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How Do You Select a Long/Short Equity Hedge Fund Manager?

The long short equity manager universe is highly fragmented. Investors can increase the probability of achieving higher returns if they focus on managers concentrated...

Evolution of the Hedge Fund Industry Since 2008

Although the hedge fund industry net-flows will hold up much better in 2020 in comparison to what was experienced in 2008, the impact on...

Massive Dislocations In The Fixed Income Marketplace Creates Opportunities For Top...

The massive dislocations in the fixed income markets in March caused huge divergence in performance among hedge fund managers with similar strategies. The first...

CTA’S “Positively Skewed” Performance Helps Reduce Tail Risk in a Diversified...

Commodity Trading Advisors (CTAs) are one of only a few hedge fund strategies that performed well throughout the market selloffs of 2000-2002, 2008 and...

Branding Dominates Hedge Fund Flows

Over the past decade, a vast majority of hedge fund net asset flows have gone to a small minority of hedge funds with the...

Shrinking Hedge Fund Fees: Evolution And What Investors Need To Know

Hedge funds fees remain under extreme pressure across the industry. This strong trend is driven by declining return expectations from investors, increased competition across...

Top Hedge Fund Industry Trends

• One of the Hedge fund trends is that assets under management will grow for the 11th time in 12 years.• Overall revenue will...

Missing the Mark: The CFA Institute Releases Hedge Fund Performance Standards

By Donald A. Steinbrugge, Founder and CEO Agecroft Partners, LLCThe CFA Institute has released and circulated the final version of its guidelines to improve performance...

Hedge Fund Performance Returns To Positive Ground

After dipping into the red last month, the global hedge fund industry returned to positive territory in June with an aggregate industry performance of...

In-Depth: Major Discrepancies In Hedge Fund Performance Reporting – Part 2,...

By Donald A. Steinbrugge, CFA – Founder and CEO, Agecroft PartnersAs we thoroughly mentioned in the first part of this in-depth article, the Chartered Financial...

In-Depth: Major Discrepancies In Hedge Fund Performance Reporting – Part 1

By Donald A. Steinbrugge, CFA – Founder and CEO, Agecroft PartnersThe Chartered Financial Analyst Institute (CFA), one of the most important organizations in...

Report: Investors Pull $3.78 Billion From Hedge Funds As Consolidation Pressure...

Global investors pulled another $3.78 billion from hedge funds, according to the just-released eVestment Hedge Fund Asset Flows Report. That has driven May’s results,...

Education: Agecroft Partners To Make Their ‘Hedge Fund Webinar’ Series Monthly

After the success of their initial Gaining the Edge-Hedge Fund Educational Webinars, Agecroft Partners will run the series monthly, the company announced. These webinars will...

Market Trend: Combining Alternative Risk Premia And Hedge Fund Strategies In...

There is a new trend in the alternative investment market that affects directly to Hedge Funds and Alternative Risk Premia. The latest bfinance white...

Agecroft Partners To Host New Chicago Conference and Educational Webinar Series

Agecroft Partners and Gaining the Edge will host a one day Chicago Hedge Fund Conference on June 19th with a clear goal in mind:...

Hedge Funds: The Future is Asia

2018 saw broad based decline in Asian markets and a reduction in the demand for Asia focused managers. However, industry experts remain sensitive to...

Pension Funds Crisis in the US: Are Hedge Funds to Blame?

The US public pension fund unfunded liability crisis impacts millions of current and future retirees from public service. This paper identifies 4 major issues...

‘Despite Some Hedge Fund Closures, The Industry Will Reach An All-Time...

"Despite recent high profiles hedge fund closures, the hedge fund industry is more alive than ever," at least that what Donald A. Steinbrugge, CEO...

Hedge Funds Arms Race for Alpha

It is no secret that the vast majority of investors, including hedge funds managers, have underperformed market indices over time. However, some managers have...

S&P: Largest Hedge Funds Increase Citi, Wells Fargo Holdings in Q1

The world's largest hedge funds were bullish on Wells Fargo & Co. and Citigroup Inc. in the first quarter even as both banks' stocks...

Hedge Fund Strategy: An Increase in Short Term Interest Rates Should...

The Federal Reserve increased its target range for the federal funds rate by 25 bps to 1.50-1.75% on Wednesday, March 21. This marks the...

Finles Capital officially launches FundCoin IСO Pre-Order

FundCoin now available for pre-order registration, with full launch on the 30th September 2017 Proceeds of the IСO to be invested in the Finles...

Are There Still Opportunities in Structured Credit Hedge Fund Strategies

 Hedge fund managers focused on structured credit strategies can be simplistically divided into two categories: beta managers or alpha generators. Many investors believe the beta...

Agecroft Partners Believes Asia Focused Hedge Funds Offer Great Opportunities

Agecroft Partners Believes Asia Focused Hedge Funds Offer Great Opportunities For the first time in several years, investors have begun expressing an interest in opportunities...

Should Public Pension Funds Reduce their Hedge Fund Allocations?

By Donald A. Steinbrugge, CFA – Founder and CEO, Agecroft PartnersCalPERS was the first high profile public pension to pull out of hedge funds, and...
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