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A Guide To Understanding Hedge Fund Performance

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), has published a new educational guide to understanding hedge fund performance, ‘Apples and apples: How to better understand hedge fund performance.’’ (PDF) AIMA says comparing hedge fund performance to the […]

Survey: Hedge Funds Struggling to Meet SEF Regulatory Preparedness

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – With the Dodd-Frank rule becoming effective for certain swaps to be mandatory when traded on Swap Execution Facilities (SEFs), a new survey by IPC Systems finds that the hedge fund industry is underprepared to meet the requirements of these […]

Eurekahedge: Hedge Fund Inflows Of $11 Billion Last Month

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge funds posted their best performance in the last 12 months, up 1.79% with fund managers delivering performance-based gains of $15 billion and recording net asset inflows of $11 billion during the month, the March 2014 […]

Hennessee Hedge Fund Index Up +2.46% In February

The Hennessee Hedge Fund Index increased +2.46% in February (+2.18% YTD), while the S&P 500 gained +4.31% (+0.60% YTD), the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose +3.97% (-1.54% YTD), and the NASDAQ Composite Index jumped +4.98% (+3.15% YTD). Bonds were positive […]

SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index and Capital Movement Index

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The gross return of the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index for February 2014 measured 2.20%. Hedge fund flows as measured by the SS&C GlobeOp Capital Movement Index advanced 0.91% in March. “Net flows were positive […]

Deutsche Bank: Hedge Funds To Reach $3 Trillion In 2014

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge funds are expected to reach a record breaking $3 trillion by year-end 2014, up from $2.6 trillion in 2013, Deutsche Bank reports. The 12th annual Alternative Investor Survey is is based on investors’ predictions of $171 billion […]

Hedge Fund Manager Research Is Paramount Says Northern Trust Director

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge funds trailed the S&P 500 in 2013, the fifth year in a row. Yet, while hedge funds returned an average 7.4% last year, some investors saw double-digit returns from their hedge fund managers. According to […]

Hedge Fund Dad Founds Company To Save His Son

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – A former hedge fund banker at JPMorgan has founded a biotechnology company after discovering that his son suffered from Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). Ilan Ganot left his hedge fund career behind him and moved to Boston to peruse a […]

Eurekahedge and ILS Advisers Launch Cat Bond Hedged Index

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Eurekahedge has launched a new hedge fund index focusing on insurance linked securities (ILS), in partnership with ILS Advisers. Insurance linked securities (ILS) also known as catastrophe or cat bonds are a transfer of insurance risk to the […]

Hedge Funds Up In January

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Today SS&C GlobeOp announced that its Hedge Fund Performance Index for January measured 1.39% and its Capital Movement Index showed net flows advance 0.94% in February. “Net flows were positive for the month, with subscriptions outpacing […]

SEC Issues Risk Alert For Hedge Fund Advisers

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE) has issued a 10 page Risk Alert (pdf) on the due diligence processes that investment advisers use when they recommend or place clients’ assets in alternative investments […]

Credit Suisse Paper Explores Noteworthy Hedge Fund Trends For 2014

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Credit Suisse Asset Management today released the 2013 Liquid Alternative Beta Performance Review. The paper examines key factors that drove liquid alternative strategy performance in 2013 and explores some of the noteworthy trends that could continue […]

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