Meredith Jones from Alternative Investment Research contributed the following post. Recent asset flow patterns and fund closures reveal that small (and new) hedge funds may be on the endangered species list. Recent data shows that funds need at least $250 million to break even, and even that may not be enough to successfully run a… Read more »
State Street Research predicts widespread increase in pension fund risk appetite and alternative allocations Over the next three years, 77 per cent of pension funds expect their appetite for investment risk to increase to enable them to meet long-term liabilities and deliver optimal value for members. That’s according to a new report from State Street,… Read more »
“As we’ve seen through the economic and financial crisis, money without values can maybe not create the world that we want,” says Wayne Silby from Calvert Social Funds USA, in this introduction to Impact Investing – an investment approach that seeks to create a measurable financial and social return.
We are very excited to announce that Hedge Connection is now hosting manager videos. Last month at the Global Fund Forum our friends at Meyler Capital took aside several of the participating fund managers and interviewed them. The quality of the videos is fantastic and they are a welcome addition to the site. Investors will… Read more »
Max Ansbacher, President and principal of Ansbacher Investment Management and author of, The New Options Market, discusses his observations and unique insight into the essence of options strategies. For thirty years Max has been a thought leader in the options market and has witnessed first-hand the evolution of this fascinating hedging strategy. Here Max discusses… Read more »