Has Brexit Prospect Already Spooked US Macro Managers In London?

By Simon Kerr, Publisher of Hedge Fund Insight   HFI has been tracking the trends in employment of American hedge funds in London since 2010. The links below this article show two of the previous related articles. What prompted today’s article was the release of results from Fortress Investment Group  – a company that has […] Read more »

Low Vol, Divergences, A Dow Theory Signal And An Extension on the Dow -Hmmmm

From Richard Edwards of HED Capital Management   Dow Jones futures have made a daily-scale top extension (by Tuesday’s close). This comes immediately after the occurrence of ‘divergence’ between two Dow indices pointed out on Monday – a Dow Theory sell signal for equities. The Dow Jones Industrial Average itself has risen, ignoring lurching drops […] Read more »

More than the Money: Seven Steps to Protect Your Firm from the Fallout of a Cyberattack

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By Constance N. Hubbell, President, The Hubbell Group, Inc.   Asked why he robbed banks, legendary bandit Willie Sutton said, “Because that’s where the money is.” Today, many criminals steal with laptops, not guns, but they still go where the money is, and – with $3 trillion in assets under management[1] – hedge funds are […] Read more »

Tages Adds Storied CTA to UCITS Platform

By Hedge Fund Insight staff   Europe’s biggest hedge fund seeder has backed a new UCITS launch. Tages Capital has launched a UCITS version of the Rotella Polaris strategy, a managed futures program with a long pedigree run by Rotella Capital Management. Rotella, established by Robert Rotella in 1995, has been a pioneer in the […] Read more »

Marshalling Marketing Resources In New Hedge Funds

By George Alexander* There are number of ways to deploy resources for marketing in a new hedge fund. Here experienced hedge fund COO George Alexander explains some of his decision making in using in-house marketing capability and some of the options to out-source getting to the right investors.    We have only one marketing executive, and it […] Read more »

London-based Hedge Fund Rich List 2017

By Hedge Fund Insight staff Dropping out of the Top 20 – Michael Cohen, Och-Ziff Capital Management; Sir John Beckwith, RiverCrest Capital; Sir Paul Ruddock, Lansdowne Partners, and Nicolai Tangen of AKO Capital.     Related articles: Hedge Fund Managers in 2016 Sunday Times Rich List (Apr 2016) Odey Is Big Riser In Hedge Fund Rich List (Apr 2014) The Sunday Times Hedge […] Read more »

The Critical Challenges For Emerging Hedge Fund Managers

By Evan Judd, Independent Director Bell Rock Group Even in the most challenging and difficult economic environments, the allure of starting a hedge fund is still a powerful draw for many experienced investment professionals. Starting your own firm on your own terms, being your own boss, running things your way, all the while beating the […] Read more »

Quotations of the Week from Kyle Bass

From RealVision Interview with Kyle Bass of Hayman Capital Management, L.P. from late June 2016: &nbsp My friend Dan Loeb says to me all the time “There are no short-sellers on the Forbes 400 list, so be careful.” &nbsp “Don’t (habitually) bet on Armageddon – it only happens once.” &nbsp “To throw caution to the wind, […] Read more »

Disruption in Settlements by Blockchain Technology

By Hedge Fund Insight staff, based on the work of Javier Paz of Aite Group   Hedge Fund Insight bought into the prospects for Blockchain Technology in finance some time ago (see related articles below).  Amongst the first areas to be impacted in asset management is securities settlements. The following article is based on three Impact Reports […] Read more »