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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. Good news for emerging market fund managers.   Via:

Form An Orderly QueueFunds fear extended wait in FCA’s AIFMD queue

Europe’s new hedge fund regime – the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) – officially came into force on July 22, but a wave of late applications in the UK has left many funds waiting for approval from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Firms stuck in the queue can continue marketing to UK investors but have had to stop fundraising efforts outside the UK. Some firms are worried the hold-up could extend beyond the industry’s summer lull.   Via: (free trial)

Ex-Bridgewater Analyst Starts No-Fee Hedge Fund

Howard Wang, a former analyst at Ray Dalio’s Bridgewater Associates LP, says most hedge fund performance mirrors the broader market, failing to justify the high fees collected. That’s why Convoy Investments LLC, the global macro fund he started in November with former Bridgewater software engineer Robert Wu, isn’t charging a performance fee to investors and only a 1.25 percent management fee, he said. Via:





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