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 »

Delaying Volcker, MIT Prof. Pleads Guilty (Video), and a New SEC Examination Aug13

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Banks push US Fed to delay Volcker Rule: WSJ Banks are lobbying U.S. policy makers for a delay of up to seven years from a provision requiring them to sell investments in private-equity and venture-capital funds, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Bank officials, trade groups and lawmakers are quietly pressing the… 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 »

Hedge Fund Predation, the “Unconventional” Investor Video, and Tracking Activist Shorts Jul23

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Where Have All The Predators Gone? Hedge Funds Poised For A Come-Back Over the past five years there has been precious little talk about hedge funds. Unlike Bitcoins, biotech or social media investments, hedge funds are certainly not fashionable or headline grabbing. Yet we believe that hedge funds are poised to rediscover their place in… Read more »