Sat, Jul 22, 2017
A A A
Welcome Guest
Free Trial RSS
Get FREE trial access to our award winning publications
New Managers May 2013

Editorial

Dear Opalesque Reader, Welcome to the May 2013 issue of New Managers, Opalesque's monthly monitor of new, emerging and re-emerging alternative fund managers.

This month, Peter Urbani discusses the Triple Penance Rule, which may have significant importance for people who use some combination of drawdown and Sharpe ration to stop out loss-making funds in Statistics. Then there is a brief analysis of the performance of emerging global macro hedge funds since 2010 in EManagers DB Insights. We reveal all about the emerging manager landscape up North in Canada in Focus. Our Guest Article is a second contribution from Beachhead Capital, and explores the reasons why hedge funds found it difficult to make money by shorting stocks during 2010 and 2011. Hermes BPK and Northern Lights describe their new Accelerator Fund in Seeders' Corner; And in Profiles, the managers at Varden Pacific talk about their corporate credit fund and Jeff Russo of Stone Toro describes his global event driven arbitrage fund.

Don't forget, as a subscriber, you can access past issues of New Managers in our Archive here: http://www.opalesque.com/Archive-New-Managers.html.

Please do contact me if you have any related news or views, or if you want to share a contribution.

I hope you enjoy the sixteenth issue of New Managers.

Benedicte Gravrand Editor gravrand@opalesque.com

Benedicte Gravrand

Opalesque New Manager is edited by Benedicte Gravrand. Based near Geneva, Benedicte also writes exclusive ......................

To view our full article please login

This article was published in Opalesque's New Managers a top-down monthly analysis, news and research publication on the global emerging manager space.
New Managers
New Managers
New Managers

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. Little-known cryptocurrency hedge fund seeks $200m in SEC filing[more]

    From Coindesk.com: A little-known, newly established hedge fund is seeking to raise $200m to invest in cryptocurrencies, according to regulatory filings. The bid by Cryptocurrency Fund LP to raise the money was revealed in a Form D submission to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), dated

  2. FinTech - Bitcoin hedge fund director: ICOs are having a 'eureka' moment, Big data and analytics: Not just for quants anymore, Data breach of a single firm impacts systematic risk (and cost of capital) for the firm's entire sector[more]

    Bitcoin hedge fund director: ICOs are having a 'eureka' moment From Coindesk.com: The director of one of the first bitcoin hedge funds offered praise for initial coin offerings (ICOs) today, arguing in an investor note that the novel fundraising method is already showing signs of

  3. Already above average, Singapore high-networth investors add hedge funds and alternative investments[more]

    Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia: An above-average proportion of Singaporean HNW wealth is allocated to alternative investments - the majority of which is held in hedge funds, according to the latest research by ReportLinker. In its report entitled, Wealth in Singapore: HNW Investors 2017

  4. Launches - Crypto boom: 15 new hedge funds want in on 84,000% returns, Crypto madness is striking VCs as Union Square analyst leaves to start new fund[more]

    Crypto boom: 15 new hedge funds want in on 84,000% returns From Forbes.com: With 43 projects raising $1.2 billion in initial coin offerings since May 1, according to Nick Tomaino's The Control, and with stratospheric returns for so many ICOs -- 82,000% for Ethereum, 56,000% for IOTA, 44,

  5. FinTech - The machines are coming... Elon Musk's grim warning, Tezos' $232 million ICO may just be the beginning, A gentle introduction to Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), Billion dollar tokens, ICOS & crazy market swings WTF is going on!?, How AI is changing the way we invest, How the tech revolution is bringing flip-flops and beanbags to Wall Street, A 'machine-learning' approach to venture capital[more]

    The machines are coming... Elon Musk's grim warning From Tenplay.com.au: Tesla chief Elon Musk has called on US Governors to take 'decisive' action to curtail "the greatest risk we face as a civilization": Artificial Intelligence, or AI. Speaking at a meeting of the National Governor Ass