Hedge Funds Review - 2002-11-19

Telent spotting

A manager's long-only track record may not be enough to go by when it comes to managing long/short hedge funds. So what are the key things you should be looking out for?

Rising stars

Fund of funds managers have an increasingly wide choice of portfolios to choose from, but how can they discern tomorrow's top performers?

Sweating it out

How many more rounds are institutional pension fund investors prepared to go with their traditional investments before they start considering hedge funds?

Macro magic

Permal's global macro strategy has worked wonders for its FX, Financials and Futures fund.

On the guest list

As hedge funds are not open to mass market investors, those who have access should feel privileged

Untapped potential

While well known for its banking industry, Switzerland still falls below standard for the financial services it offers which can be described as standard rather than bespoke

The luck of them

Ireland has become well-known as the home for establishing offshore hedge funds, thanks to its specialist listing regime

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