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Guide to research on Hedge Funds: Part 1 Introduction

]What Are Hedge Funds and Why They Are So Popular? A hedge fund is simply a fund that enables the investor to generate a healthy...

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.”    ...

Distressed Securities Defined

The very nature of Hedge funds and their investments is risky and speculative. Among the many long and short term securities that investors put...

Largest Pension Fund dumps Hedge Funds

The nation’s largest public employee pension fund, California’s Public Employees' Retirement System (CALPERS) announced that it is ending its investments in hedge funds. The...

Top Hedge Fund Conferences and Events

They say a meeting of the minds is the best way to collaborate and come up with ideas that can spark great things. How...

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...

Focus on the positives arising from AIFMD for asset managers

Before too much longer, asset managers will be able to market non- EU funds to qualified EU investors under AIFMD passport rules Like much of...

100 Women in Hedge Funds

100 Women in Finance Finance is often considered a hard-core area of business that isn’t for the faint hearted. With economic turbulences and global investment...

Total Value of U.S Hedge Funds? $1.4 Trillion Dollars

As of the second quarter of 2014, there were 10, 844 hedge funds operating worldwide with over 8,000 of them located in the United...

Alternative Investment Associations and Hedge Fund Associations

Alternative investment associations and hedge fund associations are committees and platforms that are formed to facilitate all those people who are a part of...

SEC Charges Minneapolis Hedge Funds with Fraud

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged a Minneapolis hedge fund manager, his investment advisory firm and an employee with multiple counts of...

What is Hedgeopolis?

The Complicated Structure of the Financial Market After years of evolution and development, the investment industry today has become highly advanced in nature. No...

Apps Help Create Family Tree

On March 31, 2012, rules governing family office hedge funds were radically changed. The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act mandated that many family office...

Hedge Fund Association

The Hedge Fund Association is an international organization, which was founded in 1996 and is a nonprofit organization in nature. It is a lobby...

Form 13F Filings “Tell-All”

Section 13(f) of the Securities and Exchange Act was passed by Congress in 1975 in order to provide the public with information regarding the...

What is Big Data and What Does It Mean to Hedge...

The catchphrases of the industry have greatly escalated the expression “big data,” but very few people are fully familiar with this phrase. The following...

SEC: Hedge Fund Manager at Center of Fraud Scheme

A hedge fund manager who was charged by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC ) in 2012 with defrauding clients around the world —...

The Alternative Investment Management Association

The Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) was founded in 1990 and is a major player and a worldwide representative of the industry of hedge...

Roadmap to Hedge Funds – Part 3 Investing

The Investment Process The objectives of every investor differ and various portfolio designs serve a variety of purposes. Due to the extent of the hedge...

AIMFD: EU Hedge Fund Regulation

AIFMD: EU HEDGE FUND REGULATION The EU’s Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD), which became effective at the state level in July 2013, has had...

Roadmap to Hedge Funds – Part 2 Value Proposition

Value Proposition of Hedge Funds In order to succeed in the modern world of finance, adaptability is the key. The same is the case with...

Hedge Funds sue for $539 million in interest

In May, Argentina’s Economy Minister met with officials of the Paris Club to sign the largest sovereign debt restructuring agreement in history. After defaulting...

Roadmap to Hedge Funds – Part 1

What exactly is a Hedge Fund? A hedge fund is essentially an investment program. In this program, the first aim of the partners is...

Hedge Fund Due Diligence

What are today’s investors demanding of their hedge funds? Aside from exceptional financial returns, there is an increasing tendency to hold fund management accountable...

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