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Hedge Funds

Quant managers sacked as credit crisis hits

Investors have already begun to axe active quant managers hurt by the credit crisis and are putting the brakes on searches for quantitative strategies, consultants say. “There is no search activity,” said Daniel Celeghin, director at Casey, Quirk & Associates. “Flows have completely dried up.” Investors are showing less patience for both long-only and long/short […]
Hedge Funds

Quant managers sacked as credit crisis hits

Investors have already begun to axe active quant managers hurt by the credit crisis and are putting the brakes on searches for quantitative strategies, consultants say. “There is no search activity,” said Daniel Celeghin, director at Casey, Quirk & Associates. “Flows have completely dried up.” Investors are showing less patience for both long-only and long/short […]
Hedge Funds

Private equity firms buy as hedge funds forced to sell

Hedge funds — facing forced margin calls and investment redemptions — are selling off wide swaths of their private equity-type investments in search of cold hard cash. And private equity firms have been only too happy to scoop them up. Hedge funds’ private equity portfolios are the result of a convergence of private equity and […]
Hedge Funds

A great use of taxpayer’s money

The associate professor of finance at UNSW, David Gallagher, has been doing a major study of performance leakage among Australian funds managers due to tax-unawareness. Gallagher applied for a Federal Government grant to support his work. Under the question on the form which asked about how the applicant’s project would advance the national interest, Gallagher […]
Hedge Funds

Private equity firms buy as hedge funds forced to sell

Hedge funds — facing forced margin calls and investment redemptions — are selling off wide swaths of their private equity-type investments in search of cold hard cash. And private equity firms have been only too happy to scoop them up. Hedge funds’ private equity portfolios are the result of a convergence of private equity and […]
Hedge Funds

A great use of taxpayer’s money

The associate professor of finance at UNSW, David Gallagher, has been doing a major study of performance leakage among Australian funds managers due to tax-unawareness. Gallagher applied for a Federal Government grant to support his work. Under the question on the form which asked about how the applicant’s project would advance the national interest, Gallagher […]
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