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Hedge Fund Industry Assets Increase in Difficult Year, Managers Upbeat for 2016

(Valuewalk.com) Hedge Fund Industry Assets Increase in Difficult Year, Managers Upbeat for 2016 via MFA Despite a challenging year, hedge fund industry assets under management (AUM) increased by approximately $180 billion during 2015 and now stand at approximately $3.2 trillion, […]

Evaluating Enterprise Risk for Alternative Investments

(Daily Alts) Enterprise risk includes all of the factors that can affect an enterprise: market factors, reputation, regulation, compliance, operations, and legal risk are among the most prominent. Enterprise risk analysis, which uses stress tests and scenario assessments to estimate […]

There’s One Hedge Fund Area That’s Expecting a Monster Pay Year

(The Business Insider) SumZero, the online community for buy-side professionals, has put out its annual compensation report for hedge funds….One area of investing really stands out for 2015 when it comes to expected pay, and that is distressed debt….One of […]

Hedge Fund Startups Dropped to 13-Year Low in 2015

(Bloomberg) The number of hedge fund companies started in 2015 dropped to 223, the lowest since 2002, according to data from industry tracker Preqin. Volatile markets combined with slumps in commodities and equities to undermine the confidence of potential new […]

The 75-year debt supercycle is coming to an end

(Business Insider) When Ray Dalio talks, people tend to listen.Dalio is one of the most successful hedge fund managers of all time, founder of the $82 billion (£57.1 billion) Bridgewater Pure Alpha fund. He’s worried that one of the fixed […]

The hedge fund managers that made it big in 2015

(CNBC)For many hedge fund managers, 2015 was a year they would rather forget, clocking up their worst annual return since 2011. And, if the first few weeks of trade this year are anything to go by, 2016 might not be […]

Hedge Funds in Major Commodities Rethink

(Mining.com) With weakness returning to equities and oil on Monday, gold futures trading in New York attracted brisk buying from investors eager for alternatives amid all the market turmoil.In afternoon trade gold for delivery in February, the most active contract, […]

Hedge Funds Betting Against China Eye ‘Soros Moment’

(Reuters) A handful of mainly U.S.-based macro hedge funds have led bets against China’s yuan since late last year and the coming weeks should tell how right they are in predicting a devaluation of between 20 and 50 percent. Since […]

Hedge Funds and Others May Be Eligible to Collect Proceeds From $1.86 Billion CDS Antitrust Settlement

(Hedge Fund Law Report) On January 11, 2016, Quinn Emanuel announced the $1.86 billion settlement of a class action lawsuit alleging that, since 2008, major banks had conspired with the International Swaps and Derivatives Association and financial information services firm […]

Investor Paulson’s Personal Assets to Back Loan to Hedge Fund

(Reuters)Billionaire investor John Paulson has put up part of his personal fortune as collateral to back a credit line for his $18 billion hedge fund Paulson & Co., a government filing shows. According to a UCC Financing Statement filed in […]

Hedge Fund Starts in Asia Drop to 14-Year Low in Turbulent Year

(Bloomberg) Hedge fund launches in Asia dropped to the lowest in 14 years last year as investors’ preference for big funds and rising regulatory costs converged with a turbulent market.The number of hedge funds that opened in Asia dropped to […]

Hedge Funds Finished 2015 Up 2.42%

(AIMA) Hedge funds finished last year up 2.42%, beating equities and bonds on an absolute and risk-adjusted basis, according to an analysis of performance data by the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA), the global representative body for alternative asset managers. […]

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