FUND PERFORMANCE

Hedge fund assets near USD4 trillion as fresh inflation fears push investors towards alternatives

Hedge fund assets near USD4 trillion as fresh inflation fears push investors towards alternatives

Growing numbers of investors are turning to hedge funds to protect their portfolios in the face of inflationary fears, with total industry capital swelling to almost USD4 trillion and more allocators set to tilt towards alternative assets, new research shows.

SPECIAL REPORT

Cloud Technology in Focus 2021

Cloud Technology in Focus 2021

This Hedgeweek special report, produced in conjunction with Enfusion, examines why asset managers are making the switch to cloud-based technology solutions – and what the key considerations are they need to think about before, during and after they move to the cloud.

DIVERSITY

“How to be an ally”: AIMA sets out practical recommendations for hedge funds on diversity and inclusion

“How to be an ally”: AIMA sets out practical recommendations for hedge funds on diversity and inclusion

The Alternative Investment Management Association has published a new paper on diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI), setting out practical measures outlining how asset managers and other firms can be betters allies to colleagues from minority or underrepresented groups.

MANAGER INSIGHTS

Evolving alpha: Long-running quant fund Millburn Ridgefield’s 50-year strategy for success

Evolving alpha: Long-running quant fund Millburn Ridgefield’s 50-year strategy for success

Barry Goodman, co-CEO of quantitative investment manager Millburn Ridgefield Corporation, outlines how the firm is aiming to build on its successful 50-year track record with a new strategy that includes exposure to global, Chinese and thematic commodity markets. And as ever, a combination of human experience and the 'power of the machine' will be key…