Cambridge Associates Named Hedge Fund Consultant of the Year by Institutional Investor

By Hedge Fund Insight staff   Cambridge Associates has been named Institutional Investor’s 2019 Hedge Fund Consultant of the Year at the 17th Annual Hedge Fund Industry Awards. Cambridge Associates is a leading global investment firm. The firm aims to help endowments & foundations, healthcare systems, pension plans, and private clients implement and manage custom investment portfolios to generate […] Read more »

Hedge Fund Investment Due Diligence – Sample Report From Consultant

Investment Due Diligence Report Halcyon Asset Management, LLC Master Custodial Account Report written by the A Consultant Hedge Fund Research Team March 27, 2015 Executive Summary This review has been requested by The Client. The scope of this review and the rating is limited to the general investment capabilities of Halcyon Asset management, LLC (the […] Read more »

How Do Pension Plans Monitor Their Hedge Funds, For Example Florida SBA?

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By Simon Kerr, Publisher of Hedge Fund Insight   The Florida State Board of Administration runs the  $141bn Florida Retirement System Pension Plan through an Investment Advisory Council. As a public body it’s papers are available online, and an exploration of the material gives an insight into the way large pension plans, and State sponsored plans in […] Read more »

Graphic of the Day: What Hedge Funds Do To Pension Returns

From the Research Note “Hedge Fund-ing the Pension Deficit” by Cambridge Associates Research Note Conclusion Growth assets that can deliver attractive long-term returns with beneficial effects on total portfolio risk have clear value to plan sponsors, particularly as plans seek to recoup recent funding losses without increasing the portfolio’s risk level. Low beta–high alpha hedge […] Read more »

Ford Pension Plans Cut Equity And Event For Macro And Multi-Strat

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By Simon Kerr, Publisher of Hedge Fund Insight   The investment strategy allocation of portfolios of hedge funds is a function of the target return and drawdown tolerance of the end investor over a multi-year period. The pension plans of the Ford Motor Company are part way through a five-year de-risking process – the U.S. […] Read more »