Investor Relations – The Strategic Approach Works Best According to Survey

Marketing Collage 1 with frame

By  Jeremie Bacon (CEO) and Ashley Kramer (Marketing Associate) at Imagineer Technology Group   During the second quarter, Imagineer conducted our 2018 Annual Investor Relations Survey*. The survey aims to help the community of IR professionals to share insights and best practices along with their collective vision for where the investor relations function is heading in the future. No […] Read more »

Barnegat Is No 1 Fixed Income Fund, Not Just The Top In Bond Arbitrage

By Hedge Fund Insight staff   The Barnegat Fund is managed by Bob Treue’s Barnegat Fund Management Inc, a Fixed-Income, Relative-Value hedge fund manager based in Hoboken, New Jersey, USA. Barnegat focuses on interest-rate anomalies in the large, liquid markets of North America, Europe and the Pacific Rim. It captures these mispricings via government bonds, interest-rate […] Read more »

A Good Hedge Fund CRM Drives Fund Raising

digital marketing 660x396

By Alan Underdown, Managing Director for Satuit Technologies EMEA   In today’s competitive fund raising environment the majority of hedge funds and alternative asset managers recognise that CRM is a key investment. It supports not just day-to-day investor relations, sales, marketing, and compliance processes but it is also a strategic investment in the firm’s business, […] Read more »

Managing the Downwave – Shrinking Assets at Brevan Howard

By Hedge Fund Insight staff   HFI has written about managers on the up and how they have managed to get there. This is part of the “how to” role of “Hedge Fund Insight”. There are many more struggling firms than successful hedge fund firms, and so an all-too-common management duty is to downsize the […] Read more »

UK Hedge Fund Rich List 2018

tumblr_lzpcmcvAkr1qc2m22o1_500

by Hedge Fund Insight staff   Michael Platt, the co-founder of BlueCrest Capital Management, is the richest hedge fund manager in Britain with a net worth of £3 billion ($4.1 billion), according to the Sunday Times. The Sunday Times published its 2018 “Rich List” yesterday (May 13), ranking the 1,000 wealthiest people in the UK. It compiles the index […] Read more »

One In Five Large Hedge Fund Firms Have Changed Ownership in Previous Year Survey Shows

By Hedge Fund Insight staff   Each year advisor to institutions NEPC surveys all hedge funds in place across all clients for whom NEPC advises on hedge funds. The 2017 survey went to 224 managers and 201 responded (Response rate: 90%). Information on 356 funds was provided. – Highlights and trends are summarized here.   Firm-level data – […] Read more »

Data Management In Investment Management – Top Tips from TSAM

By HFI staff   Last week the Summit for Asset Management (TSAM) presented 6 co-located conferences in London, providing sessions around technology, operational strategy, data management, communications, client reporting, performance, risk, regulations and compliance. Hedge Fund Insight focused on the data management stream, and these are the highlights from the first presentation in that stream: Creating the […] Read more »

Quest Partners Named ‘Best CTA Management Firm of the Year’

By Hedge Fund Insight staff   Quest Partners (Quest), a research driven alternative investment firm headquartered in New York with $1.5bn assets under management, today announced that it was named ‘Best Management Firm of the Year’ at the 2018 CTA Intelligence US Performance Awards at The Yale Club in New York. The CTA intelligence US Performance […] Read more »

Pharo & Finisterre Clear Winners In EM Hedge Funds, Sloane Robinson Coming Back?

By Hedge Fund Insight staff Recent analysis of EM hedge fund staff registered with the UK’s financial regulator, the FCA, shows some clear winners. Staff are a lagging indicator not a leading indicator, reflecting confidence of management of a hedge fund firm that things have gone well enough that the firm can afford to add […] Read more »