Graphic of the Day – Investors in CTAs

By Hedge Fund Insight staff Today’s graphic shows the proportion of each investor type that invest in CTAs. Source: Preqin Hedge Fund Investor Profiles From this graphic one could say that a fund of hedge funds is four times as likely to have invested in CTAs as a family office.  Or, that a marketer of […] Read more »

Brand Building Opportunities for Hedge Funds with the NextGen of Family Wealth

From StreetID   Now that hedge funds are allowed to market their businesses, many are wondering when the first hedge fund commercial will appear on television. April Rudin, a financial services marketing strategist and digital media expert, believes that hedge fund marketing is more than a 30-second spot on CNBC. When talking to fund managers during a […] Read more »

Quotation of the Day

“We’re quite skeptical in general of the hedge fund industry,” said Andrew K. Tsai, Co-Founder and managing principal, Chalkstream Capital Group. Industry data shows that sixty-one percent of all hedge fund money is concentrated in the hands of the top 100 hedge funds, and, said Tsai, “that (level of) concentration makes for some wacky correlations […] Read more »

Family Offices Seen As Most Important Source Of Capital By Hedge Fund Managers

The historical importance of family offices to the hedge fund industry has been well recorded. As Rick Flynn, the head of Rothstein Kass’ Family Office Group noted this year in his firm’s “Industry Outlook”, “Back in the mid-to-late ’90s, family offices were some of the earliest movers into the hedge fund space.” It was asserted […] Read more »

Co-Opting Marketing Resources for Hedge Funds – Part Two

Preqin – Building On A Database     The previous and following articles in this series cover lead generator companies in the hedge fund business who make great efforts to explain that they are not database companies. Preqin is a database company that is trying to add some value beyond that restrictive label, so is […] Read more »