Thursday, 2 October 2014
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Jan 17 2012 | 1:30pm ET
In spite of its second-worst year in terms of performance in 2011, the hedge fund industry could enjoy its best year in five in terms of inflows in 2012.
More than half of investors plan to boost their hedge fund investments this year, according to a Barclays survey. Less than 10% plan to cut them, meaning that hedge funds could take in about $80 billion in new capital over the next 12 months.
This year "has the potential to be the most significant year for new capital allocations to hedge funds since 2007," Ajay Nagpal, head of prime services at Barclays, said. Smaller funds, in particular, are likely to benefit in a year that could see $300 billion in reallocations in addition to the $80 billion in new money.
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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