The M&A search begins

Non-correlation to traditional assets is the Holy Grail of hedge fund investors. But one cyclical correlation remains when investing in hedged portfolios ' capital introduction teams are sure to send funds of a strategy to investors, just as that very strategy starts descending from its peak.

Many fund of fund managers are currently hunting out merger and acquisition (M&A) arbitrage funds for portfolios ahead of an economic recovery, and shunning strategies such as convertible arbitrage.

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