Tag Archives: liquidity


Transparency the key word among hedge fund heads

Canada.com – Holding a hedge fund conference at a casino may not be the best optics for an industry that was cast as one of the free-wheeling gamblers of the financial crisis, but players in the fledgling Canadian sector meeting […]

Hedge Fund Rankings Released

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – The Hedge Fund Journal’s Funds of Hedge Funds GLOBAL50, produced in association with Newedge Prime Brokerage Group, reports that minus a few exceptions, funds were happy to participate in the survey and submitted their assets […]

Harvard seeks to manage more money internally: report

Reuters – Harvard University’s multibillion dollar endowment is adopting a strategy of selling off some holdings in hedge funds, private-equity firms and other money managers to bring more money under the control of internal investing staff over the next few […]

Harvard seeks to manage more money internally: report

Reuters – Harvard University’s multibillion dollar endowment is adopting a strategy of selling off some holdings in hedge funds, private-equity firms and other money managers to bring more money under the control of internal investing staff over the next few […]

Bad News Bears: The Travails of Journalists Turned Financiers

New York Times Blogs – Sure, it’s tough being a journalist these days. But if you think the news business is in trouble, try being a journalist turned financier. Some of the reporters who have left their ink-stained professions for […]

Funds loosen strings on redemption periods

Business24-7 – Investment funds that extended redemption periods because of adverse conditions in the market have started to cut their notice periods. The move comes in response to positive factors such as the recent market rally and improved liquidity levels […]

Hedge Fund Replication Mutual Fund Marks One Year Anniversary

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – One of the first no-load, open-end mutual funds designed to replicate broad-based hedge fund performance characteristics, the ‘IQ ALPHA Hedge Strategy Fund’ (IQHIX) has marked its one-year anniversary on June 30th, 2009. For the trailing […]

LNG eyes debt play on cash-strapped companies

Reuters UK – Hedge fund LNG Capital is eyeing the debt of companies at risk of running short of cash, seeing the potential for high returns at an early stage of the credit crisis when companies are still able to […]

LNG eyes debt play on cash-strapped companies

The Guardian – Hedge fund LNG Capital is eyeing the debt of companies at risk of running short of cash, seeing the potential for high returns at an early stage of the credit crisis when companies are still able to […]

Can hedge funds be synthetically replicated?

Morningstar – A new breed of clone funds seeks to capture "alternative beta." It wasn’t long ago that hedge funds were on the very cutting edge of finance. Their pitch was simple: they could deliver pure alpha , rather than […]

Book Review: Hedge Funds (An Analytic Perspective)

Seeking Alpha – Hedge Funds: An Analytic Perspective by Andrew W. Lo is a highly technical and intellectual analysis of hedge funds. Mr. Lo has filled his book with many advanced, detailed concepts and statistics about the hedge fund industry. […]

UCITS Fund Launch By FX Concepts

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – New York-based currency manager FX Concepts is launching a new Luxembourg-domiciled fund investing in its flagship Global Currency Program (GCP). The fund has been set up in conjunction with Deutsche Bank. “Investor interest in active […]

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