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Investment Strategy

Credit default swaps to clear up their act

Hedge fund managers who bemoan their image problems should spare a thought for Susan Kobayashi. The director of fixed income portfolios for Mellon Capital Management (Mellon CM) was in Australia last month promoting a fund associated with not one, but three phrases made notorious by the meltdown – ‘quantitative’, ‘market neutral’ and, most challenging of […]
Investment Strategy

Credit default swaps to clear up their act

Hedge fund managers who bemoan their image problems should spare a thought for Susan Kobayashi. The director of fixed income portfolios for Mellon Capital Management (Mellon CM) was in Australia last month promoting a fund associated with not one, but three phrases made notorious by the meltdown – ‘quantitative’, ‘market neutral’ and, most challenging of […]
Hedge Funds

Who are you calling tubby?

When someone is nervous about having to speak in front of lots of people, they are often told to imagine their audience naked. The theory goes that if the crowd looks ridiculous in your mind’s eye, you’ll feel less ridiculous yourself. In a similar spirit, Unbalanced presents a tool for funds managers who are jittery […]
Hedge Funds

Who are you calling tubby?

When someone is nervous about having to speak in front of lots of people, they are often told to imagine their audience naked. The theory goes that if the crowd looks ridiculous in your mind’s eye, you’ll feel less ridiculous yourself. In a similar spirit, Unbalanced presents a tool for funds managers who are jittery […]
Investment Strategy

Select drops hedge fund salesman

Select Asset Management has dropped the institutional marketer for its fund-of-hedge-fund manager Gottex Fund Mangement, after alleged fraud in an underlying fund, dismal performance, and a freeze on redemptions made the prospect of investor appetite less likely.
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