Elliott Tops The Activist Top 10 For Third Year In A Row

  Data source: The Activist Investing Annual Review 2018  produced by Activist Insight in association with Schulte Roth & Zabel (SRZ). Elliott Management tops “The Activist Top 10” for the third year in a row. Activist Insight selects the list based on the number of campaigns, average size of targets, news stories generated and annualized returns. “The Activist Top […] Read more »

Former AHL and Graham Capital Stars Bostock and Crooks Leave Trium Capital Platform

By Hedge Fund Insight staff Quantitative Strategic Investments (QSI) the London-based systematic global macro hedge fund manager is no longer operating from the Trium Capital platform. The co-CIO’s of QSI, Lee Bostock and Simon Crooks had worked together at Graham Capital’s London office and founded QSI in 2013. Trium backed a fund run by QSI, which […] Read more »

Nov 15 Was Peak of QE Impacts

From Grant Williams‘ commentary Things That Make You Go Hmmm   In years to come, when financial historians look to pinpoint the precise moment in time when the excesses of Quantitative Easing reached their apex, I suspect that November 15th, 2017 may well be the date upon which they settle. On that Wednesday, on opposite sides of […] Read more »

China Hedge Funds Top Rankings in 2017

  SOURCE: HSBC     related content: Hong Kong and Singapore Based Managers Take Share of Asian Hedge Funds (Nov 2017) Churning of Asian Hedge Funds Takes Its Toll (Sep 2017) Market Shares in Prime Brokerage and Fund Administration of Asian Hedge Funds (Oct 2015) Does the Absence of Marketing at Quantedge Capital Matter? (Aug 2014) Read more »

Annual Gold Chartbook Highlights

From Ronald-Peter Stoeferle and Mark J. Valek, Incrementum AG   This is our 11th annual “In Gold we Trust” report – this year disseminated to more than 1.5 million people. The first graphic extracted looks at Fed policy, 10 Year Treasury Yields and gold: Obviously, not all our readers had time to read the entire 160+ pages. We therefore decided to put […] Read more »

Gibraltar aims to have legal framework for Blockchain by January 2018

By Hedge Fund Insight staff   Today the Gibraltar Government has commenced the legal process for the regulation of Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT). The bill will be going through Parliament with a view to the regulation being in place by January 2018. This is the first time this has been done and will hopefully pave […] Read more »

High Water Women’s Backpack Drive Delivers 16,000 Backpacks

By Hedge Fund Insight staff   High Water Women, a leading philanthropic organization focused on financial literacy and initiatives for low-income children, has completed its 13th annual Backpack Drive, delivering more than 16,000 fully-supplied backpacks to tristate area children in need. The drive is the culmination of a fundraising effort that started in March and raised […] Read more »

Top Ranked CTAs to End July

Over the last 36 months these are the top-ranked managed futures programs for absolute return.* Please note that this table updates in the week after the close of the month. Click on a program to see more detail (right mouse click to open in a new window or tab). *source:Fundpeak.com Read more »

Size Effect On Performance Still Applies To Hedge Funds in 2017

From Eurekahedge The graphic below shows how hedge fund returns have varied across fund sizes. For June 2017 year-to-date, medium sized hedge funds (US$100m – US$500m) posted the best returns with 3.53% gains, while small and large hedge funds were up 3.40% and 2.64% respectively. Over the past year, small sized hedge funds posted the best […] Read more »