Tag: alternative investment

Financial Regulation and the Hedge Fund Industry Part 2

The Hedge Fund industry is often perceived as unregulated. It is actually not the case. In fact, since the onset of the financial crisis,...

Interview with Donald A. Steinbrugge, CFA Managing Partner, Agecroft Partners Part...

HedgeThink proudly presents the 2nd part of an epic interview with  Donald A. Steinbrugge, CFA Managing Partner, Agecroft Partners. In this second part Mr. Steinbrugge elaborates...

Financial Regulation and the Hedge Fund Industry Part 1

This article has been written with the help of several sources including Wikipedia, the Financial Times, the Handbook of Hedge Funds by Francois-Serge Lhabitant,...

Which Banks are involved in Bitcoin industry

For the past few years Bitcoin has been transforming money online. Bitcoin has been very controversial, not least because it is unregulated, and its...

Top Hedge Funds: Consistent Performers over the last Five Years

The Global Sigma Plus fund is at the top of hedge funds which have most consistently delivered strong and stable performance.  This finding is...

US Fed Decision: What does it mean for Hedge Funds?

  "The world economy is locked on a course towards an emerging markets crisis and a renewed slowdown in the US, regardless of the Federal...

From Idea to IPO: How to Fund Your Start up

You have a high-potential idea with faith and passion to make a big success. All you need is to fund at different stages -from...

Reinsurance: the perfect hedge fund strategy to enhance a portfolio’s Sharpe...

by Donald A. Steinbrugge, CFA – Managing Partner, Agecroft Partners Reinsurance is one of the few hedge fund strategies that has almost no correlation to the...

Why Hedge Funds Faced Rough Weather last month

Last month, Hedge funds had a testing time. While Hedge Fund index performed better than S&P 500 and Dow, it was down by 1.87 percent....

What Challenges lie ahead for Hedge Funds

“Preqin’s mid-year surveys of hedge fund investors and managers show that performance is at the forefront of the minds of both groups. Investor dissatisfaction...

Investors Remain Positive on Private Equity Outlook

Investors Remain Positive on Private Equity Outlook “The institutional community remains confident in the ability of alternatives assets industry to help them meet their return...

The Directions for the Hedge Fund Industry

The Directions for the Hedge Fund Industry - Opportunity(ies) in the face of adversity, innovation, regulation and Disruption! #Gaim2015 Are Hedge Funds managing close to 5%...

Costs Associated with Starting a Hedge Fund

General Costs Typically, a hedge fund startup costs are around $55,000 to $ 110,000. These costs include the investment incurred on branding, website development,...

How to Set Up a Hedge Fund

How to Set Up a Hedge Fund Hedge funds have been a huge success for the most part ever since their conception. A large number...

Top 5 Characteristics in a Hedge Fund Manager’s Profile

The article is continuation of our series of articles from the book " The Pragmatic Hedge Fund Manager". The previous posts covered the recent...

Challenges Faced by Hedge Fund Managers

Creating a Sustainable Infrastructure Many emerging fund managers enter the hedge fund business thinking that the most challenging thing they will have to do is...

The State of the Hedge Fund Industry

The State of the Hedge Fund Industry - Opportunity(ies) In The Face Of Adversity 92% of #hedgefund assets controlled by 11% of managers http://bit.ly/1cZKkYf  via @HFMWeek...

Glossary of Funds, Hedge Funds and Alternative Investment Industry

We continue series of posts based on the book “The Pragmatic Hedge Fund Manager” that will be published in the near future.  Our first post...

Gaim Leading Alternative Investment Conference in Monaco

Gaim - Global leading Alternative Investment Conference - was founded in 1994 by Informa PLCand soon became the world’s largest international alternative investment event, known for...

Interview with James Waldinger, Founder and CEO, Artivest

HedgeThink presents an interview with James Waldinger, Founder and CEO of Artivest. Artivest, is an innovative technology alternative investment platform that connects leading private equity...

Top 8 New York Hedge Funds

New York is the indisputable capital of the hedge fund world. Despite pretensions to apotheosis from London and even Greenwich, Connecticut, the Empire city...

Hedge Fund Assets Will Cross $3 Trillion In 2015

The total assets being managed by hedge funds will cross $3 trillion for the first time before the end of 2015 according to Deutsche...

2015 Outlook: Private Debt as Alternative Investment

After the financial crisis in 2008, the traditional lenders such as banks had to struggle hard to comply with new guidance from regulators on...

The World’s Largest Alternative Asset Managers: case of Blackstone

  'The Blackstone Group was little known outside Wall Street until two events in 2007 catapulted it onto the public stage: the lavish sixtieth birthday...

2015 Outlook: Infrastructure as Alternative Investment

Of the five major alternative asset classes – private equity, hedge funds, real estate, infrastructure and private debt – infrastructure is comparatively young and...