Quick Fire – Hedge Fund Managers’ Best Ideas for 2019 Dec5

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Hedge Connection’s December 3, 2018 year-end program featured a ‘Manager Quick Fire’ moderated by Robert Akeson, Co-Head of Prime Brokerage at Mirae Asset Securities.  Five managers, each with a distinct investment strategy, presented their Best Idea for 2019, followed by audience Q&A. We are sharing excerpts of this thought leadership

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Asset Raising While Diverse Dec4

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Many of the fund managers I speak to remain conflicted about how best to position their diverse asset management firm. While I don’t have all the answers, perhaps I can help shed a little light on the topic for folks. Read this while you’re thinking about your capital raising battle plans for 2019. And may it help you separate who’s been naughty and nice, whose chimney you should visit and whose you should skip in the New Year

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The Return of Volatility, Just the Tip of the Iceberg? Mar16

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The month of February was all about volatility. Within the first 6 trading days the SPX lost -8.60%, only to recoup 5.15% of the losses by month end. The record levels of short volatility positions in VIX related ETFs were forced to cover shorts as it spiked from an intra-day low of 12.50% on February 1st, to an intra-day high of 50.30% on February 6th, before closing at 19.85% on February 28th

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