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Investment Strategy

How hedge fund managers answer liquidity and stability concerns

The hedge fund industry has been reinventing itself in the past two years and, notwithstanding massive redemptions as the credit crunch spread throughout markets, managers are looking to bring revamped and new strategies to the market. Most of the changes look to address major criticisms of hedge funds during the crisis, namely transparency, ownership stability […]
Investment Strategy

How hedge fund managers answer liquidity and stability concerns

The hedge fund industry has been reinventing itself in the past two years and, notwithstanding massive redemptions as the credit crunch spread throughout markets, managers are looking to bring revamped and new strategies to the market. Most of the changes look to address major criticisms of hedge funds during the crisis, namely transparency, ownership stability […]
Administration

Smaller hedge fund industry more attractive for investors

The third annual Absolute Returns Funds conference for super funds, produced by Investment & Technology, canvassed a range of issues faced by super funds in assessing alternative investments. GREG BRIGHT and MICHAEL BAILEY report. Absolute returns strategies using alternative investments are far from dead post-crisis, it would seem, although their use in both asset allocation […]
Administration

Smaller hedge fund industry more attractive for investors

The third annual Absolute Returns Funds conference for super funds, produced by Investment & Technology, canvassed a range of issues faced by super funds in assessing alternative investments. GREG BRIGHT and MICHAEL BAILEY report. Absolute returns strategies using alternative investments are far from dead post-crisis, it would seem, although their use in both asset allocation […]
Unintentional

The end of asset allocation – Alternative investment ideas to salvage your portfolio

There’s nothing like a crisis to make an industry question its fundamental beliefs, and poor old Harry Markowitz has certainly been in the firing line since everybody’s asset-allocated, ‘diversified’ portfolios all crashed together in 2008/9. Does his modern portfolio theory still stack up? What role will alternative assets play in any, ahem, alternative to it? […]
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