-hedge-fund-replication <p><em><strong>Alternative investment firm Evanston Capital Management has published a report examining the intricacies of hedge fund replication strategies.</strong></em></p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-tag"> <div class="field-label">Article Tag:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Alternative investment firm, Evanston Capital Management, white paper, hedge fund replication strategies </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/04/16/200847/evanston-capital-management-issues-report-hedge-fund-replication" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investing in Hedge Funds Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:01:00 +0000 mkitchen 200847 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Macro Risk Advisors launches Macro Risk Solutions http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/02/26/197709/macro-risk-advisors-launches-macro-risk-solutions <p><em><strong>Institutional equity derivatives broker Macro Risk Advisors has launched Macro Risk Solutions, a firm that advises clients on how to strengthen investment portfolios through periods of market uncertainty.&nbsp;&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-tag"> <div class="field-label">Article Tag:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Macro Risk Advisors, institutional equity derivatives broker dealer, launches, risk solutions, </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/02/26/197709/macro-risk-advisors-launches-macro-risk-solutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investing in Hedge Funds Risk Management Wed, 26 Feb 2014 10:08:00 +0000 Emily.Perryman 197709 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Lyxor Asset Management: The solution-driven approach to hedge fund investing http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/02/04/196726/lyxor-asset-management-solution-driven-approach-hedge-fund-investing <p><em><strong>&ldquo;We are a centre of expertise for hedge fund investments,&rdquo; states Jean-Marc Stenger, CIO for Alternative Investments at Lyxor. &ldquo;When clients come to us, they want access to experts in relation to strategy selection, manager selection and portfolio construction &ndash; those are our three main areas of expertise.&rdquo;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/02/04/196726/lyxor-asset-management-solution-driven-approach-hedge-fund-investing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investing in Hedge Funds Tue, 04 Feb 2014 10:09:29 +0000 James.Williams 196726 at http://www.hedgeweek.com 80 Capital opens Helium strategy to investors http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/02/03/196686/80-capital-opens-helium-strategy-investors <p><em><strong>Quantitative hedge fund manager 80 Capital has opened its Helium strategy to external investors following a 23-month trading run and the acquisition of substantial seed capital.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-tag"> <div class="field-label">Article Tag:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Quantitative, hedge fund manager, 80 Capital, opens, Helium strategy, external investors, 23-month trading run, seed capital </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/02/03/196686/80-capital-opens-helium-strategy-investors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investing in Hedge Funds Mon, 03 Feb 2014 14:07:00 +0000 Emily.Perryman 196686 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Event-driven strategies help boost hedge fund assets to record levels http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/01/22/196184/event-driven-strategies-help-boost-hedge-fund-assets-record-levels <p><em>By James Williams, Managing Editor, Hedgeweek &ndash; <strong>It could just be that the hedge fund industry has turned a corner and bid farewell to the politically charged market volatility of the last few years.</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/01/22/196184/event-driven-strategies-help-boost-hedge-fund-assets-record-levels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investing in Hedge Funds Wed, 22 Jan 2014 12:16:52 +0000 mkitchen 196184 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Laur Capital Management offers investment opportunities in Laur Capital Partners http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/01/22/196141/laur-capital-management-offers-investment-opportunities-laur-capital-partners <p><em><strong>Laur Capital Management is offering investment opportunities in Laur Capital Partners to accredited investors, family offices and fund of funds.</strong></em></p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-tag"> <div class="field-label">Article Tag:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Laur Capital Management, offers, investment opportunities, Partners, accredited investors, family offices, fund of funds, opportunistic, Long/Short Equity, Hedge Fund </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/01/22/196141/laur-capital-management-offers-investment-opportunities-laur-capital-partners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investing in Hedge Funds Wed, 22 Jan 2014 10:07:00 +0000 Emily.Perryman 196141 at http://www.hedgeweek.com Hedge fund assets surge to record level, says HFR http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/01/21/196140/hedge-fund-assets-surge-record-level-says-hfr <p><em><strong>Capital invested in the global hedge fund industry surged to a record in the fourth quarter, finishing a strong year of capital growth as hedge funds posted the best performance in three years.&nbsp;</strong></em></p> <p><a href="http://www.hedgeweek.com/2014/01/21/196140/hedge-fund-assets-surge-record-level-says-hfr" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Investing in Hedge Funds Tue, 21 Jan 2014 19:26:28 +0000 mkitchen 196140 at http://www.hedgeweek.com