Hedge Funds Review - 2009-05-01
Innovation produces results
Inspired choice advocates communication
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Never underestimate the ability of the EU to throw a major spanner in the works.
Politically stable with a developed democratic government, the island nation of Mauritius is exploiting its geographical position near Africa and its network of double-taxation treaties to develop its financial services sector and in particular the hedge…
Convertible arbitrage is bouncing back strongly in 2009 after its worst year on record.
Absolutely looking for alpha returns
Will increased regulation benefit or hinder the hedge fund industry?
In a recent report (V Le Sourd, February 2009, Hedge Fund Performance in 2008, EDHEC Publication) an analysis of 12 years of data on EDHEC Alternative I for different hedge fund strategies provided some perspective on their performance.
Various surveys show a significant number of investors are seriously considering putting at least a proportion of their investments through managed accounts. Hedge Funds Review weighs the pros and cons.
Hedge funds are considering outsourcing more expensive in-house functions to administrators in order to cut costs and meet investor pressure for independent third-party services.
Under attack for its liberal tax policies and confidentiality laws, the alpine idyll is trying to rebuild its reputation after some embarrassing lapses in judgement.