DIVERSITY

100 Women In Finance to host largest ever digital gathering of female fund managers and allocators as part of flagship event

100 Women In Finance to host largest ever digital gathering of female fund managers and allocators as part of flagship event

100 Women in Finance, the 20,000-member global industry association for hedge fund, alternatives and investment management professionals, will host the largest ever dedicated global gathering of female investment managers and asset allocators next month, aimed at facilitating capital introductions during its flagship Global FundWomen Week.

FUND PERFORMANCE

M&A surge boosts event driven and merger arb hedge funds amid potential Q4 risk aversion

M&A surge boosts event driven and merger arb hedge funds amid potential Q4 risk aversion

Merger arbitrage and event driven hedge fund strategies can capitalise on the recent pick-up in M&A activity globally, and help cushion investors’ portfolios amid potential risk aversion as a result of the US election, Brexit and a fresh Covid-19 surge in Q4, industry strategists say.

FUND PERFORMANCE

In hedge funds, success no longer depends on size, as biggest managers fall behind industry average in 2020

In hedge funds, success no longer depends on size, as biggest managers fall behind industry average in 2020

The biggest hedge fund managers are still lagging behind the wider industry’s performance on average in 2020, with larger strategies having fallen into the red over the past nine months while the industry overall is in positive territory, as hedge fund strategies of all stripes gave up some of their summer gains in September, according to new industry data.