Hedge Funds Review - November 2009
Investor interest in hedge funds has improved markedly in recent months. With almost every fund open to new investors, the environment for raising capital remains difficult.
The rally in commodity prices has caught the imagination of investors. However, hedge fund managers believe the downside risks could be greater than most people realise.
Cautiously opportunistic view
Distributing and marketing hedge funds in Latin America
What are the main things a hedge fund should consider when choosing a jurisdiction? What are some of the main legal decisions hedge funds need to make before they set up a fund?
The near certainty that hedge funds will soon be subject to stricter regulation is giving fund administrators plenty of food for thought. Hedge Funds Review looks at the changes ahead.
The Middle East has weathered the financial crisis well. Hedge Funds Review finds out why it is time for hedge funds to start setting up shop in the region.
Profiting from mega-trends
Ana Haurie was the third person to join Dexion Capital. Eight years on, the company manages almost $2 billion and has a thriving, diversified business.
Following initiatives by major investment banks, the financial industry has expressed renewed interest in passive hedge fund replication.
A quick guide to Malta.
The question that permeates Ayn Rand’s legendary Atlas Shrugged has a peculiar resonance at the moment for financial services in general and for hedge funds in particular. Those unfamiliar with the cult novelist may not be aware of the significance.
In the wake of the financial crisis, opportunities have arisen for funds exploiting the unwillingness of banks to lend to small companies. Hedge Funds Review out how hedge funds are using asset-backed lending to fill the gap.
Increased issuance of US investment grade bonds present increased opportunities, says Scott Service, senior global strategist at Loomis, Sayles & Co. There has already been a huge rally and he is confident “there is more rally to come”.
How does the controversy and debate about bank bonuses affect the hedge fund industry? What will be the repercussions for remuneration in the industry, particularly the performance fee model?
No hedge fund lasts forever. So, for managers, preparing for liquidation needs to be part of the planning process from the start. Hedge Funds Review finds out how they plan for the event.