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What current trends tell us about the future of the hedge fund industry

The following comments are excerpted from Agecroft Partners’ Don Steinbrugge’s presentation delivered at the 69th CFA Institute Annual Conference held on 9 May 2016 in Montreal.

Posted on: 18 May, 2016
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Could Phil Vasan return to the alternative investment industry?

The sale of the US private banking operations of Credit Suisse to Wells Fargo, agreed last month, has created an opportunity for an imaginative alternative investment fund manager or investment bank to secure the services of the kind of talent tha

Posted on: 20 Nov, 2015

Hedge Fund tune-up: can you risk sitting in front of investors if you haven’t lifted the hood?

Facing the prospect of scrutiny from new potential investors is daunting.  Performance has been good, the pitch book has been stressed over ad nauseum and then you realise that everyone is “short” business cards.

Posted on: 17 Nov, 2015

Treasury management: no longer the poor relation

Treasury operations within hedge funds have traditionally been the ‘poor relation’ to other functions, however, this is changing.

Posted on: 05 Nov, 2015

How to create value in an increasingly institutional hedge fund industry

Dixon Boardman, Founder and CEO of Optima, delivers a speech at GAIM Monaco on how to create value in an increasingly institutional hedge fund industry.

Posted on: 14 Jul, 2015
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Does the Hedge Fund industry benefit society?

Opinions
25 Mar, 2015

It is no secret that the hedge fund industry is viewed negatively by a large portion of the general public, but should it be? The average person is inundated with negative articles creating the image that: 1.) Most hedge fund managers are dishonest and frequently commit fraud or violate insider trading laws. 2.) Hedge funds are highly risky investments. 3.) Their devious actions are bad for the general public. 4.) Hedge funds generate bad performance and their fees are too high.

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