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Opalesque Roundup: Women-run hedge funds outperform significantly over 1, 3, 5 and 10 years: hedge fund news, week 21

Monday, May 28, 2018

In the week ending 25 May, 2018, a review of hedge fund showed that that women fund managers beat their male counterparts in the performance department by twice the average in 2017. Female managers have also been outperforming their male counterparts over three, five and ten years.

An analysis by CEM Benchmarking showed most hedge funds deliver unattractive returns that can be easily beaten; and researchers from Warwick Business School has found that CEO pay shrinks by $350,000 a year once activist hedge funds move in.

Michael Gelband is set to unveil the biggest hedge fund launch in history with the $8 billion ExodusPoint; Wells Fargo Asset Management launched the Global Equity Absolute Return Fund, a sub-fund of the Wells Fargo (Lux) Worldwide Fund; Ocean Dial Asset has launched an equity public markets focused alternative investment fund; Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss announced that the firm will be launching a bank loan strategy this June; and Every Capital is launching Australia's first retail crypto hedge fund, making cryptoassets accessible to every Australian investor.

Soloda Investment Advisors is being given $100 million in seed capital from strategic invest......................

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