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Where are the Opportunities in Fixed Income Oriented Hedge Funds?

With rising interest rates and fairly tight credits spreads, are there still opportunities with fixed income oriented hedge fund strategies? Agecroft Partners recently spoke...

Is Private Equity In Emerging Markets Worth The Risk?

Emerging market private equity funds offer institutional investors diversification, differentiated return drivers and an exposure to sector and geographical areas not accessible through stock...

Cayman and Panama – Hats, Havens and OFCs

 This is a guest post from JP Integra Group, an international financial services group serving international businesses, individuals, investment managers, family offices and their legal...

Key Opportunities for Investors on Listed Private Equity by Edison Research

Listed private equity funds have recently been trading at wide discounts to net asset value of more than 20%, despite good investment performance over...

JP Integra Group Targets Wider Private Capital Industry with Business Expansion...

JP Integra Group Targets Wider Private Capital Industry with Business Expansion and Rebrand“JP Integra Group”, the specialist finance services group, has announced the...

The Future of Funds and The Alternative Investment Industry Video

Future of Funds: How Technology and Social Media are Disrupting and Opening new Opportunities for the Fund Industry.Perhaps the biggest change that online trading...

What’s in 2016 for Hedge Funds?

by Fidan AliyevaIt is a well known fact that 2015 was not a successful year for hedge funds, especially from June to September when...

The latest trends of Global Wealth

Wealth. So much power in this world, so much underlying factors and I would say so much emotions.What does ‘wealth’ hide from us nowadays?...

New York City:  Home to A Third of the World’s Hedge...

The $3 trillion hedge fund industry has more than ten thousand hedge fund managers operating across the globe. But the HFI has remained highly...

Why Hedge Funds are more active in Gold

"If you don’t own gold...there is no sensible reason other than you don’t know history or you don’t know the economics of it...," says...

How Police Stopped Shakespeare’s New Act – in Cyber Crime

By Kit ChellelA gang of Shakespeare-quoting criminal computer nerds stole millions from British banks online. Cyberpolice carried out a global operation to stop the...

How to Set Up a Hedge Fund

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

Swedish fund and FX market strategy, tech and growth – Interview...

Scandinavian Capital Markets - SCMForex.com's Chief Investment Officer David Bouchahda talks with Hedgethink.com about the new Swedish fund strategy, technology and the rapid growth...

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...

Here’s The 6 Biggest London Hedge Funds Launching In 2015

A surge of new London hedge fund launches is coming this year following a boom year for big startups in the United States in...

No Beginnings: Hedge Fund Launches Fall For Third Year

Hedge fund assets are exploding and managers seem to have fund their place in the investment world after a couple of years of less...

The latest trends of the European Alternative UCITS industry

“The European alternative UCITS industry has been growing since the third iteration of the UCITS (Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities) directive came...

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...

Why Institutional Investors Should Act Like Owners

During and after the recession, most of the blame was placed on bankers and brokers. But one community escaped the blame. It is true...

Funds of Hedge Funds Defined

So far, we have discussed the various strategies that Hedge Funds use to earn profits and operate in a financial market. The main purpose...

FICC To Expand Tri-Party Regulation

In 2003, the U.S. government founded the Fixed Income Clearing Corporation (FICC) to oversee confirmation, settlement and delivery of fixed-income assets in the United...

Financial and Fund Industry Viewpoint: Interview with Michelle Carroll, Partner, Financial...

In today's still fragile environment of recovering economies and financial markets, it is extremely important for a business world to have a reliable and...

Impact Investing

“Impact investments are investments made into companies, organizations, and funds with the intention to generate social and environmental impact alongside a financial return.”   ...

SEC Probes Hedge Fund Research Firm

Did a Washington securities research firm illegally obtain information about an imminent government health care policy change? Did hedge funds knowingly trade on such...

Frontier Funds – Not Just Another Emerging Market

Returns versus risk is a dichotomous relationship that we just can’t seem to get away from. While it is true that the relationship exists...
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