Thu, May 26, 2016
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
Alternative Market Briefing

Hedge fund manager George Schultze says investors should take advantage of fixed income market

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia:

George Schultze, founder and managing member of New York-based distressed securities manager Schultze Asset Management, LLC said fund managers should take advantage of future direction in the fixed income market.

Schultze made the advice at the recent 20th Annual GAIM Alternative Investment Conference in Monaco. Schultze said during GAIM’s Opportunities in Fixed Income Investments panel, "In light of today’s ultra-low interest rate environment, the best way to position a portfolio is to take advantage of the likely future direction in the fixed income market."

Schultze also discussed the risks present and opportunities available in today’s fixed income market.

Schultze commented, "Today’s fixed income market provides unique opportunities for nimble asset managers with a specialized niche expertise. Going forward, it makes sense for fixed income investors to maintain low duration exposure, if necessary, but also to consider opportunities in event-driven equities and in short-selling. Time will prove that it’s difficult to make good returns by blindly investing long in today’s fixed income market."

Separately, Schultze was voted by a panel of judges as the overall conference winner of GAIM’s Quickfire Manager Showcase wherein he communicated Schultze Asset Management’s unique edge and investment strategy.

......................

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. Paul Tudor’s hedge fund trims fee amidst poor performance, keep investors[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Paul Tudor’s $11.6bn hedge fund firm Tudor Investment Corp. announced on Monday it would slash down fees of one of its biggest fund to 2.25% of assets and 25% of profits amidst backlash arising from poor performa

  2. Ares Capital to buy American Capital in $3.4 billion deal[more]

    From PIOnline.com: Ares Management's business development company Ares Capital Corp. is buying troubled BDC American Capital for $3.43 billion, said a joint news release by the BDCs and another release by Ares Management. Ares Capital Corp.'s assets are expected to grow to about $13.2 billion when t

  3. Performance - Hedge fund ETFs take a battering, Have long-short credit funds delivered?[more]

    Hedge fund ETFs take a battering From ETFStrategy.co.uk: It was a blow for the hedge fund world when Hillary Clinton’s son-in-law Marc Mezvinsky announced he would be closing his Greek-focused fund after it plummeted in value by 90%, just two years after it launched. For passive investor

  4. West Virginia objects to Alpha Natural sale to hedge fund[more]

    From AP/Heraldcourier.com: West Virginia's environmental authority has filed an objection to the proposed $500 million sale of Alpha Natural Resources' assets to a hedge fund, arguing that the deal could leave the state holding hundreds of millions in reclamation liabilities. The Register-Hera

  5. Launches - Man Group and American Beacon launch new emerging debt fund, Nikko AM launches new Japan equity UCITS fund[more]

    Man Group and American Beacon launch new emerging debt fund American Beacon Advisors, an experienced provider of investment advisory services to institutional and retail markets, launched the American Beacon GLG Total Return Fund today. The Fund became effective May 20. The America