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Hedgies motivated as they swim back to surface: Cliffwater

Hedge funds which survive the 50 per cent cull of the industry should be back “above water” by the first quarter of 2010, and absolute return adviser Cliffwater is taking advantage of better terms to refresh and even grow the fund-of-fund portfolios it assembles for its large US institutional clients. Cliffwater’s CEO and chief investment […]
Investment Strategy

Hedgies motivated as they swim back to surface: Cliffwater

Hedge funds which survive the 50 per cent cull of the industry should be back “above water” by the first quarter of 2010, and absolute return adviser Cliffwater is taking advantage of better terms to refresh and even grow the fund-of-fund portfolios it assembles for its large US institutional clients. Cliffwater’s CEO and chief investment […]
Investment Strategy

Prime brokers price BT out of Asian quant play

BT Investment Management (BTIM) has shelved plans for an Asian equity quant product because it could not secure prime broking at realistic prices, leading to the departure of an executive who’d been investigating the business, but the manager will hire two people as it commercialises its multi-strategy Total Return Fund.
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