MANAGER INSIGHTS

CMBS could be hit harder than the ’08 sub-prime market, says Deer Park Road CIO

CMBS could be hit harder than the ’08 sub-prime market, says Deer Park Road CIO

Deer Park Road is maintaining an aggressive short position in commercial mortgage backed securities as the market continues to fall because of lockdown. Although the Colorado-based structured credit manager, which was established by Michael Craig-Scheckman in 2003, expects to shift to a long position in CMBS when the right entry point emerges towards the end of the year, or in early 2021.

MARKETS

Credit and EM debt offer attractive relative value trading opportunities, says BlueBay's Kettle

Credit and EM debt offer attractive relative value trading opportunities, says BlueBay's Kettle

As global equities markets on both sides of the Atlantic continue to flutter, credit and emerging markets are throwing up comparatively attractive trading opportunities, BlueBay Asset Management, the London-based fixed income and credit-focused hedge fund, said on Thursday.

CYBERSECURITY

“All in this together”: How hedge funds are tackling cybersecurity challenges in the Covid-19 lockdown

“All in this together”: How hedge funds are tackling cybersecurity challenges in the Covid-19 lockdown

With the closure of non-essential workplaces during the Covid-19 pandemic shaking up the way financial services companies do business, the remote working environment is raising an assortment of operational challenges for hedge fund firms, spanning communication technology, data and information security, and infrastructure vulnerability.