Crispin Odey, winner of the outstanding contribution to the industry award at the 12th European Single Manager Awards 2012, talks about hedge funds, performance, regulation and politicians.
Lombard Odier Investment Managers’ Hubert Keller explains how traditional asset allocation needs to be challenged as he focuses on alpha-creating hedge funds coupled with strict risk management.
Investor demand for hedge fund strategies in mutual fund and registered investment company (RIC) vehicles is surging but many question if retail investors are a viable client base for hedge funds.
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Despite the noise about hedge funds redomiciling as a result of the EU's AIFM directive, transfers of funds are scarce. Managers are instead opting to set up parallel or master/feeder structures.
Capital is flowing into hedge funds investing in structured credit markets where dislocations, inefficiencies and supply and demand imbalances provide opportunities to earn attractive returns.
The world is a volatile place. Sovereign debts, government interference in markets, risk-on/risk-off moments plus a myriad of other factors are combining to keep volatility in place for some time.
JP Morgan Alternative Asset Management’s conservative reputation masks a passion for unearthing untapped sources of hedge fund alpha. It readily embraces niches ignored by most hedge fund investors.
Asia-based hedge funds are set for growth in 2012, both in terms of assets under management and numbers. Locally based managers will have an advantage over those based outside the region.
A growing number of commodity trading advisers (CTAs) believe fundamental strategies can help improve the return profile of trend-following managed futures programs.
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.
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