Tag Archives: absolute-returns


Wealthy Investors Still Like Hedge Funds But Are More Discerning

FP – “We see continued dedication to hedge funds,” Catherine Keating, chief executive of JP Morgan Chase’s private bank, told Reuters. “The things our clients are focused on are how does that hedge fund generate its returns? How much is […]

Bandon Flagship Strategy Gains Momentum, 5th Year Reached

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Bandon Capital Management has reached it’s 5th year for its hedge fund flagship investment strategy, ‘Directional Interest Rate Strategy’, (DIRS) producing annualized returns of +7.09% net of all fees, comparatively over the same time period […]

J.Michael Miller To Develop Bandon’s Intermediary Market, Flagship Hedge Fund Anniversary

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Alternative investment management company, Bandon Capital Management, LLC, has hired J. Michael Miller as Managing Director responsible for the development and management of the financial intermediary market. Miller has over 25 years of experience in […]

Viathon Capital Launches Credit Hedge Fund

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Viathon Capital, LP has officially launched the Whitewater Master Fund, LP, a credit opportunity fund focused on non-correlated absolute returns. Employing a fundamental, credit-intensive research process in order to identify long and short investment opportunities […]

Colonial Seeks Hedge Fund to Join Gore, 452 in Alliance Stable

Bloomberg – Colonial First State, Australia’s biggest asset manager, may seek an alliance with a hedge fund to offer customers a strategy capable of profiting in rising or falling markets. The manager of about A$130 billion ($103 billion) has A$4 […]

Hedge Fund Investors Regain ‘Whip Hand’ After 2008’s Losses

Bloomberg – Hedge fund managers gathering in Monaco this week said they have work to do to regain investors’ confidence after the industry’s record losses last year. “We have to prove as an industry that we can provide absolute returns […]

Barclay Hedge Fund Rankings Rate Tranen #1 in Fixed Income Asset Backed Lending

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – British Virgin Islands based hedge fund manager Tranen Capital took the lead in the Fixed Income – Asset-Backed Lending category for March 2009 with a return of 2.49%. In addition to the March performance, the […]

Hedge funds, FCCBs catch the fancy of India’s super rich

Business Standard – Hedge funds and foreign currency convertible bonds (FCCBs) are replacing real estate as popular offshore investment destinations for India’s richest. Hedge funds are investment funds which employ various strategies to produce absolute returns. These strategies could be […]

Absolute-Return Funds Promise the Holy Grail

Bloomberg – Gather round, children, to hear about the investments you’ve been waiting for. They suggest that you might get positive returns in any economic climate, regardless of whether stocks are going up or down. Wait — don’t run! It’s […]

Morningstar Reviews 2008’s Losses and Gains

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – In their summary of hedge fund performance for the fourth quarter and full year of 2008, Morningstar reported that 2008’s low returns wiped out the last two years gains. Investors lost their appetite for hedge […]

Hedge funds fold

The Washington Times – Year after year, the hedge fund industry dazzled Wall Street by delivering "absolute returns" – outsized profits whether markets rose or fell. Using sophisticated trading models, the pools of managed capital made wealthy people wealthier with […]

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