Riding Modi, Funding Mugabe, and Swelling Assets Aug28

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India Hedge Funds Soar On Modi Expectations India-focused hedge funds have been the best in the world this year, buoyed by excitement about the reforms expected from new Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Indian hedge funds are up 26% through July, according to Eurekahedge—an impressive result, given the generally anemic returns posted by hedge funds around the… Read more »

Hitting a Billion, the Big Bonus Drop, and the Algorithm Scam Aug20

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Asia’s Best-Performing Macro Hedge Fund Hits $1 Billion Mark Quantedge Global Fund, Asia’s best-performing macro hedge fund, said it has increased its assets to more than $1 billion, joining the ranks of the region’s biggest funds. Quantedge, which started with $3 million in October 2006, has increased its assets under management to $1.05 billion at the end… Read more »

The CleanTech Opportunity of the Month is in Panama Aug19

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We’ve asked Hedge Connection contributor Craig Shields, a senior consultant to the cleantech industry, to send us a monthly article discussing one of the more exciting business opportunities he’s come across recently in his field of engagement.  Craig finds himself in a unique position to make such a submission: via his website, 2GreenEnergy.com, he reviews many… Read more »

Emerging Market News, the AIFMD Backlog, and the Rise of the No-Fee Hedge Fund Aug6

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Endowments Ready To Return To Emerging Market Hedge Funds After a three year lull, endowment and foundation money is ready to return to emerging markets. According to a survey by NEPC, a Boston-based financial consultancy, over 30% of respondents think that emerging market hedge funds will provide superior returns over the next five to seven years…. Read more »

FINsearches Q2-14 Investor Allocation Report Jul29

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Each quarter FINsearches provides an exclusive report to Hedge Connection regarding institutional investors and their allocation strategies. This is the second report: FINsearches Q2-14 Investor Allocation Report Institutional investors closed out the first half of the year with more than $11 billion in allocations as investors maintained a steady pace to investing in the second quarter,… Read more »