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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 […]

Top Hedge Fund Strategy for 2013: Distressed Debt, up 17.95%

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Total assets in the hedge fund industry increased by almost 13% during the year to breach the $2.0 trillion mark, Eurekahedge reports today. The total AUM of the industry currently stands at $2.0 trillion. Hedge funds […]

30% Of Institutional Investors Plan To Increase Hedge Fund Allocations

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Major global institutional investors say they plan to increase their allocations to alternative investments, with a bias towards real estate and real assets, during 2014, according to a global survey of institutions conducted by BlackRock. “Within […]

Eurekahedge: Hedge Funds up 8% in 2013

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge funds delivered their fourth consecutive month of positive returns as global markets ended the year on a strong note of optimism. The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index was up 0.99% during the month. The MSCI World […]

Rothstein Kass Study: Not Enough Women in Hedge Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – For the six and a half years ending June 2013, the Rothstein Kass Women in Alternative Investments Hedge Fund Index outperformed other indices, returning 6%. The S&P 500 gained 4.2% and the HFRX Global Hedge Fund Index dropped -1.1%during the […]

SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index

 New York (HedgeCo.Net) -  Hedge fund flows as measured by the SS&C GlobeOp Capital Movement Index declined 3.56% in January. “In line with year-end portfolio rebalancing, overall capital activity increased for the month of January, with redemptions reaching a 12 month-high,” said Bill Stone, […]

Hedge Funds Up $225 Billion In 2013, Record Year For FoHFs

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund managers were up 2.53% in the first half and 5.36% in the second half of the year, according to today’s Eurekahedge update. Funds of hedge funds had their best year relative to the hedge […]

Hedge Fund Hotspot: Malta Nearing $14 Billion

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The financial services industry in Malta is nearing a €10 billion ($14.6 billion) milestone.  It currently has €9.79 billion in net asset value spread across 620 hedge funds, 133 fiduciary licences, 28 international banks, 66 insurance operators, […]

The Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index Finished up 1.31% in November

Index Nov-13 Oct-13 YTD 2013 Broad Index 1.31% 1.59% 8.43% Convertible Arbitrage -0.20% 0.92% 5.47% Dedicated Short Bias -1.49% -1.65% -24.36% Emerging Markets 1.08% 2.01% 7.44% Equity Market Neutral 2.59% 1.17% 7.87% Event Driven 1.68% 1.45% 13.64%    Distressed 1.55% […]

Hedge Fund Research: Endowments and Foundations In 2014

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The inaugural NEPC poll found that 40% of respondents were planning to raise their allocations to hedge funds and real assets in 2014. NEPC, which is a consulting firm to endowments and foundations, said: “Generally speaking, we found that senior investment […]

Industry Record: Hedge Fund Assets Reach $1.97 Trillion

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – All hedge fund strategies, excluding relative value, were in the positive in November, Eurekahedge reports today. Fixed income fund managers lead the pack with returns of 7.28% during the month. The handful of fixed income funds […]

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