Investors are divided over how their hedge fund allocations have performed during the recent market crash, a new industry survey has found.
In the current climate, investors are looking for more defensive hedge fund strategies, capable of providing a predictable risk/return profile.
Activist hedge fund manager CIAM has written to shareholders of French reinsurer SCOR to warn of significant corporate governance deficiencies at the firm, and has called on the company to postpone its upcoming AGM.
By Mike Cumming Bruce, Senior Associate, and Andrew Flynn, Associate, both at law firm Cooke, Young and Keidan – Imagine that you are the boss of a hedge fund that has outsourced all of its core analytical functions to a highly sophisticated AI-driven system and, in doing so, have generated market-beating returns for a number of years.
H2O Asset Management, Bruno Crastes’ discretionary macro hedge fund firm, has written to investors to offer its “sincere apologies” for “significant” risk-adjusted losses this past week.
Rhenman & Partners Asset Management, the Stockholm-based hedge fund firm which invests in global healthcare stocks, says the industry has not been shielded from the impact of Covid-19 - though different sub-sectors have been impacted in markedly different ways.
Brummer & Partners, the long-running Swedish multi-strategy hedge fund firm, is maintaining its market neutral approach and focus on diversification after its flagship strategy stumbled during the recent steep market sell-off.
By Don Steinbrugge, Agecroft Partners – The changing landscape caused by the Coronavirus will lead to the largest shake out in the hedge fund industry since the 2008 market crash. Below are some of the ways we believe the Coronavirus will impact the hedge fund industry.