Hedge Funds Review - 2009-04-01
Contrarian combined with collegiate
While the Group of 20 leaders attempt a credible stab at leading the world out of recession, a lot of energy is being expended on all the wrong things.
After the collapse of Lehman Brothers and the bailout of AIG, financial service regulators are searching for a way to bring order to the over-the-counter derivatives market. Top of the list are actions aimed at credit default swaps. US Editor Kris…
Finding value in any market
Continuous improvements in electronic trading systems mean investors are addressing the important trading issues faced by hedge fund managers and are increasingly concerned about execution quality. Hedge Funds Review examines the costs and benefits of…
Will managed accounts be the structure of choice in future for funds of funds and for investors?
Portfolio offers transparency and pure alpha
Despite the enthusiasm with which the 130/30 strategy was first greeted, funds using this technique have failed to attract as much interest as first predicted. Hedge Funds Review talks to a variety of managers about the future for 130/30
The deep discounts on debt securities and expectations of a sharp increase in defaults have created a groundswell of interest in distressed debt strategies. Hedge Funds Review talks to fund managers about this strategy.
Investors in hedge funds are naturally interested in knowing how hedge fund managers allocate their initial investment and whether this allocation yields positive returns or not. Information on past investment returns is of particular interest, as is…
While many hedge fund strategies are struggling, equity market neutral supporters believe this strategy is capable of not just protecting but also increasing capital in any market. Hedge Funds Review discusses the strategy.