Welcome to the May 2012 issue of New
Managers, Opalesque's monthly monitor
of emerging - and re-emerging - hedge
In Statistics, Peter Urbani reviews a
research piece on whether emerging fund
managers add value, using a larger database.
The results are fairly unequivocal, he
Then Fundana looks at the performance of hedge funds in their first
year of operations, how it has evolved over time, whether it can give
a good insight into the future success of a fund, and reaches a few
Our Focus this month is on the Brazilian - and LatAm - investing
landscape. Three emerging fund managers - from Ipanema Capital,
Sagil Capital and Marlin Investimentos - speak to Opalesque in Part I,
and Eurekahedge provides the vital statistics in Part II .
47N recommends the type of directors emerging managers should
look for; Bryan Borgia of Topwater Capital Partners explains the
mechanics of his risk-based managed accounts platform in Q&A;
Antoine Rolland of NewAlpha discusses new projects and trends in
Seeders' Corner; and Oliver Scully of Citco Fund Services comments
on the evolving relationship between fund managers and administrators
in Servicers' Spot.
Then we have the usual recapitulation of recent maiden Launches
and a review of the latest views and findings in Perspectives.
Finally, two very different emerging fund managers speak to New
Managers in Profiles: Mike Dever of Brandywine Asset Management,
and Mohannad ALRashoudi of MR Capital. We added in this sectio......................
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