August Gains, Jeffrey Ubben, the Inversion Pioneer, and Easing the Advertising Ban Sep10

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Hedge Funds Rebound in August Hedge funds rebounded strongly in August, with the Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index up 1.36%, while the MSCI World Index gained 2.48%. On a year-to-date basis, hedge funds are up 4.22%, falling slightly behind underlying markets, as the MSCI World Index returned 5.96% over the same period…   Via Advisor.ca Inversion… Read more »

Impact Investing: A Message From The World Economic Forum Sep5

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The following is a note from Abigail Noble, Head of Impact Investing initiatives at the World Economic Forum.   Today we are pleased to share with you the second report in the series, From Ideas to Practice, Pilots to Strategy: Practical Solutions and Actionable Insights on How to Do Impact Investing. This series is both an attempt… Read more »

Concept Capital Markets, LLC publishes its Hedge Fund Investor Survey Sep4

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Concept Capital Markets, LLC is pleased to announce the publication of its 2014 Hedge Fund Investor Survey. The survey was conducted during July and August and includes responses from 110 investors that allocate assets to alternative investment managers. These investors, who collectively oversee some $150 billion, are predominantly located in the US and Europe, and represent… Read more »

Huge Net Inflows, The 2014 Investor Survey, and Counterintuitive Investing Sep3

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Hedge Funds Buoyed in First Half by Private Wealth Allocations Hedge fund managers may be feeling competitive pressure for investor assets, but their fundraising is thriving. Alternative investments data provider Preqin reported Thursday that 73% of some 100 hedge fund managers it surveyed in June said competition in fundraising had become more intense over the… Read more »

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 »