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New Managers January 2013

News & perspectives - Recent news, views and findings of interest to emerging hedge fund managers and investors

Protege Partners sees growing interest in smaller funds

Some investors are beginning to turn their sights toward smaller newcomers to deliver the kind of double-digit returns that made the industry famous, according to Reuters.

"We are seeing a lot more interest today in smaller funds than in the last few years," said Ted Seides who specializes in reviewing established small and select emerging managers as co-CIO at Protege Partners. "Finding the right small hedge funds affords investors a wonderful opportunity to earn returns that meet return objectives and that generate riskâ€adjusted returns that are among the highest available in the capital markets," he added.

Simple Alternatives searches for sixth simple manager

Simple Alternatives, LLC is an institutional alternative investment manager based in Ridgefield, CT. A boutique firm with a concentrated portfolio of strictly long/short equity, it favours smaller managers (with less than $500m in AUM), and bottom up fundamental stock pickers.

The firm's flagship product, the S1 Fund is a multi-manager, hedged equity strategy, in a mutual fund structure; Dilworth is looking to expand its current portfolio of five managers and add a sixth one. (Full Opalesque Exclusive article).

Even if women-owned hedge funds outperform, that may not impact emerging manager mandates

Women-owned or managed hedge funds continue to outperform their male counterparts and led the industry as at the end of the third quarter in 2012, said professional service provider Rothstein Kass in its latest study, "Women in Alternative Investments: Bui......................

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