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27 Mar. 2015 Opalesque most forwarded article - week 13: Does the hedge fund industry benefit society? [more]

This article was authored by Don Steinbrugge, Chairman of Agecroft Partners, a US-based global consulting and third party marketing firm for hedge funds. It is no secret that the hedge fund industry is viewed negatively by a large portion of the general public, but should it be? Such a perceptio...

20 Mar. 2015 Opalesque most forwarded article - week 12: Private credit comes into focus for investors [more]

Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: As investors look for a way out of the low yield/no yield environment, private credit is becoming an increasingly attractive asset class, according to a white paper from Bayshore Capital Advisors. Private credit has grown steadily since the financial crisis as banks large and small hold back on lending. "With an increase in securitization...

13 Mar. 2015 Opalesque most forwarded article - week 11: Nehal Chopra’s hedge fund Ratan Capital up 19% YTD after 13% gains in February [more]

Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Nehal Chopra’s hedge fund, Ratan Capital Fund, gained 19% YTD after reporting 13% returns in February, Bloomberg reported. Chopra, who is one of the hedge fund managers that were seeded by Tiger Management’...

06 Mar. 2015 Opalesque most forwarded article - week 10: SkyBridge opens office in Palm Beach County [more]

Where better for a southern location than South Florida? SkyBridge Capital, which is headquartered in New York, has opened an office in Palm Beach Gardens. Palm Beach Gardens is a "Signature City" in northern Palm Beach County, with a population of around 49,000. ...

27 Feb. 2015 Opalesque most forwarded article - week 9: Investing - Seth Klarman of Baupost outlines his investment process as major stock market indices are stretched, Myriad hedge fund sold bulk of its Alibaba stake last year [more]

Seth Klarman of Baupost outlines his investment process as major stock market indices are stretched From Valuewalk.com: As hedge fund manager Seth Klarman, leader of the $28 billion Baupost Group, reviews 2014 performance and considers investors gained near 7 percent on the year, he considers a hockey analogy. He says the fund’s team is playing “playoff hockey” all th...

20 Feb. 2015 Opalesque most forwarded article - week 8: Very small CTA averages 6.90% per month since April’14 inception [more]

Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva for New Managers: There aren’t many one-man shops around in the hedge fund world but we talked to one. Andrew S. Peskin, who is based in Richmond, VA, manages a CTA called Omniversal. He s...

13 Feb. 2015 Opalesque most forwarded article - week 7: New Swiss rules on distribution of funds come into force on March 1st [more]

Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva: A new regime governing the distribution of non-Swiss funds to Swiss investors comes fully into force on 1 March 2015. According to a report from Schulte Roth & Zabel, a global law firm, the new regim...

06 Feb. 2015 Opalesque most forwarded article - week 6: Hedge fund advertising demystified (Part 1) [more]

Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva: A recent Peppercomm study on the changing hedge funds communications landscape found that quite a few hedge funds are beginning to thi...

30 Jan. 2015 Opalesque most forwarded article - week 5: Ex-Citi trader launches 'sleep-at-night’ long/short equity fund [more]

Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva for New Managers: After working at Citi's proprietary trading desk, managing a large portfolio between 2008 and 2011, Joel S. Salomon founded SalaurMor Management in New York and launched his first fund, a value-oriented, long/short equity...

23 Jan. 2015 Opalesque most forwarded article - week 4: Marko Dimitrijevic to close largest of his Everest hedge funds due to Swiss franc rally [more]

Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: He survived at least five emerging market debt crisis. But Marko Dimitrijevic of Everest Capital announced he is closing his largest hedge fund, the Everest Global Fund, after losing virtually all its money last week when the Swiss National Bank (SNB) announced it would allow the frank to trade freely against the euro. According to the ...

16 Jan. 2015 Opalesque most forwarded article - week 3: Hedge fund advertising demystified (Part 1) [more]

Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva: A recent Peppercomm study on the changing hedge funds communications landscape found that quite a few hedge funds are beginning to thi...

09 Jan. 2015 Opalesque most forwarded article - week 2: Guggenheim Partners lays off eight senior employees as hedge fund falters [more]

Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: The 220bn global investment and advisory financial services firm Guggenheim Partners has laid off eight senior employees last month after its $660m hedge fund unit Guggenheim Global Trading (GGT) failed to meet expectations. The Purchase, New York-based GGT was launched in 2011 wi...

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  1. Other Voices: Does the hedge fund industry benefit society?[more]

    This article was authored by Don Steinbrugge, Chairman of Agecroft Partners, a US-based global consulting and third party marketing firm for hedge funds. It is no secret that the hedge fund industry is viewed negatively by a la

  2. Private credit comes into focus for investors[more]

    Bailey McCann, Opalesque New York: As investors look for a way out of the low yield/no yield environment, private credit is becoming an increasingly attractive asset class, according to a white paper from Bayshore Capital Advisors. Private credit has grown steadily since the financial crisis as

  3. Other Voices: The role of diversification in CTA portfolios[more]

    2014 brought a resurgence of managed futures strategies, or CTAs, which performed very well as a whole, outperforming all other hedge fund strategies. However, a closer look reveals that there was a wide range of performance, or return dispersion, across managers. The bottom line? Not all CTAs

  4. Neuberger Berman unit buys 20% stake in activist hedge fund Jana Partners for $2bn[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Neuberger Berman’s unit Dyal Capital Partners bought a 20% stake in activist hedge fund firm Jana Partners worth $2bn, WSJ.com reports. The deal comes as activi

  5. Hedge fund launches fall again, $1bn funds found to outperform even smaller hedge funds[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: The number of new hedge fund launches fell again in 2014, the third consecutive year of decline, while fund liquidations saw their first drop since 2010, according to the latest HFR Market Microstructure Industry Report released by industry data provider HFR. Acc

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