Altin Rewarded For Big Position In Two Sigma Compass

By Hedge Fund Insight staff   The portfolio of ALTIN AG , the Swiss alternative investment company listed on the London and Swiss stock exchanges, is well diversified as it contains 40 hedge funds. That degree of diversification is unnecessary from the academic perspective, but does minimise blow-up risk.  There are, however, a number of […] Read more »

America’s Richest Hedge Fund Managers

From Forbes America’s Richest Hedge Fund Managers       Read more »

Absolute Hedge UCITS Strategy Review for 2014 – Winners & Losers

By Georg Reutter and Matthew Barrett of Kepler Partners   Below we review each sub-sector in the Absolute Hedge universe, identifying the most important players and notable performances last year.   Managed Futures After several years of poor or disappointing returns, Managed Futures were the standout sector in 2014. The sector got off to a […] Read more »

King Street Capital Manages The Daddy Of Distressed Funds

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From     King Street Capital manages two of the largest distressed debt funds – the very largest King Street Capital Ltd ($12.5bn AUM) , and King Street Europe ($1.2bn). If one manager from this largest manager list has to be selected on the grounds of performance it would be Hildene Capital Management. Both distressed funds […] Read more »

Event Driven Round Up

From Lyxor Aset Management: The Event Driven space also produced solid results in October. Special Situation funds returned 1.1% (10% YTD). These funds are becoming like more traditional L/S equity managers. They maintained a net equity exposure at 44% and net credit exposure of 19%. Merger Arbitrage funds were up 1.4% but managers reduced risk, […] Read more »