Large hedge funds grow assets almost three times faster than sub $5bn funds... [more]Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: As institutional investors’ needs continue to evolve, they are increasingly looking to work with larger hedge fund managers and intermediaries who can meet their appetite for comprehensive portfolio solutions, said Barry Bausano, co-head of Global Prime Finance at D
Ontario Teachers anchor investor of Guggenheim hedge fund spin-out... [more]Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: Multi-strategy hedge fund manager, Deimos Asset Management LLC, announced the recent launch of its new hedge fund management business. One of Canada’s biggest pension funds and global alternative asset manager Ares Management, L.P., has made a strategic investment i
RBR, Cologny put pressure on Gategroup... [more]Benedicte Gravrand, Opalesque Geneva: According to the Swiss press, two European activist hedge funds are putting pressure on Gategroup, a provider of products and services for airlines and their passengers.
Infrastructure as alternative investment... [more]From Forbes.com: Listed investments have been tracking oil prices lately, even businesses that have nothing to do with oil prices. Have a look at US alternative energy stocks, shares in companies that compete with coal and gas, not oil. That is because the listed markets often move together, whether
Jeff Vinik sees no bubble in technology stocks, believes in the market... [more]From Gurufocus.com: Jeff Vinik managed the enormous Fidelity Magellan Fund from 1992 to 1996 following in the footsteps of the legendary Peter Lynch. Following that he ran his own hedge fund until 2010 when he returned all capital to shareholders.
Today he doesn't see any great bubble in the e
Institutions - Pension funds trail individuals in embracing index funds... [more]From NYTimes.com: More individuals are pouring money into so-called passive investing or index funds, which aim to match the performance of the main stock and bond markets, but larger institutions like pension funds and endowments have been slower to follow suit, despite the potential for higher ret
Comment - Can alternatives provide income in retirement?... [more]From Morningstar.co.uk: Equity and bonds do not offer uncorrelated returns. Thanks to the intervention of central banks – and their quantitative easing programs – both bond markets and equity markets have risen in unison over the past five years. This behavior defies simple market theory; when bond
News Briefs - 100 Women in Hedge Funds benefits literacy charity... [more]100 Women in Hedge Funds Cayman has announced that local charity LIFE (Literacy is for Everyone) has been designated as the 2015 beneficiary of its philanthropic initiatives. 100WHF, which has more than 400 members in Cayman, said it aligns its yearly objectives to a global theme which rotates on a