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US hedge fund equity trading disparate in 2012 - Tabb Group

Wednesday, May 09, 2012

Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: Early optimism that market conditions are improving and markets will catch election fever early may not be played out unless the macro environment and equity volumes improve, says a new report from Tabb Group. The global research firm has issued a new report examining equity trends across fund strategies in 2012. For the report, TABB spoke with 51 US-based hedge fund companies, including many of the largest hedge funds running US equity strategies, currently managing an aggregate $182 billion in assets, 8% of the US industry total.

According to the report, thin overall volumes, a reticence to trade blocks or use risk, and high turnover on the cash desk has changed both relationships and needs. The tails of large funds’ broker lists are also disappearing. Limited resources, fewer one-off deals and the burden of connectivity and compliance means brokers must be seen to earn their keep. Nearly 90% of the hedge funds interviewed have the same top broker as last year, but relationships and performance are causing jostling amongst the top five brokers and forcing more competition and diversifying services.

According to Miranda Mizen, a TABB principal, director of equities research and author of the new annual benchmark study, 2012 will be a defining year for well-performing hedge funds to lengthen the stride of their advance, as those that su......................

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