SUMMIT

Challenges and opportunities: How hedge funds are grappling with ESG, remote working and the ‘portfolio conundrum’

Challenges and opportunities: How hedge funds are grappling with ESG, remote working and the ‘portfolio conundrum’

With traditional equity and credit returns set for a squeeze, and ESG, Covid-19 and remote working upending the hedge fund industry from both an investment and operations perspective, managers face both considerable challenges and sizable opportunities up ahead, speakers at EisnerAmper’s 6th annual Alternative Investment Summit said this week.

HEDGE FUNDS

Hedge funds ride out market reversals with “impressive” September performance

Hedge funds ride out market reversals with “impressive” September performance

New data published by Hedge Fund Research shows managers overall gained 0.13 per cent in September. That gain puts HFR’s main Fund Weighted Composite Index – a broad-based index tracking the monthly returns of some 1400 single manager hedge funds across all strategy types – up 10.09 per cent since the start of January.