Aug 10 2011 | 1:34pm ETOriginal publication date: May 31, 2011
Spring Mountain Capital, an investment management firm that focuses on alternative asset investing, has released a proprietary white paper to evaluate the investment benefits of market timing or “active beta” strategies and its impact on improving alpha performance, particularly for hedge funds.
Co-authored by Haim Mozes, Ph.D, a Senior Consultant with SMC and Serge Cooks, CFA, Quantitative Analyst at SMC, the white paper outlines how market timing is possible over shorter time periods typically considered by investors and that market timing is the source of at least half of hedge fund alpha, contrary to the general industry view.
Feb 3 2014 | 9:27am ET
In recognition of his extraordinary dedication to philanthropy, Marathon Asset Management’s Bruce Richards will be presented with the Award for Caring during the 16th Annual New York Open Your Heart to the Children Benefit, which takes place on Thursday, March 6. The gala, the largest gathering that Hedge Funds Care/Help For Children holds worldwide, will bring together 1,000 hedge fund executives to raise funds to help prevent and treat child abuse in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Read more…