FUND PERFORMANCE

Energy hedge fund Westbeck’s momentum halted, as rising Covid cases send oil equities into retreat

Energy hedge fund Westbeck’s momentum halted, as rising Covid cases send oil equities into retreat

Energy-focused hedge fund manager Westbeck Capital Management’s flagship strategy has suffered its first monthly loss in eight months, after surging coronavirus rates in China, Europe and North America dented oil markets – but the fund remains up more than 70 per cent since the start of the year.

RESEARCH

The “new normal”: How virtual conferencing has optimised investor due diligence during Covid-19

The “new normal”: How virtual conferencing has optimised investor due diligence during Covid-19

The “fluidity” of virtual conferencing has proved a “silver lining” during the pandemic, optimising allocator time during the investor due diligence process, according to new research by alternatives-focused software-as-a-service and data management company Vidrio Financial.