By Hedge Fund Insight staff The fall in assets at Comac and the subsequent layoffs have been publicly visible for a while. Drawdowns of record length at CTAs are also well recorded. But that does not mean that investors in hedge funds have given up on the global macro and quantitative Commodity Trading Advisors. Alternative Asset […] 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 »
The End is Nigh for Smaller Funds of Hedge Funds
For some time there have been questions raised about the sustainability of the business models of funds of hedge funds as a category. There is no doubt that they will continue to exist and that there will be winners as well as losers. But the rising tide of assets in the hedge fund industry is […] 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 »