2018 Activist Investing Annual Review – Spotlight Shifts To Oil & Gas Sector

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By Schulte Roth & Zabel, Activist Insight and Hedge Fund Insight staff   Recently, Schulte Roth & Zabel (SRZ), a leading financial services law firm, and Activist Insight released their 2018 Activist Investing Annual Review. The review analyzes recent trends in shareholder activism, ranks the top activist investors, and predicts what’s to come for activist investing. 2017 proved to be a […] Read more »

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

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    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 […] Read more »

Activists Post Best Month In Two Years

From Cliffwater LLC   Risk assets rallied strongly in February led by developed equity markets. This propelled the HFRI Event Driven Index to its best monthly return since October 2011 at 3.0%. While positive returns were generated across all event driven sub-strategies, activist and equity special situations strategies benefited the most from the equity market […] Read more »

The Longest Established Cayman Hedge Funds Identified

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By Hedge Fund Insight staff   In 1994 the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority introduced a registration regime for mutual funds established on the islands. Many Cayman Islands mutual funds are offshore versions of domestic (US) hedge funds (LLPs). As the concept of hedge fund strategies was adopted elsewhere Cayman became the global offshore hub. Twenty […] Read more »