Guest Contributor

Are Tax Liens the Next Big Thing for Hedge Funds?

Sep 16 2010 | 8:38am ET

By Howard Liggett and Tom McOsker of GFI Group Inc -- With yields low and outsized returns shrinking for hedge funds these days, practitioners are wondering what the next popular source of alpha will be. The answer might be found in an instrument that is a century and a half old in the US (and much older in Europe) that is currently developing a healthy secondary market: tax lien receivables. 


In Depth

Q&A: Tsai Capital Founder Sees Long-Term Opportunities In Emerging Markets

Apr 10 2014 | 9:48am ET

Christopher Tsai, whose $28 million long/short hedge fund is up 29% since inception...

Lifestyle

Hedge Fund Manager's 'Iceberg Home' Melts

Mar 28 2014 | 4:58am ET

Bregal Capital founder Edmund Lazarus was set to get what many other London hedge...

Guest Contributor

AIFMD: Time To Back Up On Reverse Solicitation

Apr 8 2014 | 6:18am ET

U.S. fund managers are finding roadblocks to marketing in the European Economic...

 

Sponsored Content

Service Providers


Publisher's Note

    Hedge Funds Care Gala Raises $2 Million For Charity

    Mar 10 2014 | 11:33am ET

    A huge thank you to all of the people who helped make last Thursday’s HFC NY Open Your Heart to the Children Benefit such a success. The charity gala raised nearly $2 million to prevent and treat child abuse in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Read more…