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New Managers September 2012

Editorial

Dear New Managers reader,

 

Benedicte Gravrand

Welcome to the September 2012 issue of New Managers, Opalesque's monthly monitor of emerging - and re-emerging - hedge fund managers.

Let's start with the good news: you can now access all of New Managers' past articles - as well as the pdf reports - directly from the new Archive on www.opalesque.com: www.opalesque.com/Archive-New-Managers.html

(And also through Opalesque's main Archive: www.opalesque.com/Alternative-Market-Briefing-Archive.html )

There is only good news.

As usual, we start with a review of the EManagers indices, and the latest entrants in Opalesque's Emerging Managers database. Then, in Statistics, Peter Urbani makes a fascinating introduction to a method related to Principal Component Analysis (PCA), namely, Singular Spectrum Analysis (SSA). Fundana asks whether the set-up of new launches (number of employees, risk-takers, and past experience) has changed in the last few years. In Focus, we look at whether emerging managers should make their case in front of investment consultants - those that advise investors on their allocations. For this, we look at a report from Citi, and talk to Man Group and Allenbridge. Deepak Gurnani, the head of the $5 billion hedge fund business at Investcorp, talks about his firm's Emerging Manager Program in Seeders Corner. And Jack McDonald, the CEO of Conifer, a fund administrator, says cloud technology is especially suited for ne......................

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