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 »

Alternative UCITS Barometer From ML Capital Jul22

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The Barometer is a quarterly report provided to Hedge Connection by John Lowry, Managing Director at ML Capital, a leading global investment firm. The report is designed to help investment professionals identify key moves regarding demand across the various Alternative UCITS strategies. Respondents range across insurance, pension funds and the growing number of financial advisers allocating increasing client assets to the sector. Mr. Lowry leads the conversation in the Hedge Connection Boardroom as one of our featured Executives.

BlackRock Rising, an Alpha Video, and Viking’s Illiquid Investment Jul16

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BlackRock Second-Quarter Profit Climbs 11% as Assets Rise BlackRock Inc. (BLK), the world’s biggest money manager, said second-quarter profit rose 11 percent as investors added money to its funds, boosting assets and the fees for managing them. Net income increased to $808 million, or $4.72 a share, from $729 million, or $4.19 a share, a year earlier,… Read more »

20 Core Holdings, 40 Acts of Communication, and 14,000 Hedge Funds Jul2

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Popular Stocks Hedge Funds Are Buying Now that virtually everyone has figured out what we first said in 2012, namely that in the New bizarro Normal, the best trading strategy – the only way to generate alpha in a world in which hedge funds no longer can – is going long a basket of the… Read more »

Rolling in Rupees, Feasting on Lehman, and Moral Outrage May14

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Indian hedge fund hits $500 million in assets with extraordinary returns - Reuters Ravi Mehta, who started his fund, Steadview, with just $500,000 in July 2009, has seen assets balloon to $500 million. Focusing primarily on India, the fund has made 12 times the returns of peers with bets on consumer and tech stocks… Read more Six… Read more »