Cambridge Associates Named Hedge Fund Consultant of the Year by Institutional Investor

By Hedge Fund Insight staff   Cambridge Associates has been named Institutional Investor’s 2019 Hedge Fund Consultant of the Year at the 17th Annual Hedge Fund Industry Awards. Cambridge Associates is a leading global investment firm. The firm aims to help endowments & foundations, healthcare systems, pension plans, and private clients implement and manage custom investment portfolios to generate […] Read more »

A Q&A With Jane Halsey Celebrating 20 Years Of Roundtable Forum

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By Simon Kerr, Publisher of HFI     What were the circumstances for you setting up your first Roundtable Forum? The first Forum was held in New York in May of 1999.  It was actually a bit of an experiment.  At the time, I was a 3rd party marketer and the conference circuit was tiring and getting […] Read more »

Politics Is Top Concern of Allocators According to Murano Survey

By Hedge Fund Insight staff Murano Connect, a leading financial services company that matches fund managers to allocators, today unveiled asset allocators’ top fears through its quarterly Allocator Insights Report (AIR). The biggest concern for allocators in 2019 is government and geopolitical issues, with U.S. policy-making playing a big factor. “There are a lot of […] Read more »

Evidence Of A Floor To Hedge Fund Fees In Seward Kissel Study

From Seward & Kissel   Driven by our ongoing commitment to understanding the dynamics of the hedge fund marketplace and bringing the latest industry color to our clients and friends, each year Seward & Kissel conducts various studies of the most important trends we are seeing that are impacting the hedge fund community. This year, for […] Read more »

Hedge Funds Losing Relative Appeal to Family Offices According to Survey

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From Camden Wealth/Hedge Fund Insight staff   2018 marks the fifth year of the annual Global Family Office Report from Camden Wealth, this time produced in association with UBS. The report reflects a record number of 311 family offices from around the world participating in the research this year. Aligned with the rise in participants, […] Read more »

Equity And Credit Strategies Did Better In July Says Man FRM

From Keith Haydon and Adam Singleton of Man FRM, part of Man Group   Markets return to an uneasy calm in July with rising equity markets and falling volatility. Commentators continue to watch the shape of the US yield curve for clues. July continued the difficult year for hedge fund performance, with mixed performance across strategies […] Read more »

Differential Performance Noteworthy at Half Year Point – European CTAs Suffer

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By Hedge Fund Insight staff At the half way point of the year, in terms of consolidated data releases, the picture for hedge funds at the top level looks okay – broad hedge fund indices are flat (e.g. the HFRI Asset Weighted Composite Index is up 1.35%), and flows have been positive (over $17bn in […] Read more »