Hedge Funds Review - 2008-05-01
In the search for diversification across asset classes, structured products have a role to play. Investors cautious about taking on or increasing direct exposure to hedge funds, but who would still like a share in the superior upside they can produce,…
Assets under management in 130/30 or similar type equity strategies, also known as short extension products, are currently estimated by a variety of sources at around $75bn on a worldwide basis. In these strategies the manager shorts a certain percentage…
Frontier markets are beginning to attract savvy hedge fund managers with experience of emerging markets coupled with an understanding of where to find value. True pioneers are looking at a wide variety of countries in Africa and the Middle East in…
Country focus: Latin America
Hedge fund finds value in distressed companies
Global macro is often viewed as a hedge fund strategy that bases its holdings, such as long and short positions in various equity, fixed income, currency, and futures markets, primarily on overall economic and political views of various countries …
What is the key skill to master when shorting?
Alyce Campbell, product manager at Calypso Technology, believes there are two definitions for liquidity risk.
In search of a super hero for hedge funds
Experience gives Altedge its edge in FoHF market
Simple investment approach works for Orchard
Last in the series by Walter Gehin of Edhec
Mis-pricing leads to arbitrage opporunities for QuantMetrics