Tag: portfolio

Investors urged to use the current market volatility to their financial...

There are two key reasons why investors should be building up their portfolios now to grow their wealth, affirms the boss of one of...

2016 Investment Strategy with ETFs: Part 2

As we saw in Part 1 of this series, ETFs have been very popular. Understanding the trends in this area is helpful in being...

Wealth management trends: main factors

Wealth management is an industry that is undergoing tremendous change, and there are a variety of influences that are driving this. According to Ed...

Top Robo Advisors

Who is a Robo Advisor Investment can be difficult and time consuming, as well as risky. Robo advisors offer a good option for investing, making...

How clientele evolves in wealth management sector

Over the last few years approaches to wealth management have been changing. One such change is the introduction of robo advisors such as the...

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...

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...

Understanding structure of a Hedge Fund

We continue series based on the book “The Pragmatic Hedge Fund Manager” started with Part 1 on The History of Hedge Fund Industry. Below...

Will Venture Capital deals in 2015 cross the peak of 2000

The Venture Capital industry is moving towards the peak of 2000. Aggregate deal value of $64bn in H1 2015 creates a confidence that crossing...

How long does it take to Form a Hedge Fund?

It depends on the circumstances and the capital. In the United States, there is no minimum capital requirement, so a company can be formed...

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,...

Investment strategies: what you need to learn from Bridgewater case

Bridgewater manages $170bn in assets Bridgewater Associates with $170bn in assets under management is the largest hedge fund. Founded by Ray Dalio in 1975 out...

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...

Hedge Fund Myths

Our previous posts within the series of the book "The Pragmatic Hedge Fund Manager" have now given you enough information to understand what this...

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...

Why Create A Fund Or A Hedge Fund? Part 2 –...

In the previous post within the series on "The Pragmatic Hedge Fund Manager" we presented the Upside part of creation of Hedge Fund. As...

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...

Growing Opportunities in Emerging Markets for Private Equity

The Private Equity has largely remained focus in North America and Europe for decades. Its penetration in emerging markets has been very low. However,...

Top 5 Challenges for Private Equity in 2015

Last month the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) decided to cut back on the number of Private Equity Managers. This curtailment came just...

Top Ten Strategies Hedge Funds Use to Make Huge Returns

Many people know hedge funds as the big brother of mutual funds. Mutual funds are riskier but they make more returns which is what...

Guide to Asset Management Part 1

In the fast-paced business world, where things come from high to low in a second, you need to take some concrete steps to manage...

Top Hedge Fund Strategies

Hedge funds are not regulated as strictly as other forms of investments, such as mutual funds. This helped it garner the attention of many...

How Costs and Fees Compare between Various Alternative Investments

Being a relatively new field of interest, alternative investment have been slowly gaining popularity, largely with an audience that likes investing for the fun...

How Clients Should Invest in Alternatives

Due to the extensive alternative trading options available in the market, there are always so many options one can choose from. Whether it is...

Top Hedge Fund Performers: 2013 BarclayHedge Ranking

The BarclayHedge ranking provides both members of BarclayHedge and hedge fund investors the opportunity to not only identify the performance of their hedge fund...