Hedge Funds Review - 2007-06-01

Built for performance

London's MPC Investors is looking at taking in at least an extra $600m for its latest European fund launch and is setting itself up as a direct destination for institutional allocators, as its CEO Peter Harrison told David Walker

Administering to your every need

LaSalle Global Fund Services' Morgan Downey reflects on the constant challenge of picking the right administation model for your fund as the times keep a-changing

Carry on reaping the profits?

The yen carry trade was all the rage with hedge funds until, earlier this year, suddenly it wasn't. Daniel Murray from EFG Private Bank in London surveys the carry strategy and discusses whether it still has the legs to run

From alpha to omega

It's all about higher moments. The kind where you decide what is really important about what you do and how you allocate your resources. Lionel Martellini presents the Edhec guide to hedge fund enlightenment

At your service

Hedge Funds Review gathered 10 of the administration industry's great and good to share their thoughts on the most pressing issues facing the industry today...

Unearthing value early

London's CDCapital, investing in pre-IPO commodities firms, draws its initials from those of its founder Carmel Daniele, but they may just as easily stand for 'Chinese demand ' when it comes to finding profitable exits from trades, as Carmel Daniele…

Home ground disadvantage

Christopher Donoho and Marc Gottridge of Lovells discuss whether US Bankruptcy Court 'avoidance' powers bring up more risks for investors in, and prime brokers to, hedge funds

The charge of the lite brigade

With 130/30 funds predicted by some to pull in $1trn in five years and attracting allocators like CalPERS, Phyllis Feinberg went to see who was offering them, and if hedge fund managers should be worried...

On FASB, hedge funds and fair value...

If you thought all acronyms were born equal, Grant Thronton's Michael Patanella begs to differ. He explains why one called FAS 157 could help managers show why their fund isn't one of the pack, either, when it comes to valuations

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