US hedge fund recovery strongest globally

The US hedge fund industry’s recovery has been faster and stronger than other major centres, according to research by Preqin.

Posted on: 19 Sep, 2013
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Seeders shifting into acceleration deals

Acceleration capital is becoming increasingly prolific at a number of investors which have historically embraced seeding day-one hedge fund managers.

Posted on: 18 Sep, 2013
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Investors' approach to tail risk hedge funds is flawed, says 36 South founder

Most Institutional investors allocate into and redeem from tail risk hedge fund strategies at precisely the wrong times, according to the founder of 36 South Capital Advisors (36 South), a volatility hedge fund.

Posted on: 17 Sep, 2013
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The trust of investors can be won as well as lost by openness on transaction costs

In the United Kingdom, an idea is taking hold in many different places. It is becoming more conspicuous, and it aims squarely at an issue of intense interest to fund managers: their use of equity commissions to buy research from sell-side firms.

Posted on: 16 Sep, 2013
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GPP makes London hire

Global Prime Partners (GPP), the boutique prime broker, has appointed Colin Bridges to its sales team in London.

Posted on: 09 Sep, 2013
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'40 Act hedge fund compliance costs could mean slow near-term growth, says KPMG

The ’40 Act hedge fund space will grow slowly in the near term due to the operational and compliance costs associated with chasing retail investors, although this could change over the next decade, a senior executive at KPMG has said.

Posted on: 03 Sep, 2013
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High fee hedge funds delivering best returns, says Preqin

Hedge funds charging performance fees of more than 20% have produced the highest net returns in four out of the past six years, according to data from Preqin.

Posted on: 29 Aug, 2013
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Hedge Funds Care UK to hold annual golf day

Hedge Funds Care UK (HFC), recently rebranded Help for Children, will be holding its annual Golf day on October 10th at the Grove Golf Course in Hertfordshire in aid of the victims of child abuse.

Posted on: 26 Aug, 2013
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Funds of funds outperform single managers, according to Eurekahedge data

Funds of funds have so far outperformed single managers year-to-date as the once troubled asset class continues to make a recovery, according to Eurekahedge.

Posted on: 20 Aug, 2013
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Challenging hedge fund expenses

Sensitivities about hedge funds’ fees have been a gripe among large institutional allocators for several years now.

Posted on: 20 Aug, 2013
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