losses

Investment Strategy

Future Fund’s assets drop to $73.07 billion

The Future Fund’s total assets under management fell to $73.07 billion as of December 31 compared with $73.18 billion as of September 30. The Melbourne-based fund’s return in the six months to December 31 was minus 3.1 per cent. “Underlying pressures remain and Europe continues to wrestle with debt-related challenges and the risk of recession,” […]
Administration

The 85 bps that buys you control over hedge funds

Managed accounts are costlier upfront for hedge fund investors than traditional unit trust structures. How­ever, a war story from the start of the credit crisis illustrates that the structure may save an investor from catastrophic losses in the long run. In August 2007, Paris-based Capital Fund Management informed investors in its Discus managed futures fund […]
Administration

The 85 bps that buys you control over hedge funds

Managed accounts are costlier upfront for hedge fund investors than traditional unit trust structures. How­ever, a war story from the start of the credit crisis illustrates that the structure may save an investor from catastrophic losses in the long run. In August 2007, Paris-based Capital Fund Management informed investors in its Discus managed futures fund […]
Hedge Funds

Currency alpha is only for the careful

Foreign exchange has been a rare source of positive return recently, but investors shouldn’t expect a dazzling choice of managers, writes The Cambridge Strategy’s chief executive PETE HENRICKS. One of the few asset classes to perform in recent times has been foreign exchange. Managers in this space have delivered positive returns to investors, whether wholesale […]
Hedge Funds

Currency alpha is only for the careful

Foreign exchange has been a rare source of positive return recently, but investors shouldn’t expect a dazzling choice of managers, writes The Cambridge Strategy’s chief executive PETE HENRICKS. One of the few asset classes to perform in recent times has been foreign exchange. Managers in this space have delivered positive returns to investors, whether wholesale […]
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