The hedge fund industry is regaining its swagger and confidence. Performance is back and inflows are trending upwards. The next 12 months could be an exciting time for the industry.
Event driven funds have historically generated high return. Over the last decade they have become bigger and more diversified with the capability to invest across multiple markets and corporate events....
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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More corporate distress and consolidation as debt matures and needs refinancing in the US and Europe in 2014-15 spells good news for hedge fund managers using event-driven strategies.
Salida Capital's BTR Strategic Growth Fund posted returns of over 200% in 2009. Kris Devasabai talks to lead portfolio manager Danny Guy about his investment strategy and how he bounced back from the upheavals of 2008.
In a recent report (V Le Sourd, February 2009, Hedge Fund Performance in 2008, EDHEC Publication) an analysis of 12 years of data on EDHEC Alternative I for different hedge fund strategies provided some perspective on their performance.
Trafalgar Asset Managers has found success in its Special Situations Fund through a combination of its experience of the event-driven strategy and a common-sense approach to investing. Stephen Quigley reports
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