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Survey: Hedge Funds Focus On Long/Short Equity and Event-driven Strategies

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Credit Suisse polled 185 institutional investors on their strategy and allocation activity for its mid-year Hedge Fund Investor Survey. 88% of institutional investors said that they plan to make additional allocations to hedge funds during the second half of […]

Hedge Fund Assets Down $20.94 Billion In June

New York (HedgeCo.Net) - Hedge funds suffered losses this month according to the new Eurekahedge report. ”Hedge funds recorded negative returns in June ending their seven month winning run, as global markets witnessed broad based declines during the month.” Total assets under […]

Highlights From The Annual Morningstar/Barron’s Hedge Fund Investment Survey

New York (HedgeCo.Net) –  The latest results from the annual Morningstar/Barron’s hedge fund investment survey examining the perception and usage of alternative investments among institutions and financial advisors is out today. Among the findings: Mutual funds are becoming the dominant vehicle […]

Hedge Fund Research: $116 Billion Locked in Zombie Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Reuters reports that new data from Preqin shows that there are approximately 1,200 private equity funds that can be described as zombie funds sitting on $116 billion in assets. In a zombie fund, the GP is […]

Institutional Hedge Fund Study: Investments To Reach $2.3 Trillion by 2017

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Pensions & Investments report that global institutional investment in hedge funds will increase 56% to $2.3 trillion by year-end 2017 from the end of 2012. A new report by Citi,’The Rise of Liquid Alternatives & the […]

Hedge Fund Net Flows Advance 0.63% in May

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The gross return of the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index for April 2013 measured 1.44%. Hedge fund flows as measured by the SS&C GlobeOp Capital Movement Index advanced 0.63% in May. “Subscriptions outpaced redemptions for […]

Hedge Funds Up 4% Globally

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge funds posted positive returns in April as most markets trended upwards during the month according to the Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index which was up 1.09% during the month, while the MSCI World Index gained 2.02% in April. […]

Survey Reveals More than One-Third of Hedge Fund Professionals Feel Pressured to Break the Rules

New York (HedgeCo.Net) –  An independent survey of hedge fund professionals commissioned by law firm Labaton Sucharow LLP, HedgeWorld and the Hedge Fund Association, revealed that nearly half (46%) believe that their competitors engage in illegal activity, more than one […]

Hedge Fund Managers: AIFMD To Be Implemented on July 22

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (the “Directive”) will be implemented on July 22, 2013 and will impact the reporting requirements of alternative investment fund managers (“AIFMs”) covered by the Directive, including hedge funds based in […]

Study: The Impact Of The Obamacare Tax On Hedge Funds

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund law firm Hirschler Fleischer has issued a new whitepaper on the impact of the Obamacare tax on the incentive allocation/carried interest of private fund managers: ‘New Obamacare Tax: Can a Private Fund Manager’s Carried […]

Hennessee: Hedge Funds Lag Equity Markets as Rally Continues

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund research and consulting firm, Hennessee Group LLC, announced that the Hennessee Hedge Fund Index advanced +0.23% in February (+3.01% YTD), whilethe S&P 500 advanced +1.11% (+6.20% YTD), the Dow Jones Industrial Average increased +1.40% (+7.25% […]

Stock Market Boom Pushes Hedge Fund Services Stocks Up

New York (HedgeC0.Net) – With the stock markets touching a new high, brokerage companies are all set to benefit from increased interest in equity trading. However, the sector is still struggling to get past the previous meltdown and its profitability […]

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