Funds of hedge funds are finding innovative ways to produce alpha and justify their fess. Some are turning to bespoke solutions, unconventional hedge fund strategies or different structures.
Covenant Financial Services is betting on commodities and equities that stand to benefit from growing demand from Asia. As a macro investor, CIO Steve Shafer is extremely bearish on developed markets....
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CTAs capitalising on price trends in futures markets are posting large profits as other hedge fund strategies struggle to cope with higher volatility and general financial market weakness.
Silverback Asset Management’s use of three sub-strategies – relative value, idiosyncratic value and absolute value – has made it the top performing convertible bond hedge fund manager of recent years.
Fund of hedge funds (FoHF) portfolios with more than 25 underlying managers have weaker performance and increased tail risk, according to research from New York University's Stern School of Business
While commodity hedge funds have been buffeted by extreme volatility and trend reversals in recent months, hedge fund managers say the fundamentals point to a strong rally in the near future.
Investing in troubled companies can yield attractive returns through all phases of the business cycle, says Jason Mudrick, president and CIO of Mudrick Capital, an event driven hedge fund.
A shift to direct investments among institutional allocators, including sovereign wealth funds, has benefited hedge funds managing $1 billion to $5 billion, according to Citi Prime Finance.
This paper discusses a number of diverse considerations that risk managers need to incorporate into their thought processes and recurring procedures if they are to fulfill their role more effectively in the future
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