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 »

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

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Piggy Bank On Pennies

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 »

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 »

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

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Form An Orderly Queue

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 »