Hedge Fund Groups With Most Capital from Institutions

Ranked by percentage of discretionary assets managed in (single manager) hedge funds worldwide for institutions as of June 30, 2015.   Rank Manager % of worldwide assets institutional % of U.S. assets institutional 1 Black River Asset Mgmt. 100.0% 69.0% 2 Bridgewater Associates 100.0% 52.7% 3 Salient Partners 100.0% 100.0% 4 Nephila Capital 98.7% 18.7% […] Read more »

Hedge Funds: Mutually Inclusive, says Neuberger Berman

By Fred Ingham, head of international hedge fund investments, Neuberger Berman   A quiet revolution is happening in hedge funds. Investors continue to allocate to the asset class, but the way they are allocating is changing, while its investor base is growing broader and becoming more inclusive. With both bond and equity markets facing major […] Read more »

Long/Short Equity Outlook Improving On Correlation and Dispersion Changes

By Juliana Hadas and Andrea Pompili of Neuberger Berman   The beginning of this decade was a challenging time for long/short hedge fund performance, with the overall universe having generated negative Jensen’s alpha (risk-adjusted excess returns)—see Figure 1. However, alpha has been rebounding starting with the second half of 2012—a trend we believe will continue. […] Read more »

The Hedge Fund HOT 100 2014

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    By Staff Writers of Hedge Fund Insight, led by Simon Kerr   Welcome to the second edition of The Hedge Fund Hot 100. As last year the aim is to capture what is emerging and trending and growing in the hedge fund industry. The absolute is interesting, and it is covered elsewhere in […] Read more »

Stakes In Hedge Fund Businesses In Demand As Blackstone Declares An Interest

By Simon Kerr, Publisher of Hedge Fund Insight Once in a week is random, twice in a couple of weeks is a potential pattern, but three times in a month is confirmation. The first occurence was the sales of stake in insurance risk manager Nephilia Capital.  Kohlberg Kravis Roberts acquired a 24.9% ownership in the […] Read more »