By Simon Kerr, Hedge Fund Insight When I received a manager monthly letter today showing four positive months for 2013 it made me wonder is that the manager or the strategy? After such a long time waiting, you will understand my interest, as the manager is a CTA. The particular fund* has delivered a […] Read more »
The Sunday Times Hedge Fund Rich List 2013
There are 61 hedge fund managers, worth £75m or more, in the list of Britain’s richest 1,000 people recently published by the Sunday Times. The list of the top 25 is given below. Alan Howard, who heads Brevan Howard, is Britain’s richest hedge fund manager, with a personal fortune of £1.5 billion, according to the […] Read more »
Given These Returns, Where Does A Specialist Managed Futures Fund of Funds Go?
By Simon Kerr, Publisher of Hedge Fund Insight and Principal of Enhance Consulting One of the major decisions taken by the investing institutions that came back to hedge funds after the Credit Crunch was to stick with CTAs. In the period after the Credit Crunch that was not difficult – the Barclay CTA index was […] Read more »
Winton’s Futures Fund is primus inter pares
David Harding There has been a lot of comment in the hedge fund industry on the asset gathering of Winton Capital this year. David Harding’s firm has attracted inflows of over $7bn in 2011, which equates to over 10% of the whole industry’s capital inflows. This is a remarkable market share of the growth for […] Read more »