Tuesday, 21 October 2014
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Sep 28 2010 | 10:51am ET
Dutch hedge funds did better than many of their global peers in August, but not by much.
The Finles/IEX Hollandse hedge fund index added 0.3% last month, thanks to relatively defensive positioning. The index, which currently includes 28 hedge funds but will have 29 when the Frog Fund is added at the beginning of next month, was buoyed by quantitative and global macro funds.
The DQS Absolute Return Fund was the best performer of the aforementioned 28, followed by the Finles Liquid Macro Fund, World View Global Macro Fund, VOC Capital Commodity Alpha Fund and Fonds Bloemendaal.
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
"I tell people that everybody likes good news and so if you have good performance that’s wonderful,” explains Mike McKitish of Peddie School's endowment, “but it’s the people that want to talk about the bad news or where they drifted and how they came back and how they stayed to their discipline…” that he wants to hear from. Read more…
Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…
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