Hedge Funds Review - 2002-10-15

Building confidence

Luxembourg is bracing itself for boost in the market, with major legal changes expected to encourage new players into the alternative market

Double exposure

Hedge funds are allocating more to distressed strategies following lack of opportunities elsewhere

Speculate to accumulate

Combining sector themes with individual stock picking underlines John Bennett's approach to running the GAM Long Short European fund

Let there be light

Philip Gibbs, manager of Jupiter Hyde Park, sees little upside in investment banks or insurance companies, but continues to take long positions in hedge fund companies

Structured ratings

In the second part of Hedge Fund Review's look at the newest way to raise capital, Moody's explains its ratings process for collateralised fund obligations

Too good to be true

Although around $1bn has been lost to fraudulent hedge fund managers, due diligence can play a large part in sorting out the bad apples

Read the small print

With prime brokers becoming an increasingly powerful force in the market, how closely should hedge fund managers examine the underlying agreements with their chosen provider?

Hedge funds take root in retail sector

Despite the regulations enforced on hedge funds by the FSA, some of the biggest groups are based in the capital. With an increasing number of funds being launched, advisers have even more opportunities to widen their clientele

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