A drop in M&A volumes has hurt the performance of event driven equity hedge funds. Managers are optimistic 2012 will bring more deals and better returns, if macroeconomic conditions remain stable.
Global macro hedge fund managers see opportunities in the G20 initiative to address global imbalances and stimulate economic growth and job creation. Emerging markets could provide the fuel for growth...
2100 Xenon's fixed income program does well in volatile markets. The investment premise is that financial markets are structurally inefficient and price behaviour is driven by global liquidity flows.
Insurance Risk and BNY Mellon have conducted a survey to look at how insurance companies are preparing for the new regime and the opportunities and challenges that the changes will bring.
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Goldman Sachs is seeing more securities lending activity in Asia. The rise in short selling reflects the weakness of the Hang Seng. Demand continues to surge while available inventory value falls.
Goldman Sachs will focus in 2012 on increasing the footprint of the trading and execution business in growth markets in Latin America and Asia, particularly China as regulations become more open.
Goldman Sachs advises start-up managers to focus on securing an ‘anchor tenant’ in the form of a seed investor or strategic capital provider. Creating a 'founding share class’ also pulls in investors.
Hedge funds need to improve data management and work closely with service providers such as fund administrators to meet requirements of Form PF, a complex regulatory filing for private fund advisers.
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