Long-term fundamentals in emerging markets remain compelling, but hedge funds are treading carefully as rising inflation and a slowdown global economic growth threaten to undermine short-term returns....
Background checks and investigations have become a standard part of hedge fund operational due diligence reviews.
Macro factors are driving hedge fund investors to reassess their positioning as central bankers signal an end to ultra-stimulative monetary policy in developed markets.
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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The resurgence in M&A volumes should be good news for merger arbitrage hedge funds. Though deal spreads remain tight, the growth in transactions in Q1 is fuelling expectations of higher returns.
The growth of the chartered alternative investment analyst (Caia) designation is a sign of the hedge fund industry's maturity.
Managed futures has grown to become the single largest strategy in the hedge fund universe. Strong inflows and performance have helped make it a popular diversifier for many portfolios.
Fund of hedge funds Benchmark Plus seeks to isolate the alpha component of hedge fund returns by benchmarking and hedging the systematic risk embedded in alternative investment strategies.
Equity market neutral hedge fund managers are finding better ways of constructing portfolios and managing risk. Those managers are expected to survive the current downturn and outperform in future.
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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