Hedge fund activists achieve substantial improvements in the performance and governance of target companies. Institutional sell-off allows hedge funds to acquire shares with limited price impact.
Latin America-focused hedge funds produced solid performance in 2012 while India-focused hedge funds have been among the most volatile, correlated to each other as well as to the region.
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