Fri, Jul 1, 2016
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Alternative Market Briefing

Third quarter could prove decisive for the hedge fund industry

Friday, September 27, 2013

amb
Amy Bensted
Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva:

According to Preqin, an intelligence firm focused on the alternative asset industry, "the third quarter of this year could prove to be a decisive one for the hedge fund industry."

The 2013 Preqin Investor Network Global Alternative Report is a 105 page report exclusively aimed at institutional investors, which gives a complete review of the alternative assets industry. Preqin Ltd. supplied Opalesque with some updates on the report’s May numbers.

According to Preqin’s breakdown (Fig.1), the most launched strategy in 2013 so far is Long/Short. This is followed by Macro and Event Driven.

Managers have bet the right way in opting for the long/short strategy as such funds have been doing well so far this year, even though they were down a bit in August. The Credit Suisse Long/Short Equity Index was down 1.11% then but up 7.89% YTD. The Event Driven main index was among the best performing, down 0.04% in August and up 8.60% YTD. And the Global Macro index was down 0.92% that month and up 0.66% YTD. According to data provider ......................

To view our full article Click here

Today's Exclusives Today's Other Voices More Exclusives
Previous Opalesque Exclusives                                  
More Other Voices
Previous Other Voices                                               
Access Alternative Market Briefing


  • Top Forwarded
  • Top Tracked
  • Top Searched
  1. Investing - Soros, Druckenmiller among hedgies profiting in market plunge, Hedge funds were most bullish on bonds since 2004 before Brexit, Surprise Brexit vote unleashes scramble for dollars, High-yield hit on Brexit but no panic selling, Scientist turned hedge fund founder lured to pound, euro, Hedge fund avoids commodities, posts big gains[more]

    Soros, Druckenmiller among hedgies profiting in market plunge From HITC.com: Bullish positions in gold and volatility and well-timed short bets on China and emerging markets, among other areas, were some of the trades that benefited hedge funds on Friday as markets digested Britons' s

  2. Manager Profile - A 26-year old hedge fund manager called Brexit — here's what he thinks about the historic vote[more]

    From Businessinsider.com: Taylor Mann is not your typical fund manager. The twenty-six year old Texas A&M graduate manages Pine Capital in Larue, Texas (population 160), where he resides with his three-year old daughter. Also atypical compared with many of the largest funds out there, Mann makes

  3. Chesapeake Partners to liquidate hedge fund amidst 'hostile environment'[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Chesapeake Partners Management, the hedge fund run by woman fund manager Traci Lerner said it would return investors’ money after 25 years because the market environment has become "hostile" to manage other people’s money, reported

  4. Europe - George Soros says Brexit has ‘unleashed’ a financial markets crisis, Brexit—what we know, Will the UK’s departure be a ‘soft-Brexit’ or a ‘hard-Brexit’?, Brexit: Six-point action plan for asset managers[more]

    George Soros says Brexit has ‘unleashed’ a financial markets crisis From Bloomberg.com: Britain’s decision to leave the European Union has “unleashed” a crisis in financial markets similar to the global financial crisis of 2007 and 2008, George Soros told the European Parliament in Bruss

  5. Hedge Fund Due Diligence Exchange offers complete due diligence reports at $1500[more]

    Matthias Knab, Opalesque: HFDDX is offering complete alternative investment due diligence reports at $1500 US. Industry professionals can simply go to www.hfddx.com and indicate their interest in sponsoring one or more DD Reports for $1500 each.