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Private Equity Investments Best S&P 500 Over Long-Term

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – According to the most recent quarterly Performance Update Report from the Private Equity Growth Capital Council (PEGCC), over a 10-year horizon, returns from private equity funds (net of fees) outperformed the S&P 500 (including dividends) by […]

Industry Standards Board Wants Changes in Hedge Fund Disclosures

New York (HedgeCo.Net) The Hedge Fund Standards Board wants to improve the disclosures to investors regarding potential conflicts of interest. One proposal in particular would require managers to disclose any parallel funds if the proposal is adopted. Yet another proposal […]

Omega Advisors Subpoenaed

New York (HedgeCo.Net) Reports from CNBC and Bloomberg stated that hedge fund firm Omega Advisors has been subpoenaed by the Securities and Exchange Commission and the U.S. Attorney’s office in New Jersey. According to reports, the authorities are seeking information […]

Northern Trust: Hedge Fund Industry “Blind Spots” Persist

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Amid the rapid growth of the hedge fund industry and the complex regulatory climate following the financial crisis, hedge fund managers and institutional investors have differing views on transparency and independent controls, according to a new […]

Eurekahedge: Investors Have Allocated $30 Billion To Hedge Funds In 2015

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge funds extended their gains in the second month of 2015, returning 1.57%, although falling behind underlying markets such as the MSCI World Index which was up 5.47%. Global equity markets rose in unison during February […]

Study: Hedge Funds Are Changing Fee Structures and Strategies

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – A majority of hedge fund managers expect a significant shift in their primary sources of capital to pension funds over the next five years, according to new research from KPMG International, the Managed Funds Association (MFA), and […]

Hedge Funds See Second Month Of Gains In 2015, Up 1.59%

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Investor allocation activity saw an uptick in February as hedge funds recorded inflows of $6.8 billion during the month, according to today’s Eurekahedge March Index Flash Update. Distressed debt funds delivered the best performance among all […]

Activist Hedge Funds Are Driving Company Performance

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Activist hedge funds globally are driving improvements in the share price, operating performance and governance of the companies in which they invest, according to a new paper by AIMA, the global hedge fund industry specialist. The […]

Hedge Fund Study Expects Asset Allocation To Rise By 7% In 2015

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge funds are expected to grow by 7%, up to approximately $3 trillion in assets by the end of 2015, according to the 13th annual Alternative Investment Survey by Deutsche Bank. Institutional investment in hedge funds is set […]

2014 Private Equity Exit Volume Highest Level on Record

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Private Equity Growth Capital Council’s Trends Report for the fourth quarter of 2014 was released today. The report indicates that the industry recorded its highest exit volume ever last year, at $257 billion, and also […]

A Hedge Fund Study For Pension Fund Trustees

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Approximately one in every four dollars managed by hedge funds worldwide is invested by public and private sector pension funds, while roughly three out of every four dollars invested in hedge funds come from institutional investors […]

Seward & Kissel: New Hedge Funds Are Lowering Investor Fees

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – An annual study of new hedge funds by New York law firm Seward & Kissel reports that hedge fund managers are becoming more sensitive to the needs of investors, rearranging management fee structures to meet their needs. “The […]

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