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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

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 […]
Hedge Funds

GFC creates global fee crackdown, hedgies bear brunt

Many superannuation funds have been left disappointed by their hedge fund and fund of fund providers, who promised low correlation relative to the mainstream assets in their portfolio and high absolute returns, yet delivered neither. Mixed performance in 2008 is expected to put greater cost pressure on alternative product fees, and many fundof- fund providers […]
Hedge Funds

GFC creates global fee crackdown, hedgies bear brunt

Many superannuation funds have been left disappointed by their hedge fund and fund of fund providers, who promised low correlation relative to the mainstream assets in their portfolio and high absolute returns, yet delivered neither. Mixed performance in 2008 is expected to put greater cost pressure on alternative product fees, and many fundof- fund providers […]