Novus Reports on Shorting in European Equites

by Luca Angelini of Novus   Using the daily filings from the European Short Disclosure Regulation (ESMA), we track over thirty billion Euros in short investments across more than two hundred managers. The first chart below shows changes in sector exposures and the best short picks from the past month. Also ranked are the most […] Read more »

Maverick Continues to Increase Portfolio Concentration into 2016

By Stan Altshuller, Co-founder and Chief Research Officer, and Brett Turenchalk, Analyst – Client Analytics of Novus Partners Inc.   Maverick Capital The definition of entrenched, firmly established and unlikely to change, only partially applies to Maverick Capital. It is firmly established in the hedge fund industry as one of the oldest tiger cubs and commands […] Read more »

Study: Hedge Funds and Sector Timing

By Melina Sanchez, Novus Partners, Inc.     Are hedge funds good at timing sectors? Yes. Except when it comes to Financials. Over the past 10 years hedge funds have beaten the market. Does this mean they’re skilled, or just lucky? We can confidently say there’s one reason for hedge funds to exist: they generate […] Read more »